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Boater's Safety

Boating safety education is required for any motorboat operator, 12 years of age or older, born after January 1, 1974.  The Boat Vermont, 8 hour classroom course will enable you to get the certification that you need.

The course is 8 hours and is offered over 4 days.  Participants must be present at all classes to be eligible for certification.

Instructor- Jon Fick

Note: Title 23 VSA 3305a. Privilege to operate a vessel; suspension of privilege; minimum age for operation of a motorboat.  (c) An individual under 12 years of age shall not operate a motorboat powered by more than six horsepower on the public waters of this State.  

Note:   “The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) operates its programs, services, and activities without discriminating on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), ancestry, place of birth, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or breastfeeding (mother and child). Reasonable accommodations are available on request at no cost to the student.  Please include a description of the accommodation you will need.  Individuals making such requests must include their contact information.  Requests should be made as early as possible, for example an interpreter must be requested at least two weeks in advance.  Please send an e-mail to: Jenna.Reed@vermont.gov or call 802-279-9058."

Registration Information:
  • All Registrations are done online and there are two payment options at Checkout.
  • 1. ONLINE PAYMENT OPTION- is with a credit card (convenience fee of $2 or 3.5 % is added, whichever is higher). Using this option your balance is paid in full and the person is enrolled.
  • 2. OFFLINE PAYMENT OPTION- is with check or cash. Using this option, you have to drop off payment at the Rec. Dept., or use the drop box at the back entrance to the Town Hall Building- 7900 Williston Rd.
  • NOTE: When using the Offline Payment Option, the person is not enrolled until a check or cash is received and processed.
  • Offline Payment Option closes a week prior to the start of the program.
  • When the Offline Payment Option is closed you can come into the Rec. Office to register and pay prior to the deadline.
  • Please create a household account prior to coming in if you don't have one already.
  • Online Payment Option closes the night before the start date of the program or on Thursday evening if the program starts over the weekend.
  • Program numbers are checked one week prior to start date to see if minimum number is met.
  • No registrations are accepted after the second meeting of a program.
  • If a program is Full, register for the waiting list using the Online Payment Option. No fee will be charged.
  • Williston Residents can apply for Financial Assistance if needed. See Link Below
  • Don't Wait! Register Early! (A program might be cancelled due to low enrollment).

Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
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Boater Safety 
12 - 99 N/A MW  05/01/2023 - 05/10/2023
06:00 PM - 08:30 PM

REI CoOp Store
$20.00 Res, $30.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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