MAY EVENT

2017 May Event

Colorado’s Largest Scuba Event!

Friday, May 19 – Saturday, May 20 – Sunday, May 21, 2017

Join us for great new products, presentations, programs, awesome raffle opportunities, prizes and more!

Friday, May 19th: In store sale starts with great pricing
Saturday, May 20th: Sale, events, presentations, tent activities and more
Sunday, May 21st: Sale, events, presentations, tent activities and grand prize drawings

2017 May Scuba Event


HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR’S EXCITING EVENT

  • Two great raffles for two great organizations:  Craig Hospital and WAVES (Wounded America Veterans Experience Scuba)
  • FREE Try Scuba Experiences! (on-site pool)
  • Incredible travel and equipment presentations by the pros
  • Enter to win one of thousands of $$ worth of travel and equipment prizes
  • Service and repair savings
  • Save on dive gear, travel, classes and aquarium programs
  • Free hot dogs and drinks
  • Raffle and Grand Prize Drawings begin at 3pm on Sunday

TRY SCUBA DIVING……. FOR FREE

Bring a friend, neighbor, relative, loved one (anyone) and let us treat them to the fun, freedom and excitement of scuba diving.
*Please only non-certified divers and one experience per person for the weekend.

Try Scuba For Free Details

Try Scuba Diving……. for FREE!

Discover ScubaHere’s the perfect opportunity to come and try Scuba Diving….. for FREE! This incredible offer is for non-certified people and only good on Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 2pm each day.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Participant must be at least 10 years of age
  • All children (under 18) will need to have a parent or legal guardian present during the experience.
  • Each participant will need to complete a PADI Discover Scuba Diving Waiver and bring it with you or we can provide a copy at the store.
  • All children (under 18) must have a parent or legal guardian sign the Discover Scuba Diving Waiver.
  • A ‘yes’ response to any medical question means that there is a preexisting condition that may affect the participant’s safety while diving. They must seek the advice of a physician, and sign a separate form stating the participant is medically safe to dive, prior to engaging in any diving activities. A separate form is available: click here to view it. Sorry, there are no exceptions to this important standard.
  • Each participant will need to bring his or her own bathing suit and towel.
  • Space is limited and based on a first come first served basis.
  • This FREE experience is limited to one time per person for the weekend.

For additional information or if you have any questions, please call us at 303-789-2450.


PRIZES, PRIZES AND MORE PRIZES!

Door prizes, travel prizes, giveaways and more. So many great opportunities to win!

May Event Prize Categories

Check out your many opportunities to WIN one of several thousands of dollars in prizes!

Deep Diver1. PRESENTATION PRIZES

As you enter the various seminars, you will be provided a drawing card. Once the seminar has ended, there will be one or more door prize drawings. The collected cards will be placed in the bin for the Grand Prize drawings at 3pm on Sunday.

Sorry, cards will not be handed out once the seminar begins and will not be collected until the seminar ends.

Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and there is a limit of one entry card per person per day.


2. EVENT ENTRY CARD/GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS

Win One of Several Equipment or Travel Prizes

As you enter the tent, one of our greeters will provide you with a drawing card. Simply complete the card and return it to the greeter. It will be placed into a special bin for the Grand Prize Drawings on Sunday starting at 3pm.

Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and there is a limit of one entry card per person per day.

3. QUESTIONNAIRE PRIZE

Trip for 2 at Anse Chastanet Resort St. Lucia

4-night’s accommodations with meals, diving and airport transfers for two at Anse Chastanet Resort, St. Lucia

As you enter the event one of our greeters you will provide you with a questionnaire listing questions related to the many Equipment, Education and Travel products on exhibit. To obtain the correct answers you’ll need to approach the appropriate representative and ask them for the answer (Sorry, A-1 staff are not permitted to give out the answers). Different versions of this form will be used each day and limited to one per person per day. Return the form to one of the greeters, it will be checked for accuracy and then placed into a drawing box for a special prize drawing during the 3 pm Grand Prize Drawings.

Rules apply, forms must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and must be at least 18 years of age. ID verification may be required.


Coral Reef Conservation4. TRAVEL PRESENTATION PRIZE

Trip for 2 at Anthony's Key Resort

7 night’s accommodations, meals,  diving and airport transfers at Anthony's Key Resort Roatan for 2.

You’ll receive an entry card for each travel presentation you attend. The more presentations you attend, the more times you will be entered and the better your chances to win. The winners name will be announced during the Sunday 3pm Grand Prize drawings. Sorry, cards will not be handed out once the presentation begins and will not be collected until the presentation ends.

Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly, you must be present to win and must be at least 18 years of age. ID verification may be required.

 

5. EQUIPMENT PRESENTATION PRIZE

ScubaPro MK11/C350 Regulator

You will receive an entry card for each equipment and education presentation you attend. The more presentations you attend, the more times you’ll be entered and the better your chances to win a prize. During the Sunday 3pm Grand Prize drawings one name will be drawn to win the equipment presentation prize.

Rules apply, cards must be filled our completely and legibly and you must be present to win.

May Event Raffles - Cozumel for TWO and the Philippines for TWO!!

WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO COZUMEL!!

Hotel Cozumel & ResortHelp support Craig Hospitals Therapeutic Recreation Department and their many patient activities (including scuba diving) by purchasing a raffle ticket(s) during our May 20 & 21 Event.

Raffle tickets will be on sale, at the Arapahoe Sertoma Foundation booth, for$20 per ticket or six tickets for $100.  All proceeds from the raffle go to Craig Hospital.  The winning ticket will be drawn during the Grand Prize drawing, beginning at 3pm on Sunday the 21st.

The prize includes: 7-night's accommodations for two at Hotel Cozumel Resort (three meals daily, snacks and drinks). Certified divers will enjoy six days of boat diving provided by our friends at Dive Paradise.

Not included:  Airfare, transfers, diving equipment, park fees ($2 per day). Other restrictions may apply.  Offer Expires May 2018

You need NOT be present to win!


WIN A TRIP FOR TWO TO THE PHILIPPINES!!

Travel to the PhiippinesA-1 is proud to be an "affiliate" partner of the 501-(c)(3) WAVES (American Veterans Experience Scuba) Project. This incredible organization has a track record of tremendous success, using the platform of SCUBA, to help rehabilitate those injured while serving our country. Our new partnership will provide us the means to train and certify qualified disabled veterans (and their buddy).............at no cost to them! Your raffle ticket(s) purchase will be instrumental in helping us provide this great service to our brave men and women who served their country.

Raffle tickets will be for sale, at the Arapahoe Sertoma Foundation booth on May 20 & 21, for $20 per ticket or six tickets for $100.  All proceeds from the raffle go to the      A-1/WAVES program for disabled veterans.  The winning ticket will be drawn during the Grand Prize drawing, beginning at 3pm on Sunday the 21st.

This incredible prize includes: 7-night's accommodations (for two) to one of the Atlantis Resorts (Puerto Galera or Dumaguete).  Includes: accommodations, three meals daily and up to five daily boat dives.

Not included:  Airfare, transfers, diving equipment.  Other restrictions or fees may apply.

Offer Expires May 21, 2018

You need NOT be present to win!



SERVICE AND REPAIR SPECIAL

Get your equipment serviced by “Colorado’s best team of technicians.” They’ll keep your gear working properly and help maximize your bottom-time. Click below for more information and a great coupon.

Service Center Details and Coupons

Service Center

Service Team

Our Award-Winning and Nationally Recognized Repair Facility and Staff Can't Be Beat!

Why get your equipment serviced at A-1?

  • Expert Factory-Certified Service Technicians
  • Servicing Dive Equipment Since 1959
  • Heated Ultrasonic Cleaners
  • Oxygen Safe Lubricants used on all parts
  • Integrated Depth and Computer Test Chamber
  • Flow-Bench Test Station
  • Nationally Recognized and Award-Winning Repair Facility
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed
  • Fast Turn Around Time: One Week or Less

Print this coupon for a FREE BCD SERVICE ----- SAVE $34.99!

 

Rental Center Details and Coupons

Rental Center

Rover Pro Buoyancey CompensatorWe've got everything you need!

  • State of the art regulators
  • New computers
  • Travel friendly weight-integrated BCDs
  • All our computers are simple, easy to use and Nitrox ready
  • Regulators are fully serviced, Flow-Bench tested prior to each rental and include an alternate air source, depth gauge and submersible pressure gauge
  • Includes the use of a dive duffle bag
  • Come in for a custom fitting or reserve on-line 24/7

Print this coupon for $25 off any 1-week regulator/BCD package!


KIDS SCUBA CLASSES

We are offering some great deals on kids swimming and scuba classes.

Kids Scuba Specials

KIDS ONLY SCUBA COURSE – NO ADULTS ALLOWED!

kids only scubaSign up for the Kids Only course in July or August and Open Water Dives 1 & 2 at the Downtown Aquarium in July, August or September and get $40.00 off

*Details:

  • Must pay in full for both courses and materials by May 31st, 2017 to receive $40.00 off course fee. Does not include course materials (eLearning or standard student kit and DVD)
  • Only valid for our July & August Kids Only Class at A-1 and any July, August or September Open Water Dives 1 & 2 at the Downtown Aquarium. Does not include open water dives 3 & 4.
  • Any transfers or cancellations inside a week of the Kids Only class, Open Waters 1 & 2 at the Downtown Aquarium will result in a transfer or cancellation fee.
  • Discount cannot be applied to any other course or course materials

PADI SEAL TEAM - Save $30.00

Seal TeamSign up for our June, July or August PADI Seal Team and receive $30.00 off the Seal Team Course Fee.*

*Details:

  • Must pay in full for Seal Team Course by May 31st, 2017
  • Offer only valid for June, July or August Seal Team Courses.
  • Any transfers or cancellations inside a week of the class will result in a transfer or cancellation fee.
  • Discount does not apply to any other program or required Seal Team course materials.

 


EDUCATION CENTER

Money saving specials on select classes.

Education Center Specials

E-DIVER COURSE – SAVE $35!

eDiverThis is by far our most popular program. Complete your pool dives, knowledge development and first two open water dives at the Denver Downtown Aquarium. All in one weekend!

This unique course will have you blowing bubbles in our onsite pool and diving in one of the most "unique environments in the country." You'll begin on Friday evening and finish on Sunday afternoon.

Offer valid through June 3, 2017. Does not include the online fee to PADI or any additional PADI materials. Cancellations and transfers are subject to an additional fee.
For more details on this special please call us at 303-789-2450


ADVENTURE DIVER COURSE – SAVE $35

Adventure DiverHere's your chance to dive with some of the ocean's coolest critters – right here in Colorado! You'll learn how to better identify fish & describe their characteristics, improve your personal buoyancy & dive with sharks, barracudas, saw fish and so much more. These new underwater activities will improve your buddy awareness, make you a more comfortable diver and enhance your diving self-confidence.

YOUR AQUARIUM DIVES INCLUDE:

  • Three separate PADI Adventure Dives (Peak Performance Buoyancy, Shark Awareness & AWARE Fish Identification)
  • Dive in two of the aquarium sites
  • The use of all diving equipment
  • Your choice of either a 1-day aquarium pass (that day) or free parking at the facility

Must pay in full at time of enrollment. Does not include PADI materials. Cancellations or transfers will negate the special pricing. Course special valid through June 10, 2017.

For more details on this special please call us at 303-789-2450


ULTIMATE RESCUE DIVER - SAVE $35

Rescue DiverWhen diving you want a buddy who is extremely comfortable in the water and has the necessary knowledge and skills to solve water related problems. This program will prepare you to help prevent, and if necessary, manage dive emergencies (minor and major) using a variety of techniques.

Upon completion of the programs you will be trained and certified in the following courses: PADI Rescue Diver and DAN DEMP (Dive Emergency Management Provider). DEMP includes: Basic Life Support CPR and First Aid, Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries, First Aid for Hazardous Marine Life and Neurological Assessment as well as two PADI Distinctive Specialties (Oxygen and Hazardous Marine Life).

For a list of prerequisites, necessary equipment, inclusions and exclusion please click here

Must pay in full at time of enrollment. Note: Cancellations or transfers will negate the special pricing. Course special valid through June 10, 2017. The Open water dives will be done locally.

For more details on this special please call us at 303-789-2450


SWIMMING LESSONS

Swimming lessons for kids and adults – all levels!

Swimming Lesson Specials

KIDS SWIM LESSONS - Save $25

swimming lessonsThe PADI Starfish Aquatics Swimming Program at A-1 Swim & Aquatics Center is a total learn-to-swim and water safety curriculum for all ages and stages of aquatic development—toddlers through competitive swimmers.

Sign Up for a block of 4 Swim Classes (1x week or 2x a week) in June or July and we will waive the $25.00 annual registration fee.

  • Must pay for a block of 4 lessons coming 1x a week for four weeks by May 31, 2017.
  • Discount valid for June and July lessons only.
  • Any cancellations one week before the start of your selected date will result in a transfer or cancellation fee.
  • Offer valid for all levels of swim lessons (Star Babies through Youth Stroke School)
  • Cannot be combined with any other offer
  • For new enrollment only

ADULT SWIM LESSONS - Save $25

swimming lessonsThe PADI Starfish Aquatics Swimming Program at A-1 Swim & Aquatics Center is a total learn-to-swim program for Adults too. We have lessons available for the very beginner adult up to the competitive swimmer.

Sign Up for a block of 4 Swim Classes in June or July adult swim lessons (1x or 2x a week) and we will waive the $25.00 registration fee.

  • Must pay for a block of 4 lessons by May 31, 2017.
  • Discount valid for lessons in June or July
  • Any cancellations one week before the start of your selected date will result in a transfer or cancellation fee.
  • For new enrollment only


A-1 ESCORTED GROUP TRAVEL

Deposit on one of our group escorted trips during the show and receive $30pp off the total price.

Upcoming Group Trips

Upcoming Group Trips

Escorted Group TripsDeposit on one of our group escorted trips during the show and receive $30pp off the total price.


EQUIPMENT SPECIALS

Come check out the largest variety of name-brand equipment in the state! There will be special event pricing on nearly everything in the store and several unannounced specials. Bring your swimsuit and try it on in the pool. Your satisfaction is our priority.

Wetsuits

Largest Selection Of Wetsuits and Exposure Apparel In Colorado

  • ScubaPro One Flex 3mm Shorties reg $119.99 SALE PRICE $89.99
  • Neoprene Wetsuits by Henderson, O'Neill, Bare,ScubaPro, Aqua Lung 1, 3 & 5mm fullsuits, shorties & core warmers.
  • Drysuits from Bare, Aqua Lung and Waterproof available
  • Huge selection of 50+ SPF!! Rash Guards, Water Wear and Thermal Vests! Ladies', Men's and Kids' Sizes Available
  • Neo Sport and Fourth Element in stock (Fullsuits, Vest, Shirts, Pants, Shorts and Accessories)
  • Swimwear, Swim Gear, Triathlon Wetsuits and Gear
  • Board Shorts and Swimwear for Guys and Gals
  • O’Neill, Body Glove and Aqua Sphere Swimwear

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Dive Computers

Dive Computers

  • Over 20 different computer models from Shearwater, Aqua Lung, Oceanic, Suunto, Uwatec, Atomic and Mares in stock. Check out the full color screen options available from Suunto, Oceanic, Atomic and Shearwater.
  • Ask about the Oceanic trade-in option.
  • Suunto Special:
    • Buy a Steel computer and get a FREE transmitter

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Regulators

Regulators & Alternates

  • Check out the High Tech Regulators from: Atomic, Aqua Lung, Oceanic, ScubaPro, and Mares
  • Light-weight travel regs, cold water regs, and more cutting-edge, unique regulators will be available!
  • Trade-in-Trade up your old regulator (ask for details)

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Mask, Fins & Snorkels

Mask, Fins, Snorkels and Swim-fins

  • Choose from our Massive Selection of Top Brands and Models of Masks, Fins and Snorkels. Come See the latest and greatest in Snorkeling Equipment and Technology. Combo Sets to satisfy any budget!
  • Dive, Snorkel, Swim, Freedive - we have a huge selection of fins on sale - even Monofins!
  • *Save on all spring straps and spring kits

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Photo/Video Systems

Photo/Video Systems

  • Check out our Digital Photo Course at the Downtown Aquarium!!
  • SeaLife DC2000 with a multitude of lighting packages available
  • Light and Motion Underwater Video Housings!
  • Go Pro HERO5 Cameras and Accessories
  • Olympus Camera & Housing
  • Strobes, Lenses, Dry Cases, Accessories And More...
  • Sea & Sea, Strobes and Accessories
  • GoBe and Sola Lighting Systems and Accessories SAVE NOW!
  • Photo Bag Carry On’s from Armour

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BCDs

BCDs

  • Ladies, Mens, Jacket, Back Flotation, Travel, Custom - we have just the BCD for you!
  • We have the latest from ScubaPro, Aqua Lung, Mares, Zeagle, Cressi and more.
  • Introducing the NEW Hydros BCD from ScubaPro

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Custom Dive Packages

Custom Dive Packages/Systems

Find the perfect combination of items just for you!

Can't find a package to fit your needs? Not to worry, we're happy to custom design a dive package to meet your individual and budgetary needs!!!

Gift Cards

Gift Cards

Good For Any Amount. Use Towards Products, Classes, Aquarium Programs and Trips! We Can Ship Them Anywhere within the Continental U.S.

Click here to order!

Dive with the Fish for FREE

Dive with the Fish for free!

To Celebrate our Annual May Event, with any full scuba equipment package receive a Free "Dive with the Fish" at the Downtown Aquarium.

A $185 Value!!!! A-1 Exclusive!

Equipment Sponsors

2017 May Event Equipment Sponsors List

  • Aqua Lung
  • Atomic
  • Akona
  • Bare
  • Cressi
  • Deep See
  • Go Pro
  • Henderson
  • Mares
  • McNett
  • Sherwood
  • ScubaPro
  • Sea & Sea
  • SeaDive
  • Sharkskins
  • Spy Optics
  • SeaLife
  • Stahlsac
  • TUSA
  • Underwater Kinetics
  • Waterproof
  • Zeagle

PARKING

There’s plenty of parking available throughout the weekend

  • A-1’s parking lot – space is limited (there will be designated parking for people with disabilities and motorcycles)
  • Along Windermere street
  • Carpet Mill (west of A-1)
  • Pirate’s Cove (1 block east of A-1 on Belleview)
  • Baseball Park (east of A-1)
  • Blue building across street

A Big Thanks To Our Many Sponsors!

Participating Travel Vendors

  • Cozumel – Dive Paradise – Apple Applegate
  • Bonaire – Plaza Beach Resort – Richard Bilderbeek
  • Philippines- Atlantis Dive Resorts & Azores Live Aboard – Larry Connor
  • Roatan – Anthony’s Key Resort – Mandy Wagner
  • Apple Vacations –Sarah Rau
  • Grand Cayman – Epic Divers – Freddy Frederick
  • St Lucia – Anse Chastanet Resort – Yasha Troubetzkoy
  • Fiji- Ultimate Fiji Vacations – MaryAnne Hine
  • Hotel Cozumel – Enrique Ugalde
  • Pet & People Sitters – Michele Kell
  • Nassau Bahamas -Stuart Cove’s
  • Cancun, Riviera Maya & Isla Mujeres & Cozumel- Palace Resorts –  Ginny Singer
  • Mexico- AM Resorts- Connie Levang
  • Cayman Islands- Little Cayman Beach Resort, Brac Reef Beach Resort and Cobalt Coast – Debbie Speer
  • Down Under Answers & Africa Answers – Jan Hauer
  • Sandals & Beaches Resorts – Irene Metezik
  • Cozumel Hotel Association – Isela Valenzuela Jimenez

Retail & Education Vendors

  • Aqua Lung/Deep See – Chris Fuller
  • ScubaPro – Scott Dawson
  • SeaLife/Sherwood/Akona – Debra Gaburo
  • Kraken Sports/I-Torch – Doug Talesk
  • Atomic/Bare/Stahlsac/Suunto/Zeagle – Lonny Haynes
  • TUSA/U.K. – Roddy Winton
  • Henderson – Darrin Davis
  • Mares – Pat Dunn
  • Fourth Element – Michele Tomillo
  • Fin’s Attached – Alex Antoniou
  • Denver Downtown Aquarium

Training

  • PADI – Budd Riker

This event happens only once a year – don’t miss it!
May Event