Oklahoma Highway Patrol offering free boating education courses
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) —
Oklahoma Boater’s Education Courses will be held at Bass Pro Shops Saturday, Aug. 11 and 25 and Sept. 8.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol offers a free classroom course to all boaters.
State law requires any person who is 12 to 16 years of age, that operates most any powered motor boat, sailboat 16-feet or greater in length, or a personal watercraft, to successfully complete an approved Boating Safety Education Course. This course is a National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) approved basic boating safety course and meets the requirements for nationwide certifications.
Most participants are not required to take the course and most insurance companies offer discounts for boat owners as well who have successfully completed this course.
Pre-registration is requested.
These classes are held at Bass Pro Shops, upstairs in the Conservation Room from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
To register for classes or for additional information, click here.