The New York State Park Police will be holding several snowmobile safety certification courses for youth as follows:
• December 5, 2020, at Hamlin Beach State Park Office, Hamlin, NY 14464
• December 19, 2020 at the Humphrey Nature Center, Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427
All courses are 8 am to 4 pm. The course is targeted for young persons ages 10 to 18. Students should bring a bag lunch for the courses.
New York State law requires that all youth, ages 10 to 18, must have a snowmobile safety certificate to operate a snowmobile alone anywhere other than on family owned or leased land. Youth who complete the training and pass the exam will receive their certification.
Pre-registration is required. Call the New York State Park Police at 585-658-4692 to register for the course. Space will be limited so call early.
For further information, call 585-658-4692 or write New York State Park Police, 1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY 14427.
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