WESTMORELAND, N.Y. – Snowmobile season has started in Oneida County, and the state parks and recreation department is offering safety courses for operators under 18.
Experienced snowmobilers volunteer their time to teach the courses, and share tips and best safety practices.
Students learn about dressing for the elements and how to choose appropriate safety gear, as well as trail rules and etiquette.
Teens who complete the course will receive a NYS Snowmobile Safety Certificate.
To see a schedule of upcoming courses, visit: parks.ny.gov.