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Garmin Descent Dive Computer Rebate!

We love the new Descent Series of wearables from Garmin! If you've been looking for a wrist mounted watch that tracks your sleep and your heart rate while working out, provides a map and GPS while hiking AND is also a great dive computer, then […]

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Rock Creek Park Clean Up

The days are getting longer and warmer and the Spring storms are washing all sorts of trash down Rock Creek, so it's time for another clean up! Anyone joining this clean up will need to complete the RCC online waiver linked to below. You will also […]

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Join The Reef Fish Out Of Water 5k!

It’s time to dust off those running shoes and join Blue Planet for the 3rd Annual REEF Fish Out of Water Virtual 5K! It’s a great way to get out and get active in your local community while making your miles count. From June 6-12, […]

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It's International Mermaid Day! Become A Mermaid With Blue Planet

March 29th is International Mermaid Day!  And today we're thrilled to announce that you can become a PADI Mermaid with Blue Planet Scuba. Jen Downey, a PADI IDC Staff Instructor, freediver and PADI Mermaid Instructor, is offering classes on her new island home of St […]

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Environmental Film Festival 2022

The thirtieth annual DC Environmental Film Festival is on! The films will be showing from March 17-27. A huge range of topics are available, and while we may have a bias towards the ocean related films, there is a a ton to check out.  Click […]

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Rock Creek Park Extreme Clean Up!

It's time for this year's Extreme Clean Up! Each year, thousands of volunteers head out into their section of Rock Creek Park and conduct clean ups as part of this movement. Anyone joining this clean up will need to complete the RCC online waiver linked […]

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Winter Cleanup!

Looking for a great volunteer opportunity while it's chilly outside? We have rescheduled the MLK Day Cleanup for Feb. 20th! Join Blue Planet divers to clean up Rock Creek and give back to our community and the ocean by keeping our waterways clean! Anyone joining […]

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Learn How To Become A Padi Pro On February 15!

  Does this describe you? Are you passionate about diving and love to share stories of your dive adventures with everyone you know? Or maybe you love a challenge and want to expand your diving knowledge and underwater skills beyond that of a recreational diver.As […]

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Mlk Day Of Service Rock Creek Cleanup

Looking for a good way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy? Join us and volunteer to help clean up Rock Creek Park! Anyone joining this clean up will need to complete the RCC online waiver linked to below. You will also need […]

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Blue Planet Holiday Party 2021

Come celebrate the holidays with your Blue Planet dive buddies! We have reserved the large, well-ventilated annex space at Cotton & Reed, DC's first rum distillery. And yep, proof of vaccination is required. Come share your most recent dive stories and what you have planned for 2022! […]

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