IL DNR Boating Safety Education Class

Published May 9, 2014


Date: Saturday, May 17th 2014

Location: Adams County Farm Bureau



Quincy, IL - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River Project announces that the Quincy Park Rangers will be teaching an Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IL DNR) Boating Safety Education Class.  The eight (8) hour class is free and course subjects include: Basic boating safety; Equipment requirements; Motorboat registration and titling; Illinois boating laws; Navigation; Personal watercraft (PWC); and Emergency measures.  Upon successful completion of the class, participants will receive an Illinois Boating Safety Education Certificate.

Illinois State law requires individuals 12 through 18 years of age to have a Boating Safety Education Certificate before they can operate a boat or PWC, without adult supervision.  The IL DNR Boating Safety Education Class meets Missouri’s requirements for non-residents requiring boat operators born after Jan 1, 1984 to receive boating education.

Class will be held at Adams County Farm Bureau, May 17th    Class will run from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  There are two more scheduled classes in the area scheduled for June 14th and July 12th   Contact the Quincy Park Rangers at (217) 228-0890 to pre-register for this class or future classes.

Brent Groesch

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