Campus Recreation

Boating Courses

Campus Recreation's Boating Programming

Students on Campus Recreation's Boat

Boat Crew Certification Pack

Get your Boat Crew certification from PADI. This course includes a CPR/First Aid Course, your About Boating Safety Cert and two days of on the water training. Cost 50 dollars

  • Dates – Two weekends in January; January 18th, 19th, 20th and 25th, 26th
  • Class Breakdown - two evenings 4pm to 9pm January 18th and 25th, two on-the-water days 7:30am each day- 19th and the 26h and one classroom day 9am on the 20th

About Boating Safety

Learn the basics of boating rules and regulations. This is a classroom only course and you receive your ABS card for operating a vessel in the state of Hawaiʻi. Cost – Free

This course is put on by the USCG Aux of Hilo Class options

  • January 20th
  • February 16th
  • March 16th
  • April 20th

PADI Boat Diver

Diving Specialty course – 75 dollars includes 2 boat diving days and gear; must be an Open Water Diver to sign-up

Dates- TBD Students on the Fly-Bridge For Additional information on the following- Please Contact Cpt Robert Hamilton- Tommy.hamilton@hawaii.edu

  • PADI First Mate
  • Essentials of Close Quarters
  • Open Water Boat Control
  • The Student Life Center is also Captains Licenses testing facility (online course with the exam administered at the SLC).
  • USCG Auxiliary

To Sign-up for these classes you can either use IMLeagues.com with your UH Hilo Email Address or come in the office to get started!