The West Islip Fire Department Marine SCUBA Team is made up of members of the department who have received special training in SCUBA diving, advanced open water, search & recovery, and Rescue diver. The SCUBA divers are all P.A.D.I. or N.A.U.I. Certified. The team also consists of Certified Dive Tenders to assist the divers in rescue situations. The Team is responsible for water rescues for all waterways of the West Islip community and the barrier beaches of Robert Moses and Captree State Parks. In addition, the SCUBA Team is capable of responding to ice rescue emergencies with the use of their Hovercraft and other special ice rescue equipment.