YORK COUNTY, SC – The York County Sheriff’s Office Lake Enforcement Unit is holding a South Carolina Department of Natural Resources approved boating safety course.  The class will be held March 15th from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm located at the Law Enforcement Training Center (92 Stoneybrook Drive, York SC).

The minimum age is 12-years-old.  In South Carolina, boaters under 16 years of age are required by law to pass an approved boater education course before operating, without supervision, a personal watercraft (jet ski) or a boat powered by 15 horse power motor or more.

To register for the course you can call Evelyn Moser at (803) 628-7634 no later than March 7th 2014.  Those interested can also register on line by going to www.dnr.sc.gov/education/boated.html 

There is no charge for the class.