Learn to Scuba Dive!

The PADI Open Water Diver class is the first step to becoming a certified scuba diver. These scuba lessons consist of brief classroom discussions, pool skill development, a written quiz and four open water training dives. Our course is designed so you can complete the classroom and pool work in a single weekend, and conditions permitting, your open water evaluation the following week!

Continue Your Diving Education

After your initial certification, your next step is the PADI Advanced Open Water course. We also offer over 20 PADI Specialty courses ranging from Underwater Navigation, Night diving, Wreck diving, Digital Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox, Search & Recovery, Ice diving among others.

Dive Travel Adventures

We plan numerous scuba diving adventures, both local and offshore that will keep you diving. We offer destinations for all levels of experience from the newly certified diver to the most experienced. If you don't see your choice of location, let us know so we can plan a trip for you. In fact, many of our group trips start with a simple request!

Go Pro!

You love to dive, so why not share that passion with others? Get information on PADI Professional level courses, including Divemaster, Assistant Instructor, and Open Water Scuba Instructor. PADI Instructor Specialties as well as Divers' Alert Network (DAN) Instructor courses are available.

Meet the Staff

We have trained thousands of scuba divers since 1981. We are the only PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center in Southeastern Wisconsin and have the largest instructional staff in the state. We specialize in Milwaukee scuba diving and snorkeling sales and service.

Not sure? Try Scuba for $45

If you're not quite sure Scuba Diving is for you, the best way to experience firsthand the sport of scuba diving is to come in for one of our "Discover Scuba" sessions. You'll get a chance to try Scuba Diving without having to commit to an entire class[…]

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to your questions about learning how to scuba dive, including details on beginner scuba classes, plus information on additional scuba training opportunities, our local and tropical dive trips, store events, and scuba diving in general[…]

Technical Diving

Go beyond recreational scuba limits with training in technical diving with PADI's Tec-Rec Course, and TDI/SDI advanced courses[…]

Live the Dream!

Begin your journey to become a PADI Professional today![…]

Welcome to Underwater Connection

Winner of the PADI Americas Dive Center & Resort Overall Outstanding Achievement Award

We make learning to dive an easy and enjoyable experience, and have trained thousands of divers since 1981. We are the only PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center, and the only facility authorized by both the state of Wisconsin and PADI to conduct recreational scuba instructor training. We also have the largest instructional staff in Wisconsin, our staff includies 17 PADI Instructors, 3 PADI Assistant Instructors, 5 PADI Divemasters, and 6 DAN Instructors.

Our service department has factory trained and authorized technicians, including the only Aqualung Master Technician in Southeastern Wisconsin, and we can service the following brands in house: Scubapro, Oceanic, Aqualung, Zeagle, Sherwood, Apeks, Poseidon, Dacor, Mares, Dive-Rite, Atomic, DUI, Viking. We also offer Air, Nitrox, Trimix, and Argon fills.

Explore with us! Whether you're looking to dive locally or across the world, we offer all types of diving trips, Including popular Lake Michigan Charters! Want to explore the most stunning places to dive in the world, you've come to the right place! From the Carribbean, to the South Pacific and beyond, join us for the dive trip of a lifetime!

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