Vancouver Aquarium is celebrating 20 years of Divers' Weekend this month

Jan 7 2019, 8:42 pm

The Vancouver Aquarium is making a splash for the 20th anniversary of Divers’ Weekend by hosting an array of exclusive shows and events in honour of the 20-year milestone.

From riveting dive shows to compelling exhibits and informative presentations, the weekend will be a big celebration of scuba diving that both divers and non-divers alike will enjoy!

Vancouver Aquarium Divers’ Weekend/Ocean Wise

For the weekend of January 26 and 27, the Vancouver Aquarium has organized a panel of experts to present on trends in diving safety, including Dan Orr, former president of Divers Alert Network, member of the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, and author.

The Trends in Diving Safety panel will take place on Saturday, January 26 from 10:30 am till 12:30 pm in the Aquarium’s 4D Theatre. Be sure to reserve a seat at the presentation here.

On Sunday, January 27, there will be a seminar series featuring three presentations by experts who will discuss Ocean Wise’s scientific scuba diving projects in Canada’s Arctic.

Vancouver Aquarium Divers’ Weekend/Ocean Wise

Visitors will also have the opportunity to investigate all things diving from more than 25 exhibitors, including public service dive teams, not-for-profit conservation organizations, dive stores, charter operators, underwater photographers, as well as equipment manufacturers and distributors.

If you have little aspiring scuba divers, bring them along to enjoy fun and engaging activities such as diving-inspired arts, crafts, and face painting.

Vancouver Aquarium Divers’ Weekend/Ocean Wise

Embark on an aquatic adventure and have an unforgettable experience at the 20th anniversary of Divers’ Weekend.

Divers’ Weekend 20th Anniversary at VanAqua

When: 10 am — 5 pm, January 26 and 27

Where: Vancouver Aquarium — 845 Avison Way

Price: Divers’ Weekend activities included in price of admission — visitors can present a valid diving certification card for 50 per cent off admission (and 20 per cent off membership) during Divers’ Weekend