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Chester Snowmobile Club
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Chester and Andover Snowmobile Clubs present Cindy Locke with Pray for Snow bear
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Celebrating Trail Master Dick Bigwoods 85th Birthday
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CSC members having lunch at VAST's 2016 annual business meeting
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Dick Jewett receives Trail Blazer award from Cindy Locke
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Dick Bigwood receives 2016 Founders Award
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Scott Bonneville and Stan Choiniere cooking pulled pork at Chester's 250 birthday celebration
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Stan and Joan Choiniere teaching a snowmobile safety class
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Dick Bigwood ready to give rides in our Tucker during our Poker Run
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Trail debrushing by member Roger Batchelder
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Chester VP, Lee Whiting receives President's Award at annual meeting
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Chester Snowmobile Club 2016 Christmas Party
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Thanks to everyone who helped us to achieve this award.

SNOW PHONE IS 802-875-6550

 

 

2017-2018 TMA (Trail Maintenance Assessment) Information

 

New Stuff

VAST has increased 2017-2018 Early Bird & Regular Season prices by $5.  Since VAST is selling TMA’s at the VTVAST website we have eliminated the PayPal option at our website. The “Three Day Pass” is now a “Four Day Pass” and is only available after December 15.

 

Old Stuff

If the sled you are obtaining a TMA for is Registered with the State of Vermont DMV, then you qualify for the Registered in VT TMA Price. Otherwise you must pay the Registered Out-of-State Price.

You MUST show the State Registration Certificate for your sled when purchasing a TMA, whether registered in Vermont or Out of State.

Early Bird TMA's are sold at reduced prices and will be available until Midnight December 15, afterwards you must pay the Regular Season prices.

Family Prices are not available after December 15.

Four Day Passes are only available after December 15. Must be four consecutive days.

All categories of TMA's can be purchased by Mail, through one of our Sales Agents, or thru the VTVAST.org website. If you use the VTVAST website for your registration please make sure you select the Chester Snowmobile Club.

 

Mail

Please fill out the TMA Membership Application form below completely. Once completed, print form and mail printed form, a copy of your snowmobile registration and a check to:

 

Robert Menthe (Membership)
1646 Skyline Dr.
Weathersfield, VT 05156
 
Make Checks Payable (U.S. funds only) to:
Chester Snowmobile Club


Your TMA sticker will be sent in the return mail.


Sales Agents

Our Sales Agents are listed below (Please be courteous to our Sales Agents, they are doing this for the Chester Snowmobile Club while running their own business). Note that Sales Agents have been authorized to add a $5 recording fee to the normal TMA prices for their effort. No need to complete the application form below, you will fill in the actual TMA form at the Sales Agents place of business.

  •                                     Enfield Motor Sports -- Enfield, CT
  •                                     Chester Hardware -- Chester, VT
  •                                     Benny’s Power -- Chester, VT
  •                                     Stone Hearth Inn and Tavern -- Chester, VT
  •                                     NAPA Auto Parts—Ludlow, VT

Pricing

The Pricing shown below includes $15 for Chester Club Dues and $10 for Windsor County Dues.

Early Bird Season Pricing (Before Midnight December 15)

                        Registered Out-of-State                      $160

                        Registered in VT                                 $130

                        Family-Registered Out-of-State        $137

                        Family-Registered in VT                    $114  

                        Family-Registration pricing requires you purchase two TMA’s at full price, and that all sleds have the same Physical Address on the TMA’s.

 

Regular  Season Pricing (After Midnight December 15)

                        Registered Out-of-State                      $210

                        Registered in VT                                 $170

                        Four (Consecutive) Day Pass            $100

 

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                  TMA Membership Application Form 2017 - 2018

Name of Registered Owner    ________________________________________________________________

Name of Club Member      _____________________________________________________________________

Address                 __________________________________________________________________________

City                            ________________________________________________________________________

State/Province         __________________________________________________________________________

Zip Code                 __________________________________________________________________________

email address           _________________________________________________________________________

Telephone Number        _______________________________________________________________________

Year of Snowmobile      _______________________________________________________________________

Model                          _________________________________________________________________________

Manufacturer            ____________________________________________________________________________

Serial Number              __________________________________________________________________________

Registration Number         _______________________________________________________________________

State/Province of Registration       ________________________________________________________________

LIMITED LIABILITY STATEMENT

As a member of a snowmobile club I, the undersigned, owner of the snowmobile described above, declare that I am liable for the use of a trail in conformance with the snowmobile laws and rules of the State of Vermont.

Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, I declare that I am well aware of the risks related to the presence of tree branches, stones, and soil on the trail as well as the risks related to the maintenance and signing of a trail. I consequently declare that I deny my own recourse to any damage, be it of any kind, that could happen to me in the use of a trail.

I am also aware that Snowmobile Liability Insurance is required in order to operate my snowmobile within the State of Vermont.

I pledge that I will inform any person to whom I would lend or rent the snowmobile that I own, of the risks above mentioned and will advise them that the association, the club, or the owner of the trail do not assume any responsibility for the damages they could undergo while using a trail.

By entering my typed name in the box below, I confirm that I accept the statement above, and that all information on this form is correct.

 

Signature _____________________________________________________________Date_________________________________

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PRESIDENTS LETTER

We would like to take this time to welcome you to the Chester Snowmobile Club.

Our club located in Chester Vermont, less than a two hours drive by automobile form Hartford Connecticut, offers some of the best snowmobiling around.

The Chester Snowmobile Club and its members are very active in promoting safe snowmobiling in our state. We continue to improve our trail system every year with not only wider and smoother trails but we also work to improve relationships with the landowners whose land our trails are built on. We will continue to search for ways to thank these landowners as if it where not for them snowmobiling in Vermont would be non-existent. Please when you see or meet a landowner, thank them for allowing you to snowmobile on their property. 

Our club is very proactive in many other ways also. We continue to involve our membership in many ways, from trail clearing and building, to event planning and scholarships for those who are members.

You will find our members to be friendly, caring and most of all they will make you feel like part of the family. The Chester Snowmobile Club has events throughout the year from club meetings to picnics and lots more.

Have children that also ride? No problem we offer snowmobile safety courses throughout the year. We also involve them in our activities and events, no one is left out of our club.

So stop on by and check us out, give our trails a ride and enjoy what we have to offer. We are sure that you will not be disappointed.

Have more questions?  You can email the club

Enjoy the trails in Chester. Ride on the right and enjoy the scenery

Stan Choiniere

President
Chester Snowmobile Club
 

 

Who are we?

We are located right here in Chester, Vermont, and for our friends in the South, we are less than a two-hour drive from Hartford, Connecticut, and offers some of the best snowmobiling around.

We offer great parking at Chester's recreation field on Lover's Lane in Chester.   Port-a-pottys are also at this location for your convenience. 

The Chester Snowmobile Club and its members are very active in promoting safe snowmobiling in our State. We continue to improve our trail system every year with not only wider and smoother trails but we also work to improve relationships with the landowners on whose land our trails are built.

Our Club is also very proactive in many other ways. We continue to involve our membership in many ways, from trail clearing and bridge building to event planning. We award scholarships and financially support local organizations such as the rescue squad and summer camp program. You will find our members to be friendly, caring, and most of all, they will make you feel like part of the family. The Chester Snowmobile Club has events throughout the year from Club meetings to picnics and lots more. Our annual poker run is always a great time with lots of prizes.

Have children who also ride? No problem; we offer snowmobile safety courses. We also involve them in our activities and events; no one is left out of our Club. So stop by and check us out; give our trails a ride and enjoy what we have to offer. We are sure you will not be disappointed.

Visit our website at www.chestersnowmobileclub.com to purchase your early bird TMA on line, view trail updates, event notices, etc. During the riding season our snow phone 802-875-6550 is updated with trail conditions. 

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

TMA SALES AGENTS

  • Enfield Motor Sports, Enfield, CT
  • Chester Hardware, Chester, VT
  • Stone Hearth Inn, Chester, VT
  • Benny's Power, Chester,VT
  • NAPA, Ludlow, VT

PLACES TO STAY

  • Stone Hearth Inn
  • Motel in the Meadow

TEE SHIRTS FOR SALE

Show your club spirit by wearing a Chester Snowmobile Club tee shirt.  Grey pocket tee shirt with club name and logo o the back.   Available in sizes small to XXL.   Buy yours today by sending a $25 check to Stan Choiniere, Chester Snowmobile Club, 13 Partridge Lane, Southwick, MA  01077.  Questions call 413-237-6541 or email schoiniere13@comcast.net.

club tee shirt

 VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Check our event page for work dates.  These are always great for young and old to work on the trails they ride.

 2016 bridge work

 

 

Club Phone: 802-875-6550
Club Phone: 802-875-6550
Club Socials:
Club Address: PO Box 353
Chester, VT 05143
Club Contact:
Stan Choiniere
(413) 237-6541 snow phone 802-875-6550