COOS BAY — The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an eight-hour boating safety education course on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Charleston.
The course covers the basics of boating safety, rules of the road and Oregon boating laws. A test at the end of the course will qualify boaters for their Boater Education Card, under the Oregon Mandatory Boater Education Program. The Boater Education Card is required for all motorboat operators of all ages for boats over 10 horsepower. Additional provisions apply to youths. The cost of the course and materials is $15.
Advance registration is required. To register for the class, call 541-267-6152.
For more information about other community education courses, contact Brenda Rogers in the Community Education & Workforce Development office at 541-888-7328.