Registration for this event is limited so you should make contact as early as possible. Simply e-mail the Dive Gathering organisers through

This 15th annual Dive Gathering offers the chance to bring and dive your favorite gear, meet new dive buddies or refresh old acquaintances, and experience the fellowship of like-minded dive enthusiasts. The “Gathering” also offers the chance to dive a unique Ohio quarry. It should be remembered that this event is for “like-minded rubber dive enthusiasts only”, so be prepared to bring and dive your own equipment and have your proof of diver certification for diving at the quarry.

White Star Quarry

White Star Quarry is a large quarry with varrying depths up to 60 feet and has a large number of interesting underwater features to explore.  The quarry is located south-east of Toledo in Gibsonburg Ohio. For location, quarry maps, camping, and full details about the quarry visit their website:  White Star Quarry

Entry fees:  $20 per diving day.  Parking is free within the quarry grounds.

Air fills:   Air and nitrox fills are offerred on Saturdays and Sundays only at the quarry. Those wishing to do additional diving on Friday and Monday should plan to have filled tanks before hand.




                                       The 15th Annual Dive Gathering    (also known as Hank's Dive Gathering)

August 24 - 25, 2019.  White Star Quarry, Ohio

It’s been on your mind for some time now - pulling on your heavy rubber dive gear and slipping under the water's surface with like-minded dive buds. Whether you are a new recruit or a seasoned veteran, now is the time to consider signing on for the 2019 Dive Gathering. Join Swdiver and Emitca, and a unique team of rubber divers to explore the watery depths.


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The Perrysburg area has many hotels to choose from, and has convenient access to many restaurants and shops.

Quality Inn in Perrysburg, Ohio (near highways I-75 and US 20 / 23) offers free internet, included breakfast, and an indoor pool. Check the hotel website for pictures and details of all amemities.

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