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Happy Halloween!!!

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 - Pumpkin Carving Contest!!!

Join your Blue Octopus Scuba friends at Lake Rawlings for this most unusual of pumpkin carving contests - one which tests your carving skills underwater.  Dive, have fun, enjoy an end of the local diving season barbeque, and you'll leave with a unique souvenir - a pumpkin carved underwater by you!

Prizes include:  New fins, masks, snorkels and mesh dive bags!

Your hosts, Blue Octopus, will provide the pumpkins and admission to Lake Rawlings - as well as host the celebratory BBQ that evening.

Pumpkin carving commences at 1:00pm | Cost $25 per person| Call to RSVP by by October 23, 2014 | 703-461-DIVE

Welcome to Blue Octopus Scuba

Blue Octopus Scuba is a set of fresh ideas in a familiar location. Blue Octopus Scuba is actively adding meaningful capabilities, creating a more efficient shopping experience, and curating a list of relevant equipment, training and travel opportunities to suit your desires. Our retail staff and core instructors are participating in training and development opportunities to assure we always exceed your expectations.

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Whether you want a basic scuba certification to see a colorful fish on a shallow reef, make deep ocean dives, or forge through the underwater labyrinth of caverns and caves, we are able to provide these training opportunities with courses from all the leading training agencies including PADI , SDI, TDI, and DAN.

Blue Octopus Scuba is passionate about producing competent divers and we are proud to be a PADI 5 Star Instructor Development Center.

Our website is a great place to learn about all the training, equipment, services, and exciting travel destinations we have to offer. Please take a moment to look around and be sure to contact us with any questions.

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Trip: Grand Cayman - November 2014
Visit Grand Cayman with Blue Octopus Scuba in November! One of the top locations for diving around the world, this trip will be spectacular while very affordable. Click for more information read more ...
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New Trip!  October 11-16, 2014, we're going to St. Croix, U.S.V.I.

New Trip!  November 8-15, 2014, we're going to Grand Cayman.
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