Boater Education Classroom Course - 03/03/2018 - (250930)
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09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Instructor: Christine Geist
About the CourseAnyone born on or after September 1, 1993 who wishes to operate certain vessels on the public waterways of Texas. See Water Safety Act for details. Boating courses are taught by US Coast Guard Auxiliary, US Power Squadron and trained volunteer instructors, as well as teachers, and game wardens. With more and more people enjoying the lakes and rivers every year, it's important, for everyone, that boaters educate themselves on boating skills and seamanship. All classes are a minimum of six hours. More questions? Check our FAQ page.
America’s Boating Course® is the United States Power Squadrons basic boating knowledge course. It contains the skills you need to know to make sound decisions while boating on rivers, lakes, and coastal regions. It is offered as a classroom course and taught by a team of volunteer certified instructors. The fee is $40.00 per student for the text and Texas Parks and Wildlife certification. The fee for a couple with a shared text and certification is $50.00. Fees are collected at class time. Classes are taught in the Town Hall of Travis County West - Service Center near Mansfield Dam on Saturdays from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Dates for America's Boating Course are: March 3, 2018, May 19, 2018, June 23, 2018, and September 22, 2018. For additional information you may contact our instructors at 512-343-BOAT (512-343-2628).