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Vermont Snowmobile Safety Course

Join the Coldbrook Snowmobile Club from 9:00am – 3:00pm on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Oakmont Regional High School, 9 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham, MA 01430. ...Read more


Vermont Snowmobile Safety Course

A Vermont Snowmobile Safety Course will be held from 9:00am – 3:00pm on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at the Oakmont Regional High School, 9 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham, MA 01430. The course is FREE for all participants, and lunch will be ...Read more


VT Snowmobile Safety Course

The Spencer Snowbirds are having a VT Safety Course on Sat. Jan 13th 2018 at the Leicester Rod and Gun Club, 1015 Whittemore St, Leicester, Ma 01524. It starts at 9:00am and ends at 3:30pm. Lunch will be served and ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety Course

The Coldbrook Snowmobile Club will be conducting its annual Vermont Snowmobile Safety Course, for riders 12 years and older, on Saturday, December 9th from 9:00am – 3:00pm. It will be held at Oakmont Regional High School, 9 Oakmont Drive, Ashburnham, ...Read more


Chainsaw Safety Class

May 30-31, 2015 9am-4pm at Bridgewater State University June 27-28, 2015 9am-4pm at Notchview Reservation, Windsor, MA. This class is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), the Massachusetts Recreational Trails Advisory Board (MARTAB) and the Recreational Trails ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety Tips: Hazards on the Trail (Randy Toth)

I’m sure you are all aware of the hazards associated with riding off-trail in snow-covered fields, such as rocks, tree stumps and other obstructions hidden under the snow. You also know enough (I hope) to keep to the right while ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety: Ride Safe So You Can Ride Again Tomorrow

Snowmobiling is in full stride and now is the time for snowmobilers to keep snowmobile safety a top-of-mind awareness issue. Snowmobile safety is nothing new to organized snowmobiling. Snowmobile Administrators, the Manufacturers, snowmobile associations and clubs joined together years ago ...Read more


Chainsaw Safety for Trail Volunteers

Chainsaw Safety for Trail Volunteers, Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA, June 21st and 22nd, 2014, 9 am – 5 pm both days. Ten spaces are available for the chainsaw training course funded by the RTP. This two day class is designed for ...Read more


Snowmobile Ice Safety (video)

The lack of snow has tempted some snowmobilers to consider riding on ice. Yes, it’s been very cold and many of the lakes and ponds are frozen. but remember, ice is unpredictable. In the name of safety, it is recommended ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety: Beating the Odds (Brad Stafford)

We’ve all heard the phrase “Beating the Odds.” Maybe it was as you watched the underdog sports team “Beat the Odds” and win a championship. Or maybe someone you know has battled an illness and they “Beat the Odds” and ...Read more


MassDOT Winter Safety Advisory: Lake Quinsigamond

The state has issued a Winter Safety Advisory for Lake Quinsigamond, where Worcester and Shrewsbury meet. The lake is a popular recreational spot for snowmobilers and other outdoor enthusiast. There will be open water at the construction site. The construction operations ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety Week January 13-19

The four snowmobile manufacturers are please to support and encourage participation in the upcoming International Snowmobile Safety Week January 13-19-2013. Snowmobilers have placed safe, responsible snowmobiling at the top of their list for years and have made great strides in ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety Course

Note: Please check individual state snowmobile regulations carefully. Some states have no course requirements, others for certain category of riders, others for all riders. State    Required        State Information MA        NO       ...Read more


Incidents Prompt Ice-Safety Reminders (video)

A mild winter has delivered less than ideal conditions for snowmobiling and unsafe ice conditions, resulting in several incidents throughout the state. Rena M. Sumner, executive director of the Snowmobiling Association of Massachusetts was quoted in a story that ran ...Read more


International Snowmobile Safety Week 2012: January 15-21st and all year!

The four snowmobile manufacturers are please to support and encourage participation in the upcoming International Snowmobile Safety Week January 15-21-2012. Snowmobilers have placed safe, responsible snowmobiling at the top of their list for years and have made great strides in safety ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety: Ride Safe So You Can Ride Tomorrow

Snowmobiling is in full stride around the world and now is the time for snowmobilers to keep snowmobile safety a top-of-mind awareness issue. Snowmobile safety is nothing new to organized snowmobiling. Snowmobile Administrators, the manufacturers, snowmobile associations and clubs joined ...Read more


January 16 to 22 International Snowmobile Safety Week

January 16 to 22, 2011 marks International Snowmobile Safety Week, the annual reminder to everyone involved in the sport to have but ride safe. Snowmobiling is a fun and exciting family activity enjoyed by over 4 million people across the United ...Read more


Snowmobile Safety and Enforcement Program Kick-Off

The Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts announces their trail safety and enforcement grants. Recognizing that the first major snowfall will allow snowmobile enthusiasts an opportunity to ride, the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts (SAM) announces the implementation of a $5,000 Trails Safety ...Read more


Online Safety Course

Want to take a safety course but can’t fit it into your busy schedule? Try the new online Vermont State Police official safety course. The free course is user-friendly and self-directed. Study as much as you need to know, as ...Read more


Safety 101 (by Rena Sumner)

Safety…everywhere we go we hear about safety! We talk the talk…we walk the walk…but do we walk the talk? I made this same comment in 2006 when the SAM Trails and Safety Grant Program originated. At that time Delegates voted ...Read more


Sled Expo 2017

GREAT DEALS, HUGE SELECTION, INCREDIBLE SAVINGS, SUPER SNOWMOBILE SHOW! Location: The Eastern States Exposition Saturday, October 14,9:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday, October 15, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM The Sled Expo! The largest selling snowmobile show in New England. ...Read more


Leicester Snowmobile Club

Club meetings begin at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month September through March. Rod & Gun Club 1015 Whittemore Street Leicester, MA 01524 Our mission as a Snowmobile club is always family and friends and safety. We ...Read more


2017 Massachusetts Trails Conference

Double Tree Inn by Hilton Leominster, MA Sessions, Hands-on Workshops Field Trips & Exhibition Hall New This Year! Learn how to construct an accessible trail, build a bog bridge, sustainable trail building basics, or get your chainsaw safety certification the ...Read more


Stan Kopala, Snowmobile Advocate, Dies at 85

Stan Kopala, The Godfather of Greylock, known for his outspoken style, can-do spirit and love of snowmobiling, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Berkshire Medical Center-North Adams. A dedicated member of the Snowmobile Association of Massachusetts, Stan also served ...Read more


Planning A Snowmobile Trip: What You Need To Go Sledding

Planning a snowmobile trip can be complicated, especially the first one of the season. Here’s what you need to go sledding, written by Iwana B. Riding (AKA Randy Toth). “Guess what honey, it’s starting to snow,” I called out excitedly ...Read more


SNOWRAMA: Nine Snowmobile Concepts

SNOWRAMA: Nine snowmobile concepts. Do you love the feel of gliding over soft powder while astride your favorite snowmobile? Have you spent the winter helping out friends and family thanks to your trusty snowmobile? Whether it is outdoor sporting activities ...Read more


2016 Recreational Trails Program

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the awarding of 30 Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grants for projects in local communities throughout the state totaling $1,052,985. The RTP grants, ranging from $500 to $100,000 depending on the scope of the project, serve as ...Read more


Contact Senate President Rosenberg (Larry Tucker)

SAM’s legislative bill S1955 currently resides in the Senate Ways and Means Committee. It needs to be moved out of committee for action ASAP. We need your help. How can you impact our bill? You should write, email, snail mail, ...Read more


Worthington Snowmobile Club: 2016 Club Of The Year

It’s important that clubs have a representative at SAM meetings, it’s even better when three members regularly attend the monthly meetings. Participation in the state association is vital to a healthy organization. The Worthington Snowmobile Club participates in the Snowmobile ...Read more


Colin Mackie: 2016 Junior Snowmobiler Of The Year

Everyone should meet this remarkable young man. Colin Mackie is a quiet, younger version of his dad, Keith Mackie. They both love working with their hands and being outdoors. Colin is an avid outdoors person who loves snowmobiling, fishing and ...Read more


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