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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 228 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 - 3 days 3 hours ago.
I’m looking for a dive buddy for tomorrow at Dutch.
randomlyon - 3 days 4 hours ago.
I’m available to dive Dutch Springs any day between Sunday Aug 2nd and Friday Aug 7th.

- Josh 973-668-9950
Piscarius - 3 days 10 hours ago.
If anyone is looking for a buddy I am looking to dive Dutch whenever.

Michael
908.752.7465
mike500 - 4 days 14 hours ago.
Thanos, i’ll be there by 9:45 friday morning
mike500 - 4 days 14 hours ago.
Thanks, i’ll be there by 9:45 with another dive buddy
SlipperyDiver - 5 days 22 hours ago.
Diving Sunday August 2nd. Looking for a buddy.
tardigrade - 4 days 9 hours ago.
I was thinking of going Sunday and also need a buddy. What time would you want to get there and how many dives would you want to do?
SlipperyDiver - 4 days 9 hours ago.
Arriving at open 8am. There to enjoy the day diving.
tardigrade - 4 days ago.
Ok that sounds good to me. I’ll try to get there at 8am but I’m coming from Delaware so depending on if there’s traffic I might be a bit after 8.
mike500 - 6 days 2 hours ago.
Thanos, are you diving friday morning n afternoon?
thanos - 5 days ago.
Mike500, yes that’s the plan barring extreme bad weather.
mike500 - 6 days 4 hours ago.
Octopad, i dive dive 7/30
randomlyon - 6 days 6 hours ago.
Rating Added: 4
Dutch Springs is a great facility for training, practice, and testing equipment. It is chilly with low to medium visibility, but it serves its purpose.
thanos - 10 days 1 hour ago.
Anyone going to Dutch on Friday 7/31 that I can tag along with?
octapad - 7 days 12 hours ago.
Hello Thanos, I’m looking for a Dutch Springs Dive Buddy for 7.30 & 7.31. Planning on diving in the afternoon.
thanos - 7 days 7 hours ago.
hey octapad, PMd you
Erik_F - 7 days 5 hours ago.
I’m contemplating on Friday. I’ll know by tomorrow night.
thanos - 7 days 2 hours ago.
hey octapad, PMd you
Erik_F - 5 days 1 hour ago.
I’ll be at Dutch at opening. Any of you will be there?
thanos - 5 days ago.
@Erik_F I’ll be on the peninsula side.
mike500 - 10 days 3 hours ago.
I’ll be there aug sept oct
midas6t6 - 7 days 23 hours ago.
I’ll be there this Saturday if you need a buddy, I’m meeting up with others as well.
pmnc - 12 days 9 hours ago.
Anyone going to Dutch end of Aug?
midas6t6 - 10 days 5 hours ago.
I’ll be there every Saturday, weather permitting. NAUI Master Diver, 400+ dives. Looking for buddies
mike500 - 29 days 2 hours ago.
I’ll be there saturday july 11, 2020
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.
pmnc - 7/03/2020 3:21 PM
Dutch is going to open on July 9th. Who is going?
JasonDiver - 29 days 3 hours ago.
trying to make it to dutch july 9th for anyone that’s interested?
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?