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February & April '24 Vacation Weeks ~ NYS Safe Boating Course - Youth 10-17 yrs old Register View Cart

Speedboat Kicking up Wake

The department will offer the NYS Boating Course, required for anyone 10-17 years of age wishing to operate a powerboat or over 14 years old to operate a personal watercraft on any body of water within the State.

If you are from out of state, New York recognizes the boating safety certificate issued by your home state.

Who needs a boating safety certificate?
Under a new law known as Brianna’s Law, all motor boat operators born on or after:   
Jan. 1, 1978 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2024.
All motor boat operators regardless of age will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2025.

Registration Information
  • Minimum of 6 registrants required.
  • Attendance at both classes (Tuesday & Thursday) is mandatory.
  • Bring food and drink.
  • NOTE: Prior to the course date, participants will receive an automated email with a link to follow to enter their personal information in the NYS Boating Course database.
  • Additional courses may be found here:

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April '24 Vacation Week - Boater Safety Class 
10y - 17y N/A TuTh  04/02/2024 - 04/04/2024
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Gurney Lane Recreation Area - Hansen Center
$0.00 Res, $0.00 Non-Res
11 seat(s) available
Bring food and drink
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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