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Mark your calendars because the biggest event of the summer is right around the corner! Join Ocean First on Saturday, June 27th from 10-6pm for our 9th annual Summer Party, featuring a store-wide sale, used gear sale, gear demos, a free Try Rebreather class, and our highly anticipated raffle! Here’s everything you need to know:

The Sale

  • One weekend only. Saturday & Sunday, June 27 & 28 enjoy 10% or more off the entire store!

  • FLASH SALES. At different times throughout the day, there will be special promotions on some of our hottest gear, so be sure to stick around.

  • USED GEAR SALE. This once every two year special includes our 1st and 2nd stage training regulators being sold at garage sale prices! Other items include fins, wetsuits, and much, much more. Come early as the best items disappear quickly!

  • Want first dibs on sale specials? Our Club Aquarius members are invited to the Pre-Sale on Friday, June 26th from 6:30-8:30pm. Not a member? It’s not too late! Call or come in the shop to sign up or renew your membership!

The Raffle: More ways to win than ever before

  • Receive 1 raffle ticket just for showing up

  • Canned food drive: 5 cans of food = 1 raffle ticket (limit 1 per person)

  • Attend a classroom seminar = 1 raffle ticket per seminar

  • Sign up for a Master Diver Challenge specialty course = 1 raffle ticket (limit 1 per person)

  • Donate $5 or more to Dive Pirates Foundation for Adaptive Divers = 1 raffle ticket (limit 1 per person)

  • Must be present to win! Grand prize is a trip to Raja Ampat, with lots of other great gear and prizes to win!

Gear Demos

  • Our Aqualung representative, Colin Ackerman, and Mares representative, Pat Dunn, will be here to give hands-on demonstrations on the latest scuba gear, including the new EON Steel, i3 System, Zuma BCDs, and Freediving fins.

  • We will also be running FREE Try Rebreather demos with our tech specialist, Gary Boyer, throughout the day. Space is limited, so please call ahead to get on the schedule.

  • Bring your swimsuits and cert cards so you can jump into the action!

Classroom Seminars

  • We have a great lineup of presentations in our two classrooms throughout the day that are a wonderful way learn more about how to get involved with the Ocean First family and how to further your dive career. There will also be family-friendly presentations about how to introduce your child to the exciting world of marine science.

  • Presentations include a discussion about the Master Diver Challenge, equipment demonstrations, how to get involved with the Dive Pirates Foundation, and how to go professional with your dive career.

  • Family-friendly presentations include a Shark Outreach presentation by Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza, an Ocean Classrooms presentation by Director of Education Cyndi Long, an info session about Scuba Rangers, and a talk about the Swim School’s Marine Science & Swim Mini Camp.

  • Remember that for every seminar you attend, you will receive another chance to win big at the raffle!

Come for the sale, stay for the party

  • Munch on tasty Mexican food from Illegal Pete’s and sip on local craft beer from Boulder Beer and Oskar Blues

  • What’s a summer party without some friendly competition? Our volleyball court and cornhole will be in action all day long.


  • Big changes are brewing at Ocean First and we couldn’t be more excited to share our new developments with you. Along with our big reveal comes a free promo item for all attendees!


If there ever was a day to stop by Ocean First, this is it so we hope to see you there!!