MWCD to host boating education classes this fall


NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Ohio residents who are 29 or younger and planning to operate boats with motors of greater than 10 horsepower must comply with a mandatory boater education law.

The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District (MWCD) will host three classes during October at varying locations to assist boaters with meeting the education requirements. The cost of the course is $5 per person and registration is handled through the MWCD main office at New Philadelphia.

The MWCD’s list of upcoming classes that meets the Ohio boating education requirement are scheduled on the following dates, times and locations:

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Oct. 15 , Tappan Lake Park activity center, 84000 Mallarnee Road, Deersville.

6 to 9 p.m. each night, Oct. 17, 18 and 19, Seneca Lake Park office, 22172 Park Road, Senecaville. (Participants must attend all three sessions to meet full education requirement.)

9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 22, Pleasant Hill Lake Park activity center, 3431 Rt. 95, Perrysville.

For registration, contact Stacie Stein at the MWCD office by calling toll-free 877-363-8500 Ext. 2201, or by sending a message to


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