Itasca Driftskippers

Club Details

Itasca Driftskippers
Contact: Tony Benes
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
Established in 1969, The Itasca Driftskippers maintain and groom 72 plus miles of trails ranging from Grand Rapids to Hill City, Minnesota. Two Driftskippers trailside shelters are available for your use and pleasure. Grooming is done proudly with 2 Pisten Bulleys. One with an Arrowhead Ultra-8 1/2 groomer and the other with a Maxie groomer. The Skippers clubhouse is south of Grand Rapids on Hwy 169 is the home for our club meetings, youth/adult snowmobile satety training programs, groomer maintainence/operations, Adopt a Highway clean-up, and an annual Christmas party for the "Special Needs" children (started in 1972). Club meetings are held the 3rd Tuesday of every month at the club house.
Come ride the best trails in Minnesota....ride Driftskipper country! watch this site for more info or check out the Itasca Driftskippers facebook page at Itasca Driftskippers. Frequent updates of trail conditions can be obtained by calling (218)326-6727.

Club Events

Date: 12/30/2017 12/30/2017
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online - Field Day - Grand Rapids
Description: Snowmobile Safety Online - Field Day will be held on12/30/17 at the Itasca Driftskippers Snowmobile Club, 33455 Wagon Wheel CRT Rd., Grand Rapids. Class will begin at 8:30 am. Must be 11 years of age prior to class start date to be eligible to take this class. Contact Wayne Roskos at (218) 244-5629 for additional information.
Date: 12/29/2018 12/29/2018
Event: Snowmobile Safety Youth Online Field Day - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Driftskipper's Snowmobile Safety Youth Online Field Day will take place on December 29, 2018 at their Clubhouse, 33455 Wagon Wheel Ct. Rd., Grand Rapids. Class begins at 9:00am. Must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above in order to be eligible to take this class.

This safety class will have a C.O. visit and trail rule book instruction along with the field training.
We will do the final written test to all students who performed their on line class and brought there printed out certificate.

Please contact Wayne Roskos at 218-244-5629 or by email at wayneroskos@kozyradio.com for additional information.
Date: 02/27/2021 02/27/2021
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day ~ 3:00 PM - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Drift Skippers are having a Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day class on 02/27/2021 at their Club House, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

Sarah Grell will lead class from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

To register or for questions contact Sarah at 218-259-6970 or by emailing sarah.grell@state.mn.us.




Date: 02/27/2021 02/27/2021
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day ~ 12:00 PM - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Drift Skippers will have a Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day on 02/27/2021 at their Club House, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

Sarah Grell will lead class from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

To register or for questions contact Sarah at 218-259-6970 or by emailing sarah.grell@state.mn.us.



Date: 02/27/2021 02/27/2021
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day ~9:00 AM - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Drift Skippers will have a Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day on 02/27/2021 at their Club House, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 .

Sarah Grell will begin class at 9:00 am.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

To register or for questions contact Sarah at 218-259-6970 or by emailing sarah.grell@state.mn.us.







Date: 02/28/2021 02/28/2021
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day ~ 12:00 PM - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Drift Skippers are having a Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day on 02/28/2021 at their Club House, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

Sarah Grell will lead class from 12:00 to 2:00 pm.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

To register or for questions contact Sarah at 218-259-6970 or by emailing sarah.grell@state.mn.us.


Date: 02/28/2021 02/28/2021
Event: Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day - 3:00 PM - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Drift Skippers are having a Snowmobile Safety Online Field Day at their Club House, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd, Grand Rapids, MN 55744 .

Sarah Grell will lead class from 3:00 to 5:00 pm.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

To register or for questions contact Sarah at 218-259-6970 or by emailing sarah.grell@state.mn.us.


Date: 02/19/2022 02/19/2022
Event: Snowmobile Safety Field Day - Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Driftskippers are having a Snowmobile Safety Field Day on February 19, 2022 at their Club House 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Road Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

Wayne Roskos will lead c lass from 9:00 to 11:30 am.

Registration will start at 8:15am. Student must have their (printed paper copy) of the online completion certificate to register for the Field Day Course Training/Completion. Conservation Officer Class starts at 9:00am. Field day test starts at approximately 10:00am. Finish time will depend on size of the class.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

For additional information contact Wayne Roskos at 218-244-5629 or by email at wayneroskos@kozyradio.com.
Date: 01/14/2023
Event: Snowmobile Safety Field Day- Grand Rapids
Description: Itasca Driftskippers' Snowmobile Safety Field Day will be held on 1/14/2023 at their Clubhouse, 33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd Grand Rapids, MN 55744.

 Wayne Roskos, Tony Benes & Jim Heitzman will start class at 9:00 am. (registration starts at 8:45 am)

To register or for questions contact Tony Benes at 218-244-1596 or Jim Heitzman at 218-259-0296.

Participants must be 11 years of age before class start date listed above and have completed the online course in order to be eligible to take this class.

Bring the following:

1. Online completion voucher

2. Riding attire including DOT approved helmet

Parent must be parent must be present to sign registration papers.

For additional information contact Tony Benes at 218-244-1596 or Jim Heitzman at 218-259-0296.
Date: 01/27/2024 01/27/2024
Event: Snowmobile Safety Field Day (Grand Rapids 1/27/24)
Description: Class has been changed from 12/30/23 to 1/27/24
Registration starts at 9am

Itasca Driftskipper Clubhouse
33455 Wagon Wheel Court Rd
Grand Rapids, MN

Contact Tony Benes for pre-registration. 218-244-1596

Online portion must be completed before this date and bring completion certificate with to class.

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