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Boating Safety Class This Weekend

Posted by Ali Kane on Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 2:07pm.

The River Center in Jupiter and the United States Coast Guard team up several times a year to provide a number of Boating Safety classes. The boating safety classes are aimed for young boaters in the area, but all are welcomed to attend to learn how to navigate the waterways.

The safety class are provided by the AustinBlu Foundation, a non-profit that is dedicated to raising awareness about safety on the water and to promote education programs.

The cost to attend the class is free, however a deposit is required to reserve your spot in the class. The deposit of $10 dollars will be refunded in full to all who attend the class.

The next class will be this upcoming Saturday, February 16th at The River Center in Jupiter. The boating safety classes take place in a classroom in a lecture style learning. All are welcomed to attend. The State of Florida requires any person who wishes to operate a vessel of 10 horsepower or more and is born after January 1, 1988, must complete and pass a boater safety course. At the end of the class, the attendees are required to pass a test to receive their Boater Safety Card that is issued by the State of Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

The class begins at 8 am, with check in starting 10 minutes prior to the class start time. The class goes until 4 pm.

The River Center is located in the Burt Reynolds Park at 805 N US Highway 1 in Jupiter.

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