288 Lake Scuba and Sport Training Facility (formerly Tiki Lake or the Reef)
4800 Schurmier Rd
Houston, TX 77048
About a 15-minute drive south of downtown Houston, 288
Lake is Houston’s premiere freshwater sports training
facility. The pristine lake provides the perfect open water
experience. The spring fed water is naturally filtered by
having travelled through many miles of sandstone and sand
layers. Visibility can range from 4-25 feet. A healthy
ecological environment helps to provide the balance in
nature of aquatic plants and animals. Individuals and groups
of up to 200 can come to train or simply enjoy the lush
surroundings of the serene 20 acre facility. 288 Lake is
breathtakingly beautiful, surprisingly affordable and
conveniently located. For pricing information and to ‘tour’
the property visit the web site at
35 feet (11 m)
6-30 feet (2-9 m)
Water temperature: 65 degrees Fahrenheit (19 degrees
Celsius) in April, 82 degrees Fahrenheit (30 degrees
Celsius) in July.
Includes bass, perch, brim and turtles.
Fees: $17 per diver per day [Air Fills $10 / NITROX
Admission for nondiving adults is $7.
On-site amenities: Swimming, social events, picnic tables,
More info: Call (713) 546-3838
or visit http://www.288lake.net
April 1st - November 8th
Monday Open by appt 5
Tuesday, Wednesday, and
Thursday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Friday 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am to
Holidays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Getting there: From downtown Houston, take 288 South to
Beltway 8. Turn left (east) and stay on the feeder road.
Turn left on 865/Cullen Boulevard. The second street is
Schurmier Road. Turn right. Look for a brown gate on the
right, about half-way down Schurmier.