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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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DPV / Scooter

Underwater Connection offers a DPV / Scooter specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires two open water dives and student materials.

Diver Propulsion Vehicle

Course Fee: $140.00

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Learn how to control and maneuver a DPV properly, as well as how to have fun! DPV’s offer a thrilling way to see a lot of underwater territory in a brief amount of time since they scoot you through the water without kicking. These things are a blast to ride!

What you will learn:

  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems, and hazards of diving with an underwater propulsion vehicle.

  • Equipment considerations including but not limited to battery care, maintenance and precautions.

  • Proper procedures for: determining a turnaround point, vehicle failure, runaway motor, descents and ascents and avoiding propeller entanglements.

  • Techniques to avoid harming fragile aquatic life.

  • Techniques for entering and exiting the water with a DPV.




Required Materials:

*If you are signing up for more than one specialty, get great discounts by getting your student materials in bundles.

Number of dives: 2


Contact us if you have any questions!