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James M. Robertson Quarry - Blanche Prison - PDRA - Blanch NC


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James M. Robertson Quarry - Blanche Prison - PDRA is a shore accessible fresh water dive site, located at Located off of High Rock School Roa, Blanch, NC. This dive site has an average rating of 3.73 out of 5 from 15 scuba divers. The maximum depth is 91-100ft/28-30m. The average visibility is 21-25ft/6-8m. Training platforms are available.

The Piedmont Diving and Rescue Association, Inc. (PDRA) is an organization that is chartered by the Secretary of State of North Carolina under NC Statutes 55A, non-profit corporations. Members of PDRA are individual and family divers predominately from North Carolina, southern Virginia and upper South Carolina. Our purpose is to promote safe scuba diving and to offer our members affordable inland diving. PDRA offers the finest inland diving in North Carolina. The benefits offered by the PDRA cannot be matched by any other dive organization for the same fee. Members have year round access to the dive sites. Quarries are open 24/7, 365. All members are issued a key to the quarry gate. The PDRA is not a seasonal operation; fall and winter diving is just as popular as spring and summer.

Cost for membership in PDRA is currently 70.00 a year + a one time 20.00 new member fee unless your membership lapses. If that happens, you have to pay the $20.00 again. Family plans are available. Each additional diving family member is 10.00/year while non-divers are no charge.

Facilities provided at all quarries include changing areas (trailers or buildings), picnic shelters with tables, sanitation facilities, easy entry areas and parking. J.M. Robertson Quarry in Caswell County has a large building (over 3300 square feet) with electricity, where clubs and large groups can meet for social activities.

Over 1000 divers including their families have found affordable diving with access to the conveniently located PDRA Quarries a fun alternative to expensive ocean diving. Our facilities are open to members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. These facilities offer opportunities for honing diving skills as well as camping and cooking out. Our quarries offer interesting underwater "attractions" as well as dressing and bathroom accommodations (some with electricity).

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Kmart - 5 days 20 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 5/31/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Dan Vosberg
Kmart - 11 days 21 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 5/25/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Josh Snider - DB
Kmart - 15 days 17 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 5/16/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Dan V, Glenda L, Nathalie, Dominique, & Travis
Kmart - 26 days 21 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 5/10/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Dan Vosberg
Kmart - 26 days 21 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 5/3/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Kmart - 4/28/2020 7:10 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/26/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Dive buddy: Dan Vosberg
Kmart - 4/19/2020 7:50 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/18/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Dan Vosberg, Scott Blair,and Josh Snider
Kmart - 4/19/2020 7:46 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/12/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Dan,Shawn, Steve and Karen
Kmart - 4/10/2020 7:58 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/5/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Kmart - 4/10/2020 7:49 PM
I went scuba diving here on 4/3/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Kmart - 3/22/2020 5:01 PM
I went scuba diving here on 3/22/2020. Average viz: 21-25ft/6-8m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Kmart - 3/04/2020 7:23 PM
I went scuba diving here on 2/16/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Kmart - 3/04/2020 7:20 PM
I went scuba diving here on 1/19/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
ScottPadipro - 1/11/2020 6:14 PM
Rating Added: 4
Close to where I live and easy access. Some nice diving but very cold down deep even in the summer. Vis is typical for a quarry, 5 to 10 feet max.
Kmart - 1/05/2020 1:28 PM
I went scuba diving here on 1/1/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Kmart - 10/27/2019 6:44 PM
I went scuba diving here on 10/26/2019. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Kmart - 9/21/2019 8:07 PM
I went scuba diving here on 9/21/2019. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Kmart - 8/10/2019 7:26 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/10/2019. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
81 at surface, 63 at depth but not sure computer had dropped all the way before coming above thermocline.
Kmart - 7/28/2019 12:03 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/28/2019. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Kmart - 7/28/2019 12:01 PM
I went scuba diving here on 7/9/2019. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.