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Steuben County Sheriff’s Office hosting boater safety courses

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The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office’s Navigation Unit will be hosting three New York State Boater Safety Courses

Classes will be held at the Steuben County Public Safety Building, 7007 Rumsey Street Ext. in Bath from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m on the following dates:

  • Saturday, March 30
  • Saturday, April 20
  • Saturday, May 11

Classes are limited to 30 people each, and participants must be at least 10-years-old to participate. Verification of age will be required for younger students.

To sign-up for a class, call 607-622-3911.

Any individual born on or after May 1, 1996, wishing to operate any recreational vessel must have successfully completed an approved Boater Safety Course.

Any individual wishing to operate a Personal Watercraft, at any age, 14 years or older, must successfully complete an approved Boater Safety Course.

This course is designed as a comprehensive boating course, teaching the fundamentals of safe boating operation and has been approved by the National Association of the Boating Law Administrators. Upon successful completion of the eight-hour course, the attendee will receive a NYS Boater Safety Certificate.

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