How to register a sled
Important changes to the regular CLUB
registration of your sled!!
The DMV will no longer be
permitted to offer club membership forms at the Jamestown, Mayville
and Dunkirk Offices!
Members will need to be pro-active and get
their membership and voucher ahead fo time via clubs or through the
NYSSA web site
There are three ways that you can join
a snowmobile club in New York State
NYSSA Online System: fill out the on-line application, pay with
your credit card and print out your snowmobile registration discount
voucher (this is available right now at
New York State Snowmobile
Association Membership Website
Join the Lake Effect Trailbreakers Club directly:
print out our
membership form, fill out the form and mail to the club's PO Box
with your check and receive a numbered snowmobile registration
discount voucher in return, as proof of membership,
Join at a Snowmobile Dealership (pick a club when
buying a new sled, so the dealer can complete your registration and
you can receive the discount or you will have to pay the full $100
registration fee with no discount)
NYS DMV offices in Chautauqua County -
open M-F, 9AM-5PM :
15 Lucas Ave., Dunkirk, NY (716)
110 E. 4th Street, Jamestown, NY (716) 661-8220,
N. Erie and Chautauqua St., Mayville, NY (716) 753-4229
The benefits of joining a
Join our club to receive a New
York State Snowmobile Association (NYSSA) registration discount
With this discount voucher, the cost to register
a sled is $45 in NY - add our
of $30 and you save a cool $25 for the year!!
...or the registration fee
is $100 if you do not belong to a NYSSA club.
Our annual club membership is $30.00 (all clubs
in the county have the same membership fee).
If you do not wish to join on-line, just stop by a
club meeting to fill out your
application or mail it into us to: Lake Effect Trailbreakers,
PO Box. 849, Sinclairville, NY. 14782
The members of our club receive a free county-wide trail map and our
club newsletter. Club members also automatically become members of
the New York State
Snowmobile Association (NYSSA).
How to register your sled on a
New York State, Department of Motor Vehicle has
temporary snowmobile registrations available on Saturdays in January
through mid-February from 9AM to 3PM at the DMV office in Mayville,
Call (716) 753-4229 for Saturday registration info
and availability. None of the previous business locations can
provide Temporary Weekend Registrations anymore.
Or you can now fax your voucher and registration
form to DMV, give them your credit card information and they will
fax back a copy of your registration and put the original in the
mail to you.
You can renew your Club membership online! If you
were a Club Member in the 2010-11 season,
Here, and you will be taken to the NYSSA Online Club Membership
six-digit NYSSA ID number and your password. Your six-digit NYSSA ID
number can be found on your membership card or on last year's
voucher or you can contact your Club Administrator,
If you've forgotten your password, enter your
six-digit NYSSA ID number and click on 'RESET PASSWORD'. NYSSA
recommends that you print one voucher for each sled you are
registering (or make copies). Staple one voucher to each
registration when you send it in. Print an extra copy for your file
- in case you buy a new sled this year! Reminder: don't forget to
sign your registration discount voucher!
If you experience technical difficulty, you may call or email the
NYSSA Office at 888-624-3849. Help is available 9:00 am and 5:00 pm,
Monday through Friday.
Snowmobile Safety Course Information
Call the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Dept. at (716)
753-2131, as they keep a list of all courses being offered
throughout the year in our county.
NYS Parks - snowmobile safety courses They provide a
comprehensive list of dates/locations, etc. for every snowmobiles
safety course offered throughout the state.
You must register your snowmobile if you
operate the snowmobile in New York State. A registration is not required
if the snowmobile is operated on the private property of the owner or
private property the owner has a contractual right to use. A snowmobile
that is registered in another state and owned by a resident of that
state, but is operated in NYS, must get a NYS registration. New York
State also requires a registration on trailers