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

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October 2017

Rescue Diver Course: October 24 and 28-29

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 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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Seminar: How to stay warm underwater

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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We get it...warm water diving is great! But how many amazing dives sites are you missing out on if you aren't willing to dive in cooler water? Extend your dive season and expand your options by learning the basics of cold water diving. We will discuss the gear you need, how to plan your dives and some of the exciting places you can go! RSVP via Facebook or email

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Advanced Open Water Diver Course: October 26 and 28-29

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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 Thursday, October…

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November 2017

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: November 1

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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Underwater Imaging: November 8 & 12

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until November 8, 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: November 9

November 9 @ 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, November 9, 2017 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Sign up now!  

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: November 11

November 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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: November 12

November 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Fish Identification Course: November 16 – Tropical Western Atlantic

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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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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DAN DEMP: November 19

November 19 @ 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: November 23, November 25-26

November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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 Thursday, November…

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Equipment Specialist: November 26

November 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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, November 26, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sign…

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December 2017

Emergency First Response: December 3

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 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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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: December 6

December 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
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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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Project AWARE Specialist: December 7

December 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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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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, December…

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Underwater Imaging: December 14 & 17

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 days that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until December 14, 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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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: December 16

December 16 @ 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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DAN DEMP: December 17

December 17 @ 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 »

Fish Identification Course: December 21 – Tropical Western Atlantic

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