WATER SAFETY

Water Safety Committee Responsibility: Track water and boating safety as it pertains to the Lauderdale Lakes. Note changes in Coast Guard and state laws that affect Lauderdale Lakes users.

Opportunity for Community Involvement: Contact your local DNR office to sign up for their boating course. Many laws have changed and it's a great refresher. You may receive a reduction on boat insurance for taking the course.

Slow-no-wake means the slowest possible speed as to maintain steerage control

Water Safety Topics:

  • Boat Speed Restrictions:

    • Maximum ten (10) miles per hour from Sunset to Sunrise on Weekdays and Sunset to 9:00am on Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays.

    • Maximum fifty (50) miles per hour from 9:00am to Sunset on Holidays and Weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

  • Special Boating Laws for Lauderdale Lakes - What you need to know

  • 2019 Boating Safety Courses: June 8-9 and June 22-23 at LaGrange Town Hall

  • Electric Shock Drowning - What every boater needs to know about ESD