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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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Thursday, March 18, 2021 Connetquoit Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia (Suffolk) Cloonan, Richard (631)567-5079 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 15, 2020 USCG Aux Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd., 2nd Fl, Bayside (Queens) Fuchs, Manfred (347)219-3420 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 7, 2020 USCG Aux Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd., 2nd Fl, Bayside (Queens) Fuchs, Manfred (347)219-3420 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 5, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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 28, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, November 30, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 12/02 must attend both 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.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 11/05 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, October 31, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, December 29, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 12/30 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.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 11/19 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.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 11/12 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, November 7, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, Route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, November 23, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 11/25 must attend both 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.
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 12/10 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.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 12/17 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.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 10/29 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, December 26, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, November 9, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 11/11 must attend both 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.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 11/26 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, December 19, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, Route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, November 2, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 11/04 must attend both 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, November 14, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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 21, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, Route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 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, November 16, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 11/18 must attend both 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.
Monday, October 26, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 10/28 must attend both 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.
Monday, December 14, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 12/16 must attend both 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.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 12/23 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.
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 H.P. Agency, 5 W. Main St., Suite 201B, Elmsford (Westchester) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children,& 12/03 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.
Monday, December 7, 2020 Hilton Garden Inn, route 59, Nanuet (Rockland) Perogine, Robert (800)288-8199 This class is for adults and children, & 12/09must attend both 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.
Sunday, November 8, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults & children (social distancing) 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 6, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults & children (social distancing) 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, October 27, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This course for students 18 years of age and older, 2 sessions(social distancing) 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 25, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults & children (social distancing) 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 20, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults & children (social distancing) 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 22, 2020 Polonia Driving School, 148 Nassau Ave., Brooklyn (Kings) Pogorzelska, Marzena (718)383-1666 This class is for adults & children (social distancing) 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 13, 2020 Seager Marine, 811 S. Main (on the pier) Canandaigua (Ontario) Stave, Holger (585)469-8470 This class is for adults & children,Reg:Wfany.net/boating 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 15, 2020 Seager Marine, 811 S. Main (on the pier) Canandaigua (Ontario) Stave, Holger (585)469-8470 This class is for adults & children,Reg:Wfany.net/boating 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 5, 2020 USCG Aux Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd., 2nd Fl, 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, December 20, 2020 USCG Aux Fort Totten, 611 Little Bay Rd., 2nd Fl, 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, March 6, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (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, March 20, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (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.
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (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, January 23, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (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.
Monday, March 15, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (516)216-4410 This class is for adults & children,& 3/16/21 6-10pm 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.
Monday, February 8, 2021 Safe Boating America, 423 Central Ave., Bethpage (Nassau) Werner, Richard (516)216-4410 This class is for adults & children,& 2/9/21 6-10pm 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.