Boating 1 – Boating Basics

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Boating 1 – Boating Basics
Pleasure Craft Operator Card

Suggested Prerequisite None

Details 1 day course or 3 evenings once per week

All operators of motorized pleasure craft are required to show proof of operator competency. All you need to know for the Transport Canada test is presented in an easy to read format that is both informative and entertaining. You can be confident that this study guide meets all the standards established by Transport Canada’s Office of Boating Safety. As an extra benefit, if you pass the test offered by Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons, your Card is recognized by BOTH Transport Canada and The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (USA). You may contact Canadian Power and Sail Squadrons to locate a testing facility in your area.

BURLINGTON

Additional Information

The Burlington Squadron is planning courses for Fall 2021 pending reopening of recreation facilities in the City of Burlington and approval to continue with in-person classroom courses by CPS-ECP. Should this "Classroom" class not proceed, it will be replaced with a "Virtal Classroom" class all tuitions will either be fully refunded if the student chooses not to proceed or adjusted to accomodate our reduced costs. This class runs concurrent with the Boating 1, 2, and 3 combined class. Student wishing to continue on to Boating 2 and 3 may upgrade at any time by paying the incremental fee. The class will run from 7:00- 9:00 each evening for 4 consecutive weeks with the exam being written on the fourth night.

Start Date: Oct 12th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: TDB

Address: Burlington Seniors Centre
2285 New Street - Access from Teen Tour Way
BURLINGTON, ON

Contact: James Dean
905-515-0933
BurlingtonPowerSquadron@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
105.00
Member Price
84.00
NORTH BAY

Additional Information

The price is $50 per student. Please do not register on-line. Contact Anne Taylor at 705-472-7872 or annemutotaylor@gmail.com prior to June 22, 2021, if you are interested. Online registration is disabled and students will be manually registered. (Payment instructions will be provided separately.) The fees displayed here are to be ignored. A flat rate of $50 per student will apply and does not include a book or manual. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, this course is offered via Microsoft Teams.

Start Date: Jun 28th, 2021

Start Time: 7:00 PM

Room #: Teams

Address: Microsoft Teams
Teams
NORTH BAY, ON

Contact: Anne Taylor
705-472-7872
annemutotaylor@gmail.com

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
65.00
Member Price
52.00
SASKATOON

Additional Information

Start Date: Jul 10th, 2021

Start Time: 1:30 PM

Room #: Zoom

Address: CPS Saskatchewan Virtual Boating 1
403 Kucey Crescent
SASKATOON, SK

Contact: Richard Devon
639-384-0160
ric.devon@sasktel.net

Pricing and Packages:

Non-Member Price
105.00
Member Price
84.00

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