Snowmobile Safety & Operations program is a hands-on training program, with particular emphasis on the safety implications relating to each lesson covered in the program.
First day of the program consists of 6 – 7 hours of classroom theory along with hands-on demonstrations and attention to specific details relating to at least two types of snowmobiles in our shop area.
Instructor and students will discuss, as well go through day packs that will be needed for the field session on day 2 to ensure students are prepared for the outdoor field session on a snowmobile.
Classroom Topics Include:
- Personal protective gear
- Local laws and regulations
- Environmental concerns
- Safety techniques
- Machine break-downs
- Survival techniques
Second Day is the hands-on field session of the program includes a pre-ride inspection of each machine, starting and stopping, turning (gradual & quick), hills (stopping, turning around, traversing), emergency stopping, swerving and riding over obstacles.
The key to safe enjoyment of any off-highway vehicle is being responsible, using common sense and practicing important skills, all of which are covered and practiced in this program.
Participants must provide Snowmobile, approved helmet, protective footwear, protective eye-wear and appropriate clothing as the training takes place in the outdoors.
Full participation, hands-on skills and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 3 years.
Participants will require:
- Snowmobile (Good Condition)
- Proper winter outer wear (Clothing, Boots, Gloves, Helmet, Goggles).
- Large bottle of water for hydration
- Bagged Lunch
Day 1 – Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp
Day 2 – Students will meet instructor at a field location
(Be prepared for a long day)
Cost: $325.00 + tax