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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 - 10 days 20 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 7/23/2021. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
10lbs rig
6 lbs in pockets
Kmart - 13 days 23 hours ago.
I went scuba diving here on 7/10/2021. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Blackout training, find buddy on platform at 20’ and switch off extra tank in emergency simulation

Find crow bar in bus and bring to surface, simulate crime scene

All done with blacked out mask
Kmart - 6/13/2021 8:12 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/13/2021. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Might could Loose2 lbs
Kmart - 5/23/2021 10:18 PM
I went scuba diving here on 5/23/2021. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Kmart - 5/15/2021 9:42 AM
I went scuba diving here on 5/8/2021. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
68’ max depth, viz 20’ plus below 50’. 3’ to 10’ viz above 50
Kmart - 5/02/2021 12:43 PM
I went scuba diving here on 5/1/2021. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
86’ dive to pit , viz good after 60’
Kmart - 1/02/2021 8:41 PM
I went scuba diving here on 1/2/2021. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Kmart - 12/12/2020 9:35 PM
I went scuba diving here on 12/12/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
Kmart - 11/22/2020 4:11 PM
I went scuba diving here on 11/21/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 61-65°F/16-18°C.
Kmart - 8/30/2020 8:30 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/30/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 71-75°F/22-24°C.
Chad Quinn, steve Hughe, and Ethan
Kmart - 8/30/2020 7:48 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/29/2020. Average viz: 11-15ft/3-5m. Water temp: 50-55°F/10-13°C.
John Griffin, Shawn Mcbroom, and Ridge Walker
Kmart - 8/30/2020 7:43 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/23/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: Under 50°F/10°C.
Luke Dalbero, Shawn Mcbroom, and Bill Schmidt
Kmart - 8/16/2020 3:19 PM
I went scuba diving here on 8/9/2020. Average viz: 16-20ft/5-6m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Kmart - 6/20/2020 11:52 PM
I went scuba diving here on 6/20/2020. Average viz: 5-10ft/2-3m. Water temp: 56-60°F/13-16°C.
Ridge, Ricky, and Bill
Kmart - 5/31/2020 5:19 PM
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 - 5/25/2020 4:39 PM
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 - 5/21/2020 8:54 PM
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 - 5/10/2020 4:41 PM
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 - 5/10/2020 4:28 PM
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