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Snowmobile Safety

SATURDAY, February 18th, 2017

Judging on Sunday February 19, 2017
In the parking Lot accross from AB Lions Park. To register, call Chere at Beachcomber: 780 924-3242

A new OHV bylaw came into effect in Alberta Beach on January 13, 2004 which allows the use of off highway vehicles within the Village limits of Alberta Beach on certain locations.

Off highway vehicles are not permitted to travel on 47th Street or on 50th Avenue except to cross them.

RESIDENTS OF ALBERTA BEACH with off highway vehicles may utilize other streets, avenues and alleys to make their way to permitted areas outside the Village limits. Non-residents are restricted to designated trails in the Village. Off highway vehicles are not permitted in the parks or school grounds. All riders of off highway vehicles must wear a helmet, and there cannot be more riders on the vehicle than permitted by the manufacturer. The speed limit for off highway vehicles in the village is 10 km/hr and they are not to be operated between the hours of 11 pm and 8 am.

The Off Highway Vehicle Regulations and the Traffic Safety Act also governs the use of off highway vehicles when in the Village limits as well as outside the Village limits.

Any person found contravening any section of the by-law could face a fine and seizure of the off highway vehicle.


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Copies of the by-law are available at the Village Office.

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  1. I will be a good sportsman, I recognize that people judge all snowmobile owners by my actions.
  2. I will use my influence with other snowmobile owners to promote sportsman-like conduct.
  3. I will not litter trails or camping areas. I will not pollute streams or lakes.
  4. I will not damage living trees, shrubs or other natural features.
  5. I will respect other people's property and rights.
  6. I will lend a helping hand when I see someone in distress.
  7. I will make myself and my vehicle available to assist search and rescue parties.
  8. I will not interfere with or harass hikers, skiers, snowshoers,
    ice-fishermen or other winter sportsmen. I will respect their rights
    to enjoy our recreation facilities.
  9. I will know and obey all Federal, Provincial and local rules regulating
    the operation of snowmobiles in areas where I use my vehicle.
  10. I will not harass wildlife. I will avoid areas posted for the protection or feeding of wildlife.
  11. I will not snowmobile where prohibited.
  12. I will support my local snowmobile club and Alberta Snowmobile Association. (780) 427-2695)

The Alberta Beach Snowmobile Club Contact:
ECKO MARINE 780-924-3255

  • Avoiding alcohol or drugs before or during snowmobiling.
  • Staying on trails and areas where snowmobiling is permitted.
  • Becoming familiar with the snowmobile you ride.
  • Keeping your snowmobile properly maintained.
  • Operating at safe and reasonable speeds.
  • Using extra caution when riding during the evening or night.
  • Becoming familiar with the terrain you travel.
  • Avoiding travel over unfamiliar bodies of water.
  • Listening to the weather forecast before you venture out.
  • Always wearing a safety certified helmet and proper, layered clothing.
  • Riding with a buddy or within a group.
  • Informing someone where you are going and when you plan to return.
  • Carrying emergency supplies and learning survival skills.

Personal Gear:

  • Sled registration
  • Insurance documents
  • Back pack
  • Proper clothing and helmet
  • Food and water
  • Sunscreen
  • Toilet paper
  • Florescent tape
  • Mirror/reflective material
  • Shovel, transceiver and probe
  • GPS (global positioning system) -
    (Emergency Link 1-888-888-4567

Survival Gear:

  • Extra key
  • First aid kit
  • Pocket knife
  • Nylon tow rope
  • Map and compass
  • Waterproof matches
  • High energy food
  • Flashlight, flares and strobe
  • Area map
  • Radio/cell phone


Tool Kit Check List:

  • Screwdrivers
  • Pliers
  • Wrenches
  • Rags
  • Litter bags
  • Electrical/duct tape
  • Starter cord
  • Spark plugs
  • Spark plug socket
  • Drive belt
  • Wire

First Aid Supply Check List:

  • Triangular bandages
  • Micropore tape
  • Gauze pads (small and large)
  • Roll gauze (small and large)
  • Band aids (small and large)
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Pain reliever
  • Razor knife
  • Scissors and tweezers
  • Latex gloves
  • Space blanket


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