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Blue Planet Scuba

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

September 2019

Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation: September 19

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Coral Restoration Foundation

Divers and non-divers welcome. You can both complete the course and earn a specialty certification! 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. Sign up now!  

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Emergency First Response: September 22

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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Seminar: Using and Choosing a Dive Computer

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Syncing a Suunto D5 computer with pod

Do you want to stay down longer and enjoy the surroundings? Dive computers enable you to do that and should be at the top of every beginner or advanced diver’s list! Whether you’re picking out your first computer or you’re ready to replace your old one, this is a great opportunity to learn about key features, latest advancements and answer the questions: What do the numbers on the screen mean and why should I care? RSVP via Facebook or email

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Fall Clearance Sale!

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Mark your calendar and get ready to come on in to the shop on Saturday, September 28th for our Fall Clearance Sale! We've pulled together discontinued or overstocked items that need to go and are offering them at super-low prices. This is a one-day sale so be sure not to miss it!

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: September 28

September 28 @ 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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October 2019

Instructor Development Course: October 4-6 & 18, 2019

October 4 - October 6
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Students practicing alternate airsource ascents_PADI

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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November 2019

Project AWARE Coral Reef Conservation: November 7

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

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 7, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM. Sign up now!  

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: November 9

November 9 @ 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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DAN DEMP: November 10

November 10 @ 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, First Aid for Hazardous…

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Underwater Imaging: November 12 and November 17

November 12 @ 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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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: November 13

November 13 @ 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: November 20

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

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 Caribbean fish families and species and learn fish survey techniques and strategies. Class will be held at the shop. Sign up now!  

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December 2019

Emergency First Response: December 1

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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 4

December 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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Equipment Specialist: December 8

December 8 @ 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. Class will be held at the shop. This class will meet: Friday, December 8, 2019 from 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM Sign…

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Underwater Photographer / Video: December 11 and December 15

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
Diver with GoPro

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 Specialist: December 12

December 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States
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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Fish Identification Course: December 19

December 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blue Planet Scuba, 1755 S St NW
Washington, DC 20009 United States

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 Caribbean fish families and species and learn fish survey techniques and strategies. Class will be held at the shop. Sign up now!  

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PADI Enriched Air Nitrox Diver: December 21

December 21 @ 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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Washington, DC 20009

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