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Summer Walk Up Programs!

Beginning June 8th the Downtown Aquarium and A-1 Scuba will be opening the Monday-Friday snorkeling booth for summer weekday snorkeling programs. The booth will open at 10 am daily during the week and take walk on sign ups for the popular Swim With The Fish guest program. Programs will run daily at approximately 12:30 throughout […]

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Mothers Day

Is Mom hard to buy for these days? Does she dive or enjoy the water? This Mothers Day consider giving Mom a gift she will remember forever! A Snorkel or Scuba experience at the Downtown Aquarium with A-1 Scuba.  You can visit www.divedowntown.com for program details and sign up there too or call 303-789-2450.  Feel […]

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Special Moments Under The Sea…

A big congratulations to Davis and his lovely prom date. Davis wanted to make sure his Senior prom was a memorable one and we think he pulled it off quite well. He arranged to dive in the Downtown Aquarium with a sign asking his date to accompany him to prom. She was quite surprised and […]

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Scuba Diving and Birthdays!

What could be better than going scuba dving with friends and family to celebrate your birthday?! Tyler and D Did just that. They took the plunge into the Under The Sea Exhibit at the Downtown Aquarium. A-1Scuba & Travel Aquatics offers an array of programs year round from ages 6 and up for snorkelers and 10 […]

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Underwater Wedding?!

It’s not the first and certainly not the last but may have been the most fun Wedding we’ve been involved with so far underwater! A huge congratulations to Kim and Richard who tied the knot this past weekend below the waters surface. Surrounded by over 30 different species of fish and being watched by 25 […]

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Love In The Air

This Valentines Day love was definitely in the air at the Downtown Aquarium. Year after year this is one of our most popular weekends of the year! Aside from Valentines Day, taking your sweetheart snorkeling or diving is always a great surprise!

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Helping those with disabilities dive…

Teaching individuals with disabilities to dive is something that’s been a part of A-1’s history for well over three decades. Today marks another piece of that puzzle. Today at the Downtown Aquarium HSA (Handicapped Scuba Association) Instructors and “dive buddy’s” are learning the final phase of their training to become proficient in assisting those facing […]

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Mermaids

It’s a common occurrence to not just see but also to swim with mermaids at the Downtown Aquarium. Young Dean here decided to spend his 6th birthday at the Aquarium. Since his favorite animal is sharks we arranged to take Dean and his friends behind the scenes to see them up close. All was great […]

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Yes Sea Turtles as hats…

A frequent favorite on our Dive With The Sharks at the Downtown Aquarium is the 250 Lb Green sea turtle!! Meet Donatello. He is not a shy guy but very sweet and very curious. He thinks it’s his job to entertain our guests as well as discipline the Sharks from time to time. He’s quite […]

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Shark Dive

Can you name this shark? One of the species of sharks you will see while scuba diving in The Downtown Aquarium is this unique looking animal. When they are young they have a unique Zebra pattern. As they mature those stripes begin to break apart and appear as the spots you see in the photo. […]

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