About Us

Visit our shop!We’re a different kind of dive shop – aimed at providing the best education and travel experiences to divers in the Washington, DC area while harnessing the excitement and adventure of scuba to help protect our fragile oceans.

We go beyond providing scuba certifications: we meet each student’s needs with personalized, flexible instruction that fits into the busy lives of people here.

Meanwhile, we are committed to connecting people to the life in our oceans and fostering awareness of the threats facing this globally-essential ecosystem. We work closely with environmental organizations and local communities to foster sustainability. We recognize that our oceans are being ravaged by pollution, coastal development, overfishing, and global warming, and we believe that active, informed divers can help restore the health of our planet’s oceans.

What’s different about learning to dive with us?

Small Classes

We offer small classes with no more than 12 students that allow you to learn diving as quickly or as slowly as you need and give you time to practice until you truly master each skill. We provide at least three dive professionals in each session so students can receive individualized attention in a group setting.

Flexibility

We build classes around your schedule. You can choose to do the academics online or via independent study at times that work for you. We know you’re busy, so we offer weekend or weeknight classes. All of our classes are in DC and Metro accessible.

High Quality Education

We’re a small, independent operation focused on teaching. We promise you’ll have a great experience however you learn best and whatever your level of comfort in the water.

Commitment to Our Blue Planet

Every student at Blue Planet will receive education in not just the basics of diving, but the ecosystems in which we will be diving. We believe teaching our students about marine life in our oceans and helping our community dive sustainably, we can help restore the health of our oceans.

Latest News

Seminar: Physiology of Dive Fitness – January 29, 2019

Physiology of Dive Fitness: Making Scuba Part of a

Movie Night: Wonders of the Sea 3D – January 17th, 2019

In lieu of our monthly happy hour, we’re going to

We Need Your Old Masks, Snorkels and Fins!

Great reef preservation projects are going on and

Contact Us

Blue Planet Scuba
1755 S Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

(202) 527-9419
info@blueplanetdc.com

STORE HOURS:
Tuesday-Friday: 11 AM – 7 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM

CLOSED:
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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