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COVID-19 UPDATE: In-classroom safe boating courses may now resume in counties that are in Phase 4 re-opening. Please contact the instructor listed to confirm if the course you are interested in attending is still being offered. Students must wear face coverings during courses whenever social distancing cannot be maintained. Online course options remain available. For a list of approved online providers, please visit the Boating Education Page

Motorboats

Brianna's Law
If you were born on or after May 1, 1996 you will need a boating safety certificate.
Under a new law known as Brianna's Law, all motor boat operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1993 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2020.
Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2022.
Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1983 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2023.
Those born on or after Jan. 1, 1978 will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2024.
All motor boat operators regardless of age will need a boating safety certificate beginning in 2025.
Approved courses include those offered by NYS Parks, the U.S. Coast Guard AuxiliaryLeaving New York State Parks, the U.S. Power SquadronsLeaving New York State Parks or U.S.PowerboatingLeaving New York State Parks. Certain allowances to this law have been made for visitors to New York, persons renting a boat from a livery and persons purchasing a new boat for the first time. Please refer to Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

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Saturday, September 25, 2021 SUNY Maritime College, 6 Pennyfield Ave., Bronx (Bronx) Sullivan, Joseph (718)409-2447 This class is for adults and children & 09/19 must attend both The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, September 25, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, September 25, 2021 PS & ED, 2154 US Route 11 South, LaFayette (Onondaga) Mallory, Matthew (315)567-9268 This class is for adults and children, & The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, September 26, 2021 Williamsburgh Yacht Club 118-08 29th Ave Flushing (Queens) Mendez, Ricardo (718)956-5000 This class is for adults and children; Reg. @ NYBoatSchool.com The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, September 26, 2021 Boat Max, 150 City Island, Bronx (Bronx) Carew, Jerry (917)494-9294 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, September 26, 2021 USCGAUX- Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Orchard Park High School 4040 Baker Rd, Orchard Park (Erie) Andrzejewski, Tricia (716)209-6295 This class is for adults and children; 2 sessions 9/28 & 9/30 The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 2, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 3, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 9, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 10, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 10, 2021 Seager Marine, 811 S. Main St., (on the pier) Canandaigua (Ontario) Stave, Holger (585)469-8470 This class is for adults and children, reg: www.wfany.net The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 Central Islip Rec. Center 555 Clayton St. Central Islip (Suffolk) Pfister, Henry (631)224-5430 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 16, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 17, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Thursday, October 21, 2021 Genesee Yacht Club 10 Marina Drive, Rochester (Monroe) Fisher, Lynda (585)269-8125 This class is for adults and children; proof of COVID vax & mask req'd; 2 evening sessions The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Buffalo Yacht Club, 1 Porter Ave Buffalo (Erie) Pugh, Robert (516)216-4410 This class is for adults and children; reg. @ safeboatingamerica.com The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 23, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 24, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Monday, October 25, 2021 Safe Boating America 423 Central Ave Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (516)216-4410 This class is for adults and children; reg. @ safeboatingamerica.com; 2 sessions The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, October 30, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, October 31, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, November 6, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, November 7, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd. Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, November 13, 2021 Athens Vol. Fire Dept. 39 Third St Athens (Greene) Palmer, William (518)527-7228 This class is for adults and children; two sessions 11/13 & 14
Saturday, November 13, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, November 14, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, November 14, 2021 Seager Marine, 811 S. Main St., (on the pier) Canandaigua (Ontario) Stave, Holger (585)469-8470 This class is for adults and children, reg: www.wfany.net The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, November 20, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, November 27, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, November 28, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, December 4, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, December 5, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, December 11, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, December 12, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Saturday, December 18, 2021 Ayaan Busing & Trucking 10243 Jamaica Ave Richmond Hill (Queens) Islam, Injoy (718)850-8100 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, December 19, 2021 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.
Sunday, December 19, 2021 USCGAUX-Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd, Bayside (Queens) Traub, Ralph (516)830-0024 This class is for adults and children The instructor charges a fee for this course. If you are 18 or older in addition to the class fee you will be required to pay NYS Parks a $10.00 fee for your boating safety certificate.