Indiana Boater Education


Indiana Boater Education Courses will provide instruction in general information concerning boats and maintenance, what to do in emergencies, how to make your experience safe and enjoyable, and the laws pertaining to watercraft operation.

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About the Class

Boater Education classes are offered by knowledgeable and dedicated volunteer instructors and Indiana Conservation Officers.

The Classroom Course must include a minimum of 6 hours of instruction. Most classes offered are 1 to 3 sessions. In order to be certified, students must attend the entire class including all sessions.

Age-Related Information

We do not prevent attendance based on age; however:

  • Any child under 11 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian every session.
  • At the first session, everyone under 18 years of age must give the instructor a signed, completed Liability Release Form (download, print, and sign). This form must have the parent or guardian's signature.

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March 2018

  • Mar 29 Thu

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    Indiana Boater Education

    Registration Open 47 of 50 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Rieke Park Lodge Auburn, IN 46706

    • Thursday, March 29, 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm

April 2018

  • Apr 14 Sat

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    Indiana Boater Education

    Registration Open 24 of 25 seats remaining

    Location & Schedule

    Potato Creek State Park North Liberty, IN 46554

    • Saturday, April 14, 2018 9:00am - 3:00pm

June 2018