Proudly maintaining snowmobile trails in northern Oneida County, New York, including north Rome, Western,
Hawkins Corners, Lee Center, Stokes Corners, West Branch, Point Rock, Ava and into West Leyden.
The Trailbusters Snowmobile Club, Inc. is a non-profit snowmobile club founded in 1966. The club maintains over 38 miles of Class A trails over both public and private lands. The club provides snowmobile safety education classes and encourages preservation, conservation and a healthy respect of nature and the environment.
The Lee Center Trailbusters would like to thank all of our landowners for their generous cooperation in allowing us to have trails travel across their property. Without their support, it would not be possible to have these trails.
Spring has sprung (probably?). All trails are closed due to lack of snow.
Upcoming Snowmobile Safety Course
This year's Trailbusters safety course will be taught by Dennis Hesse and held at the Lee Town Hall on Friday, 1 Dec 6-9pm, and Saturday, 2 Dec 8am-1pm. Attendance at both is required. Participants must be ten years old by date of course.
Thank you Dennis for taking this over, and a very special thanks to John Beggs for all the years he taught this course!!!
NYSSA Super Raffle Fundraiser
Trailbusters had one winner, Roger Grems of Lee Center won $100.00. (Prize #53). The club thanks all those members who bought and sold tickets for the club, it is deeply appreciated. Below is the Winners List. Click the icon to open it.
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Monthly meetings are normally held on the second TUESDAY of the month.
Location: Lee Town Hall, 5808 Stokes-Lee Center Road, Lee Center
Time: 7:00 pm
Please mark your calendars.
Szyper/Maitland Bridge Project
Volunteers were Ross Destito, Jake Whitney, Andy Lim, Fred Strzepek, Brian Boudreau,
Eric Stebbins, Dave Piersall, Eric Tyler and son Ethan, Steve Tyler, JT Sprock, Brian Whitney, Derek and Tia Hawkins, Mike Thompson, Kyle Thompson and
Dan Eickmeier. Special recognition to Eric Tyler from Hillside Seasonal for donation of the time/use of the excavator. It was critical to the bridge placement.
Work has been completed on the bridge near Adirondack Machine Tool Shop just after we cross Stokes-Westernville Road (Trail C7). See the photos below. You can contact Dan Eickmeier on Facebook or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or check back here for more information.
Bridge Redecking Completed!
Work has been completed on the bridge off North Beartown Road.
The Trailbusters Snowmobile Club’s annual $250.00 scholarship winner for 2023 is Brody Westcott of Rome. Brody is graduating from the BOCES Heavy Equipment program. Congratulations to him and much luck in his selected field!
Polaris Ranger Crew Cab Delivered
Trailbusters SC took delivery of a new 2019 Polaris Ranger 1000 XP EPS crew cab on January 29, 2020, purchased from Schoff Polaris. Pictured from L-R — Dave Seaton, President; Dave Piersall, Trail Coordinator; Tim Schoff, Polaris dealer; and Dave Peer, Treasurer.
Volunteers redecked a bridge in Stokes in August 2017. See photos.
We are now on Facebook!
The club now has a Facebook page! Please search “Lee Center Trailbusters Snowmobile Club” and “Like” us. In addition to posting here, the club will be posting our trail grooming reports and other pertinent information on this page. We are hoping that our “Friends” will post their photos and Trail Reports here too! Please join the conversation and lets make this fun!
The Trailbusters Snowmobile Club is a year round club. Besides grooming 38 miles of trails 6 nights a week (when we have snow); maintaining 2 groomers and a host of other equipment; making, placing and removing approximately 900 stakes and signing, clearing and (at times) rerouting.
Each spring, summer and fall, there is a host of similar projects that will need to be addressed so that there will be safe trails to ride next year. Please come to the monthly meetings and be a part of something really great. We all want safe and professionally maintained trails to ride, but we need more people involved. Won't you please take an active role and help your club! Please contact Dave Seaton at 315-335-9881 so he can add your name to our volunteer list. Thank you!
Please Join the Club!
Please click here to join or renew your Trailbusters membership. If you enjoy our trails and would like to become a club member, we offer two options to join. You can choose the NYSSA online membership application and print out your membership voucher immediately, or you can print out our application form and send it in by mail. Either way, we thank you for supporting the Trailbusters Snowmobile Club!
FYI, you can no longer join a snowmobile club at the DMV. If you do not join a club, your registration fee will be $100 per sled. If you do join a club, the registration fee is $45 per sled. The Trailbusters Snowmobile Club would be honored to have you join us as a member!
Thank you to everyone who has already joined!
Volunteers to help with bridge repairs, signing and other trail work are always needed. Contact either Dave Seaton at 315-335-9881 or email Millie Piersall at email@example.com
to let us know your interest and times available.
If you are not on our email list, please provide your address so we can e-mailing any pertinent snowmobile related information as it happens. Don't be left out.