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

January Social: Discover Oman

January Social: Discover Oman

Join us for a presentation about dive travel to Oman, the "Jewel of the Arabian." Learn about the country's rich history, culture, and natural resources. Hosted by Ocean First's Director of Travel, Amy Christopher. Light refreshments provided. Thursday, January 18th at 6:30pm

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Upslope + Ocean First Happy Hour

Upslope + Ocean First Happy Hour

Your first beer is on us! Bring your dive buddy or meet new ones during this off-site social event. Good beer, good friends, good times. Thursday, January 25th 6-8pm. At Upslope Brewing Company, 1898 S Flatiron Court.

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2017 Customer Appreciation Party

2017 Customer Appreciation Party

As 2017 comes to a close, we like to take a moment to reflect on all that we are grateful for, one of the most important being our Ocean First family. We couldn't exist without you, the best customers in the Centennial State, and we want to take a moment to show our utmost appreciation for all that you bring to Ocean First. Thursday, December 14th at 6:30pm.

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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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