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Safe boating classes offered by the Shelter Island Police Department

Learn the essentials for a lifetime of safe and fun boating. Earn your New York State Safe Boating Certificate by attending two evening classes.  

The Shelter Island Police Department is offering a Safe Boating Class to be held at The Shelter Island Emergency Services Building — 12 Manwaring Road — on two evenings: Tuesday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 20, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.  

Class instruction is free and all books and materials will be provided.  A $10 NYS certification processing fee will be charged to those 18 years or older.  

Make it a family affair or bring a buddy.   Minimum age is 10 years.

Reserve your space by entering the following link provided by NYS Parks and register online.


Once on the site, enter the Shelter Island Zip Code and it will bring you directly to the class registration for this class