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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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Drift Diver - SCUBA specialty, Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Drift Diver specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires two open water altitude dives and the manual.

Drift Diver

Course Fee: $75.00

Are you thinking about going to Cozumel, Mexico or another drift dive location?

Did you know that the majority of diving in Cozumel is drift diving?

This course is can enable you to dive comfortably in a current. It will show you the benefits of drift diving and the proper techniques for drift diving safely.

What you will learn:

  • The planning, organization, procedures, techniques, problems and hazards of drift diving.
  • Special equipment -- floats, lines, reels.
  • Proper procedures for buoyancy-control, navigation and communication.
  • Site selection and overview of aquatic currents – causes and effects.
  • Techniques for staying close to a buddy or together as a group.


  • Must be a PADI Open Water Diver or Junior Open Water Diver
  • Minimum age: 12 years old

Required Materials:

  • PADI Drift Diver Manual $34.00

Number of dives: Two open water training dives