(Barrie, ON – October 18, 2019) – The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) is pleased to announce that online driver training is now available in Ontario. The new online course will increase access to safety training and licensing in an effective way to ensure riders receive the proper information on how operate a snowmobile.
“We all know how busy families are and that time is a highly valuable commodity,” said OFSC Chief Executive Officer Ryan J. Eickmeier. “By making the driver training course available on-line we are offering choice, particularly for those who live in rural and remote areas of the province, to receive proper training in time for the upcoming season. I sincerely thank Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney and the officials at the ministry who supported this initiative over several months.”
“This is great news for the next generation of snowmobile drivers and anyone else looking to brush up on snowmobile safety,” said Mulroney. “Our government is committed to bringing more services online and making life easier for the people of Ontario.”
The OFSC, in co-operation with the Ministry of Transportation, issues Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s Licences (MSVOL) which require the successful completion of a snowmobile driver training course. Anyone with a valid Ontario driver’s licence (any class) may also drive a snowmobile on Ontario’s 30,000 kilometres of snowmobile trails.
Click here to access the course.
For further info, please contact: Andrew Walasek 705-739-7669 x251
The much-anticipated Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) Gift Cards are now available for purchase online. Everyone now has the opportunity to purchase permit gift cards both for sleds which have not yet arrived and for others as gifts.
The gift card fee is the same as the permit fee at the time of purchase and can be redeemed any time throughout the season. All Gift Cards purchased for the 2020 season expire on May 31, 2020.
The process is simple and the purchaser only requires the last name and postal code of the registered sled owner. Gift cards can be purchased at: https://permits.ofsc.on.ca/giftcard
“Gift cards are unquestionably a welcome and convenient option that directly benefits consumers” said OFSC Chief Executive Officer Ryan Eickmeier.
Give the gift of snowmobiling this season!
October 1, 2019 (Barrie, ON) – The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) launched early bird permit sales online on October 1st, giving riders an opportunity to save 30% on a Seasonal Permit until midnight November 1st. Classic Permits are also available at a savings of 20% until midnight on December 1st. Permits can only be purchased online at ofsc.on.ca and snowmobilers will require an email address, VIN and registration numbers to purchase their permits.
“On behalf of our clubs and volunteers, I am thrilled to officially open permit sales for the 2019/2020 Season.” said Ryan Eickmeier, OFSC Chief Executive Officer. “With a favourable winter forecast ahead of us, I invite snowmobilers from near and far to purchase their permits so they are ready as soon as trails become available.”
Ontarians will also soon be able to purchase permit gift cards both for sleds which have not yet arrived and for others as gifts. The OFSC will announce additional details pertaining to permit gift cards shortly.
Further details on permits, snowmobile destinations in Ontario, and the latest news can be found online at ofsc.on.ca.