Watercraft Courses

Ohio Boater's Safety Education Courses

 Course Description:

Barberton Parks and Recreation offers the NASBLA approved Ohio Boater's Education Courses once a month. Classes include material such as navigation, laws and water sport safety.  All classes run 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., held at the  Registration must be done in advance. Please call 330-861-7135 to register. 

Fees:

No fee for ages 17 and under, $10 for 18 and above.

Ages:

All ages welcome

Time:

8 am- 3 pm

Location:

 Parks Office located at 500 West Hopocan Ave. Barberton, OH 44203

Dates:

 February 24, March 10, April 14, May 5, June 9, July 7, August 4, and October 6

Boating Skills Courses (Paddling Skills)


Taught by American Canoe Association and ODNR Certified Instructors. All classes are level 1 instructional and include paddling techniques, rescues and skill development. Classes held at Lake Anna Park in Barberton. Equipment provided. Registration must be done in advance. Please call 330-861-7135 to register. 


Fee:

$25 per person

Age:

12 and older

Times

:

9:30 am-1 pm

Location: Lake Anna Park , 615 West Park Ave. Barberton, OH 44203

Dates:

 
 Kayak: Level 1: May 26 and July 14
 Canoe: Level 1: June 2 and July 14 
Paddle Board: Level 1: June 9 and July 28 

Funded

Funded through a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Water Craft Division