Personal Watercraft (PWC) Age Requirements

No one under 12 may operate a PWC.

Children 12-15 must complete a DNR Boating Safety Course and be in possession of a valid DNR Boating Safety Certificate to operate a PWc. Parental accompaniment and supervision may not be substituted for possession of a Certificate!

Anyone born on or after 1-1-89 must complete a DNR Boating Safety Course and be in possession of a valid DNR Boating Safety Certificate from WI or equivalent from another state or Canadian. province to operate a PWC.