Heritage LakeSaskatchewan

Dive site characteristics

Types Altitude dive Deep dive
Conditions Satisfying or excellent visibility Thermocline or cold water
Providers Parking Boat ramp Restaurant Swimming Picnic tables W.C. Bathroom
Planning Rescue in case of emergency Weather conditionsFerries scheduleRoad conditionsRoad maps

Diving notes

Behavior to have: respect the environment and the fauna.

The dives are altitude dives, watch your buttom time. A 7.5mm thick neoprene wet suit is mandatory. A dry suit may be more suitable depending of your comfort habits. Water temperature oscillate and there is a thermocline.

It is important to note that if you do your dive from the shore, a dive flag is mandatory. Be carefull with the wildlife and accidental wounds. Watch you buoyancy. Take note that in case of emergency, the cell phone may not be operationnal.

The site is accessible with pylons clearly attached to the top of the old dam. The dive starts with a surface swin of about 100m. It is an exploration dive of the old flooded town during the building of the first dam in 1912 and of a second one in 1947. The interest points are along the old dam, a road, two spillways, a blockhouse, three telephone poles. Recently divers have added toilets accessories and an habitat. Another possible visit is the one of the old abandoned town. The site is accessible only by boat and is not clearly marked.

Entry points

Note: directions are accurate as possible. It is recommended to dive with somone knowing the dive site.

  Depth   Site  Characteristics
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10-30mOld DamA cold water dive.

Driving directions

Don’t get into trouble, bring your C-card with you.

Diver’s services

Providers Address Phone Services
The Diving Center  Mall 51, 17-844, 51st Street E,
306 652-9090 air, rentals
Brad Johnson Scuba Services 1440, Fleury Street,
306 586-4757  
Ed’s Scuba Service 1689, Barton Drive,
Prince Albert
306 764-8991  
Scuba Guy’s Dive Shop 126, 1st Avenue Northwest,
Moose Jaw
306 692-7720  
Triton Skin & Scuba Club Inc. 1128, McKercher Drive #168,
306 955-0267  

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