La Crosse, WI – Freediver Courses with The Edge Freediving


June 8-9 Lake Wazee (near La Crosse, WI)

August 24-26 Lake Wazee (near La Crosse, WI)

Contact: Course taught by PFI Instructor Todd Greenberg.

Location Info

Classroom and Pool Sessions

La Crosse YMCA, 1140 Main St, La Crosse, WI 54601 Phone: 608-782-9622

Open Water Sessions

Lake Wazee.

We will meet at Wazee Sports Center LLC: 942 Red Iron Rd, Black River Falls, WI

Please note that the extra fees for boat training may apply.

Nearby Hotels/Motels

Equipment Requirements

We do not encourage people to purchase a new set of dive gear for this course as we will discuss proper freediving gear at length in class.  Bring whatever you already have, whether it’s Scuba gear, freedive gear, snorkel gear, or backyard swimming pool gear.  You will need the following in one shape or another:

  • mask
  • fins
  • snorkel
  • wetsuit (3mm in NC, variable in other locations)
  • weight belt/weights

You will also need:

  • bathing suit
  • towel
  • pen


Day 1

8:00am – 2:00pm Classroom

Introduction & Registration

Emergency Procedures


Breathing / Proper Ventilations

4:00pm – 6:00pm Pool session (4 hrs)

Rescue Skills

Technique Development

Static and Dynamic Evaluation

Day 2

8am – 12pm Open Water Session

2pm – 6pm Open Water Session 2