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UAHT offers boater safety course

By submitted, 04/28/18 8:01 AM

HOPE – The University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana will hold an official Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) Boating Education Course on Saturday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Hope Suite at Hempstead Hall.

The class is open to anyone ages 12 and older. The class is free of cost. Please call to reserve your spot, as spaces are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Topics covered include Arkansas Boating Law, Boat Classification, Registration and Trailering, Personal Flotation Devices (Life Jackets, etc.), Rules of the Road, Maintenance, and Boating Accidents.

Anyone born on or after January 1, 1986, and of legal age to operate a motorboat, must have successfully completed an approved AGFC Boating Education Course and carry proof while operating a motorboat on Arkansas water.

For more information on community classes at UAHT or to register for this class, please call Maegan Lawson at 870-722-8162 or email maegan.lawson@uaccch.edu.