Troop F Announces Certified Boating Safety Program To Be Conducted In Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- Captain Michael A. Turner, commanding officer of Troop F, Jefferson City, announces a boater safety certification course will be offered from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., on Monday, June 19, 2017, and Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at the Troop F Headquarters located at 2920 North Shamrock Road, Jefferson City. Participants are encouraged to bring a drink or snack to the training. The maximum class size is 35 people.

Students must be present for both evenings to satisfy requirements for the boating safety card. There is no fee for this course; however, students are required to preregister online, as seating will be limited and notification may be sent in the event the course is canceled. For more information, to register for the course, or to obtain a complete listing of where other courses are being offered, you may visit the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s website, Select “Boat Safety Education & Certification” found under the “Training” heading.

Missouri law requires any person born after January 1, 1984, to carry a boating safety certification card along with a picture ID anytime they operate a vessel, which includes personal watercraft, on Missouri lakes. Any student who successfully passes this course will be eligible to order the boating safety certification card, which costs $15.