Course Info / Enroll

For questions or to register, contact Peter Gapinski, our Public Education Officer :

(920) 227-7785 or   (direct)

or  (920) 385-9244 or 

Guarantee your seat in class by paying ahead - you can also pay online by asking for a PayPal invoice (NOTE : PayPal charges a small transaction fee) 


 Boating Skills and Seamanship

Boating Skills & Seamanship:

Wednesday evenings,
07 March - 02 May 2018

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

County Rescue Services (1765 Allouez Ave) 

$30 per person

Course requires pre-registration!  Contact us today! 

The U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary's Boating Skills and Seamanship (BS&S) course is a comprehensive course designed for both the experienced and the novice boater. The course consists of 13 lessons, providing up-to-date knowledge for handling boats in all conditions.

 DNR boating safety


Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Safety:

June 18, 20, 25 and 27 (test), 2018

5:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Kress Family Branch - Brown County Library
(a.k.a. DePere Library)

333 N. Broadway, DePere, WI

$10 per student

Instruction emphasizes navigation, laws, ethics, personal safety and the proper use of boats. Wisconsin boating safety certification or out of state equivalent certification is required for operators born on or after Jan. 1, 1989. Anyone is eligible to take the class and receive a safety education completion certificate, however, courses are designed at a 5th grade level or up.