Boater safety class offered in Elk Rapids – October 7, 2023

There will be a boater safety class offered this fall in Elk Rapids! Boat America, an 8 hour class, is a boater safety class for novice recreational boaters ages 12 and older. The class is being offered by the Traverse City Coast Guard Auxiliary.  Topics covered include boating safety and safety equipment, emergency procedures, navigation rules and aids, and boating regulations.  The class will meet on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at the Harbor Pavilion in Elk Rapids.  The class will meet from 8 am to 5 pm with a lunch break at noon.  You must attend all 8 hours to get your boater safety certificate.  Cost is $15 to cover cost of book and certificate.

Preregister by September 30 by emailing Dianne Walker at  ( minimum of 10 students needed to hold the class).