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PO Box 534
Lawton, MI  49065



Snowmobile Safety Class

If you have a lost Safety Certificate, please follow this Link.

If you would like to sign-up for Snowmobile Safety Class, please call (269) 978-6199 and leave you name & phone # with Area Code.  Class dates for next year are: November 3, 2012 & December 1, 2012.  Minimum age is 12 years by January 1st of 2013.  No materials necessary, all will be provided.  Class starts at 8:00am and usually finishes between 3:00 - 4:00pm.  Lunch will be provided by the Club.  You may also leave us an e-mail with the same information at

The Safety Classes will be held at the Lawton Fire Hall on M-40 in downtown Lawton. Park and enter the building on the south side.

Check MSA's Site for other classes

Who Needs to Take a Snowmobile Safety Course?

You must successfully complete a snowmobile safety course if you are:
bulletA person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age operating a snowmobile without direct supervision of a person 21 years of age or older must have in their immediate possession a valid snowmobile safety certificate.
bulletA person who is at least 12 but less than 17 years of age may not cross a highway or street without having a valid snowmobile safety certificate in their immediate possession.

Snowmobile safety training is recommended for all snowmobile operators. Modern snowmobiles are capable of high rates of speeds over snow and ice. With the countless hazards associated with operating a snowmobile, training is a crucial factor in safe and responsible snowmobile operation.

Michigan Conservation Officers, in cooperation with schools, organizations and associations, take an active role in assuring that all of Michigan's citizens are given the opportunity to take a snowmobile safety course. The course emphasizes safe and responsible snowmobile operation.


Michigan Snowmobile Regulations:

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Snowmobile Regulations

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To get trail permits please follow this link.  TRAIL PERMITS   


Page last Updated: 01/12/2012