Snowmobile Safety Course Information
The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club is sponsoring two Youth Safety Courses for snowmobile riders this winter. The completion of such a course is required by law for anyone between the ages of 10 and 17 to operate a snowmobile in New York State.
Youth Snowmobile Safety Courses
The Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club will be sponsoring two New York Certified Youth Snowmobile Safety Courses for the upcoming winter season. Space is limited and youths must be registered to attend.
The first course is scheduled for Saturday, December 11, 2010. Registration will open on December 1st (no earlier, please).
The second course is scheduled for Saturday, January 15, 2011. Registration will open on January 6th (no earlier, please).
Pre-registration is required and calls will not be accepted before the specified dates for each course.
Register by calling instructors Sandy or Ron Nihill at 315-357-5233.
To find a class being held near you, please call New York State Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, phone 518-474-0446 or visit www.nysparks.state.ny.us
The first course will be held on Dec. 11, 2010 with pre-registration required no earlier than Dec. 1st. The second course will be held on Jan. 15, 2010 with pre-registration opening no earlier than Jan. 6th. Space is limited and preregistration is required. No walk-ins will be accepted. Register by calling instructors Sandy or Ron Nihill at (315) 357-5233. Youths ages 14 through 17 may operate a snowmobile without adult or other supervision if they have completed a snowmobile safety training course recognized by the State of New York. Youth ages 10 through 13 may operate a snowmobile on land where snowmobiling is allowed if they have completed a snowmobile safety training course recognized by the State of New York and are accompanied by (within 500 feet of) a person who is at least 18 years of age. Youths who do not hold this certificate are subject to the same restrictions as children under the age of 14 years. Children under 10 years old or under age 14 without a safety certificate may operate a snowmobile only on lands owned or leased by their parent or guardian. For additional information on this New York State law or for a course located near you, call the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation in Albany at (518) 474- 0446 or visit the website at www.nysparks.com.