US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District

FREE Boater Safety Classes Offered at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center

Don't miss this year's opportunities to attend a free boating safety education class at the Illinois Waterway Visitor Center.

2019 Classes will be offered from 9 a.m - 5 p.m. on the following dates:

  • April 27
  • May 18
  • June 22
  •  July 13
  • August 17

Contact the Park Rangers at 815-667-4054 to register.

Things to know

Only one 8 hour class is required to complete your certification.
Anyone over the age of 12 can be certified.
Students under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

This class is recommended for:

  • New boaters,
  • Families that enjoy boating adventures, or
  • Seasoned boaters who would like to brush up on their safe boating knowledge.

Class materials will be provided but participants should plan to bring their own lunch and drinks.

Kids on PWC with life jackets

Contact Information

950 N. 27th Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350