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Meet Your Teacher, Shelley!

Meet Your Teacher, Shelley!

Shelley began teaching with us at the beginning of 2018 and has quickly become an integral part of the team. With a background in Elementary School Teaching, she has been passionately working with kids for many years, shifting her focus from the classroom to the water. Here are a few questions we asked Shelley to get to know her better:

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Ocean First in the Banda Sea, Indonesia 2018

Ocean First in the Banda Sea, Indonesia 2018

Amy recently returned from Indonesia where she led an adventurous group of divers on a journey across the Banda Sea. Read her trip report here: 

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Travel

Zeal Optics x Ocean First Volleyball Tournament

Zeal Optics x Ocean First Volleyball Tournament

In conjunction with our annual Summer Party & Sale, we have joined forces with Zeal Optics to host an epic beach volleyball tournament. Winners receive free Zeal sunglasses! Grab a team of four and contact us to register. Saturday, June 9th from 10am-5pm.

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Sustainabiity

Don't Miss the Summer Party & Sale: Saturday, June 9th

Don't Miss the Summer Party & Sale: Saturday, June 9th

Clear your calendar and get excited for a full day of scuba madness, because the Ocean First Summer Party & Sale is back! Saturday, June 9th. 

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Dive

Splash Day 2018

Splash Day 2018

Mark your calendars for our spring Splash Day! On Sunday, June 3th from 12:00-4:00pm we invite our current swimmers to participate in a unique and important opportunity to put their water safety skills to the test in a safe and fun environment! New families are invited to try our swim program for free, just register online or give us a call. 

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Meet the Swimmer of the Month, Jack!

Meet the Swimmer of the Month, Jack!

Congratulations to our Swimmer of the Month, Jack. He has been swimming with us since Beginner I and is currently in Intermediate II! Jack has progressed from not being able to kick to doing freestyle and backstroke. He had many great things to say about the swim school and we have many wonderful things to share about him! Here are some questions we asked to get to know Jack better.

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Meet Your Teacher, Boni!

Meet Your Teacher, Boni!

Boni started teaching for us in fall 2017 and had previously been a swim instructor before moving to Boulder. She has a background in Irish Dance and enjoys seeing young people follow their passions. Teaching kids to swim drives her to share her passion for living a happy and active lifestyle! We asked Boni a few questions to get to know her better: 

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Meet The Diver Of The Month: Cole!

Meet The Diver Of The Month: Cole!

We are excited to highlight an Ocean First diver who captured our attention before he can even get fully open water certified! At the old age of nine, Cole has already been diving for two years with our Scuba Rangers program and has big plans for where his diving will take him. We asked Cole a few questions to get to know him better: 

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Dive

A Rising Tide in the News!

A Rising Tide in the News!

As a part of the A Rising Tide web series, the teen scholars joined Ocean First at the Denver Aquarium to dive face-to-face with sharks as a preparation for their scuba adventure to the Florida Keys. CBS Denver captured the big moment and aired the experience as a segment of their news coverage.

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Dive

TIDES in the Bahamas

TIDES in the Bahamas

Ten TIDES students from Alexander Dawson School went to the Bahamas to scuba dive and perform hands-on scientific research, including measuring sharks with lasers! Check out their trip video. 

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Sustainabiity

Meet your teacher, Jenna!

Meet your teacher, Jenna!

Jenna started teaching for Ocean First in October of 2018 and quickly learned the ropes. She is gentle with all of her students and believes in the importance of forming a bond with everyone in her class. We asked Jenna a few questions to get to know her better:

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Swim

2018 Earth Day Highway Cleanup

2018 Earth Day Highway Cleanup

Get your feet on the ground and your hands dirty for the sake of our planet! Ocean First has sponsored a section of the diagonal highway for several years, and in honor of Earth Day it's time for our yearly clean-up. We would love to see you all there! Saturday, April 21st.

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