Boating Course

The US Coast Guard Auxiliary has announced a Boating Safely Course for Prairie du Chien.

When: April 21, 2018 8AM to 5PM at the Prairie du Chien City Hall 214 E Blackhawk Ave.

This 8 hour course provides basic training in the safe operation of watercraft including vessel familiarization, rules of the road, federal and state boating laws and safety on the water and is designed for ALL ages.

This course qualifies for the Wisconsin or Iowa DNR Boating Safety Certificate

NOTE: Boater education is required in Wisconsin for anyone born after January 1, 1989 to operate a vessel including a personal watercraft (PWC). In Iowa it is required of anyone age 12 to 17 years old to operate a boat of more than 10 horsepower or a PWC.

Students must be at least 12 years of age to attend

Class starts promptly at 8AM, there is a $20.00 materials fee for the course. Bring your lunch as we will work through the noon hour.

Please pre-register by contacting, Joanie Dickerson at 608-996-2152, Art Sullivan at 319-290-6403 or any member of the Prairie du Chien Flotilla, US Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Think you are too old or experienced to take such a class? Think again, you can always learn something that could save a life; your family, yours or someone else’s.