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Lake Hydra

During the spring and summer months Adventure Scuba offers it students the opportunity to complete their required Open Water Dives with us locally at Lake Hydra and to continue their training beyond the Open Water level.

Lake Hydra is a former quarry in Bethlehem Pennsylvania established to provide Divers of all levels the opportunity to enjoy its many diverse diving opportunities.

Its facilities include heated restrooms, heated showers & indoor changing areas.

Some of the underwater attractions you might see aside from the training platforms include:

  • School Bus
  • Sikorsky Helicopter
  • Airplane
  • Tanker Truck
  • Giant Crane
  • Van and Car
  • Fire Truck
  • Cabin Cruiser
  • Diamond Reef System
  • And others…

These attractions are the reason Lake Hydra is known as “The Divers Amusement Park.” Lake Hydra is easy to get to and students requiring transportation should contact us to arrange car pool with others when available.

Adventure Scuba also offers Advanced Open Water training, Rescue Diver training and specialties at Dutch Springs on most of our scheduled Check Out weekends. Reservations are required for all Dutch Springs training.

Check our trip calendar for upcoming training dates.

Complete gear rental package for Open Water Check Out Dives, Advanced Open Water and Rescue Diver Courses are available from Adventure Scuba and include:

  • Regulator
  • Octopus
  • BC Jacket
  • Gauges
  • Compass
  • 6.5mm 2 piece Suit
  • Hood
  • Gloves
  • Tank
  • Weights

Individual items available ala Carte.

Call for pricing.

All students must provide their own Mask, Snorkel, Fins and Boots and remember to bring a towel, dive tables and your logbook.

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Gift Certificates & Course Materials

Computers & Gauges

Regulator & Octopus

BC Jackets

Masks, Snorkels, Fins


Underwater Cameras and Accessories


Wet Suits & Dry Suits


Life Support Packages

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  • Phone: 212-876-3483
  • Shop hours: Monday thru Friday, Noon to 6:00 PM
                          Saturday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
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  • Address: 1737 York Avenue between 90th and 91st streets
    • Subway: Take the #4, #5, or #6 train to 86th St & Lexington Avenue. Go 4 blocks North and 3 blocks East or take the new Q train to 86th & 2nd Avenue and Go 4 blocks North and 2 blocks East.
  • Bus: From Downtown or Uptown take the M15 or M31 to 91st Street. From              the Westside take the M86 cross-town and get off on York Avenue.                 We are located directly in front of the bus stop.
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