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NYS Boater Safety Course  This is a 2 day course.
Participants must attend both days.


Get Ready for Spring Boating Season!  Take this two-day boating Safety Course.

This course is a great opportunity to get the whole family certified. Bring the family and get everyone certified together.

This is a comprehensive boating safety course. You will learn the fundamentals of safe boat operation.  Upon completion of this class, those under 18 years of age, will receive a NYS Boater Safety Certificate free of charge.  Those over 18 will need to send a check for $10 to NYS Parks for their certificate.

Brianna's Law went into effect on January 1, 2020. Under the law, now being phased in, owners of any age, of all power-driven boats, will be required to have a boating safety certificate to operate their boat. 

 
Anyone, of any age, operating a personal watercraft (Jet Ski) is required to have a certificate. 

With the start of 2022, everyone born after January 1, 1988, needs a boating safety certificate to operate a power-driven boat.

 
If you were born on or after January 1, 1983, you will need the certificate when operating a power-driven boat starting January 1, 2023.
 
If you were born on or after January 1, 1978, you will need the certificate when operating a power-driven boat starting January 1, 2024.
 
After January 1, 2025, no matter when you were born, you will need a boater safety certificate to operate a power-driven boat.
 

General Information
  • NYS requires this course for: anyone using a Personal Water Craft (PWC), anyone under 18 years old operating a power boat and anyone born on or after 5/1/96 operating a powerboat.
  • After completion of this class, those under 18 years of age will receive a NYS Boater Safety Certificate free of charge.
  • Those over 18 will be entitled to apply to NYS Parks for their certificate for a $10 fee.

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NYS Boater Safety Course 
W176-2020
10 and up N/A TuW  04/19/2022 - 04/20/2022
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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$51.00 Res, $56.00 Non-Res
18 seat(s) available
This is a two day class
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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