Safe Boating & Watercraft Safety Certification Course Offered in Winsted

Tuesday, February 28 is the registration deadline for the 1-Day Combination Safe Boating & Personal Watercraft Safety Certification course offered by the Winchester Recreation Department that will take place on Saturday, March 4 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Details and the registration form are available here: http://www.townofwinchester.org/recreation/pages/recreation-programs

Cost: $65 resident’s $75 non-residents MUST PRE-REGISTER FOR ALL SESSIONS. LATE REGISTRATION IS $80 Must have a minimum of 8 participants.

This is a complete, updated safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day. This class includes the newest requirement for towing skiers & tubes. Successful completion will allow the student to purchase a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation, which enables them to operate recreational vessels up to 65 feet in length including Jet Skis.

An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and over. PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS each student should create an account online at ct.outdoorcentral.net, and click the START button. Create an account if you don’t already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class. At the conclusion of the class, we will enter your score in the DEEP system you will use your account to purchase & print the certificate after the class.

Students should bring a pen or pencil to class and a Lunch. Registration forms can be mailed to Town of Winchester Recreation 338 Main St. Winsted CT 06098 with checks payable to the Town of Winchester.


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