The main aims and objectives of the CDAA are to foster the development, advancement, promotion, mapping, education, exploration, conservation, safety and research of underwater caves and related features.
The CDAA is managed by a National Committee of five directors who are appointed by membership vote on a bi-annually basis. The National Committee manages the day to day affairs of the association and are bound by the Association's Constitution.
New membership is available to all qualifed Advanced Open Water divers who are accepted for the CDAA Deep Cavern (entry level) certification. Current and past CDAA members can renew membership at anytime after login. Members are required to abide by the CDAA Constitution and CDAA Regulations and to renew membership annually which includes payment of an annual membership fee.