Wanda Bowes is your VIA coordinator for 2017/18 season. We are always looking for new volunteers! If you can spare even a few hours a month, we may have something for you. The BEAST is a not for profit Association which is entirely run by volunteers like you. Everyone from the President down to the trail maintenance is a volunteer. Without people like you, the organization would not exist. We are currently looking for people to fill the following positions;


Health and Safety Coordinator

Responsible for maintaining an up to date Health and Safety Policy

Promotes a safe workplace throughout the year

Reports any concerns or complaints to the Board


Club Signage Coordinator

Ensure all trail signage is up to OFSC standards.

Meet with “Sector Directors” to discuss and plan any work necessary.

Manage any signage equipment, inventory, & supplies.

Prepare any signage order requirements.


Trail Maintainers

The Club Trail Maintainers assist in conducting maintenance on trails.  This includes signage and brushing.


Trail Section Coordinator

The Club Trail Section Coordinator is responsible for maintaining an assigned section(s) of the trail.  This includes all aspects of operation for the specified season such as landowner permission, signage and brushing.


Contact Wanda at volunteers@thebeast.ca

BEAST Volunteer Awards

Throughout the year, OFSC, District 1 and the BEAST have awards for volunteers. Volunteers are nominated by their peers and voted on by the Board of Directors and executives of the BEAST. Congratulations to the 2016/17 season winners: Volunteer of the Year—Darin McRae Sector Volunteers of the Year: South West—Mark Stanzel North West— Todd Russell …

Driver Training

Ontario Law requires any person 16 years and over to hold a valid Ontario Driver’s Licence or a Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s License to operate a snowmobile on OFSC snowmobile trails. Persons 12 to 15 years old require a Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s Licence. The course costs $40.00 with an extra fee for lunch (optional). Each student must be present at …

Trail Patrol

The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) Trail Patrol Program commenced in 1983 at the inception of the user-pay system. Trail Patrol members volunteer their time and use of their personal equipment to be snowmobile ambassadors. Trail Patrol Members are clearly identifiable by their Trail Patrol vest and each member also carries with them their …

BEAST Clothing

Have you got your BEAST clothing yet? We are now organizing an order which may be processed by contacting Deb Lackey at jlackey@storm.ca or 613-220-9597. Once available, orders may be picked up in Carleton Place but other no cost arrangements may be made. Items will not be mailed. Prices exclude all taxes. Payment must be submitted with the order. Payment …