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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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Wreck Diver - SCUBA specialty at UWC in Colorado Springs

Underwater Connection offers the PADI Wreck Diver specialty course. The academics take place at our facility in Colorado Springs. The course requires four open water dives, the manual, and any necessary support equipment.

Wreck Diver

Course Fee: $175.00

Whether sunk intentionally or tragically, there is a world of filled with ships, planes and automobiles calling for divers to explore them. Through the PADI Wreck Diver Specialty course, you get the skills, knowledge and procedures you need to answer that call.

What you will learn:

  • Reasons why people wreck dive, the origin of shipwreck laws, important information about artifact removal and the implementation of laws that govern artifacts of historical interest.
  • Common problems and hazards of wreck diving and the planning, organization, procedures, and techniques for fun and safe wreck diving.
  • Researching the ship’s past and mapping shipwrecks for planning future wreck dives and wreck penetration.
  • Wreck penetration equipment, limits, limited-visibility diving techniques and wreck penetration emergency procedures.


Required Materials:

  • PADI Wreck Diver Manual $34.00
  • Access to support equipment as necessary, including but not limited to: dive light, Nav-Finder™ or slate, and line and reel.

Number of dives: Four open water training dives over two days*

* This is a PADI training standard.