Boat Safety Equipment Inspections Offered In Central Ohio|
COLUMBUS, OH - Recreational boaters in central Ohio will benefit in coming weeks from free watercraft safety inspections offered in cooperation with local Gander Mountain stores and Ohio State Parks.
The safety inspections are aimed at increasing boating safety awareness at a time when boaters and anglers are preparing to put their boats on the water for the first time this year. Watercraft officers with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources will provide free written inspections that recommend any needed improvements to equipment such as life jackets, fire extinguishers, horns, ropes and other gear.
Free vessel safety inspections are scheduled for the following times and locations:
Saturday, March 22 1-4 p.m. Gander Mountain Store, Hilliard
Saturday, March 22 1-4 p.m. Gander Mountain Store, Reynoldsburg
Saturday, March 29 1-3 p.m. Buckeye Lake, Lieb's Island ramp
Saturday, March 29 1-3 p.m. Alum Creek Lake, Cheshire ramp
Sunday, March 30 1-3 p.m. Buckeye Lake, Lieb's Island ramp
Sunday, March 30 1-3 p.m. Alum Creek Lake, Hollenback ramp