- Haigh Quarry, Kankakee, Illinois.
- Mermet Springs, Illinois.
- Strode Lake, Canton, Illinois.
- Chillicothe Recreational Area, Chillicothe, Illinois.
- Pearl Lake, South Beloit, Illinois.
Can you scuba dive in Lake Michigan?
Temperatures: The recreational dive season on Lake Michigan starts in May and ends in early November, though it is possible to dive Lake Michigan year round. Temperatures above the thermocline rise to between 60º-70ºF during the summer and early fall. At depth, temperatures can be as high as 68ºF.
Can you dive the Chicago aquarium?
Shedd Aquarium — Chicago, Illinois
A volunteer diver at Shedd Aquarium. Dive Volunteers in the Caribbean Reef exhibit hand-feed the animals during presentations, answer guests’ questions while underwater, prepare food and assist in animal observations.
How much does scuba diving usually cost?
For beginners, it costs around $70 to $200 to do a single introductory dive with a guide and between $200 and $600 or more to do an open water diving course with a scuba instructor. Online courses are available to begin your scuba diving certification journey at your own pace and range from $0 to $200.