Why Dive

Scuba diving is one of the most rewarding and transformative experiences you can have. Push your boundaries, explore underwater landscapes, and travel the world.

 

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Dive Classes

Ocean First Dive offers a wide array of classes for every diver, including open water and refresher courses, con-ed specialties, marine science, and professional certifications.

 

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Class Schedule

We offer both private and group classes to work around your schedule and teach at a comfortable pace that ensures you enjoy a lifetime of safe and confident diving.

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The Ocean First Dive Difference

Ocean First Dive offers the excitement and adventure of diving in a comfortable learning environment. Our instructors provide the highest quality dive instruction, but know that one size does not fit all. We love teaching new skills whether you are a beginner or an advanced diver and tailor our programs to fit each customer. We also service nearly every brand and type of equipment through our in-house full service center. Come see what makes the Ocean First experience unlike any other.

  • 89 degree pool

    89 degree pool

  • Small class sizes (4:1)

    Small class sizes (4:1)

  • Unlimited practice sessions

    Unlimited practice sessions

  • Keep green business from swim

    Voted Boulder County’s Best Green Business

THE LATEST FROM OCEAN FIRST DIVE

Learn Navigation Skills and Get a Free Compass!

Learn Navigation Skills and Get a Free Compass!

In our upcoming Navigation continuing education course, learn how to use a compass, natural navigation skills, estimate distances, perform search patterns, and find your way back to the exit point. Thursday, March 30 from 6:00-7:30pm. Until March 31st, get a FREE SK-8 compass with the purchase of a Zoop Novo computer. 

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How do I love thee? Let me count the waves...

How do I love thee? Let me count the waves...

Jewelry makes everyone feel special on Valentines Day, new scuba gear gives the promise of new adventures. Give the best of both worlds with our special promotion:

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A word from Graham Casden

A word from Graham Casden

As we begin our dive into 2017, I wanted to take a moment to thank all of our friends, family, and loyal customers for supporting the Ocean First mission. It is our goal to provide the best customer experience while tapping into the collective consciousness of our community. 

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Dive Sustainabiity

Freediving & TIDES

At Ocean First, our commitment to the highest quality dive education doesn't stop when you learn to scuba. We appreciate all aspects of the underwater world and love bringing our other passions into the fold, like freediving and TIDES. 

Imagine exploring the underwater world on a single breath, moving effortlessly through the water, unencumbered by heavy or awkward gear. Whether you’re interested in exploring coral reefs, swimming with whales, or considering its competitive aspects, FREEDIVING is a sport that can be enjoyed by everyone. 

TIDES is our middle and high school scuba and marine science program that combines engaging interdisciplinary science curricula, experiential learning and confidence building scuba expeditions to unlock students’ natural curiosity and passion for rich, meaningful experiences.

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