Bainbridge Sportsman's Club

Bainbridge Sportsman's Club
USA East


Site Review by
 David Katz
Date: 12/09/2012


Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  David Katz Entry:    5.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    3.00
City:   Hummelstown Reef:    1.00
State:   PA Animal:    3.00
Country:   USA Plant:    3.00
Diving:   10 years Facilities:    3.00
 Dives:   350 Solitude   2.00
    Roads:    4.00


*Average:    2.88
BSC is well known within the central PA area and is visited on a regular basis by divers from all over the north east. Its primary attraction is as a training facility for everything from open water to technical diving certifications. The quarry is divided into three primary areas. The 'lagoon' which has an easy shore like access, multiple training platforms, maxes out at 20' and is enclosed on the eastern end by a road. This makes for perfect openwater training environment. The second area is the 'Bowl' which is bottoms out at approx 60' with multiple platforms and underwater attractions. The third and final area is the deep water flats at 90' for advanced training. In addition there is the 'hole' with depths down to 120' for technical training. There is a full service dive shop (air only) and is frequented by local dive shops. The people are very friendly. The visibility is variable with season and the amount of people around. Be careful near the bottom due to the thick silt.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    2.00
Beginner:    4.00
Intermediate:    4.00
Advanced:    5.00
Night diving:    4.00

Seasonal Information

Season:    Fall
Visibility:    2.00
Current:    5.00
Surf:    5.00

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