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Education and Training

There are 100's of ways to use, manage and operate your recreational trails in safe, responsible and fun ways. 

In Ontario you can be trained by an activity group, get yourself and your machine licenced, insure yourself and others against accident or injury, become a hike leader or the world's most expert paddler.

In all these cases a group like Ontario Trails can guide you to trail certification in Trail Stewardship, Planning or Management through our in class or on-line learning through Algonquin College. Or a use federation like OFATV or OFTR can get you the trainig you need to use trails and your machine in a safe way.

This page highlights some of these ways.

OnLine Ontario Trails Education Certificates

Trail Stewardship

Trail Management

Trail Planning

Ontario Trails In Class Education on the following topics:

Volunteer Managment

Risk Management

Project Management

Budgetting and Planning

Policy and Regulation

Land Owner Relations

Wilderness First Aid

Health and Safety

Ecosystem and Natural Heritage

Trail Technology

Marketing and Promotion

Food and Nutrition

RTC Development

Driver Training

ATV Safety Course through OFATV

Canadian ATV/ORV Training through CQC/CASI

Ontario Drivers Licence

Motorcycle Licencing and Driver Training

Snowmobile Training

Driver Training

Winter Survival

Permit Purchasing Process


Hike Leadership Training

Hike Leader Certification


Skills Development

Instructor Courses