Make Ice Safety a Priority!

February 6th, 2017 | News

The safest snowmobiling rule is to never cross lakes or rivers since it can never be guaranteed that ice of any thickness will support a snowmobile. Ice is always dangerous. Do not venture out onto lakes or rivers unless you

SLEDNY Forum Registration Open!

January 19th, 2017 | News

Registration for the SLEDNY Forum, to be held April 28 and 29, 2017 at the Lake Placid Conference Center in Lake Placid, NY, is now open. The NYSSA Annual Meeting, held in conjunction with this event, will be Sunday, April

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’

Membership Alert!!!!

August 15th, 2016 | General, News

All members past and current should know that NYSSA uses e-mail as the main means of communicating with snowmobilers and persons interested in snowmobiling.   These communications include but are not limited to Member Alerts, Action Alerts, Calls to Action,

Boreas Ponds: Wild Forest or Wilderness?

August 1st, 2016 | General, News

In late May 2016, the State of New York announced acquisition of the 20,758 Boreas Ponds Tract in Essex County.  The acquisition is located north of County 84 and is accessible by Gulf Brook Road.  The Adirondack Council and the

Membership has its Value!

July 16th, 2016 | General, News

NYSSA: The Value of Membership / Time to Join Your Club

The New York State Snowmobile Association remains the largest snowmobile association in the world. When you join NYSSA you join a strong voice for snowmobiling in the state with well

New York State Snowmobile Association Applauds DOT and DEC Approval of Travel Corridor UMP Amendment

May 17th, 2016 | General, News

Multi Use Trail to be Constructed between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid


Albany, New York –The New York State Snowmobile Association (NYSSA) today applauded the joint actions of the Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos and the Department of Transportation

5 Towns Call for Balance in Boreas Ponds Classification

May 13th, 2016 | General, News

The 5 Towns who make up the Upper Hudson Recreational Hub have issued the following press release and map.  NYSSA will be tracking this issue and contacting our members to support the Towns in this effort.

The Towns’ vision for the

NYSSA Elects 2016 Team of Officers

May 12th, 2016 | General, News

At the 2016 NYSSA Annual Meeting new officers were elected after the delegates voted in an amendment to the bylaws establishing two year terms for all officers.  President Rosanne Warner and Secretary Erin Pittsley were elected to two year terms.

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