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August 2019

Underwater Imaging: August 21 and August 25

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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Dry Suit Diver: August 24 and August 31

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Lake Phoenix, One Quarry Lane
Rawlings, VA 23876 United States
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Become a Dry Suit Diver! Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites and extend your dive season. As a dry suit diver, you’re equipped to scuba dive some of the world’s incredible dive sites in cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months. This class will meet on the following dates: Confined water practice: Saturday, August 24, 2019 from 11 AM - 1:30 PM @ Gallaudet University MSSD Pool, near the…

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: August 24

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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Certification Weekend at Dutch Springs: August 31-September 2

August 31 - September 2
Dutch Springs, 4733 Hanoverville Road
Bethlehem, PA 18020 United States

Join us for a certification weekend at Dutch Springs in Bethlehem, PA. About 3 hours north of DC, Dutch Springs has great visibility and tons of underwater attractions. It's also the perfect spot to finish your Open Water, Advanced Open Water certification or Specialty Dives. Of course, we always welcome divers who just want to dive with us.

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September 2019

PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: September 4

September 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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Fish Identification Course: September 5 – Tropical Western Atlantic

September 5 @ 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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Underwater Imaging: September 11 and September 15

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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Dry Suit Diver: September 14 and September 21

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Lake Phoenix, One Quarry Lane
Rawlings, VA 23876 United States
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Become a Dry Suit Diver! Dry suits let you dive more challenging dive sites and extend your dive season. As a dry suit diver, you’re equipped to scuba dive some of the world’s incredible dive sites in cooler regions that are best enjoyed in a dry suit even in their warmer months. This class will meet on the following dates: Confined water practice: Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11 AM - 1:30 PM @ Gallaudet University MSSD Pool, near the…

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Equipment Specialist: September 15

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

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. In addition, you will learn interesting background information about how your gear works, how it’s repaired and other information that can help…

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Project AWARE Specialist: September 17

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Divers and non-divers welcome. You can both complete the course and earn a specialty certification! 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…

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