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4940 Rusina Rd
Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
United States


Underwater Connection, has been serving the Colorado Springs water sports community since 1989. What started as a scuba shop 25 years ago, has now grown into a legacy of aquatic adventures. Now offering everything you need for Whitewater Kayak, SUP, Swimming, Triathlon Aquatics, and of course, Scuba.

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Aware Fish ID - SCUBA diving specialty, Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Aware Fish ID specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires two open water dives and the Adventures in Diving Manual.


Course Fee: $85

Gain hands-on experience in looking for and identifying the fascinating fish you see underwater.

What you will learn:

  • Covers Project AWARE and aquatic protection worldwide.
  • Characteristics of fish families and species will be explained.
  • Fish survey techniques and strategies.
  • Fish identification dive planning, organization and procedures will be practiced.


  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver
  • Minimum age: 10 years old

Required Materials:

  • None

Number of dives: Two open water training dives