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Vote for Us!

Vote for Us!

The Ocean First Swim School has been voted one of Colorado's top 5 swim schools for the last two years. Help us make it 3 years in a row! It will only take a minute.

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Swim

Learn Navigation Skills and Get a Free Compass!

Learn Navigation Skills and Get a Free Compass!

In our upcoming Navigation continuing education course, learn how to use a compass, natural navigation skills, estimate distances, perform search patterns, and find your way back to the exit point. Thursday, March 30 from 6:00-7:30pm. Until March 31st, get a FREE SK-8 compass with the purchase of a Zoop Novo computer. 

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Dive

TIDES Fieldwork in the Bahamas

TIDES Fieldwork in the Bahamas

Thanks to movies and sensationalized news, sharks have a bad reputation for being bloodthirsty creatures. During a recent TIDES trip to the Bahamas, 15 middle schoolers from Kent Denver had the opportunity to come face to face with the misperception and emerged with a new appreciation for sharks and their place in the ecosystem.

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February Social: The Secret Lives of Plankton

February Social: The Secret Lives of Plankton

It's a tough being at the bottom of the food chain but someone has to do it. Join us for an evening with Jessica Luo, PhD, who will be subbing for previously scheduled speaker Cheryl Harrison. Dr. Luo is a marine ecologist and biological oceanographer who has spent her career studying zooplankton imaging and modeling.

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Sustainabiity

Ocean First in Indonesia 2016

Ocean First in Indonesia 2016

Ocean First, led by Graham and Klara, returned to one of our favorite countries in the world: Indonesia. Check out the mini-documentary and full trip video, plus stunning photography.

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Travel

Ocean First Book Selection

Ocean First Book Selection

Voices in the Ocean: A Journey into the Wild and Haunting World of Dolphins

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Dive

Blue Certified Collaborates with Green Fins

Blue Certified Collaborates with Green Fins

 

Ocean First Institute is proud to collaborate with Green Fins to help protect coral reefs and the marine environment.

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Sustainabiity

How do I love thee? Let me count the waves...

How do I love thee? Let me count the waves...

Jewelry makes everyone feel special on Valentines Day, new scuba gear gives the promise of new adventures. Give the best of both worlds with our special promotion:

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Dive

Marine Science Summer Camps

Marine Science Summer Camps

Do you have an interest in marine science, engineering, or exploration of the natural world? Then check out our unique summer camps for hands-on ocean adventure. Available for ages 9-14, each camp is run by staff scientists who will share their knowledge of the marine world, while instilling a sense of wonder for the ocean through interactive learning and fun!

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Sustainabiity

Field Report: The Galapagos

Field Report: The Galapagos

It has been an amazing two weeks so far. I came here to study the ecosystem biology of the islands and have learned a lot already. 

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Travel

A word from Graham Casden

A word from Graham Casden

As we begin our dive into 2017, I wanted to take a moment to thank all of our friends, family, and loyal customers for supporting the Ocean First mission. It is our goal to provide the best customer experience while tapping into the collective consciousness of our community. 

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Dive

Underwater Photoshoot

Underwater Photoshoot

Capture your child's swimming skills in HD with professional underwater photographs! This is a popular event and space is limited! Please call ahead or speak with one of our friendly staff members to guarantee a time with the photographers.

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