- Boater Safety Classes are for ALL Ages and Free of Charge (Courtesy of Hillsdale County Sheriff's Office).
- Classes are from 9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M. Registration begins at 8:30 A.M. No advance registration is required. Class size may be limited by space. There WILL BE NO LATE ADMITTANCE.
- Students will earn their certification in one day.
WHO NEEDS THE CLASS?
Anyone born AFTER June 30, 1996 must possess a Boater Safety Certificate to operate ANY motorized watercraft in Michigan. Anyone born before then, but after December 31, 1978 must possess the certificate to operate a Personal Watercraft (Jet Ski type).
Note: Online classes are available through the DNR website http://www.mi.gov/dnr. A fee of approximately $30.00 may be charged. You are no longer required to take a proctored exam to earn your certificate.
2017 Boater Safety Class Schedule
- Date - TBA
Lakeview United Bretheren Church, Merry Lake
1/2 mile west of M-99 on Territorial Road
Lunch provided by the Lake Diane Property Owners Association
- Date - TBA
Somerset Beach Campground - Athletic Building Annex
4 miles west of US-127, south off US-12
Bring a packed lunch
Please contact the Sheriff's Office at (517) 437-7317 and ask for more details about our Boater Safety classes.