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More Seneca Co. boater safety classes offered

Seneca County Sheriff Jack Stenberg has announced that the Boating Safety Class scheduled for April 17th 2010 is full.To accommodate the overwhelming need for additional boating safety classes, the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office will be conducting additional Boating Safety Classes at the Seneca County Law Enforcement Center,: 6150 Route 96, Romulus, New York, 14541.The classes will be held on May 22 and June 12, 2010 from 8:00 a.m., to 4:00 p.m.. These classes are for children and adults and meet New York State requirements for persons age 10-18 to operate a motor boat and persons age 14 and older to operate personal watercraft-(also known as Jet Skis). Students will receive their certification at the completion of the class which includes an exam. Students should bring a pencil and pack a lunch. All course materials are provided.Interested participants must pre-register for the class as space is limited. To register for a class contact Lt. John Cleere at the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office, by either phone at 315-220-3443, or via email at the following jcleere@co.seneca.ny.us. You can leave a voice mail or email with the names and ages of those attending. Also, leave a call back number or E-mail address and your registration will be confirmed. The class will be taught by experienced officers who will familiarize students with various boating topics, regulations and how to respond to emergencies on the water. There is no charge for the course.Sheriff Jack Stenberg states that the Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring these additional classes in the interest of boating safety and because of a large response from the public on the earlier class. The Sheriff wishes all members of the boating public a safe and enjoyable boating season.

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