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Boating License

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Dreaming about a hot summer on the lake? Want to be a licensed boater? Get certified by taking the Ohio Boating Education Course taught by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources' Watercraft Officers.

CANCELLED OPTION 1, 1 day course: Saturday, March 14, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

OPTION 2, 2 day course: Saturdays, April 11 & 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Must attend both dates. This special option with shortened sessions is great for kids, families and those who may find it hard to commit to an entire day)

Location: Old Firehouse Community Center, 100 Avon Belden Road

Cost: FREE

How to Register? Call the Division of Watercraft at (216) 361-1212

This course fulfills Ohio's mandatory boater education law requiring all those born after 1981, and planning to operate a boat greater than 10 horsepower, to have boater education. This course is 8 hours and includes instruction on required equipment, state and federal boating laws, emergency procedure, and navigation rules.
If you cannot attend either date, please visit for additional course offerings held elsewhere around the state

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