RHINELANDER — The Oneida County Sheriff’s Department will host a Wisconsin DNR-certified snowmobile safety course in January.

The course will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jan 27, Jan. 28 and Jan. 30 at the Oneida County Law Enforcement center, 2000 E. Winnebago St., Rhinelander.

Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1985, and is at least 12 years old must have snowmobile safety certification to operate on public areas.

Students are now required to obtain a DNR customer ID number for any recreational safety class they attend.  Contact the DNR at 1-888-936-7463 to obtain this number before the course begins.

Students must be 12 years old to enroll.  There is no maximum age, and parents and adults are encouraged to enroll and participate in this course. Cost for each course is $10 per person.

Advanced online registration is required. Register for the course on the Wisconsin DNR Go Wild website.    Contact Deputy Michael Baran at the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office at 715-493-0540 for more information on the course.

Students with special needs are asked to notify the department when registering to request special accommodations that would be needed for participation.