Event Calendar 2014

January

  • Jan 1: 1st Dive of the Year – Barron Lake, Niles, MM – between 2350 & 002o hrs 2014
  • Jan 11: Ice Kayaking – Dowagiac River
  • TBD: Bonne Terre Lead Mine, MO – Rescheduled

February

  • Feb 14-16:  Our World Underwater – Rosemont, Chicago
  • Feb 22: Great Lakes Shipwreck Festival (Ford Seahorses)

March

  • Mar 9: Michigan Underwater Preserve Committee (MUPC) – Ludington
  • Mar 14-15: 15th Annual Ghost Ships Festival – Milwaukee, WI
  • Mar 14-16: Scuba Fest –  Columbus, OH
  • Mar 15-16: Wolf’s Marine – Open House – Benton Harbor, MI

April

  • Apr 05: Sportsman’s Dinner 2014  – Midland Baptist Church, Watervliet
  • Apr 13: South Pier Dive – Saint Joseph:  Meet at 11:00 at Silver Beach parking lot
  • Apr 24: Paw Paw Lake Dive off Forrest Beach (pier), Watervliet, MI – High Noon
  • Apr 26: Kazoo Lake Dive – 10AM
  • Apr 25 – 27: Gilboa Quarry – Rebreather Recertification & Tech Diving (Bob S & Richard M)
  • Apr 29: Dive Paw Paw Lake – Watervliet side

May

  • May ##: Sub-Aquatic Sports & Service (SASS) Wednesday Night Dives Begin
  • May 02: Michigan City – Marina Dive
  • May 14: Ramona Park, Long Lake (Portage) – SASS
  • May 21: Prairieville Park Gull Lake – SASS
  • May 21: Mowing the Lawn on Lake Michigan by Grand Mere – Foggy Day
  • May 22: Recovery at DNR Docks & Grubbing at Whirlpool Basin
  • May 23: Saint Joseph River Dive – Dark & Fast
  • May 24: Michigan City Breakwater Dive
  • May 25: Dive the Rockaway – Lake Michigan (South Haven)
  • May 26: Dive the Havana – Lake Michigan (Saint Joseph)
  • May 28: Goguac Lake – Dive Lotto SASS
  • May 29: Magician Lake, Dowagiac – Grubbing Dive
  • May 30: Dive Kalamazoo – Research & Recovery dive

June

  • June 01: Dive the Muskegon & then the Breakwater (Michigan City)
  • June 01: Dive Mack’s Wreck & Clay Banks (Bridgman & Saint Joseph)
  • June 03: High Noon Dive at Paw Paw Lake – Watervliet side
  • June 04: Sherman Lake – Dinner Lotto – SASS
  • June 14: Scan, Map, & Dive the Clay Banks
  • June 11: Gull Lake Ross Township Park – Lake Cleanup & Potluck
  • June 11: Lake 16 – Deep Dive
  • June 25: Lake Cora
  • June 25: Outlet Bay (R)
  • June 26: Paw Paw Lake – Outlet Bay (R)
  • June 30:Paw Paw Lake – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (L)

July

July 01: Paw Paw Lake – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (M)
July 02: SASS – Search/Potluck
July 03:Paw Paw Lake – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (R)
July 04:Paw Paw Lake – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (Drop Off)
July 05: Dive the Havana
July 09:  Blue Lake – SASS
July 09:  Paw Paw Lake – Smiths Landing – Metal Detecting
July 16:  Gull Lake -Underwater Poker
July 16:  Hunt for the Davy Crockett- St. Joseph River
July 18:  Indian Lake – Metal Detecting
July 21:  Round Lake – Metal Detecting
July 22: Paw Paw Lake – Sherwood Bay Dive
July 23:  Lee Lake – Night Dive
July 24:  Lake Michigan – Search & Recovery Dive
July 30:  Double Play Night:  Lime Lake to the East
July 30: Paw Paw Lake – North Bay Dive

August

  • Aug 05:  Clay Banks Mapping – North of Grand Meir (Lake Michigan)
  • Aug 06:  Gull Lake Ross – Navigation
  • Aug 06:  South Pier Dive – St. Joseph
  • Aug 07:  Woods Lake – Video vegetation & remove Obstructions near private dock
  • Aug 09: Paw Paw Lake – Forrest Beach – Compass Practice
  • Aug 10:  Paw Paw Lake – Douglas Bay (Grubbing Dive)
  • Aug 13:   Lake 16 – Deep Dive
  • Aug 19: Broadway Street Bridge Dive – Niles, MI
  • Aug 20:  Gull Lake Ross Optional Dry Suit Certification Class
  • Aug 20:  Main Street Bridge Dive – Niles, MI
  • Aug 22: Kelsey Lake – Metal Detecting
  • Aug 23:   MUD Club Steak Fry & Dive –
  • Aug 25:  River Dive – New Secret Spot 🙂
  • Aug 27:  Eagle Lake (Augusta) – MythBuster
  • Aug 28: Upper river in Niles

September

  • Sep 02-05:  Muddies Wreck Diving  Mackinaw & Cheboygan
  • Sep 05-07: Cheboygan Weekend – Duncan Bay & Cheboygan River Diving
    St. Andrew, Cederville, Cheboygan River – Upper, Cheboygan Flats, Cheboygan River – Lower, Duncan Bay
  • Sep 08:  Little Paw Paw Lake – Kalamazoo/Texas Corners
  • Sep 10:  Blue Lake cancelled- some went to Gull Lake
  • Sep 17:  Ross TownshipTrash & Treasure Contest & Wednesday Warrior Awards!
  • Sep 21: River Dive Niles – Launch Point below the dam
  • Sep 23:  River Dive for Beginners
  • Sep 28:  River Dive, Niles Area

October

  • Oct 1: Drift Dive – From below the dam to park launch, Niles
  • Oct 2:  Saint Joseph River, Niles area
  • Oct 8:  Saint Joseph River, Niles area
  • Oct 12:  Lake Michigan Clay Banks
  • Oct 13:  Recover ‘Saint Joseph Yacht Club” buoys & anchors from Lake Michigan
  • Oct 15:  Riverview Park, Niles
  • Oct 16:  Marmont River Dive – Niles
  • Oct —  : Shipwrecks & Technology,  Grand Haven, Michigan

November

  • Nov 3:  Under the Bridge Dive – By the Old Dog Divers (ODD if you like:) Niles
  • Nov 5:  Dive the Turning Basin – Saint Joseph
  • Nov 9:  Main Street Bridge Dive – Niles
  • Nov 13:  Saugatuck – Kalamazoo River Dive
  • Nov 16:  River Dive in Niles
  • Nov 23:  Riverfront River Dive in Niles MI
  • Nov 29: Saturday – Turkey Dive, 12:00 Benton Harbor, “Fisherman’s Park”

December

  • Dec 6:  Paw Paw Lake (Watervliet) – Dry Suit Testing Dive
  • Dec OPEN -> Suggestions?
  • Dec ?:  Prep dive for those doing the new years  evening dive.
  • Dec 31:  New Year Gathering & Dive – dive location TBD
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