FUN DIVE WEEKEND
our Fun Dive Program...
Two Fun Filled Days of Diving:
2 Dives on Saturday and 2 on
There will also be one Fun Dive on Saturday night for
night certified divers.
At the start of each
fun dive day, you will need to sign-in and complete/turn-in
General Liability and medical waivers
at the 1877.SCUBA.USA site
on the Peninsula by 8am. Bring all of your gear including cylinders
and have it assembled so that we can start our briefing around 8:30am. Our first dive
usually starts at
9:00am. If after the first dive you need to refill your cylinder
(minimum PSI to start any dive is 2700psi) be sure to get right up
to the fill station (see air fill procedures below). We will debrief
from the first dive around 10:30am and brief for the
next dive at approximately 10:45am. After the second dive
we’ll debrief and break for
lunch and to enjoy other Dutch Springs attractions and amenities.
Pre-registration is required:
Contact Phil at the Dive Center or
RSVP on the
* If you’re not
night dive certified, please contact Phil at 201-261-8700 or by
to inquire about our night dive certification course.
can join us for 2 Guided Dives each day. This event is limited to
the first 8 Certified Divers that RSVP to this Meetup.
Cost:$20 per dive.
Getting to Dutch
Springs for the Fun Dives...
4733 Hanoverville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020
From New Jersey...
West on I-78 to Rte. 33 (Exit71)
North to Rt. 22 West to Rt. 191 North. Then see local
From NYC & Long Island...
George Washington Bridge to I-95
South to I-78 West OR Verrazano Bridge
to I-278 West to I-95 North to I-78 West. I-78 West to
North to Rt. 22. West to Rt. 191 North
Then see local directions below
From Rte. 512...
North on Rte. 512
Turn right onto Jaindl Blvd.
Proceed through the stop sign at Township Line Road
Jaindl Road feeds into Hanoverville Road
Go 3/4 mile on Hanoverville Road to Dutch Springs on
From Rte. 191...
North on Rte. 191 approximately one mile. Turn left onto
Dutch Springs is one mile on left
for a printable PDF Directions Sheet
If you’re diving with us on Saturday be at Dutch Springs by 7:15am
to avoid the long line at the ticket counter and to fill out your
waiver. The gate
opens at 7:45am and you need to be at the peninsula by 8am sharp
with at least one full tank. If you already have a bar-coded Dutch
Springs ticket or a season pass, show it to the parking lot
attendants. You will be directed where to park.
If you don’t have a season pass, or didn’t buy your ticket online,
park in the outer parking lot, then go to the admissions office to
purchase your pass for the day and necessary tank fills for 2
dives. If you plan to dive with us on Sunday purchase your Sunday
pass and 2 air fill tickets to avoid standing on line.
If you already have a bar-coded Dutch Springs ticket or a season
pass, please show it to the parking lot attendants. You will be
directed where to park.
When you enter the park from the Outer Parking Lot make a right and
pass the air fill station and proceed towards the Peninsula. You
can park in the lower lot of the Peninsula to drop off your gear
only. You’ll need to park in the “Aqua Park Parking” area during
There are several
hotels within 10 miles of Dutch Springs but we have negotiated a
special SCUBA rate with the Red Roof Inn in Allentown. When you
call let them know you’re with 1877.SCUBA.USA and ask for the special
1.877.SCUBA.USA negotiated rate. If they ask you for a CP# let them know the shop
wasn’t assigned one. Rates are usually between $60-70 per night.
Red Roof Inn,
US 22 at Airport
1846 Catasauqua Road, Allentown, PA, United States, 18109
Phone: (610) 264-5404 Fax: (610) 264-7618
3.8 miles northeast of downtown Allentown and 3.1 miles
northwest of downtown Bethlehem. Traveling on US 22 west:
Exit at the Airport Road south exit and turn left at the
first traffic light onto Catasauqua Road. The Red Roof Inn
will be on the right side of the road. Traveling on US 22
east: Exit at the Airport Road south exit and travel through
the traffic light onto Catasauqua Road. The Red Roof Inn
will be on the right side of the road. Traveling on I-78/US
22 east: Remain on US 22 east, where I-78 splits. Exit at
the Airport Road south exit and travel through the traffic
light onto Catasauqua Road. The Red Roof Inn will be on the
right side of the road. Traveling on I-78 west: Exit onto
SR 33 north follow to US 22 west. Take exit for US 22 west
follow to Airport Road south. Exit at the Airport Road south
exit and turn left at the first traffic light onto
Catasauqua Road. The Red Roof Inn will be on the right side
of the road.
and RV’ing at Dutch Springs
Passes now available!
No Reservations Needed!
Camping and RVing are available on Friday and Saturday nights,
May thru October, and holiday Sunday nights.
Camping & RVing Rates
$10.00 per person per night
plus next day’s
Children: 5 - 9 years old -
$5.00 per person per night
plus next day’s
Children under 5 and Scuba instructors – FREE
All Instructors must bring current liability insurance card
or policy to gain free entry to Dutch Springs.
Air Fill Station
The Dutch Springs Air
Fill Station provides both filtered air and
32% Nitrox *. All air is Grade E Oxygen Compatible Air.
Air Fill Procedure
Bring tanks to the air fill station, then purchase
air fill tickets
(we recommend purchasing your air fills when you
admission passes to save time). When your tank is full, give your
ticket to the attendant.
The Air Fill Station is open during regular
Marine life you can expect to see at Dutch Springs:
Rainbow Trout, Largemouth Bass, Bluegills, Palomino Trout, Koi,
Yellow Perch and Goldfish, Zebra Mussels
REMEMBER TO START HYDRATING THE DAY BEFORE WE DIVE AND FREQUENTLY
BETWEEN OUR FUN DIVES
Fun Dive Required Gear
Regulator with a safe second
Mask, Fins (open heel), Snorkel
Weight belt and weights
wetsuit or drysuit
Hood, Gloves, Boots
80CF Air Tank (2 recommended)
Fun Dive Recommended Items
Cooler with drinking water
Pre-purchased Dutch Springs admission ticket
Pre-purchased air fill tickets
You should test all of your gear to ensure it’s in good
working order and properly serviced prior to the Fun Dive
weekend. If your gear is not in good working order upon
inspection by our Dive Leaders we cannot permit you to dive