Wednesday Evening Dives at the Quarry

Wednesday Diving is coming back!  Starting July 1st 2015, Hyde’s Quarry will be open for diving from 5pm until 9PM.  Great way to get out and dive for those of you with busy weekends.  We’ll even have the BBQ grill available if you want to cook dinner there. Also, Undersea Outfitters has half-price gear rentals […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2015

Yes! Hyde’s Quarry will be open for Diving all three days of the upcoming Memorial Day weekend! If you haven’t been out diving yet this year, this is a great time to come get wet again. The fish have missed you!    

Quarry 2015 Day Two



The pool is open for the season!


Lots of divers out today for the first day of the season. Water is a little warmer than out usual April opening, but still a little chilly – mid 50’s on the surface. Viz is highly variable – above 20′ it’s great, but below that it can be a little murky.    

…And, we’re back!

Hyde Quarry will be OPEN FOR DIVING starting at 9AM, Saturday, May 2nd, 2015. Everything stays the same as last year – $20/diver/day. Quarry hours will be 9AM until 1PM or so (depending on weather and turn-out). To save some time, you can download the waiver from here and fill it out before you come […]


We don’t have details yet, but at this time, signs are looking good that the quarry will be open for diving this year! More news as it happens.

Carroll County Times article on the Quarry closing

The Carroll County Times published a great article on the quarry closure.,0,4017260.story  

News Flash!

Hyde’s Quarry will be closing on July 27th 2014 for the season.   Carroll County and the City of Westminster are conducting a recharge test of the Quarry, as mandated by The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). This will involve pumping 30 feet of water out of the quarry in order to determine how fast […]

Quarry update – 14/June/2014

It’s been a great day for diving here at Hydes Quarry. Visibility has improved, and temperatures continue to rise (though it’s still bloody old down below 30 feet!). Come out on Sunday and dive! It’s Father’s Day – what would Dad enjoy more than some bottom time with the family!



YouTube video of some Freedivers in the Quarry:    

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