Fish & Boat Commission to Host Basic Boating Courses at Clarion YMCA in May

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.

Jacob Deemer

Jacob Deemer

Published March 28, 2024 12:22 am
Last Updated: March 27, 2024 9:34 pm
Fish & Boat Commission to Host Basic Boating Courses at Clarion YMCA in May

CLARION, Pa. (EYT) — The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission will host basic boating courses at the Clarion YMCA in May.

The events will run from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on May 6 and May 7.

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.

This event is open to the public and sponsored by Clarion YMCA and Clarion County Sportsman’s for Youth.

Pre-registration is required.

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.

To register, contact Geary Buterbaugh at [email protected]

The Clarion YMCA is located at 499 Mayfield Road.

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