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

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June 2017

Seminar: Are you fit to dive?

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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According to PADI statistics, a leading cause of dive fatalities for divers over the age of 50 is cardiovascular disease--often undiagnosed. How can older divers better protect their health and enjoy recreational scuba diving well into their golden years? Blue Planet will explore healthy lifestyle recommendations for divers of all ages, especially good cardiovascular health, exercise, and nutrition. RSVP below! RSVP via Facebook or email

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July 2017

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: July 5

July 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: July 8

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 1:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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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Emergency First Response: July 9

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

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

Emergency First Response skills (First aid and CPR) are great skills for everyone, especially those involved in adventure sports...just in case. This class also meets the prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver and Divemaster courses. In the EFR Primary & Secondary Care course, you'll learn: BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level AED (automated external defibrillator) use Preventing and caring for shock Spinal injury management Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk Basic first aid and…

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Underwater Imaging: July 12 & 16

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until July 12, 2017

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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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Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation: July 13

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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, July 13, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Sign up now!  

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DAN DEMP: July 16

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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 First Aid for Hazardous…

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course: July 19, July 22-23

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

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

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Fish Identification Course: July 27 – Tropical Western Atlantic

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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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Equipment Specialist: July 30

July 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 12:00pm

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

Do not miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue! Whether it is a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you will encounter every day. Class will be held at the shop. This class will meet: Sunday, July 30, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sign…

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August 2017

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: August 2

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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!

Find out more »

Rescue Diver Course: August 5, August 12-13

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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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Emergency First Response: August 6

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
EFR

Emergency First Response skills (First aid and CPR) are great skills for everyone, especially those involved in adventure sports...just in case. This class also meets the prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver and Divemaster courses. In the EFR Primary & Secondary Care course, you'll learn: BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level AED (automated external defibrillator) use Preventing and caring for shock Spinal injury management Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk Basic first aid and…

Find out more »

Advanced Open Water Diver Course: August 10, August 12-13

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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 Thursday, August…

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Project AWARE Specialist: August 17

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
Project AWARE

The underwater world needs heroes! Through the Project AWARE Specialist certification class, you can be one of them by championing the causes of the world’s most fragile and important aquatic ecosystems. You CAN make a difference! Learn about some of the most pressing problems facing these vulnerable environments and everyday actions you can take to help conserve them. It’s informative, interesting, and most importantly, you learn how to make a difference. Class will be held at the shop Thursday, August…

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: August 19

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 1:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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!

Find out more »

DAN DEMP: August 20

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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 First Aid for Hazardous…

Find out more »

Underwater Imaging: August 23 & 27

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until August 23, 2017

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Fish Identification Course: August 24 – Tropical Western Atlantic

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »

Rescue Diver Course: August 26, September 2-3

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Equipment Specialist: August 27

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 12:00pm

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

Do not miss a dive due to a scuba gear issue! Whether it is a blown o-ring, regulator problem, wetsuit tear or a broken fin strap, you can learn how to manage basic scuba equipment adjustments. As a PADI Equipment Specialist, you are prepared for the basic scuba equipment maintenance, care and adjustments you will encounter every day. Class will be held at the shop. This class will meet: Sunday, August 27, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sign…

Find out more »

Advanced Open Water Diver Course: August 31, September 2-3

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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 Thursday, August…

Find out more »
September 2017

Emergency First Response: September 3

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
EFR

Emergency First Response skills (First aid and CPR) are great skills for everyone, especially those involved in adventure sports...just in case. This class also meets the prerequisite for the PADI Rescue Diver and Divemaster courses. In the EFR Primary & Secondary Care course, you'll learn: BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and rescue breathing at the layperson level AED (automated external defibrillator) use Preventing and caring for shock Spinal injury management Use of barriers to reduce disease transmission risk Basic first aid and…

Find out more »

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: September 6

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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!

Find out more »

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: September 9

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 1, 1970 at 1:00pm

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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!

Find out more »

DAN DEMP: September 10

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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 First Aid for Hazardous…

Find out more »

Underwater Imaging: September 13 & 17

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until September 13, 2017

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation: September 14

September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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, September 14, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Sign up now!  

Find out more »

Rescue Diver Course: September 16, September 23-24

September 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map
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…

Find out more »

Advanced Open Water Diver Course: September 21, September 23-24

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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 Thursday, September…

Find out more »

Fish Identification Course: September 28 – Tropical Western Atlantic

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
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