Snowmobile course planned for Dec. 2

GRAFTON — On Dec. 2, the Grafton Trail Blazers Snowmobile Club and the New York state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will host a snowmobile safety course for young people ages 10 to 18. Students must be at least 10 years old on the day of the course. Parents are encouraged to attend and participate.

The course will be held at the Grafton VFW/Fire Hall on South Road from 8:15 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m. The course will be taught by state-certified volunteer instructor Jim Blessing. The course will cover topics such as New York state laws and regulations, riding skills, trail emergencies, protecting the environment, maintenance and repair, trailering, etc.

To register, call the Grafton Lakes State Park office at (518) 279-1155 by Thursday, or e-mail [email protected] with the parent’s name, student’s name and age, and your phone number. Adults are encouraged to attend as well so let us know if a parent will be accompanying the child. Space is limited, so no walk-ins.

The course is free of charge and lunch will be provided.

By Patricia Older

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