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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February 2024

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    Basic Boating Course

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    Jacobsburg Environmental Education Center Nazareth, PA 18064

    • Saturday, February 24, 2024 9:00am - 5:00pm

March 2024

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    BASIC BOATING

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    Community College of Beaver county Monaca, PA 15061

    • Saturday, March 9, 2024 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Mar 16 Sat

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    BASIC BOATING

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    Clarence Schock Memorial Park at Gov. Dick Lebanon, PA 17042

    • Saturday, March 16, 2024 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Mar 23 Sat

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    Basic Boating

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    Presque Isle State Park, Tom Ridge Center Erie, PA 16505

    • Saturday, March 23, 2024 8:00am - 4:00pm
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    Basic Boating

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    Monongahela Fire Department Monongahela, PA 15063

    • Saturday, March 23, 2024 9:00am - 5:00pm
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    BOATING SKILLS AND SEAMANSHIP

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    Riddle Hospital Community Center. Health center 4 Media, PA 19063

April 2024

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