If you are interested in an exciting, in-depth boating safety course, check out the 5-Week America's Boating Course offered by the Crystal Lake Park District. Many boat insurance companies will offer discounts on boating insurance to boaters who successfully complete America's Boating Course. This boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain a boat license or safety certification in many states. The 5 Week America’s Boating Course is all new and completely updated. The course covers required topics (boat types, safety equipment, navigation aids, lights and sounds, anchoring, adverse conditions, water sports safety, trailing, communication afloat, personal water craft safety, knots and lines). Optional introduction to digital charts and GPS waypoint navigation is also offered. Successful completion of this course provides a certificate accepted by IL and other states that require boating education to operate watercraft. Register online at www.crystallakeparks.org or in person at the Crystal Lake Park District Administrative Office, One East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake. For more information contact Jessica Ortega at (815) 459-0680, ext. 1213. Register by February 25.
America’s Boating Course (ages 12 and up), Code #5177-0
Wednesday, March 4-April 1, 7-9 pm
Grand Oaks Recreation Center, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake
Resident Fee: $64, Non-Resident Fee: $69