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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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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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Black Friday Specials

These end of year specials, from some of our favorite brands, are worth checking out!  If you’re in the market for some new gear for yourself (maybe an upgrade?), or if you’re shopping for the divers in your life, don’t miss these great savings. Shop […]

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Suitability: Ensuring Comfort Underwater

By: Jeff In order to fully enjoy your time underwater, you need to be comfortable. We all know this as divers, but figuring out exactly how to make that happen for us individually can be somewhat of a challenge.  Here at Blue Planet, I get […]

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Earth Day 2020

Earth Day is approaching! And this year it’s even more special; 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of the very first Earth Day on April 22, 1970. While we can’t get together for big cleanups or rallies, there are still many things we can do as individuals at […]

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Rock Creek Socially-distant Cleanup, March 16 - May 15

While the group events of the Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup have been canceled due to public health guidance, the work of stewarding Rock Creek continues. Please help us collect even MORE litter than last year’s cleanup by doing an individual cleanup. This spring is extra […]

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Online Classes Now Live!

We’re offering courses to our divers online! This means you don’t have to come into the shop to discuss knowledge reviews or go through presentations! You’ll meet with your instructor and classmates online. We have the following courses scheduled: Project AWARE Specialist Coral Reef Conservation Fish […]

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Free Shipping On Gear Purchases!

While the shop may be closed to our customers, we can still place orders for any dive gear you’ve been thinking about buying. Until we open again, we will ship any orders to your home with FREE SHIPPING!* And if it’s any gear that needs to […]

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Covid-19 Status Update

Updated May 27th, 2020: Blue Planet Scuba will be open for curbside drop-off or pick-up by appointment starting Tuesday, June 2nd.  Click here to schedule your curbside appointment! Washington, DC will enter Phase 1 of reopening on May 29th. We know you are as eager […]

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