Happy Hour: Mellow Mushroom - July 17, 2018

Enjoy summer weather with Blue Planet divers on the rooftop at Mellow Mushroom, a pizza joint in Adams Morgan. Share dive stories, meet new buddies and relax with great food and drinks.

When: Tuesday, July 17, 2018 starting at 6:00 PM

Where: Mellow Mushroom; 2436 18th St NW (near the corner with Columbia Rd NW), Washington, DC 20009.

RSVP on Facebook or via email.

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Seminar: Take the Master Scuba Diver Challenge - July 24, 2018

Have you heard about the PADI Master Scuba Diver Challenge? Complete the requirements for this elite rating by September 30, 2018 and you could win a trip to Roatan! Join us for this special seminar to learn more about the MSD rating and how Blue Planet can help you meet your dive goals this summer. RSVP below!

When: Tuesday, July 24; 7:00 PM

Where: Blue Planet shop

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PADI Women's Dive Day - July 22, 2018

Join the ladies of Blue Planet for a special Dive Against Debris!

Although pretty much every day is Women’s Dive Day here at Blue Planet, we’re joining divers all over the world to celebrate women in diving! This year we’re heading back to Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis for a Dive Against Debris followed by brunch.

Dive Against Debris for Women's Dive DayWhen: Sunday, July 22, 2018 starting at 6:00 AM

Where: Sandy Point State Park1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21409

We can do a picnic brunch on the beach following the dive, or head into downtown Annapolis.

Carpooling is recommended! We’ll put together a ride list once people have signed up.

RSVP: Send us an email to let us know you’re interested. Space is limited, so don’t wait!

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Take the Master Scuba Diver Challenge

Become a Master Scuba Diver and you could win a trip to Roatan!

Become a PADI® Master Scuba Diver™ and join the best of the best in recreational scuba diving. A Master Scuba Diver rating places you among an elite group in which fewer than 2% of divers ever join. Your Master Scuba Diver Card is proof that you’ve invested significant time in your dive training, accumulating scuba experiences and skills that allow you to maximize your potential and ability for underwater exploration and adventure.

To take the challenge, earn your PADI Master Scuba Diver Rating from May 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018 and you could win a dream dive vacation for two to Anthony’s Key Resort in Roatan, Bay Islands.

The prize package includes:

  • Round-trip economy airfare to Roatan, Bay Islands
  • Airport transfers
  • Seven nights’ accommodation at Anthony’s Key Resort
  • Basic dive package with Anthony’s Key Resort

View official rules for more details.

How do you become a Master Scuba Diver?

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March for the Ocean - Saturday, June 9, 2018

March for the Ocean is about the survival of our blue planet.  But it’s also about the fact that it’s not too late to turn the tide and restore and protect what we love. On Saturday, June 9, 2018, join Blue Planet at the March for the Ocean in Washington D.C. and Wear Blue for the Ocean!

March for the Ocean 2018

When: Saturday, June 9, 2018

11:00 AM – Gather at the NW corner of the Washington Monument Grounds by 17th St. & Constitution Ave. (Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian/National Mall ) Look for the giant blue whale & smaller pod of whales.

11:30-12:00 PM – Special guest musician performance.

12:00 PM – March past the White House and around Lafayette Square before returning to staging area (60-90 minute walk or approximately 1.5 mile loop). Wear comfortable walking shoes, blue clothing (Wear Blue for the Ocean), a shade cap, ocean-safe sunblock and carry a canteen – this will be a plastic free march.

1:30-3:30 PM – Main Stage – Join with Dr. Sylvia Earle, Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau, Carl Safina, Danni Washington and many other ocean and water champions including artists and musicians to celebrate our blue world and say NO to Offshore Drilling, NO to Plastic pollution NO to rising seas and climate disasters and YES to job-generating renewable energy, YES to corporate accountability to reduce waste and YES to living protective shorelines a healthy ocean and clean water for all!

RSVP: Please RSVP on our Facebook event page, or just email the shop!

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Save on regulator + computer with Aqua Lung

Ready to invest in a new regulator AND dive computer? Don’t miss this amazing anniversary deal from Aqua Lung!

Now through August 31, 2018 (or while supplies last), purchase any qualifying regulator & octopus* and receive an i100 dive computer for 75 cents, or a credit of $199.00 towards a computer upgrade!

New dive...at 75

*Qualifying regulators:

Qualifying octopus and airsource:

 

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Shop Closed for Memorial Day Weekend 2018

With Memorial Day coming up this weekend, we want to thank all the brave men and women who gave their lives while serving to protect this country, especially the families they left behind.

In honor of Memorial Day, Blue Planet Scuba will be closed on Saturday May 26th. We will reopen with regular business hours on Tuesday May 29th.

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Happy Hour: Wunder Garten - May 15, 2018

Spring weather is finally here! Join Blue Planet divers at Wunder Garten, a beer garden right in the heart of NoMa. Share dive stories, meet new buddies and relax with great beer, food and lawn games. Plus it’s dog-friendly!

When: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 starting at 5:30 PM

Where: Wunder Garten; 1101 1st Street NE (at the corner of L Street NE), Washington, DC 20002. Only one block away from the NOMA Gallaudet U Metro Stop (Red Line).

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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

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