.

Safe on the Lake: Boating Safety

Boat responsibly and don't wreck your summer.

Boating is a popular summertime recreational activity in Georgia, and Lake Allatoona is definitely a busy lake during this time of the year. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the peak boating season runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

It is important to learn the state regulations and safety measures before driving or getting on a boat. 

The Handbook of Georgia Boating Laws and Responsibilities can be viewed online on Boat Ed Georgia or be picked up at the  in Cartersville. You can also take the comprehensive online boating safety course, which benefits students who want to receive official Georgia boating safety certification.

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Resources Division offers extensive information on its website to help people understand Georgia’s boating regulations, find boat ramp locations throughout the state, discover available boating education opportunities and learn how to register your boat. 

Boat responsibly and don't wreck your summer.

, learn more about Patch's  project, and follow the latest updates on our Safe on the Lake Facebook page.

Boards

More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something