Boating Education


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The PA Fish and Boat Commission and its partners provide opportunities to earn your boating safety education certification and learn more about boating safely in Pennsylvania by taking a boating safety course.

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Basic Boating Course

This certification course is a great way for the first-time boater or seasoned boater to learn all the basic boating regulations and requirements. This classroom course has a certification exam at the end. Participants 11 years of age and older with an interest in learning the basics of boating and earning a boating safety education certificate are welcome to attend. Those under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Boating & Water Safety Awareness Course

This certification course can be a fun and interactive way for the first-time boater or seasoned boater to learn basic boating regulations and requirements along with in-water activities relating to lifejackets and self-rescue. Anyone, 11 years of age and older with an interest in learning the basics of boating, practicing in-water skills, and earning a boating safety education certificate is welcome.

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    Boating and Water Safety Awareness

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    Big Bass Lake Community Gouldsboro, PA 18424

    • Saturday, April 22, 2023 9:00am - 6:00pm
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    Boating America Course

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    Muddy Run Park - Visitor's Center Holtwood, PA 17532

    • Saturday, April 29, 2023 8:00am - 3:30pm
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    PA Boating Course

    Registration Open 25 of 25 seats remaining

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    D&S Marina Tullytown, PA 19007

    • Saturday, April 29, 2023 9:00am - 5:30pm
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