Six DNR Boat and Water Safety classes will be held in the lakes area in June.
All classes will begin with classroom from 8:30 a.m. to noon. After a pizza lunch, students will then do the operator’s portion of the class on the water. Sheriff and DNR boats will be used. Class will finish between 2-3 p.m.
Successful students will receive their Watercraft Operator’s Permit. Students must be at least 12 years old. Class limit is 20.
Youth cannot operate a Jet Ski (personal watercraft) alone unless they are between ages 13 and 17 and have a watercraft operator’s permit.
The following classes will be held. All are free.
Wednesdays, June 5 and 19 in the Breezy Point Public Safety Building (police station).
PFDs will be provided to each student compliments of the Pelican Lake Conservation Club. A pizza lunch from Commander will be provided by the Pelican Lakes Property Owners Association.
Call Nikki Shoutz to register at 218-380-9978.
Wednesdays, June 12 and 26 at Zorbaz on Cross Lake.
PFDs will be provided to each student compliments of the Whitefish Area Property Owners Association. C & C Boatworks will provide a pizza lunch at Zorbaz.
Call Sue at C & C Boatworks to register at 218-692-3570.
Tuesday, June 11, and Thursday, June 27 at Zorbaz on Gull.
PFDs will be provided to each student compliments of the Gull Chain of Lakes Association. Zorbaz on Gull will provide a pizza lunch.
Call Mary Kay Larson to register at 651-290-5770 or the Gull Lake Corps of Engineers Campground at 218-218-825-0515.
Instructors are Sgt. Scott Goddard of the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Department and DNR Conservation Officer Nikki Shoutz.