This is our Snowmobile Safety page. Here you will find Snowmobile Safety course dates, Safety info and more.
We would like to thank SASKSNOW for their co-operation with this page..
There are approximately 2.3 million registered snowmobiles in North America.
63% of snowmobilers usually trailer their snowmobiles to go ride. 37% either snowmobile from their primary
residence or have a vacation home where they keep and use their snowmobiles.
The average snowmobiler rides their snowmobile 1,102 miles per year.
Approximately 88% of all active snowmobilers are male; 12% female.
Approximately 18% of all snowmobilers are part of the Senior Circuit – 60 years or older and 37% of all
snowmobilers are 50 years or older.
Don't travel alone - Ride with a buddy.
Always let someone know where you are going and when you will return.
Use check-in - check-out stations if they are provided.
Always ride on the right-hand side of the trail.
If riding in the mountains, check with local officials for avalanche warnings.
Always be prepared for the unexpected. Carry basic emergency and survival equipment, tool kit, spare parts and extra gas.
Make sure your snowmobile is licensed.
Purchase a trail permit if you plan on riding on trails (if required).
Remember - Don't Drink and Ride!!
WINTER of 2017 to 2018
Snowmobile Safety Training
All snowmobile operators who were born after January 1, 1989 are required to complete a snowmobile safety training course before operating a snowmobile on public land. (You must be at least 12 years old to enroll in a snowmobile course).
This program promotes the safe and responsible use of a snowmobile. It involves classroom instruction and hands-on training. Topics include rules of the road, pre-start safety check, safe operating procedures, trail riding, survival and ice safety. This course is arranged on-site with minimum numbers. Parents and other adults are encouraged to enroll as well.
Length: approx 6 hours
Cost: $75 per person / $155 per family