Three Options for Boating Education
- Free Boating Safety Class. View the current listing of classes and contact the instructor as directed (limited availability at this time).
- Home Study. Review materials and take a test in the comfort of your own home at your own pace (no cost). To request the study materials call 208-514-2412 or complete the online order form.
- Online Education. The following vendors are approved for the state of Idaho (fees may apply).
Life Jacket Loaner Stations
Find a Life Jacket Loaner Station near you!
Answers to Common Questions
- Boat-Ed Safety Matters Video Series
- Boat U.S. Foundation How to Select and Fit a Life Jacket on a Child
- Boat U.S. Boating Simulation Games
- Coldwater Safety Training and Information
- Boating Safety PSA #1- with Idaho’s Hale Family
- Boating Safety PSA #2 – with Captain Keith Colburn
- Idaho Boating Handbook – Provided by Boat-Ed
- Idaho Statutes – Idaho Safe Boating Act
- Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Rules (IDAPA)
- Sharpen your Skills – Boating Safety Practice Quiz
- Free Online Paddling Course
- Learn about Navigation Rules