1/25/2020 7:30:00 AM Oneida County sponsoring
snowmobile safety course starting Jan. 27
The Oneida County sheriff's office is sponsoring a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources certified snowmobile safety course from 4 to 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27; Tuesday, Jan. 28; and Thursday, Jan. 30. The course will be held at the Oneida County Law Enforcement center, 2000 East Winnebago Street, in Rhinelander, according to a sheriff's office press release.
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 1-888-936-7463 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. Cost for each course is $10 per person.
Advanced online registration is required. Register for the course on the Wisconsin DNR Go Wild website. Contact deputy Michael Baran at the Oneida County sheriff's office, 715-493-0540 for more information on the course.
Students with special needs are asked to notify the department when registering so accommodations can be made.
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