Boating Safety Classes

  • This is a Michigan Safe Boating Course offered by the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department. This course of designed to teach both beginning and experienced boaters the "Rules of the Road". This course will provide attendees an opportunity to obtain a Michigan Boaters Safety Certificate.

    Did you know? Persons less than 12 years can only operate a boat of more than 6hp but no more than 35 hp legally if they have been issued a boating certificate and are supervised on board by a person at least 16 years of age. Those born on or after July 1, 1996 may operate a boat only if they have been issued a boating safety certificate. Those born before July 1, 1996 may operate a boat legally without restrictions. Personal watercraft can be driven by 14 and 15 year olds only if they obtained a boating safety certificate and are accompanied on board by their parent or legal guardian. Those at least 16 years of age and born after December 31, 1978 may operate a PWC legally only if they have obtained a boating safety certificate.

    WHEN:  ***Please check back for next spring and summer's dates!!!***

    WHERE: Milan Middle School, Community Education Classroom

    COST: $20.00

    Instructor: Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department


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