Be Safe on Your Snowmobile

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Be Safe on Your Snowmobile

Getting outside during the winter is one of the best ways to beat the winter blues, but when we go out in the snow, safety has to be a priority. The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department will teach a free snowmobile safety course here at the library on Monday, December 4 from 5-8:30pm.

The Michigan DNR recommends snowmobile safety training for all snowmobile operators.  Since snowmobiles are capable of high rates of speeds over snow & ice, there are countless hazards that come up while operating a snowmobile.  Kids 12-16 will receive a snowmobile safety certificate upon successfully completing the class on December 4.

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

  • A person 12-16 years of age operating a snowmobile without direct supervision of a person 21 years of age or older.
  • A person 12-16 years of age may not cross a highway or street without having a valid snowmobile safety certificate in their immediate possession.

Be sure to reserve a space for this class by registering online or calling 616.846.5770.