Snowmobile Safety Course

Officers with the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department will be conducting a DNR Youth Snowmobile Certification course again this year. This course is being offered to youth, ages 11-15 (certification becomes valid at age 12). This training course is at an introductory level, designed to help the snowmobile rider become familiar with laws and safety information related to snowmobile operation. Participants who successfully complete this course will be eligible for certification through the MN DNR.  snowmobile

The certification course takes place in two sessions. One introductory, in-person, classroom session with a requirement to complete online training at home, then one additional in-person session for the driving test. The first session will be held Tuesday, January 9th, 2024, from 5:00pm-6:00pm, at the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department (640 Town Center Pkwy, Lino Lakes, MN 55014). During this session, the instructors will distribute the course materials, discuss the course outline and answer related questions. Parents/guardians are encouraged to attend. The driving test is scheduled for Saturday, January 27th, 2024, from 8:00am-12:00pm at the Lino Lakes Public Safety Department. This date is subject to change based on snow and ice conditions and may be rescheduled, if necessary.  

There is a $30.00 course fee for online materials, along with a $5.00 processing fee, required by the Minnesota DNR for the official certification. All payments are made electronically to the DNR after successfully completing the course. For additional information regarding the class, or to sign-up, please contact the Lino Lakes Public Safety 651-982-2300.