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Overview

The main purpose of the boater safety education course is to train knowledgeable, safe and responsible boaters. Topics covered include general boating and water safety, navigational rules, causes and prevention of crashes, operation and fueling techniques, environmental concerns and reporting responsibility. 

Additional Information

Description

Any motorized boat operator born after June 30, 1996, is required by law to pass an approved boater safety course and to carry a boater safety certificate. In addition, boater education is also required for all PWC operators born after December 31, 1978. Michigan’s boater education course is taught by a dedicated core of certified volunteer instructors, sheriff’s deputies and Michigan conservation officers. 

About the Class: 
  • In person, traditional classroom setting 
  • Written test (75% or better to pass) 
  • No minimum age requirement; however, students under 10 years of age shall be accompanied by a parent, legal guardian or other adult approved by parent or legal guardian. 
Managed & Approved by:

Michigan Department of Natural Resources


Search Results

Jun 2022

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 9 of 25 seats remaining

Location:

School Section Lake Veteran's Park
9003 90th Ave
Mecosta, MI 49332
Date & Times:
Jun 11, 2022 10:00AM - 4:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Mark Lee Danielson

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 23 of 30 seats remaining

Location:

Clark Lake Beach & Boat Club
5100 Grand Boulevard
Clarklake, MI 49234
Date & Times:
Jun 15, 2022 9:00AM - 2:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Nicholas A Warner

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 42 of 50 seats remaining

Location:

Saugatuck Yacht Club
15 Park St
Saugatuck, MI 49453
Date & Times:
Jun 15, 2022 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT
Jun 16, 2022 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Todd J. Wagner

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 50 of 50 seats remaining

Location:

Sandy Pines Recreational Community
2745 136th Ave
Hopkins, MI 49328
Date & Times:
Jun 18, 2022 8:00AM - 2:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Todd J. Wagner

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 37 of 40 seats remaining

Location:

White Pigeon Township Hall
16975 US-12
White Pigeon, MI 49099
Date & Times:
Jun 18, 2022 9:00AM - 4:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Charles A Bishop

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 38 of 40 seats remaining

Location:

Branch County Sheriff Office
379 Keith Wilhelm Dr.
Coldwater, MI 49036
Date & Times:
Jun 18, 2022 9:00AM - 4:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Charles L Apel

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 30 of 30 seats remaining

Location:

Pioneer Hills Marine
10914 N Cut Rd
Roscommon, MI 48653
Date & Times:
Jun 18, 2022 9:00AM - 3:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Kevin D Rose

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 7 of 30 seats remaining

Location:

Hanover-Horton High School
10000 Moscow Rd
Horton, MI 49246
Date & Times:
Jun 18, 2022 12:00PM - 5:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Nicholas A Warner

Boater Safety Education

Event Full

Location:

Wilson Marine Brighton
6095 Grand River Ave
Brighton, MI 48114
Date & Times:
Jun 20, 2022 5:00PM - 9:00PM EDT
Jun 22, 2022 5:00PM - 9:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Randall K. Wilson

Boater Safety Education

Registration Open 17 of 25 seats remaining

Location:

Charlie's Marina & Marine Repair
240 6th St
Pentwater, MI 49449
Date & Times:
Jun 23, 2022 9:00AM - 1:00PM EDT
Jun 24, 2022 9:00AM - 1:00PM EDT

Taught by:

Timothy M Simon
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