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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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Self-Reliant Diver - SCUBA specialty at UWC in Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Self-Reliant Diver specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs.

Self-Reliant Diver

Course Fee: $235

Diving with a buddy is recommended, but an experienced diver may want or need to dive alone. This course teaches you about the potential risks of diving alone and the value of your equipment.

What you will learn:

  • Skills for self-reliance and independence
  • Potential risks of diving alone
  • The value of equipment redundancy
  • Necessary back-up gear


Required Materials:

  • None

Number of dives: Three open water training dives

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