Recreational Ice Diver


This course is to provide the diver with the knowledge and skills needed to minimize risks in and gain experience in diving under ice. Upon successful completion of this course, graduates are considered competent to plan and execute ice dives that do not require staged decompression without direct supervision, provided the diving activities and the areas dived approximate those of training.


  • Age. Minimum is 18 years by the water phase of the course.
  • Certification/Experience/Knowledge.

o NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver or equivalent.

o Proof of at least 50 logged dives in a variety of conditions.

o The instructor is to ensure adequate student knowledge and capability before any open water training and shall use skill or other evaluations to do so.