Sheriff Rick Whitney is pleased to announce that the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office will be offering the following FREE course to all Allegany County residents:
New York State Safe Boating Course
Allegany County Public Safety Facility
4884 State Route 19 S
Belmont, New York 14813
Dates are Sunday, May 21st, 2017 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm OR Saturday, June 3rd, 2017 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Please call (585)268-9204 to sign-up now as class size is limited!! Children MUST be 10 years old on or before the course date selected.
New Law Effective May 1, 2014 – All individuals born on or after May 1st, 1996, are now required to successfully complete an approved course in boater education in order to operate a motorboat. Approved courses include those offered by the NYS Parks, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary or the U.S. Power Squadron.