The Canyon County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol Section and Idaho Parks & Recreation are hosting a free boating safety course on March 11-12, 2020, at the Canyon County Emergency Operations Center in Caldwell. The two-day course will be held in a classroom setting with an experienced instructor.  It is designed to be an introductory course to meet the boater education needs of recreational boaters. Attendees will learn general information about boats and maintenance, information to make their boating experience safer, and tips on how to be a more courteous boat operator. Boaters will also learn about Idaho laws and regulations associated with owning and operating a boat.

The course is open to all boaters, regardless of experience. Attendees must attend both days to successfully complete the course and receive their boater education card. People can register for the course by visiting the Idaho Parks & Recreation website or emailing Lt. Ben Keyes at Please note that pre-registration is encouraged but not required. Walk-ins are welcome.

What: Free “Boat Idaho” Boating Safety Course
When: March 11-12, 2020
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Canyon County Emergency Operations Center
1323 E Chicago St
Caldwell, ID 83605


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