Boater Safety Course

Note: This event has already passed.

Date: Jul 28 2018, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Outdoor Recreation - Outdoor Recreation Building 4050 Glass Drive Fort Wainwright, Alaska 99703 United States Google Map

Stay safe on the water this summer. Join Outdoor Recreation for the Boater Safety Course, and learn the ins and outs of navigating water safely.

For non-motorized boats: Attend an in-person briefing conducted by the Outdoor Recreation Center staff. Briefings are held at 1130 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. each day the Center is open. Certification is valid for 3 years.

For motorized boats: In addition to the online Boater Safety Course, you will need to attend the river portion of the Boater Safety Clinic at the Outdoor Recreation Center. This clinic is conducted rain or shine, so be sure to bring a raincoat. A Motorized Boater Safety Card is issued at the completion of the course. Certification is valid for 3 years.

  • 2018 Boater Safety Course Schedule:
    May 27, 9 a.m. to Noon
    May 27, 1 to 4 p.m.
    June 2, 9 a.m. to Noon
    June 2, 1 to 4 p.m.
    June 16, 9 a.m. to Noon
    June 16, 1 to 4 p.m.
    June 24, 9 a.m. to Noon
    June 24, 1 to 4 p.m.
    July 28, 9 a.m. to Noon
    July 28, 1 to 4 p.m.

Everyone renting a motorized watercraft from the Outdoor Recreation Center is required to have a Boater Safety Card issued from the Fort Wainwright Outdoor Recreation Center. There are no exceptions! 



$15 per person

Registration Info

Registrations accepted in person or over the phone only.

To register, please call Outdoor Recreation at +1 (907)361-6349.

There must be at least 4 participants for the course, space is limited to 20.