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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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Search & Recovery Specialty

Underwater Connection offers Search and Recovery training. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires 2 open water dives and student materials. Take it with the Rescue course and get a $60 discount!

Search & Recovery

Course Fee: $175.00*

Have you ever lost something in the water and thought it was lost forever?

This program provides the skills and concepts required to safely plan and conduct search and recovery dives. You will learn about search patterns, specialized dive plans, underwater communication, and how to recover small to medium-sized objects using specialized equipment like lift bags.  Great specialty to be paired with the Rescue Course!

What you will learn:

  • The planning, organization, and procedures of search and recovery diving.

  • The problems, hazards, and techniques used in limited visibility diving and underwater navigation.

  • Proper techniques and safety considerations for object location, including the use of various search patterns, lines, and reels.

  • Proper techniques and safety considerations for recovery of objects using various lifting devices.

*If paired with the Rescue training, you get a $60 discount on your Search & Recovery specialty!



Required Materials:

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

Recommended Materials / skills: 

  • Compass

  • Reel or finger spool

  • Lift bag


Number of dives: 2


Contact us if you have any questions!