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1754 Timberwood Blvd, Charlottesville, VA 22911-7593
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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Our son rented a wetsuit for a BSA Scuba camp. Chip and his staff really support scouting and BSA Scuba programs. I think anyone wanting to learn Scuba should try this shop

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kenneth H
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

A good place to visit with your scuba equipment questions and ideas for trips and activities. No pressure sales. Have bought quite a bit of equipment here and their prices are reasonable. A smaller shop so selection is somewhat limited, hence the 4 stars.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank JB M
Reviewed June 9, 2017

If you are not a diver and want to become a SCUBA diver, this is your local starting point. Here you will learn to SCUBA dive through an accredited Open Water dive course. As an individual, you will study your book and take the end...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tomanekw
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Dive Connection really mentors teenage divers. The staff is patient, good with different ability levels and very helpful!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 296PeterR
Reviewed October 27, 2015

By living/diving in Florida & The Keys for the past decade, my standards for dive shop expertise are quite high. Dive Connections has lived up to it! The owner, staff and instructors are true professionals with extensive knowledge and guidance, all while focusing on safety...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank JulieWRichardson
Reviewed June 24, 2015

My 13 year-old son and I just completed a course with Dive Connections. Despite an "overbooked" class (lots of folks wanting to get certified in the first part of summer for vacations and such), instructor Mike maintained a calm and helpful demeanor at all times,...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Joe S
Reviewed February 8, 2015

I think that the staff is knowledgeable and helpful. They work with youth new to the sport to experienced divers,

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

They have everything except a boat. Knowledgeable sales staff. Very enthusiastic, about all kinds of diving. If you travel with them, they take great care of you.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank cruizerz
Reviewed July 10, 2012

Committed owner and staff. Lots of classes, lots of trips, lots of effort apparent at this dive shop. Reminds me of the place that first hooked me on diving thirty years ago...

Date of experience: March 2012
Thank Brian L
Reviewed June 18, 2012

Chip is great to work with, but there are clearly some tensions at the shop in the moment. I was sad to see that given that its one of the few dive shops in this part of Virginia. I also comparatively felt like the prices...More

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank sd_in_switzerland
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