Folsom Power Boat Clinic


This class is for those wishing to learn the art of handling a recreational “ski” boat.  Emphasis is placed on the skill of driving a powerboat on Folsom Lake simulating towing a skier or boarder, transitioning for “low speed” to “on plane”, high speed turns and returning to a down skier/boarder.  Information based on USA Water Ski Trained Driver Practical.

people on a speedboat

Prerequisite: Students must have successfully completed the Basic Power Boating class.

The book used for this course is the California Course for Safe Boating. You can view an online version of this book here: online textbook. Picking up your book early is recommended but not required.

Course Details

Length: 2 Hours
Minimum Enrollment: 3
Maximum Enrollment: 8
Minimum Age Requirement: 12


General Public: $75
CSUS Alumni: $70
Affiliates: $65
Sac State Students: $45

2024 Folsom Power Boat Clinic Schedule

Section Date Day Time
BoatClinic01 Mar 28 Thurs 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
BoatClinic02 Apr 18 Thurs 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
BoatClinic03 May 23 Thurs 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
BoatClinic04 June 27 Thurs 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
BoatClinic05 July 18 Thurs 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
BoatClinic06 Aug 8 Thurs 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
BoatClinic07 Sept 26 Thurs 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

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