Boater Education classes

Need Your Boaters Card? The Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office Marine Division hosts Adventures in Boating certification courses. Classes are open to any individual who needs to obtain a Washington State Boaters Education Card. The classes run from 8am-3:00pm at the Cowlitz County Training Center, 1942 1st Ave, Longview. Cost for the class is FREE.

Reminder: All vessel operators age 59 and younger must have a Washington Boaters Education Card to operate a vessel in Washington State. For additional information and resources, check out

Upcoming Classes:

There are no classes scheduled at this time.

To Register: Contact Deputy Justin Taylor via email at This one day class will certify you to operate a vessel in the state of Washington. Registrations fill up fast.