- Are you interested in promoting safety?
- Do you wish to see the activity of snowmobiling develop and thrive ?
- Would you like to perform the necessary checks on snowmobilers ?
- Are you interested in getting involved in rescue operations as well as social and cultural activities ?
- Do you aspire to educate snowmobilers so as to encourage them to adopt safe riding practices while they are engaging in their favourite activity ?
If you answered yes to the above questions the Fédération des clubs de motoneigistes du Québec would be happy to meet with you and train you to become a snowmobile trail warden. We are looking for wardens wishing to work on a volunteer basis for FCMQ member clubs and possessing the following qualities : frankness, honesty, courteousness, respect of laws and discretion when the situation calls for it. If you are knowledgeable of your club`s territory, it will be that much easier and pleasant for you to inform other users. Furthermore, if you possess mechanical and first-aid skills, you could be an excellent trail warden.
How to become a warden
You must contact your local club to offer your services. Following this, the club will sign you for one-day training session held every fall. Courses are offered in every region of the province.
In order to be eligible to become a trail warden for an FCMQ member club, the candidate must respect the following criteria :
- Meet the requirements set out in subparagraphs 1, 2 and 3 of article 13 of the Regulation respecting off-highway vehicles;
- Not have been declared guilty or have admitted guilt for a criminal offence, unless he has obtained a pardon; must also not be awaiting trial on criminal charges;
- Have a snowmobile that conforms to applicable laws;
- Be available;
- Have successfully completed the trail warden training course;
- Adhere to the Code of ethics ;
- Possess a valid driver`s licence.
For additional information, you are asked to contact us via e-mail at : firstname.lastname@example.org
Code of ethics (French only)