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.

2017 NYSSA Award Winners!

May 3rd, 2017 | Awards, News

This year’s NYSSA Award winners were announced at the 2017 SLEDNY Educational Forum, held in Lake Placid, NY on April 28 and 29. The Award luncheon was attended by  nearly 600 attendees necessitating  moving the event to the 1932 Jack Shea

2017 Super Raffle Winners!

April 29th, 2017 | News

On Saturday night, April 29, the drawing of the OCSA Super Raffle was once again held at the Holiday Inn Liverpool in Onondaga County, and televised live to the attendees of the SLEDNY Educational Forum in Lake Placid.

Super Raffle Chair


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

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’

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