BOAT & WATER SAFETY CLASS

For more information about Boat & Water Safety classes, contact (228) 523-4128.

To legally operate a vessel, any person born after June 30, 1980 are required to pass a Boating Education course that is approved by Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks

In addition, to operate a motorboat or a personal watercraft, a person under 12 years of age must be accompanied onboard by someone who is at least 21 years old. The boating education certificate must be carried onboard the vessel whenever it is operated by someone required to have the certificate.

The following classes are free and open to the public. All classes are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. (unless otherwise stated) These are classes that are specifically instructed by an MDMR Marine Patrol officers. Classes with less than 10 students will be cancelled and students will have the option to attend the next available class.

2022 BOAT & WATER SAFETY CLASSES
DATE
LOCATION
ADDRESS
January 19
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
February 16
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
March 12
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
April 9
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
May 31
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
June 8
DMR Pass Christian Oyster Check Station
Pass Christian Harbor - 104 Market St, Pass Christian, MS 39571
June 22
Grand Bay NERR
6005 Bayou Heron Rd, Moss Point, MS 39562
July 13
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
July 20
Grand Bay NERR
6005 Bayou Heron Rd, Moss Point, MS 39562
July 26
DMR Pass Christian Oyster Check Station
Pass Christian Harbor - 104 Market St, Pass Christian, MS 39571
August 31
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530
September 28
DMR - Biloxi Office
Bolton Building - 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530

For more information about Boat & Water Safety classes, contact (228) 523-4128. Additional class locations can be found at mdwfp.com.

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