National Safe Boating Week

National Safe Boating Week is coordinated each year by the National Safe Boating Council and its boating safety partners across the U.S. and Canada. During the campaign the Washington State Parks Boating Program steps up its emphasis on keeping safety front and center all season long.

The kick off before Memorial Day. This campaign reminds boaters to make responsible decisions a daily habit, such as always wearing a life jacket, never boating under the influence, carrying the right equipment, knowing navigational rules and more.

help promote national safe boating week

This year, National Safe Boating Week is May 22-28. Help share the message of boating safety! Write a blog, post on social media, publish an article and more. 

A toolkit with free materials is available by visiting You will find talking points, graphics, daily social media posts, video and radio clips, template press releases, template letter-to-the-editor, safe boating tips, images and more. Just keep scrolling down the webpage to find a plethora of free resources. Some resources can be used anytime of the year!

Image promotes national safe boating week, May 22-28, 2021, blue with image of motor boat and boater