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NEWS  

2020 has not turned out like anyone expected. Yes, it’s the understatement of the year, but true in so many ways.  Last month marked our tenth anniversary, our tenth year operating as DC’s only downtown dive shop. We had such big plans for celebrating...but instead […]

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The dive industry has a racism problem. In her 2019 article “Finding Color Below the Surface,” Mariah Shore asked the following question:  “Why did I rarely see people who looked like me in the dive community? Where were all the women of color? Of all […]

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Celebrating Blue Planet Women In Science

February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This day was created in 2015 by the United Nations General Assembly to recognize the critical role women and girls play in science and technology and to support their efforts in the field.  Both science […]

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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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