A WDNR Snowmobile Safety education class, sponsored by the Sno-Eagles, will be held in Eagle River on October 21st and 22nd. The course will be taught by WDNR-certified snowmobile safety instructors.
Any person who is born on or after January 1st, 1985 and who has reached the age of 12, must have completed and received a snowmobile safety certificate to operate a snowmobile on public trails in Wisconsin. There is no minimum age required to attend the safety course, but certificates are not valid in Wisconsin until the student has reached 12 years of age.
The snowmobile safety course consists of eight hours of basic instruction in the principles of snowmobile safety. It will be held Friday, October 21st from 6 to 9 PM and Saturday, October 22nd from 8:30 AM to 3 PM. Attendance at both sessions is mandatory. Parents/guardians are asked to remain for the first half-hour of class on Friday to finalize registration, sign enrollment forms for minors, and receive pertinent information. A parent or guardian must pick up each minor student at the end of class on Friday and Saturday.
The class will be held at Trees for Tomorrow in the large classroom. Trees for Tomorrow is located at 519 E. Sheridan Street in Eagle River, WI. The large classroom is in the first main building on the right side of the campus as you enter. Enter through the double glass doors. The classroom is on the left. The class is indoors. No outdoor clothing is required.
A Wisconsin DNR customer ID number is required before enrolling in any safety class. Students are encouraged to obtain a DNR customer ID and enroll online at the WDNR GoWild website. An ID number can also be obtained by calling DNR Customer Service from 7AM to 10PM at 1-888-936-7463, or by visiting a DNR Service Center during regular scheduled hours. The ID number must be provided to the instructor. In addition, once students have a WDNR customer ID number, they can enroll by contacting the lead instructor, Scott Linn, directly at 850-496-7324 or email Scott here
The course fee is $10 which covers all materials. A pizza lunch will be provided.
For more information contact Scott Linn at (850) 496-7324.