"Promoting Safe & Responsibile Snowmobiling"
Thanks for visiting the Official Web Site of the Franklinville Snowmobile Club. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, November 6th at the Ischua Valley Country Club in Franklinville, New York.
Our meetings begin at 7:30 PM. Pizza and wings are available after the meeting.
Snowmobile registrations have been sent out by the DMV. Fees remain the same for this year, $100 for those who do not join a snowmobile club and a reduced fee of $45 for those who join a Club before they register their sleds. Click here to join our Club and save $55 on your registration! Also, if you join our Club by November 1st, you will be automatically entered into a drawing for a $50 gas card!
Last year, New York State had a total of 115,978 snowmobiles registered. That was a decrease of almost 500 sleds from the previous year.
The last few seasons have been very unpredictable for the snowmobile rider. Our winters have seen plenty of snow and thaws. Many people wait to see how the winter looks before they even think of joining a Club or registering their sleds.
This practice severely hurts the local Clubs. Early Club memberships and registrations are vital to a Club receiving the funding they need to start their pre-season trail work. Clubs need to get out early, before the snow flies, and start clearing brush from their trails. Bridge work may need to be done, trails may have to be rerouted and signs have to be posted.
All of this takes money to complete, money that many Clubs don't have or receive until people start joining and registering their snowmobiles.
Please join our Club and register your sled early this year. Help us to provide you with an enjoyable riding experience on trails as soon as the season begins.
Trails are scheduled to Open on December 17th, 2014!!
Weather and Conditions Permitting!!
So what will this winter be like?
The Farmer's Almanac is stating that winter will be colder than normal, with the coldest periods in late December, throughout January, and in early February. Precipitation will be below normal in the east and near normal in the west. Snowfall will be above normal in most of the region, with the snowiest periods in mid-December, early and mid-January, and early February.
According to AccuWeather Lead Long-Range Forecaster Paul Pastelok, "We will see some dry weather in the Northeast, barring any tropical systems, in September and October but in November it will get wet," Pastelok said.
Following a soaking November for Northeastern residents, El Niño will make its debut early this winter, fueling early winter snow across the area.
"December could get kind of wild due to the very active southern jet stream that is going to provide the moisture for bigger snowstorms," Pastelok said. "The Northeast could have a couple of big storms in December and early January."
I guess that we will just have to wait and see...
Thanks to our newest supporter, Scott Hillman and his business Integrity Plumbing & Water Treatment, LLC. Scott has recently joined our Club and has stepped up to volunteer helping our Club with trail work. You can view the advertisement for Integrity Plumbing & Water Treatment, LLC to the left.
Would you like to show your support for snowmobiling and our Club along with seeing your business advertised on our site?
For just $50 you can purchase advertising on our site. All advertisements include either an e-mail link or a link to your business web site. Advertising on our site is good for one year and runs from November 1st until September 30th.
Purchase now and we will immediately place your advertisement on our site, which gives you over a month of free advertising! For an additional $25 you can also become a member of our Club.
To advertise on our site, all you need to do is to print out and complete a Membership Application and check the box for website advertising. Please be sure to include a business card or other logo for you advertisement when you return the application. You may also send us an e-mail with your business information and we will provide you with a secure payment method.
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