Monday, April 6, 2020 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM CDT
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BRTC - Greene County Industrial Training Center
P.O. Box 1565
1 Black River Drive
Paragould, AR 72451

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Patricia Sanderson
Black River Technical College
870-239-0969 Ext 5220

Boater Education Spring 2020 

This FREE program administered through AGFC, is the basic 6-hour boating course teaching the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. This course is taught by trained volunteer and professional instructors from AGFC.

Boating Education Class Overview

The Arkansas Boating Education course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating.  This basic 6-hour boating course includes:

  • Arkansas Boating Law
  • Boat Classification
  • Registration and Trailering
  • Personal Floatation Devices (Life Jackets)
  • Rules of the Road
  • Maintenance 
  • Boating Accidents

Who needs a Boating Education Card?

Anyone who is born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat or sailboat must complete an approved 6-hour AGFC Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat or sailboat on Arkansas water.

Free Instructor-led Classes

The program is administered through AGFC, and is taught by trained volunteer and professional instructors.

The exam will be given at the end of class and the Arkansas Boating Education Certificate will be mailed to you.

Some people will take the boat safety course in order to save on their PWC or boating insurance.

Course Fee: FREE

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Class Date & Time:

April 6 & 7, 2020              Monday & Tuesday Evenings

5:30pm - 8:30pm