For Immediate Release
July 1, 2015
Contact: Jackie Calzadilla
Miami Lakes, FL - The Town of Miami lakes has partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary to host Boating Safety Education courses in Miami Lakes throughout July and August. The courses provide instruction to boaters at all levels, from the fundamental to the advanced. Classes are taught by experienced and knowledgeable instructors committed to the highest standards of the U.S. Coast Guard.
The courses will take place on Saturdays at the Mary Collins Community Center, 15151 NW 82nd Avenue, on the following dates:
July 11 and August 22: Suddenly In Command, 9:00 am – 11:30 am
July 25 and August 29 : About Boating Safety, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Suddenly In Command is a 4-hour boating safety primer designed for those not generally at the helm and will help you to be prepared with the basics in the event of an emergency. You will also learn about your vessel and possible ways to minimize mishaps. The class is $10 per person.
About Boating Safety is a beginner boating class will give you the knowledge needed to obtain your Florida Boater's Identification Card (required for boaters born after January 1988). Topics covered throughout the course include: Introduction to Boating; Boating Law; Boating Safety Equipment; Safe Boating; Navigation; Boating Problems; Trailering, Storing and Protecting Your Boat; and information about the Local Boating Area. The class is $30 per person.
For more information or to register for these classes, please contact Edward Zaret by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 305-586-3564.