Frequently Asked Questions
What is the charge for admission for Non- Divers to White Star Quarry?
FREE! The taxpayers of Sandusky County insure that there is no charge
for non divers visiting the quarry. There is only a charge for diving,
snorkeling and swimming.
Are Pets allowed at White Star?
Yes! Dogs are allowed at the park but must
be kept on a leash at all times. Pets are not allowed in the scuba entrances or swim
areas and should not be allowed to swim. Please be a responsible pet owner
and clean up after your pet.
Is swimming allowed at White Star Quarry?
Yes! There is a designated swimming area with lifeguards and swim platforms
and a sandy beach. Swimming outside of the swim area is prohibited.
There is a fee for swimming.
Is Enriched Air (Nitrox) available at the Quarry?
Yes! During Scuba concession hours, there is EAN36 available to
certified Enriched Air Divers and students with instructors.
I am taking my Rescue Diver
Course and need to do an emergency Assistance Plan for the Quarry. What
information can you help me with?
Sometimes the best assistance
plans are the easiest. We have posted the EMS Plan in the left border, but it is
simply, call 911.
Is Rental Scuba Equipment available?
Yes! A full line of rental equipment including scuba equipment, underwater
cameras, Diver Propulsion Vehicles and dive lights are all available.
How do I arrange camping at the Park?
White Star Campground is across the street from the Park's main entrance.
Primitive sites and Electric hook up sites are available on a
"first-come-first-served" basis. Self-registration is done on the campground
Is there anything for non-divers to do?
Most Definitely. Aside from the swim area, a fantastic playground
and park area is located on the park property and there are numerous hiking
trails available on the 800 acres of property at the park. Fishing
is allowed if you hold an Ohio fishing license.
How do I register for diving?
At the two main scuba entry areas there are
pavilions where you can register
to diving. Diving Registration is $15 per person per day. Each diver
must fill out the front and back of the envelope, sign the liability release and
enclose $15 in cash or a check made out to Divers Incorporated. The
envelope is then dropped into the canister that is there.
The pavilions have directions and details available there.
Can I Night Dive?
Night diving is permitted on Saturday Nights between Memorial Day and the last
Saturday in September.
Is there a Dive Shop on the site?
Yes. The scuba concession has a small dive shop on the site that
is operated on the weekends. This shop offers air fills and nitrox
fills, equipment rentals and an assortment of those
"often-forgotten-and-sometimes-broken" items. There is also an assortment
of T-shirts and hats available.
Is there a charge for parking?
Since this is a county park there is ample parking that is always free.
It is however, illegal to park on the grass anywhere in the park area other than