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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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Equipment Specialist - SCUBA diving specialty at UWC in Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Equipment Specialist specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs.

Equipment Specialist

Course Fee: $75.00

The Equipment Specialist course will help to familiarize you with your own equipment, inform you about new equipment, and will also show you how to clean and do minor repairs.

What you will learn:

  • The theory, principles and operation of diving equipment.
  • Routine, recommended care and maintenance procedures, and equipment storage.
  • Common problems with equipment and recommended professional maintenance procedures (may include a demonstration of repair procedures).
  • Simple suggestions for comfortable equipment configurations and an introduction to new equipment.


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

Student Materials:

  • PADI TOUCH - Equipment Specialist ($49.95)  

Recommended Materials:

  • Encyclopedia of Recreational Diving
  • Your own personal scuba equipment

Number of dives: No training dives required