Beltzville hosts boating course
Beltzville State Park will be hosting a basic boating course instructed by the Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission on April 7 and 9. The course will be held from 6-10 p.m. each day.
There is no charge for the course. All participants must preregister and must attend both sessions.
Call Beltzville State Park at 610-377-0045 to register.
The course is designed to supply boaters with practical information so they can make better-informed decisions on the water.
Instructors will provide students with information in a classroom setting to help them reduce the risk of injury and conflict on the water.
Students who successfully complete the course may apply for a Boating Safety Education Certificate for a $10 fee.
The certificate is required of all operators of personal watercraft or anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1982, who operates a motorboat of more than 25 horsepower.
More information about this course or boating safety can be found by visiting www.fishandboat.com.