AZGFD Boating Safety

Boating Season Begins

It’s an ideal time to take a Boating Safety course.

The Arizona Game and Fish Department’s Boating Safety Education courses include instruction on the basic skills required to safely operate a boat or personal watercraft, trailering your vessel, navigational rules, buoys, anchoring, legal requirements, boating emergencies, water sports and paddling.

Take a boating education course now! Most insurance companies offer a discount on your boat or PWC insurance rate for completing one of our courses.

Three Formats

Courses are offered in three formats: classroom courses, home study courses and online courses. Online Courses. Each of these courses is approved for use in Arizona. If you have a boating ticket and are required to take a boating safety education course, any one of these will satisfy the requirements of the court.

Free home study packet, call the Education Branch at (623) 236-7258.

Online Paddlesports Courses

The comprehensive canoe, kayak, and paddleboard safety course: Hop in or on, and stand up and cheer! If it’s got a paddle it’s in this course. Including everything stand-up paddleboard (SUP). Just be careful standing up in those kayaks and canoes; in fact we’ll teach you how (or when not to).  Click to register



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