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8170 Logged Dives

Mermet Springs

Mermet Springs is a full-service dive site and scuba training facility that offers on-site scuba instruction. This site strives for excellence and caters to dive shops, instructors, students, and certified scuba divers of all experience levels and certifying agencies.

Mermet Springs is known for its schools of American Paddlefish or Spoonbill, large bluegill, and giant catfish. If you are very lucky you may even encounter the freshwater Jellyfish!


TEMPERATURE & VISIBILITY*

This data is provided from the logbook information in the MySSI app

DIVE TYPES

  • Night Dive
  • Wreck Dive
  • Snorkeling
  • Quarry

Level

  • Beginner
  • Advanced
  • Expert

Programs

  • Extended Range (XR)
  • Freediving
  • Scuba

Entry

  • Shore/Beach

Body of Water

  • Freshwater

currents

  • no

Maximum Depth

  • 12m

Visibility

  • 4m
This data is provided by divers logging their dives in the mySSI App
Wildlife Diversity
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Carp
Trout
Catfish
Turtles
Turtles
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Freshwater Fishes
Bass
Carp
Trout
Catfish
Turtles
Turtles

RECOMMENDED TRAINING

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Night Diving and Limited Visibility

Diving doesn’t end when the sun goes down! Become a night diver and meet the incredible marine life that only comes out at night. Join the SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty program and you’ll learn all you need to dive safely at night or in limited visibility. Upon completion, you’ll earn your SSI Night Diving and Limited Visibility Specialty certification.

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Basic Freediving

Freediving is more than just an adventure. It’s a lifestyle choice and the most wonderful journey of your life. Become a certified freediver and you’ll discover the sense of freedom and tranquility that keeps freedivers returning to the water time and again. During this entry-level program, you will learn all you need to safely freedive with a buddy in a pool/confined waters up to a depth of 5 meters and earn your SSI Basic Freediving certification.

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Wreck Diving

Do you want to explore iconic towering shipwrecks? Or dive over World War airplanes covered in vibrant marine life? Discover the world of wreck diving and get started today with this SSI wreck diving course. You’ll learn all you need to dive above and around wrecks and artificial reefs, plus earn your SSI Wreck Diving Specialty certification.

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Navigation

Underwater navigation is a crucial dive skill, but it doesn’t need to be difficult. Become a better, more confident diver who always knows where they’re going, with the SSI Navigation Specialty. You’ll learn how to use a dive compass, natural navigation techniques and more. Upon completion, you’ll earn your SSI Navigation Speciality certification.


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