Renfrew County ATV Club is proud to provide this safety service to our community with our certified CASI ATV RiderCourseSM Instructors.  

The CASI RiderCourseSM is intended for an audience of youth and adults of all skill level and experience.  This course is for ATV and not intended for Side-by-Side or UTV/OHV vehicles at this time. As a club-run community service with volunteer instructors, all proceeds from our ATV training series are re-invested directly into our Trail Warden and Trail Safety programs. 

  • Class size of a maximum of 8

  • Riders must provide size-appropriate ATV that is licensed and insured and in safe working condition. Riders must provide protective equipment (helmet, gloves, eye protection, proper footwear) ** see registration form

  • $125 for adults 18+, $85 youth cost

  • RCATV Members in good standing (valid permit) and their family Save 20% (as approved by Membership Director)

  • RCATV Board and Committee Members Save 50% as volunteer appreciation (as approved by Membership Director)

Meet Our Instructors

Stephen Hebb, is the former Vice-President and ex-officio in the Past President role where he is the Executive oversight for rider and trail safety for RCATV.  He completed his AQCC CASI Instruction in 2017.  Stephen is a former military member whose lengthy career included a number of public safety related occupations including Firefighter / Paramedic and Emergency Medical Technician, Medical Services Officer with Red Cross,  Canadian Armed Forces member as a Medic, Occupational Health and Safety and Public Health Manager. 

Chico Traclet, is the current Director for Petawawa, and a level 2 Trail Warden.  Chico completed is AQCC CASI Instructor certification this past year.  A military veteran of 38 years as well as a former Deputy Fire Chief, Chico as been teaching for many years various topics/disciplines such as SCUBA diver, Ski Instructor, First Aid, Ice/cold water rescue, vehicle extrication, Coaching Emergency Vehicle Operations, Driver training, to name a few.  He looks forward to providing quality training which will help increase your safety awareness and skills.

Students under 16 years of age

Individuals 6 years of age and older may take the RiderCourseSM. Riders younger than 16 are restricted to ATVs of the appropriate size recommended for the rider’s age. There are special teaching provisions for students under 16 years old, and parents are encouraged to attend as well. Students younger than 12 participate in separate classes and a parent must be present during the entire course.  Please contact pastpresident@renfrewcountyatv.ca for more details. http://www.atvquad.ca/en/ontario/  and use RCATV in the Recommended By field to register you on a local course.

Why should I take a CASI ATV RiderCourse?

  • Based on the well-recognized ATV Safety Institute (ASI) program, this course includes discussions on protective gear, environmental concerns and local laws

  • Students increase their safety knowledge and practice basic riding skills (starting and stopping, turning, negotiating hills, obstacles, emergency stopping and swerving)

  • Controlled environment under direct supervision of a certified Instructor
  • Most current and hands-on ATV safety program in Canada
  • Supported and endorsed by COHV the Canadian Off Highway Vehicle Distributors Council and all ATV major manufacturers
  • This is a recognized and certified safety course for any youth planning to work in the outdoor workplace