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About Mermet Springs

Owner Glen Faith Knew what he wanted in a dive site long before the first platform was submerged.  He assembled a team of top quality dive professionals and turned his dreams into a reality.  Weather you are looking for a scuba training facility or a dive site that your entire family can enjoy, this 8.5 acre quarry will allow you to dive in First Class!

Hours of Operation

Summer Hours                Winter Hours                    Spring Hours

June to November                     December to March                  April to May

* Monday: 9 am - 6 pm               * Monday: 9 am - 6 pm               * Monday: 9 am - 6 pm

* Tuesday: Open by Appt.          * Tuesday: CLOSED                      * Tuesday: CLOSED

* Wednesday: CLOSED               * Wednesday: CLOSED                * Wednesday: CLOSED

*Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm              * Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm             * Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm

* Friday: 9 am - 10 pm                * Friday: 9 am - 6 pm                   * Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

*Saturday: 8 am - 10 pm            * Saturday: 9 am - 6 pm               * Saturday: 8 am - 6 pm

* Sunday: 8 am - 5 pm                * Sunday: CLOSED                        * Sunday: 8 am - 5 pm

With advance notice and a minimum of 4 divers Mermet Springs can open on days and times beyond our posted hours.

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Current Conditions

Updated April 6, 2024

Surface: 57℉, 20' - 25' Visibility

15 Feet: 57℉, 20' - 25' Visibility

20 Feet: 56℉, 20' - 25' Visibility

45 Feet: 55℉, 20' - 25' Visibility

85 Feet: 45℉, 30' - 35' Visibility

Bottom: 45℉, 30' - 35' Visibility

Location

Mermet Springs

6724 N US HWY 45

Bleknap IL 62908

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Mermet Springs Quarry Map

The Mermet Springs Quarry Map is perfect to help you plan and execute the perfect dive!  You may print a paper map to begin your planning or purchase your very own slate map to help you navigate while on your dive! 

Our Staff

Meet the amazing dive professionals providing First Class Service!

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On-Line Store

Stay up-to-date with the latest Mermet Springs Swag!

Mermet Springs on the Big Screen

Mermet Springs has been featured on National Geographic, been the site of an independent film and of course is home the the 727 used in the moving US Marshals! 

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Mermet Springs Gift Certificate

The Mermet Springs Gift Certificate is the perfect gift for the diver in your life!

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