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Dutch Springs - Bethlehem PA


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Dutch Springs is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at 4733 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020. This dive site has an average rating of 4.01 out of 5 from 227 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 101-110ft/31-34m. The average visibility is 36-40ft/11-12m. This dive site provides bathrooms and airfills. Training platforms are available.

Located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Dutch Springs is a little more adventure... A little more extreme... above and below the surface! Besides scuba diving, there is an aqua park, you can go camping, and climb their rock wall and ropes course.

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ChristopherBurgert - 4/30/2020 12:06 PM
Anyone know if Dutch Springs is still opening May 16th, or have they pushed it back to June?
chasep255 - 4/30/2020 12:20 PM
I hope they open. I think PA is allowing outdoor recreation now.
ChristopherBurgert - 3/10/2020 12:26 PM
Is anyone going opening day at Dutch Springs? I plan on going , need a dive buddy.
AlexD - 3/10/2020 1:44 PM
When is it? Checked their Internet site without success. Would be happy to join.
Mcclaren - 3/10/2020 2:35 PM
Opening Saturday April 18 08:00
MDW - 3/10/2020 10:16 PM
I can’t go on the 18th, but I will be there the 19th
ChristopherBurgert - 3/22/2020 11:11 AM
I heard they’re shut down now until further notice.
MDW - 3/24/2020 2:22 PM
Yes, the PA Governor made an unconstitutional proclamation that all "non-essential" businesses must shutdown. Most businesses are doing this anyway, which is probably a smart thing to do. That may be lifted by 18 April. we’ll see. In the meantime, Chase and I are planning to dive in some public bodoes of water, starting with Randolph (NJ) Park this Saturday. I’ll probably be going in the Lehigh and Delaware rivers if DS stays closed into April.
ChristopherBurgert - 3/26/2020 5:52 AM
I go to the Delaware river sometimes, but I haven’t found any spots more the a few feet deep.
chasep255 - 3/26/2020 8:30 AM
There is a 113ft deep hole in the upper delaware and there seems to be some depth by the delaware water gap. I would like to try diving both sites so message me if you would like to dive there. nps.gov/submerged/Parks/DEWA.html
AlexD - 1/21/2020 11:58 AM
Hello fellow divers,
Could you please recommend Ice Diving certification in the area?
(Anything within 6 hours drive from Dutch Springs works)
LarryMill - 1/21/2020 7:10 PM
Email me your information. I have a great guy that is doing ice dive certification in New York coming up soon. If you give me your email I will send it to you. My email is larryannam@comcast.net
MDW - 1/23/2020 8:41 AM
Lancaster SCUBA has run this class in past years. Not sureif they still do it.
MDW - 1/23/2020 8:44 AM
You may also want to contact Hunt’s Dive Shop in the Thousand Islands area. They get some good ice up there. I was invited to do some ice diving with them last year but I’m not sure if they offer it as an actual class.
Dan6972 - 1/20/2020 4:12 PM
Rating Added: 5
Got my Wreck diver cert & hit my 50th OW dive.
Mcclaren - 11/16/2019 2:35 PM
Hello. If any one certified diver, wish to dive at Dutch Spring December 7, 8, instructors weekend. Reply to this post or email me your full first last name, to put your info in rooster, dead line is December 3. You can buy tickets online. Please reply only serious committed divers, thank you. Regards Dan.
MDW - 11/17/2019 10:20 AM
I’m in. Mark Walter.
Mcclaren - 11/17/2019 10:48 AM
Ok Mark, you on list for Saturday December 7. Thank you.
MDW - 11/18/2019 4:32 PM
They will make us meet up in the outer parking lot and everyone on your list must go through gate together. Please let me know what vehicle to look for. I will be in a black GMC Sonoma.
Mcclaren - 11/18/2019 9:20 PM
Instructors go in first, without group, then divers according rooster. Toyota Sequoia grey.
MDW - 12/05/2019 2:00 PM
What time are we meeting on Saturday to go in.
Mcclaren - 12/05/2019 5:45 PM
I’ll be there 09:45 Gates open 10:00
Resqdivemedic - 11/12/2019 2:06 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/6/2019. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Completed open water requirements for ERDI Instructor.
Fun dive on the Silver Comet boat.
MDW - 11/06/2019 3:06 PM
Chase and I will be diving the student side on Saturday (Nov 9), including the night dive, and the peninsula side on Sunday. Who wants to join us for the last weekend of the regular season at DS?
KelvinBatista - 10/10/2019 1:16 PM
Looking for a buddy for Sunday 10/6. 347-307-7250
MDW - 10/08/2019 11:37 AM
Saturday morning... Who’s meeting me there on the peninsula side?
MDW - 10/11/2019 5:47 PM
Anyone????
kwscubaken - 10/01/2019 10:21 PM
Mike, I like the student side in the cove. I need tanks filled when I get there. Can meet at the fill station. 8-8:30. 908-296-7639
mike500 - 10/02/2019 6:58 PM
Ken, there is Lehigh Valley Dive shop about a mile from dutch. Open at 7am
mike500 - 10/01/2019 6:04 PM
Looking for a buddy for saturday october 5th.
kwscubaken - 10/01/2019 6:09 PM
I can dive on Saturday. Aow 700 + dives. Very familiar with Dutch.
mike500 - 10/01/2019 6:39 PM
Hi ken. Great. Which side?
tardigrade - 9/25/2019 11:32 AM
Anyone doing the underwater pumpkin carving competition on October 5th? I’d like to do it but I need a dive buddy.
ChristopherBurgert - 10/01/2019 5:51 PM
I am planning on going up early , I should be the by opening. I just have to find out tomorrow if I’m working or not. I’ll let you know ASAP.
ChristopherBurgert - 10/03/2019 6:19 AM
Looks like I have to work this weekend now.
tardigrade - 10/03/2019 4:23 PM
Ok, thanks for letting me know.
mike500 - 9/24/2019 6:38 PM
Anyone diving saturday sept 28th?
mike500 - 9/27/2019 9:49 AM
How bout tri dock this time?
JohnDiver123 - 9/08/2019 4:07 PM
Anyone interested in diving Thursday 9/12 open to close - 3 dives?
JoeWR - 9/11/2019 9:30 AM
Hi, John. I can probably do a couple of dives tomorrow.
kwscubaken - 9/07/2019 8:39 PM
Ted g I would be happy to dive with you 14+15. Vis has been extremely poor but would still like to do night dive. Ken
TedG - 9/11/2019 1:28 PM
I’ll be there first thing Saturday (8:00AM) and stay through Sunday afternoon. I’m waiting to hear from my dive shop about helping out with an OW class. I post as soon as I know more.
TedG - 9/13/2019 9:44 PM
I’ll be assisting with an OW class on the student side. Hoping to be free by mid-afternoon if anyone will still be diving. Also still interested in Saturday Night Dive.
TedG - 9/13/2019 9:48 PM
Also should be available Sunday mid-morning. But don’t wait for me!
TedG - 9/07/2019 6:22 PM
I’ll be at DS Sept 14/15 happy to buddy-up. Would like to do a night dive Saturday if Vis is OK.
David_A - 9/05/2019 1:30 PM
Anybody diving this Saturday (9/7)? I am an AOW diver with about 35 dives under my belt.
mike500 - 9/01/2019 3:33 PM
Who is diving monday 9/2?
kwscubaken - 8/31/2019 1:26 PM
I will be there tomorrow. Thinking about camping Sunday night. Ashley , should be there around 9:00 am. 908-296-7639. Need air first. Let me know where to meet you.
kwscubaken - 8/30/2019 6:56 PM
Looking for dive buddy Sunday 9/1 and or Monday 9/2. 700+ dives, very familiar with Dutch.
raygun - 8/30/2019 8:58 PM
I can be there around 10:30 Sunday
KelvinBatista - 8/31/2019 12:03 AM
Planning on camping Saturday and Sunday(80% sure). I’ll be available Sunday and Monday for diving. Please text me at 347-307-7250.
akf - 8/31/2019 1:11 PM
Here camping all weekend!