Sheriff?s Department 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. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22. Course times are from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. both days and will be held at the Sloan Community Center located at 7246 Main Street, 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 at 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.