Boater education class set July 22 at Holly Springs Center near Pickens

By: Staff Report

PICKENS — A boater education class taught by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22 at the Holly Springs Center (formerly Holly Springs Elementary School) at 120 Holly Springs School Road in Pickens.

Pre-registration is required at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/105612 or by calling 1-800-277-4301. For more information on boater education, visit www.dnr.sc.gov/education/boated.html.

The class is offered for free, but limited space is available, so visit the SCDNR website or call for your registration.

All resident and non-resident boaters under 16 years of age must successfully complete a boater education course that is approved by SCDNR before operating, without supervision, a personal watercraft (Jet Ski, Sea-Doo, etc.) or a boat powered by a 15-horsepower (or more) motor.

Staff Report