Registration is open for a Basic Boating Safety Course being held, Tuesday, May 1st and Thursday, May 3rd from 5 to 9pm at St. Francis Community Center, 4700 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach Township. The NJ State Police Certification Course for Basic Boating Safety will consist of a total of 8 hours of lecture and video with homework and test. This class will prepare and certify you to operate a motor boat or a personal water craft vessel in NJ. Certified operators ages 13-15 may operate up to a 1 hp motor. However, if the vessel is over 12 feet long, then motor may be up to 9.9 hp. Certified operators ages 16 and older may operate any motor boat or personal watercraft. Workbooks provided.
Registration is $85 and classes are forming now. Registration information can be found online at www.stfranciscenterlbi.org, or by calling the St. Francis Community Center’s front desk at 609-494-8861.