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1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
202-527-9419

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May 2018

SHOP CLOSED

May 26
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Happy Memorial Day! The shop will be closed on Saturday, May 26 since we'll all be diving. Want to join us? Come to Dutch Springs! We'll be running a number of classes and as always, fun divers are more than welcome to come too. Give us a call to sign up!

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June 2018

DAN DEMP: June 3

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

The Diving Emergency Management Provider (DEMP) Program from Divers Alert Network (DAN) is a great way to integrate the knowledge and skills from several of DAN's premier training programs into a single course. A dive emergency is rarely a single event. More often than not, separate small problems compound to create a larger emergency. This DEMP course includes the knowledge and skill development from each of the following DAN courses: Emergency Oxygen for Scuba Diving Injuries Basic Life Support First…

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: June 6

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Nitrox

The PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it's easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. You can typically stay down longer and get back in the water sooner since you'll require shorter surface intervals. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty. Class will be held at the shop. Sign up today!

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Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation: June 7

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Project AWARE

The Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation Specialty course is designed to inform you about the world’s coral reefs. As scuba divers, the health of aquatic ecosystems is always on our minds and can make a good dive great! Become aware of the fragility of coral reefs, the organisms that make up the reef, and how divers are changing the tide for the better. Class will be held at the shop Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Sign up now!  

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course: June 13, June 16-17

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Continue your dive training with the Advanced Open Water Diver Course - increase your confidence and build your scuba skills so that you can become more comfortable in the water and experience different types of diving. Materials: Pick up your course pack at the shop. It includes the PADI Adventures in Diving manual, slate, surface marker buoy and whistle. Knowledge Development: Read the chapters associated with the dives you'll be doing in the PADI Adventures in Diving Manual and complete the Knowledge Review for each. Class will meet Wednesday, June…

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Rescue Diver Course: June 14 and June 16-17

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Rescue Diver course

Take your skills to the next level with the Rescue Diver Course - the most challenging and rewarding continuing education course you will find! Materials: Pick up your course pack at the shop. It includes the Rescue Diver manual and DVD, the Diving Accident Management slate and a pocket mask. Knowledge Development: Read the PADI Rescue Diver Manual, complete the Knowledge Reviews and watch the PADI Rescue Diver Video. Prepare an emergency assistance plan for the location where open water scenarios will be held. Class will meet…

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: June 16

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2018 at 1:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Nitrox

The PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver is PADI’s most popular specialty scuba diving course, and it's easy to see why. Scuba diving with enriched air gives you more no decompression dive time. This means more time underwater, especially on repetitive scuba dives. You can typically stay down longer and get back in the water sooner since you'll require shorter surface intervals. No wonder many divers choose this as their very first specialty. Class will be held at the shop. Sign up today!

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Underwater Imaging: June 20 & 24

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until June 20, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Underwater photographers

Learn the secrets to better photos underwater! The PADI Digital Underwater Photographer course is a two-part (Level One and Level Two) introduction to digital underwater photography centered around today’s point-and-shoot digital cameras. The course helps you develop the knowledge, skills and practical techniques necessary to obtain excellent photographs with a digital camera, even on your first photo dive. And you don’t have to be an experienced diver to do it; snorkelers and new divers can take the course, too! In Level…

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Fish Identification Course: June 21 – Tropical Western Atlantic

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

The Fish Identification Course is a great way to figure out who all those fish were you saw on your recent trip. Learn the basics of Fish ID and become a REEF fish surveyor! This class will help you identify characteristics of common fish families and species and learn fish survey techniques and strategies. Class will be held at the shop. This class will focus on species from the Tropical Western Atlantic, covering Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Sign up…

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July 2018

Assistant Instructor Course: July 27-29, 2018

July 27 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 29, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, July 27 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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Assistant Instructor Course: July 27-29, 2018

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 29, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, July 27 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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Assistant Instructor Course: July 27-29, 2018

July 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until July 29, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, July 27 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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August 2018

Instructor Development Course: August 3-5 & 17, 2018

August 3 - August 5
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Become one of the most sought-after dive professionals in the world -- a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor! The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Once both are completed, candidates may go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification. You must also be a EFR Instructor to attend the IE. 1. EFR Instructor course:…

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September 2018

Assistant Instructor Course: September 28-30, 2018

September 28 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, September 28 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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Assistant Instructor Course: September 28-30, 2018

September 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, September 28 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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Assistant Instructor Course: September 28-30, 2018

September 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until September 30, 2018

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Women's Discover Scuba Diving class

Ready to take your professional diver rating to the next level? As a PADI Assistant Instructor, you not only gain additional experience as a PADI Professional scuba diver, but you also start learning the PADI System of diver education. You can act as an instructional scuba assistant and assume additional teaching responsibilities. It’s a great way to gain experience on your way to becoming a scuba instructor! This course will meet over 3 days: Friday, September 28 - 3:00-8:00 PM…

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October 2018

Instructor Development Course: October 6-8 & 19, 2018

October 6 - October 8
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

Become one of the most sought-after dive professionals in the world -- a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor! The Instructor Development Course (IDC) is made up of two parts – the Assistant Instructor (AI) course and the Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) program. Once both are completed, candidates may go on to attend an Instructor Examination (IE), the final step to earn a PADI Instructor certification. You must also be a EFR Instructor to attend the IE. 1. EFR Instructor course:…

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Blue Planet Scuba
1755 S Street NW
Washington, DC 20009

(202) 527-9419
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