Friday, 14 April 2017 14:37

Boater Safety Course

BALLSTON LAKE — The United States Power Squadron in cooperation with the Ballston Lake Improvement Association (BLIA) has announced a spring Boater Safety course.

The eight-hour series will be taught in four classes, scheduled for May 9, 10, 16 and 17 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Ballston Lake Fire House, located at 1125 Route 146A. All classes must be attended and participants must pass a test as requirements of New York State to become certified.

Peter Herman, President of the BLIA and a long-standing certified instructor of the United States Power Squadron, will teach the course. Upon successful completion, each student will receive a certificate and a plastic card to carry while boating.

The certification is mandatory for youth 10 years of age and over to operate a powerboat. To be certified to operate a personal watercraft (jet ski) all drivers must pass the course and be over the age of 14.

The fee is $30 for the first family member and $10 for each additional family member. Children must be 10 years of age to be certified to drive a powerboat and take the class. The fee covers a textbook and all other paperwork.

For more information about the course and to register, contact Peter Herman at 518-399-5803 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged. 

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