Denver’s Downtown Aquarium is an amazing public venue featuring more than one million gallons of salt and fresh water, highlighting fascinating ecosystems from around the world and over 500 species of animals.

Open Water Training Dives, Try Scuba, Scuba Review, Swim With The Fish, Dive With The Fish, Dive With The Sharks, Ecology and other Specialty Courses.


  • Ever since you can remember, you have wanted to try scuba diving, right? We've got just what you need to discover what it's like to Scuba Dive. Try Scuba is offered as a private experience only. Must be 10 years of age or older. Important: Please be sure to read our "Terms & Conditions" for cancellation or transfer policy.  Please read each item . Your acceptance at checkout indicate you understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • If you're anxious to begin your open water dives right away, you can complete your first two of the required four dives in the “perfect setting.”

    Class Times:

    • Sat 7:30am & 12:30pm
    • Please select the A group class first, if it is full you may then select the B group.
    • Some dates may have a different start time. Please check for special times when registering.
    Note: MUST call when enrolling students age 10-14 (303) 789-2450 If it has been over 6 months since you completed your Class/Pool training the you must call the store before you purchase this course. Important: Please be sure to read our "Terms & Conditions" for cancellation or transfer policy.  Please read each item. Your acceptance at checkout indicates you understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • Adventure Diver Aquarium Eco Diver Specialty Program
    Are you ready for some serious diving fun? If so, our AQUARIUM ECO DIVER SPECIALTY PROGRAM is for you! Includes: (1) Shark Cage Experience (1) Scuba Dive Four SSI Ecology Specialties (Fish ID, Sea Turtle Ecology, Shark Ecology and Manta & Ray Ecology) Use of:  Tank, BCD, Regulator, Gauges, Exposure Suit, Gloves and Beanie
      • • You’ll meet in the Divers Lounge at the Aquarium at 7am
      • • The planned ending time is approximately 1pm.
      NOTE: Ending time can vary and is based on the number of participants and their progress.
    Important: Please be sure to read our "Terms & Conditions" for cancellation or transfer fees.  Please read each item . Your acceptance at checkout indicate you understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • Want to stay warm and toasty on a dive?  Unlike a wetsuit, a dry suit seals you off from the outside water and that keeps you warm!  Call to schedule
  • This Private Scuba Review & Skills Update will reacquaint you with diving so that you’re back to feeling comfortable in the underwater world. Included in your registration fee is the online digital manual and recognition card. Important: Please be sure to read our "Terms & Conditions" for cancellation or transfer fees.  Please read each item . Your acceptance at checkout indicate you understand and agree to the Terms & Conditions.
  • Come experience an incredible snorkeling adventure, right in the heart of Denver! This program is offered Saturdays & Sundays, at 9:30 a.m.  Arrival time: 9:15          
  • Due to COVID19 restrictions we are only offering this as a privately schedule program at this time.  Please call 303-789-2450 to schedule. We offer an even more "in depth" experience with our 400 lb. Queensland Grouper, Stingrays, Guitar Fish, Potato Cod,  Moray Eels, Red Drums and 400 other exotic underwater animals in the Under the Sea exhibit.  
  • If you're a certified diver, you can experience the afternoon adventure of a lifetime in the Sunken Shipwreck exhibit. This program is offered Saturdays & Sundays at 1:45 p.m.  Arrival time: 1:30  
  • shark cage experience
    This program is offered Saturdays & Sundays at 11:15 a.m.  Arrival time: 11:00 (A group) and 12:30pm Arrival time 12:15 (B group) Persons with disabilities will be accommodated by the best possible means. Some special needs participate may require trained assistants. Please let us know in advance how we can be of help? For special needs questions, please call (303) 789-2450.