Boating Education Classes 

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Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water. The law also affects operators of sailboats.

The Arkansas Boating Education Course teaches the fundamentals of safe and responsible boating. This is necessary to reduce loss of life, personal injury and property damage while increasing boating enjoyment for outdoor enthusiasts.

To find a class in your area, click on the drop-down list below. If your county is not listed, there are no classes currently scheduled.

Boating Education Classes:

 Ashley County
Date/Time:10/5/2015 through 10/6/2015 6-9 p.m. (Must attend both nights)
Location:UAM College of Technology
1326 Highway 52 N
Contact:Register by text to 870-818-6378 or email  
 Dallas County
Date/Time:9/14/2015 through 9/15/2015 6-9 p.m. (Sept. 14 & 15 | Must attend both nights)
Location:Fordyce High School
100 Redbug Blvd.
Contact:Register by text to 870-818-6378 or email  
 Lawrence County
Date/Time:9/28/2015 through 9/29/2015 5-8 p.m. (Must attend both nights)
Location:Lawrence County Library
115 West Walnut Street
Walnut Ridge, AR 72476
Contact:Register by text with name, birthday and class location to 870-215-3633 or by email to