Safety Classes

Who Needs to Take a Snowmobile Safety Course???

Below is a Complete listing of Safty Classes, dates and locations

 

You must successfully complete a snowmobile safety course if you are:

  • A person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age operating a snowmobile without direct supervision of a person 21 years of age or older must have in their immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate.
  • A person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age may not cross a highway or street without having a valid snowmobile safety certificate in their immediate possession.
  • Snowmobile safety training is recommended for all snowmobile operators. Modern snowmobiles are capable of high rates of speeds over snow and ice. With the countless hazards associated with operating a snowmobile, training is a crucial factor in safe and responsible snowmobile operation.
  • Michigan Conservation Officers, in cooperation with schools, organizations and associations, take an active role in assuring that all of Michigan's citizens are given the opportunity to take a snowmobile safety course. The course emphasizes safe and responsible snowmobile operation.

Michigan Snowmobile Regulations:

Download this .pdf to view the latest regulations in the State of Michigan

Snowmobile Regulations

DNR logoHere is a link for the Michigan DNR endorsed online course:

http://www.snowmobilecourse.com/usa/michigan/


2013 / 2014 Safety Classes
please keep checking back for current class schedule

Saturday, November 2: The Sault Ste. Marie Snowmobile Association will be hosting a snowmobile safety class from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the groomer barn, 1205 W. 9th Street, in the Sault. You must pre-register to attend and complete pre course workbook. Lunch will be provided free of charge and parents are invited to attend. For more information, visit www.sootrails.org.        

Saturday Nov. 2: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Suburban Collection Showplace at the Snow Show. Registration can be done online at Snomads.org.

Saturday, November 2: The class is being sponsored by the Cadillac Winter Warriors. It will be held at Tustin Elementary School, 107 Bremer Rd. Class is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. It is open to anyone who will be 12 years old or older by January 2014. The class is free. Students need to bring a sack lunch to class. Pre-registration is requested. For more information, call Donna Thompson at (231) 768-4069. 

Saturday, November 2: The class is being sponsored by the East Jordan Snowmobilers, Inc. at 5586 Mt. Bliss Rd., East Jordan. Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch and snacks will be provided. There is no charge for taking the class. Parents are also welcome. For more information or to register, call Gerry at (231) 582-7970 or Don at (231) 536-2944.

Monday, November 4 & Wednesday, November 6: The class is being sponsored by the Byron Center Snowmobile Association. It will run from 6-8:30 p.m. at Rockford Middle School, 397 10 Mile Rd. For more information, call (616) 863-6322. Those seeking the safety certificate must attend both nights and preregister.

Tuesday, November 5 & Thursday, November 7: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Springfield Township Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (248) 846-6558.

Saturday Nov. 9: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ira Township Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (810) 335-2309.

Monday, November 11 & Wednesday, November 13: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Berkley Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (248) 658-3470.

Saturday Nov. 16: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Livonia Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (734) 466-2900.

Monday, November 18 & Wednesday, November 20: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Lake Orion Community Services. For more information, call (248) 391-0304 x303.

Saturday, November 23: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Richmond Parks & Recreation. For more information, call (586) 727-0364.

Monday, November 25 & Tuesday, November 26: The class is being sponsored by the Yankee Springs Snowmobile Association. It will run from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Thornapple Middle School, 103 75 Green Lake Rd. The school charges $3 per student.  For more information, call (269) 795-3397. Those seeking the safety certificate must attend both nights and preregister.

 Monday, November 25 & Wednesday, November 27: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Waterford Parks & Recreation. For more information, call (248) 674-5441.

Saturday, November 30: The class is being sponsored by the Houghton Lake Trailblazers Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students must attend entire class to receive a certificate. It will be held at Roscommon Township Hall, 8555 Knapp Rd. Free lunch served. Pre-registration required.

 Monday, December 2 & Wednesday, December 4: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. Oxford Parks & Recreation. For more information, call (248) 628-1720.

Saturday, December 7: The class is being sponsored by the Flushing Frozen Forty Snowmobile Club. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Flushing Early Childhood Center on Chamberlain Street. For more, information, call Larry McQuigg at (810) 659-2431.

Saturday, December 7: The class is being sponsored by the Southwest Michigan SnowStompers. It will run from 8a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lawton Fire Hall. You must pre-register.The club will provide lunch. For more information, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Saturday Dec. 7: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.at the Southfield Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (586) 268-8400.

Saturday, Dec. 7: The class is being sponsored by the Frankenmuth Snowmobile Club. It will run from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Frankenmuth Conservation Club, 8415 E. Curtis Rd., Frankenmuth. For more information, call Ed Roedel at (989) 823-2225.      Saturday, December 7: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Southfield Parks & Recreation. For more information, call (248) 796-4620.

Saturday, December 7: The class is being sponsored by the Trailriders Snowmobile Club. It will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will be held at the groomer barn on South Astor Road in Baldwin. Lunch will be provided. For more information, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 Monday, December 9 & Wednesday, December 11: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Novi Community Education. For more information, call (248) 449-1206.

Tuesday, December 10 & Thursday, December 12: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Auburn Hills Parks and Recreation. For more information, call (248) 370-9353.

Saturday, December 14: The class is being sponsored free of charge by the Ogemaw Hills Snowmobile Club. Class will start at 8a.m. sharp and run until 3 p.m. at the club house in Frank Alley Memorial Park, near the corner of Rose City and Fairview roads. Lunch and refreshments are free and parents are encouraged to attend. Pre-registration is requested by calling Jim Kelts at (989) 473-3062 or Don Carroll at (989) 343-2822.

Monday, December 16 & Wednesday, December 18: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 6-9:30 p.m. at Lake Orion CERT. For more information, call (248) 693-5436, ext. 1.

Friday, December 27: The class is being sponsored by the Les Cheneaux Snowmobile Club. It will be held at their club house in Cedarville. There is no-charge and a lunch will be provided. You must pre register. For more information, call Stu Volkers at (906) 297-3060.

Monday, January 6 & Tuesday, January 7: The class is being sponsored by the Byron Center Snowmobile Association. It will run from 6-8:30 p.m. at Caledonia Middle School, 9757 Duncan Lake Ave. For more information, call (616) 891-8117.  Those seeking the safety certificate must attend both nights and preregister.

Monday, January 13& Wednesday, January 15: The class is being sponsored by the Snomads Snowmobile Club. It will run from 5:30-9 p.m. at Independence Township Parks & Recreation (Clarkston). For more information, call (248) 625-8223.

 

 

Snowmobile trails in Michigan are open from December 1st through March 31st.
The Michigan Snowmobile Association is a volunteer organization dedicated to the
improvement of the sport of snowmobiling in Michigan.