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Boaters Safety Class

Itasca County Boaters Safety Class
Hosted by: Itasca County Sheriff and MN DNR Conservation Officers
Held in Itasca County Sheriff Dept Classroom
For ages 12-18 yrs of age
Students must arrive by 8:45am

In accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Section 86B.305 and 86B.313, youth between the ages of 12 and 17 must possess a training certificate to operate a watercraft equipped with a motor of 25 horsepower or larger.  In addition, youth 13 to 18 must have an operator’s permit to operate any size personal watercraft (jet-ski).  Those under the age of 13 cannot operate a personal watercraft.

Students MUST pre-register by June 27th to take the June 29th class.  The on-line pre-classroom work is extensive and needs to be completed before the hands-on class.  Here is the online course link
Registration can be done by calling the Grand Rapids DNR office at: (218) 328-8784.

Any questions needed to be answered can be done by e-mailing MN Conservation Officer Thomas Sutherland at: or calling at 218-360-1700



Jun 29 2022


9:00 am - 2:30 pm


Itasca County Courthouse
123 NE 4th St, Grand Rapids, MN 55744