Ogden Point is one of the spots in Canada that I consider among the best dive locations, particularly for beginners and the Society is committed to protecting and promoting the location. Ogden Point is not only the location I completed my Instructors Certification, it is home to some of the finest and most accessible scuba diving in the Pacific Northwest.
So, it is with some sense of pride that I have been appointed to The Board of Directors of the Ogden Point Enhancement Society, dedicated to preserving and promoting the area. We hope to add an Interpretive Center within the Point this year to inform visitors on the marine life of Ogden Point and the surrounding areas.
The Ogden Point Breakwater and Docks were constructed between 1914 and 1917 and required over one million tons of rock, ten thousand granite blocks, fifty three concrete caissons and over one million cubic yards of dredged fill to build. Indeed, a Canadian engineering marvel.
There are a number of entry points along the breakwater which allow entrance at a wide variety of depths, but the farther you go, the harder it is to get there with a dive tank strapped to your back on the walk out. However, the farther out you go, the greater the variety of sea life…