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17th Annual Burnham Harbor Cleanup

The Chicago Scuba Meetup Group
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Sep 16 8:00AM - 1:00PM

THIS IS NOT A FORMAL CSM EVENT. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED WITH WINDY CITY DIVING!

This year marks the 17th Annual Burnham Harbor Underwater Cleanup as part of the International Coastal Cleanup. Divers and surface support people are needed for this event. Each team of divers will dive one pier with 1-3 dockmasters who will help coordinate the cleaning efforts.

Requirements
1. Valid c-card for diving
2. Your own diving equipment (dive flags will be provided)
3. Chicago Park District enforces a minimum age of 16 for divers -- but they can help on shore support

Logistics

8:00am to ~ 1pm (registration 8am-9am). Start diving by 9am. Includes commemorative T-shirt, courtesy of Windy City Diving


Breakfast burritos provided, courtesy of Will Work for Food

Dives are generally 5-20 ft max; 45-75 minutes; vis ranges from < 5 ft to 20 ft

Wetsuits/hoods are strongly recommended (water temp probably 60-70 F)

Bring durable gloves to handle the trash safely (heavy duty pair of gardening gloves or old dive gloves)

Lunch provided, courtesy of Burnham Park Yacht Club (hot dogs/burgers; bring credit card for alcoholic beverages)

*** DON'T FORGET PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED HERE ***

How to find us:Where to meet: Northerly Island, near Yacht Club (https://goo.gl/maps/pzwS2zCBXy4)

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