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Boating Safety Class at Lake Lou Yaeger

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Boating Safety Class at Lake Lou Yaeger

Are you interested in learning about boating? Do you need a boater’s education card? The City of Litchfield’s Lake Lou Yaeger has partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to bring the 2023 “Boat America” class to Litchfield. The auxiliary will hold the class on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Lake Lou Yaeger’s Milnot Beach House at 4932 Beach House Trail.

This course will cover general boating terms, laws and regulations, safety and safety equipment, navigation rules, locks and dams, anchoring and more. While it is intended as an introductory class, those of all skill levels are welcome, however students must be at least 10 years of age to participate. Participants do not need to own a boat to take the class.

For Illinois residents born after January 1, 1998, successful completion of the course meets the requirements to obtain the boating safety certification needed to legally operate a boat.

Pre-registration is required by March 20. The $25 registration fee covers the textbook, Boating Safety Certificate, Boating Safety Wallet Card and end-of-course examination provided by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. A $5 fee for each additional person, after a book has been purchased, includes the certificate, wallet card and examination. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunch.

To register, please contact Lake Superintendent Terry Hancock at lake@cityoflitchfieldil.com or call 217-324-5832.


March 25
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Litchfield Tourism
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Lake Lou Yaeger
4932 Beach House Trail
Litchfield, IL 62056 United States
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