Event Calendar 2014

January

Jan 1:   1st Dive of the Year – Barron Lake, Niles, Mi – 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 5:  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 2: 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 Meir –  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 1: Dive the Muskegon & then the Breakwater (Michigan City)
June 1: Dive Mack’s Wreck & Clay Banks (Bridgman & Saint Joseph)
June 3: High Noon Dive at Paw Paw Lake – Watervliet side
June 4:  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: PPL – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (L)

July

July 1: PPL – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (M)
July 2: SASS – Search/Potluck
July 3: PPL – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (R)
July 4: PPL – Metal Detecting Forrest Beach (Drop Off)
July 5: Dive the Havana
July 9:  Blue Lake – SASS
July 9:  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:  PPL – 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:  PPL- North Bay Dive

August

August 5:  Clay Banks Mapping – North of Grand Meir (Lake Michigan)
August 6:  Gull Lake Ross – Navigation
August 6:  South Pier Dive – St. Joseph
August 7:  Woods Lake – Video vegetation & remove Obstructions near private dock
August 9: Paw Paw Lake – Forrest Beach – Compass Practice
August 10:  PPL – Douglas Bay (Grubbing Dive)
August 13:   Lake 16 – Deep Dive
August 19: Broadway Street Bridge Dive – Niles, MI.
August 20:  Gull Lake Ross Optional Dry Suit Certification Class
August 20:  Main Street Bridge Dive – Niles, MI.
August 22: Kelsey Lake – Metal Detecting
August 23:   MUD Club Steak Fry & Dive –
August 25:  River Dive – New Secret Spot 🙂
August 27:  Eagle Lake (Augusta) – MythBuster
August 28: Upper river in Niles

September

Sep 2 – Sept 5:  Muddies Wreck Diving  Mackinaw & Cheboygan
Sep  5 – 7: Cheboygan Weekend – Duncan Bay & Cheboygan River Diving
St. Andrew, Cederville, Cheboygan River – Upper, Cheboygan Flats, Cheboygan River – Lower, Duncan Bay
Sep 8:  Little Paw Paw Lake – Kalamazoo/Texas Corners
Sep 10:  Blue Lake cancelled- some went to Gull Lake
Sept 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 to be determined