Oneida County Sheriff Dept. offers snowmobile safety course
The Oneida County Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring a Wisconsin DNR certified snowmobile safety course. The date, times and location for the course are as follows:
In conjunction with the New-Tom Snow Fleas Snowmobile Club, Saturday, Dec. 22, and Sunday, Dec. 23. Course times are from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days and will be held at the Sloan Community Center, 7246 Main St., Lake Tomahawk.
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1985, and at least 12 years old must have snowmobile safety certification to operate on public areas.
Students are now required to obtain a DNR customer ID number for any recreational safety class they attend. Contact the DNR at (888) 936-7463 to obtain this number before the course begins.
Students must be 12 years old to enroll. There is no maximum age, and parents and adults are encouraged to enroll and participate in this course. Cost for each course is $10 per person.
Advanced registration is required. Contact Deputy Brad Fogerty at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office, (715) 361-5132 for registration information.
Students with special needs are asked to notify the department when registering and request special accommodations that may be required for participation.