Here at Dutch Springs we pride ourselves on giving you a fun, clean, and safe place to visit.  You can help us by following these simple rules and regulation of our park.


SCUBA RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • All persons entering Dutch Springs must read, fill in and, sign a waiver.
  • All scuba divers must present proof of certification by a nationally recognized agency to participate in scuba- exceptions include only those participating in diving classes under the supervision of a certified diving instructor.
  • A scuba buoyancy compensator, pressure gauge, timing device, and depth gauge is required for all divers.
  • No one is permitted to scuba dive alone- except for those individuals possessing a solo diving certification card. Solo divers must fill out additional paperwork and use a dive locator. Dive locators are available for rental at Dutch Springs.
  • No artifacts, property, or underwater structures may be chipped, damaged, marked or removed from the site.
  • Only scuba instructors and drivers displaying a handicap tag are allowed to leave their vehicles in our peninsula area. You may drive your vehicle onto the peninsula area do drop off or pick up your equipment.
  • Scuba underwater vehicles must be registered at the admissions office daily.
  • No scuba spear guns or other weapons.
  • Scuba Divers must be in the water by 5 pm.
  • Please observe the park speed limit of 5 mph.
  • Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs are allowed on the site.
  • No pets allowed inside Dutch Springs. Working animals, with proof of identity, are always welcome. If you choose to bring your pet, it must stay in our outer parking lot, outside of our gate, at all times.
  • No motorboats or sailboats.
  • No jumping or diving from the cliffs
  • Picnic tables are available on a first come basis.
  • No open fires on the ground. You may bring your gas grill or camp stove.
  • No fishing.

AQUA PARK RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • The Aqua Park may only be used under the supervision of lifeguards.
  • A responsible adult must accompany children under 13.
  • Life vests approved by U.S. coast guard or a wetsuit must be worn at all times- NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • You may bring personal inflatables and rafts.
  • A life vest or wetsuit must still be worn at all times.
  • Life vests are provided for the Aqua Park area at no extra charge.
  • Stay within designated area.
  • There is an age and height limit.
  • Use bathroom prior to going in lake.
  • Children in diapers must wear a swim diaper. Swim diapers can be purchased at the Blue Koi gift shop.
  • No running on docks.
  • No throwing rocks.
  • No playing or swimming under docks, rafts, or play structures.
  • No diving off of docks or inflatable features.
  • No going head first down inflatable features.
  • No glass containers in or near the lake or on docks.
  • No weights or scuba diving gear permitted in the Aqua Park.
  • No open fires on the ground.
  • Please observe the park speed limit of 5 MPH.
  • Picnic tables are available on a first come basis.