Snowmobile safety courses have begun PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 00:00

Through the efforts of our clubs, New York State is a leader in snowmobile education.  Courses are taught by certified and experienced club instructors who volunteer their time to make the sport safer and more enjoyable for everyone.

Successful completion of this course results in the award of an NYS snowmobile safety certificate. This certificate grants those holders, ages 14-17 years old the privilege of operating a snowmobile without adult supervision.

Courses are free and sponsored by snowmobile clubs.  Please pre-register early as classes fill up fast.

Click here for a list of courses being offered throughout New York State. This list is updated on a weekly basis during the snowmobile season.

2015 Super Raffle Winners!! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Anne O'Dell   
Sunday, 12 April 2015 07:33


April 11, 2015 - The winners of the 2015 Super Raffle
were drawn during the SLEDNY Educational Forum
Dinner Banquet
on Saturday, April 11.

Click here to view the list!



Last Updated on Sunday, 12 April 2015 07:57
NYSSA Receives ISMA Take a Friend Snowmobiling Award PDF Print E-mail

nyssa take a friend check

Above: NYSSA Recognized at the International Snowmobile Congress for Take a Friend Snowmobiling Events. Pictured are President Jim Elmore, Past President Gary Broderick, and Executive Director Dominic Jacangelo, receiving the $5,000 Award check from Ed Klim, President of the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association. Photo by Jane Chaddock.

Keystone, CO- The New York State Snowmobile Association was recognized at the International Snowmobile Congress, being held June 10 - 13 in Keystone, CO, for holding two "Take a Friend Snowmobiling" events which raised the visibility of snowmobiling in New York State.

In December of 2013 and March of 2014, NYSSA was pleased to take Governor Andrew Cuomo and many other key State legislators and agency leaders on enjoyable snowmobile rides.

NYSSA partnered with the Governor and his staff on organizing and locating an event. NYSSA provided extra sleds and equipment, thelocal clubs provided a well groomed and marked trails, and the Governor’s office providedinvitations to public officials and the media. Media coverage of the initial event went national and the second event played more in the state as part of the Adirondack Winter Challenge, a celebration of all of NY’s winter sports. This is the first time ever that we were able to get a Governor to actually go out and ride. What we learned is that he really liked it!

The benefits to the sport of snowmobiling in New York, and indeed extending to other Northeast states, are many.

  • The “I [snowmobile] New York” publicity campaign on television, and in print advertising is drawing in brand-new riders who have never tried snowmobiling before.
  • Snowmobile rental businesses in New York and beyond saw an immediate uptick in business.
  • Snowmobilers outside of New York are requesting information about our trails, and presumably planning trips to New York for next season.
  • We’ve noticed a bump in early-season registrations, which may be attributed to sales of new snowmobiles.
Last Updated on Friday, 13 June 2014 10:44
Snow means business PDF Print E-mail


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