The Utah Division of Parks and Recreation will offer free seminars in basic boating skills.

The two-day seminars for inexperienced boaters consist of one day in the classroom and an optional hands-on period with the participants' boats at local reservoirs the second day.Dates of the seminars and first- and second-day locations are:

April 22-23, 5488 S. 27th West, Roy, and Willard Bay State Park South Marina.

April 29-30, Utah Lake State Park, Provo, both days.

May 6-7, 1636 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, and Willard Bay State Park South Marina.

May 13, 89 E. Center, Moab, no hands-on instruction.

May 19-21, 1500 S. Hilton Drive, St. George, and Quail Creek State Park.

For more information, call 538-7221.