ATV Safety

COVID-19 Guidance Checklist: Recreational Safety Courses

Participation in an ATV education course will teach how to properly operate and maintain an ATV. Laws, responsibilities and personal safety will also be covered. Passage of a final exam is required. You must attend every day of the class in order to receive your certificate.

Total Course = 6 hours

  • Proper Operation and Safety (Riding Skill-Equipment-Maintenance) = 2 Hours
  • Laws = 1/2 Hour
  • Emergencies & Survival = 40 Minutes
  • Map & Compass = 1 Hour
  • Self Help First Aid = 20 Minutes
  • Environmental/Landowner/Ethics = 1 1/2 Hours

New courses will be posted below as they become available.

Can't find a course for your area? Contact the Regional Safety Coordinator for your area or the Recreational Safety Division Office at (207) 287-5220.

Students under 16 years of age must be accompanied by parent or guardian.

When registering either by telephone or email, please be sure to include your full name, telephone number, and which course, date and location you are signing up for.

ATV Safety Institute Riders Course

The ATV Rider course may be taken in place of and Inland Fisheries and Wildlife course as a legal substitute. For information on the ASI Course, see http://atvsafety.org/atv-ridercourse/ - Select ATV Rider Course, Click on Online Enrollment, and follow prompts for information on requirements. Note: The ATV Safety Institute E-Course is not recognized by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Current Courses

County Location Contact Date/Time Info
York Hollis - Buxton/Hollis Rod & Gun Shawn Sage (207) 329-7096 for questions/information. November 14, 8a-6p


Register online (Registration opens 09/17/21) Combination ATV/Snowmobile

Kennebec Sidney - Kramer's Inc Kim Kramer (207) 547-3345 for questions/information **FULL** May 15, 8:30am-3pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Aroostook Fort Kent - Community High School Don Lebel - (207) 834-3536 for questions/information **FULL** May 18, 6pm-9pm & May 19, 6pm-9p **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Kennebec Sidney - Kramer's Inc. Kim Kramer - (207) 547-3345 for questions/information **FULL** June 26, 8:30am-3pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Aroostook Presque Isle - Presque Isle Community Center Josh Stahl - (207) 764-2545 or Eplourde73@outlook.com for questions/information **FULL** May 15, 9am-3pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Piscataquis Greenville - Greenville High School Charles Shaffer - (207) 446-4132 or Charles.B.Shaffer@maine.gov for questions/information **FULL** May 22, 8am-2pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

York Wells - Wells High School RM 215 Tammy Daly - (207) 646-4565 or tdaly@wocsd.org **FULL** May 22, 9am-4pm **FULL**

Combination ATV/Snowmobile ** Course is FULL

Oxford Mechanic Falls - Bog Hooters Clubhouse Linda Mercer - (207) 776-9090 or lulapoop@gmail.com for questions/information **FULL** May 23, 8am-4pm **FULL**

Course is FULL

Somerset Skowhegan - Skowhegan Community Center Craig Gerry - (207) 446-4249 or Craig.i.gerry@maine.gov for questions/information **FULL** May 15, 8:30am-3pm **FULL**


Register online See Snowmobile listing for additional times for Combination course ** Course is FULL

Somerset Hartland - Irving Community Center Craig Gerry - (207) 446-4249 or Craig.i.gerry@maine.gov for questions/information **FULL** May 16, 9am-4pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

York Limington - Old Limington Town Hall Lisa Gagnon - (207) 766-1744 for questions/information **FULL** May 01, 8am-5pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Hancock Hancock - Acadia Area ATV Club Pat Hamor - (207) 276-3704 for questions/information **FULL** May 22, 9am-3:30pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Hancock Hancock - Acadia Area ATV Club Pat Hamor - (207) 276-3704 for questions/information **FULL** May 23, 9am-3:30pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Kennebec Sidney - Kramer's Inc. Kim Kramer - (207) 547-3345 for questions/information **FULL** July 10, 8:30am-3pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

York Limington - Old Limington Town Hall Lisa Gagnon - (207) 766-1744 for questions/information **FULL** June 05, 8am-5pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Aroostook Portage Lake - Town Office Rena Belanger 768-8361 or Dan Robertson - acso208@gmail.com for questions/information June 05, 9am-3pm


Register online

Washington Harrington - Narraguagus High School Eric - (207) 483-6681 for questions/information **FULL** May 15, 9am-4pm **FULL**

Course is FULL

Cumberland Cumberland - Pulling Arena Cumberland Fair Grounds Steve Barr - (207) 446-4173 or Stephen.L.Barr@maine.gov for questions/information. **FULL** June 12, 9am-3pm **FULL**


Register online Course is FULL

Oxford Rumford - Rumford Public Works Chief Roy Hodsdon - (207) 357-1041 for questions/information May 22, 9am-3pm


Register online