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February Mermaid And Freediver Pool Classes

Did you miss our PADI Mermaid and Freediver classes this summer? You can still learn the basics and more in the pool! Join us on the following dates in November to earn your PADI Basic Freediver and PADI Mermaid certifications. All classes will be held […]

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Call For Dive Gear Donations!

Do you have any dive gear you’re not using anymore and wondering what to do with it? Why not donate it to a good cause?  We’re starting to collect good quality dive gear to send to Biosphere Foundation in Northwest Bali. They need gear to […]

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The Evolution Of Your Scuba Education: Going Pro

Become a PADI Divemaster The road to becoming a dive professional is not easy, but it's worth every second! Join us as we spend an evening discussing what it takes to become a PADI Divemaster: the program length, costs and all of the benefits of […]

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A Look Back At 2022 Conservation Wins

Last year, we had numerous opportunities for divers and not-yet-divers to participate in the conservation efforts we have come to love! We are very thankful to everyone who came out, whether locally here in DC, or on one of our many international adventures, to help […]

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Blue Planet Holiday Party 2022

We're heading back to Cotton & Reed, DC's first rum distillery, for our 2022 Holiday Party! Grab a bite across the street at Union Market and come hang out with your dive buddies, bid on some dive equipment and pick up some last minute gifts. Wear your […]

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A Winning Combination: Backscatter's Mini Flash 2, Optical Snoot Os-1 And Muck Stick

Hey divers! We are super excited about some of the new photography gear that just came into the shop, and we wanted to share some of that excitement with all of you! The new Mini Flash 2 from Backscatter is on the top of our […]

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Interested In Underwater Photography But Don't Want To Splurge On A Camera...just Yet??

Are you a diver that has always been mesmerized by amazing underwater photos and videos? Have you been curious about how to create your own underwater art, but you've been overwhelmed with too many options, places to start and the seemingly unending costs associated with […]

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November Mermaid And Freediver Pool Classes

Did you miss our PADI Mermaid and Freediver classes this summer? You can still learn the basics and more in the pool! Join us on the following dates in November to earn your PADI Basic Freediver and PADI Mermaid certifications. All classes will be held […]

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Aware Week 2022

Dive into action during PADI's 5th annual AWARE Week! Taking place September 17-25, 2022, AWARE Week is an opportunity for divers around the world to take local action for global impact. YOU can create positive ocean change through fins-on, fins-off conservation actions, courses and event […]

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Summer Seminars: Reef-safe Products & Marine Ecology

We are excited to announce two exciting seminars in the coming weeks! Nanoparticles, benzene, endocrine disruptors...oh my! Are your body care products keeping parrotfish from breeding? Are you harming the reef, yourself and future generations? It's challenging to figure out which products are safe to […]

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