2019 Safety Courses

Members of the Marine and Recreational Division offer boating safety courses locally. There is no fee for participants between the ages of 10 and 17. There is a $10 fee for those 18 and older to receive your certificate, this is payable to the State of New York after successful completion of the coursework. Classroom hours are 9am to 5pm. Currently we have information on one course being held this year by our Office. Class will be held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Ontario Co. Safety Training Ctr., Co. Rd. 48, Canandaigua (Town of Hopewell).  Call (585) 396-4512 to register. This class is for adults and children.  

2014 Boater Education Law

The mandatory boater education law Effective May 1, 2014. Read about it here

Upcoming Courses

There may be other upcoming classes being offered by other instructors in the area. For these classes or for courses in other areas of the state, visit the New York State Boater Safety Course Listing .

Contact Us

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    Kevin M. Henderson

    Ontario County Sheriff
    (585) 396-4614

    David J. Frasca

    (585) 396-4622


    74 Ontario St.
    Canandaigua, NY 14424


    3045 County Complex Dr.
    Canandaigua, NY 14424

    Emergency: 9-1-1
    Call if you can,
    Text if you can't

    Non Emergency

    • Ph:(585) 394-4560
    • Ph:(800) 394-4560
    • Ph:(585) 924-7750
    • Ph:(315) 781-1200
    • Fx:(585) 394-3245

    Ontario County Jail

    • Ph:(585) 396-1800
    • Ph:(315) 781-1966
  2. Email addresses listed herein are to address general questions and concerns Please do not use to report emergencies or other immediate needs.  Please call 9-1-1 for emergencies and 585-394-4560 for the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office  for other less emergent situations.

    Emergency: 911
    Call if you can
    Text if you can't

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