PHONE: 403-254-4148

HOURS: 9AM - 10PM

EMAIL: office@lakechap.ca

Scuba Diving

  • All resident/teaching divers must sign-in in the office and show current proof of certification before any diving activities can commence.
  • The underwater course was designed for scuba diving. Any other activity would be considered extremely hazardous, and an extreme risk to personal safety. Management will not be held responsible for anyone that does not respect Lake policies. Any violation of the above policy will result in a suspension of privileges for a period that is deemed appropriate by Management.
  • Management suggests calling 12-48 hours prior to diving to book dive date and time with office, availability is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Certified residents can dive weekdays, weekends, and holidays providing the waterfront is open and only during hours of operation for the Lake/Park/Facility.
  • Residents may bring up to 5 guests if all are certified.
  • Only recreational diving (no instruction classes) allowed on Fri, Sat, Sun, Stat holidays unless approved by management.
  • There shall be no diving during park Special Events (i.e. Stampede Breakfast, Movie in the Park, etc.;) unless approved in writing by management.
  • Diving is not permitted from the ‘big rock’ west along the shore in the fishing area. Scuba divers must also stay outside of the swimming area (outlined by the blue and white buoys).
  • The maximum number of divers allowed in the lake to dive at one time is 20 persons.
  • Dive gear must not be left anywhere on beach, please use the grass area on the north side of the walkway by the beach area, before the bridge.
  • Anyone under 18 yrs. must be accompanied by an adult certified diver.

 

All scuba divers (resident/guests) are required to:

  • present lake membership card
  • sign in and out at the facility office and must provide proof of their certification card at each dive
  • sign current waiver form
  • use a diver down float and flag
  • dive with a certified partner
  • Divers must exit the water 45 minutes prior to park closing or sunset or if signaled with 3 loud consecutive blasts.