Sheriff’s Department Offers Boater Safety Training

Boaters can take a one-day course learning a wide range of boating safety and operation tips on May 17.

SWEETWATER COUNTY — The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office will be offering a free boater safety training course to the public later in the spring.

The class is scheduled for Friday, May 17, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. It will be held in the Sheriff’s Office training room at the Sweetwater County Justice Complex located on US Highway 191 South in Rock Springs.

Training topics will include common terminology, trailering, marlinspike seamanship, docking and mooring, navigation, vessel handling, weather conditions, communications, safety and emergency equipment and procedures, state law and
much more.

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One of our federally certified marine law enforcement training instructors will lead the class. The class is free and open to the public, ages 8 and up. Space is limited, so please register in advance.

To register, or for more information, please contact Corporal Steven Powell by phone at (307) 922-5337 or via email at