Snowmobile Promotional Videos

August 18th, 2017 | General, News

NYSSA in partnership with SLEDNY and the International Snowmobile Manufacturers Association have produced and made available a series of short videos which promote snowmobiling.  The videos depict responsible and safe snowmobiling and invite others to participate in the sport.

“Try Snowmobiling”

What does NYSSA do?

August 15th, 2017 | General, News

Every once in awhile someone asks me, “What does NYSSA do?”   The question usually triggers a pause as I wonder where to start.  For those of you who are wondering, here is a partial list of what NYSSA’s Clubs,

Speak Up for Safer Trails

July 21st, 2017 | General, News

As you know when someone does not register their sled they are freeloading on everyone who does.  Indirectly they end up taking money away from the clubs that would be available from the Trail Development and Maintenance Fund to take

Government Affairs Committee Presses NYSSA Legislative Agenda In Albany

May 9th, 2017 | General

Members of the NYSSA Government Affairs Committee,  joined by Executive Director Dominic Jacangelo, Nick Barrella and Eglantina Haxhillari of Capitol Group descended on the Capitol to meet with various legislators to press NYSSA’s legislative priorities for the year.  Discussions centered

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner: NYSSA Legislator of the Year

May 9th, 2017 | General, News

Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner was presented the 2017 Roann Destito Legislator of the Year for her outstanding legislative work on behalf of the NY Snowmobile community.  The Assemblywoman represents the 113th Assembly District which includes portions of Saratoga and Washington Counties.


March 13th, 2017 | General, News

All riders should use extreme caution if they choose to venture out for those last rides of the season.  In case your memory is short, don’t forget that just a week ago it had gotten fairly warm which would have

Thin Ice Warning

March 2nd, 2017 | General, News

With temps going from very warm weather to fairly cold weather don’t be tempted to venture out onto seemingly frozen lakes.  Reports from the Adirondacks leave me to believe, that many lakes that still had ice near the end of

Support Safer Trails

February 28th, 2017 | General, News

Over the past month several snowmobile fatalities have sickened me.  Loved ones did not make it home because of the irresponsible and negligent actions of others.  I would like to think that all snowmobilers operate their sleds responsibly but nothing

Vote for Wild Forest: Boreas Ponds Classification Coming

October 31st, 2016 | General, News

This past month I attended another meeting of “Access the ADK Alliance” ( ) to discuss strategies among user groups on how we can make our case that Boreas Pond Tract should be classified mostly Wild Forest and not Wilderness. 

Passing of Past President Pete Costas

August 23rd, 2016 | General, News

With great sadness we report the passing of Pete Costas.  Pete was a past president of the NY Snowmobile Coordinating Group.  NYSCG was the name of NYSSA prior to 1997.  The entire NYSSA family convey our condolences on the Costas’

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