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A message from our founder

A message from our founder

Big changes have been happening at Ocean First, including a lot of construction updates and a newly redesigned showroom. Check out photos of the new space and read more about it: 

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Sustainabiity

March Social: Find the Fish Inside You, Hosted by Matthew Moseley

March Social: Find the Fish Inside You, Hosted by Matthew Moseley

Join Ocean First for a special social in collaboration with the Colorado Ocean Coalition Blue Drinks series, featuring a talk Matthew Moseley, extreme open water swimmer. March 15th at 6:30pm.

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Dive

Unique Ocean First Youth Programs

Unique Ocean First Youth Programs

Think of any activity and it’s almost guaranteed that there is a kid’s camp that does it. With so many activities to choose from, parents and their children have the opportunities to go beyond the run-of-the-mill day camp and can easily experience unique activities. At Ocean First, children from this landlocked city can push the boundaries and become immersed in the underwater ocean world.

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Swim

The 2018 Ocean First Photo Contest

The 2018 Ocean First Photo Contest

Submit pics of where your Ocean First merch has taken you for a chance to win a $100 gift card!

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Dive

February Social: Freediving

February Social: Freediving

No Bubbles, No Troubles. Learn about why freediving is the fastest growing watersport in the world. From extreme athletes to casual underwater explorers, freediving can be enjoyed by anyone! Hosted by Kellon Spencer and Jess Wentworth. Thursday, February 22nd at 6:30pm. 

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Dive

Race to Barbados

Race to Barbados

Swimming can take you far in life. For Miss Lauren, her competitive open water swim career took her all the way to Barbados where she faced her fears, made new friends, and swam her heart out. 

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Swim

Ocean First in Socorro 2017

Ocean First in Socorro 2017

In December of 2017, a group of Ocean First adventurers traveled aboard the Nautilus Belle Amie to a group of islands off the coast of Cabo San Lucas, the Revillagigedo Islands, also known as the Socorro Islands. Klara Fejer, Ocean First Education's Director of Digital Media, recounts her time there and the importance of their new designation as an MPA. 

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Travel

Upslope + Ocean First Happy Hour

Upslope + Ocean First Happy Hour

Your first beer is on us! Bring your dive buddy or meet new ones during this off-site social event. Good beer, good friends, good times. Thursday, January 25th 6-8pm. At Upslope Brewing Company, 1898 S Flatiron Court.

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Dive

Little Cayman November 2017

Little Cayman November 2017

A Trip Report by Gary Boyer

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Travel

Meet the Swimmers of the Month: Elsie and Silas!

Meet the Swimmers of the Month: Elsie and Silas!

Congratulations to our Swimmers of the Month, Silas and Elsie! Each month, the Ocean First Swim School rewards a special swimmer or duo for their dedication and love for swimming. Here are some questions we asked the duo to get to know them better:

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Swim

2017 Customer Appreciation Party

2017 Customer Appreciation Party

As 2017 comes to a close, we like to take a moment to reflect on all that we are grateful for, one of the most important being our Ocean First family. We couldn't exist without you, the best customers in the Centennial State, and we want to take a moment to show our utmost appreciation for all that you bring to Ocean First. Thursday, December 14th at 6:30pm.

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Dive

November Social: A Rising Tide

November Social: A Rising Tide

At Ocean First, we believe that today's youth are tomorrow heroes. This conviction led us to create the TIDES program, bringing a passion for ocean conservation to middle and high school students across the country. Join us on Wednesday, November 15th for an evening with TIDES mentors and students as you learn about their journey through this life-changing program.

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