Renfrew County ATV Club is proud to provide this safety service to our community with our certified CASI ATV RiderCourseSM and UTV RHOVA RiderCourse Instructors.
The CASI ATV RiderCourseSM is intended for an audience of youth and adults of all skill level and experience. The RHOVA SXS/UTV RiderCourse is for adults-only. 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, long sleeve shirt, and pants).
$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)
CASI ATV and UTV rider training program for 2021 is getting ready for a post-COVID opportunity in Pembroke, Petawawa, Renfrew and Calabogie. If you're interested in getting on the list early, please click the pre-registration button below!
Meet Our Instructors
Stephen Hebb, is the Second Vice-President and Chief Trail Warden, where he has Executive oversight for rider and trail safety programs for RCATV. He completed his AQCC CASI Instruction in 2017. Stephen has a lifelong commitment for health and safety as seen in his prior career as a former firefighter and paramedic, emergency services for the red cross, Stephen served 28 years in the military as both a medic and a preventive medicine technician responsible for health and safety programs for the Canadian forces.
Chico Traclet, is the past Director for Petawawa, and a level 2 Trail Warden. Chico completed is AQCC CASI Instructor certification in 2020 and will be completing his RHOVA SXS/UTV Instructor training spring 2021. 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. Ces services sont disponibles dans les deux langues.
Students under 16 years of age **Applies to ATV Training only**
Riders between 12-16 years of age 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.
Why should I take a 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 and UTV 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