Starting in 2018, a no-cost permit will be needed to SCUBA dive in any MPRB waterbody. These permits only need to be obtained once per year and are primarily used to spread awareness about aquatic invasive species such as zebra mussels.

Apply for a SCUBA permit

SCUBA Permit Frequently Asked Questions [PDF]
SCUBA and Aquatic Invasive Species Brochure [PDF]

For more information about aquatic invasive species in MPRB waterbodies, visit the Aquatic Invasive Species page.

An up-to-date infested waters list is maintained by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources here.

For more information about SCUBA permits, call 612-230-6400 or email permits@minneapolisparks.org

For more information about aquatic invasive species in MPRB waterbodies, call 612-499-9243 or email msorensen@minneapolisparks.org