07/16/2018–The Menominee County Sheriff Department-Marine Division will be sponsoring a boating safety class the evenings of July 23rd through 25 in the Harbor Room at the Menominee Marina Water Works-Boaters’ Lounge at 1000 First Street. The class is FREE of charge and will be instructed by Marine Officer Sergeant Brian Helfert.

This class is open to the public from the age of 11 ½ and up and is necessary for anyone born on or after July 01, 1996 to operate a motorboat, powered by a motor of more than 6 H.P., by themselves.  Persons born after December 31, 1978 must also have passed this class in order to legally operate a personal watercraft.  Parents and other adults are also welcome and encouraged to attend.

Please register by calling the Menominee County Sheriff Department-Marine Division at

906-863-4441 Ext. 412 or 800-236-0242 Ext. 412.