by Ohio DNR

COLUMBUS, OH – Boating season is just around the corner! During the week of March 17-23, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) are encouraging boaters to Spring Aboard by enrolling in a boating education course.

“Education is key to having a safe and enjoyable day on the water,” said ODNR Director Mary Mertz. “Spring is an excellent time to take a boater education class for anyone who will spend time on a boat this summer.”

A boating safety course provides critical information to prepare both new and veteran boaters for the potential risks faced while boating.

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