Schedule of Motorcycle Rider Courses

Motorcycle rider courses are offered every April - October.

For more detailed information on the motorcycle courses, visit the main Motorcycle Rider Courses webpage.

How to Register

  • Register online by selecting "Add to Cart" on the desired course(s) and select "Cart" at the bottom of the page when you are ready to checkout.
    • The “Seats Left” information is updated every half hour and when you checkout.
  • Other registration options are available.

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Courses

Advanced Rider Course

A one-day course that complements your basic skills and helps with personal risk assessment. It includes a fast-paced classroom segment with several fun interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness. Range exercises enhance both basic operating skills and crash-avoidance skills. Improving your braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial for riders on any type of street motorcycle.

You will need to bring the following with you to the course:

Prerequisites: Valid motorcycle license. Must own a street-legal, registered and insured motorcycle or scooter

Advanced RiderCourse Additional Information (PDF)
Includes important information related to this course, including a listing of required protective riding gear.

 

Advanced Rider Course
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Sunday, 5/12
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
ZSPI-011 600 0 seats left $195Section Full

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Thursdays, 6/13 - 6/20
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ZSPI-011 700 9 seats left $195

Basic Rider Course 2 License Waiver

The Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic RiderCourse 2 for License Waiver (BRC2- LW), is a unique riding curriculum for New Yorkers offered through the New York State Motorcycle Safety Program (NYSMSP). You must be 18 years of age or older to participate in the BRC2 –LW per NYS DMV. If you are under age 18, you may not enroll in this course. This course consists of an online course (eCourse) and practice riding exercises on your own motorcycle or scooter. The online course must be completed before attending the riding exercises. The course is designed to further develop your riding skills on your own street-legal motorcycle or scooter in our secure riding setting. The riding exercises conclude with a Skills Evaluation. The BRC2-LW is designed for individuals that have some street riding skills and experience (braking, cornering, swerving) and have held a valid New York State Motorcycle Permit for at least one calendar year. This course is NOT for beginners.

Please read Additional Course Information before registering. 

Basic Rider Course 2 License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 5/4
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-023 600 0 seats left $270Section Full

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Saturday, 6/8
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-023 700 10 seats left $270

Basic Rider Course 3 Wheel License Waiver

MSF's 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse is taught on school-provided 3-wheel training units that have two wheels in the front and one in the back. You may bring your own street legal 3-wheel motorcycle to the class if you prefer. Proof of current registration and insurance required. Motorcycle/side car rigs and sit-in car-style 3-wheel vehicles are not permitted in the class. If you plan to ride a 2-wheel motorcycle, you must take the BRC or BRC-2 for license waiver course. This course is sponsored by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and approved for NYS DMV for 3-wheel only motorcycle license. 

You are required to complete the MSF online eCourse within 30 days of the classroom. The link will be emailed to you and there is no additional charge to take the eCourse.     Please also view the Can-Am On-Road Safety Video and BRP REP Safety Video. 

Before registering, please read the Additional Course Information.   

Basic Rider Course 3 Wheel License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 5/25
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 5/26
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 600 0 seats left $99Section Full

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Saturday, 6/1
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 6/2
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 700 0 seats left $99Section Full

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Saturday, 6/15
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 6/16
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-024 701 7 seats left $99
Saturday, 7/6
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 7/7
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 702 11 seats left $99
Saturday, 7/20
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 7/21
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 703 12 seats left $99
Wednesday, 7/31
7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, 8/1
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
ZSPI-024 704 11 seats left $99
Saturday, 8/3
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 8/4
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 705 12 seats left $99
Saturday, 8/10
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 8/11
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 706 12 seats left $99
Saturday, 9/21
1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Sunday, 9/22
1:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZSPI-024 500 12 seats left $99

Basic Rider Course License Waiver

In the Basic RiderCourse you will learn:

The Basic RiderCourse provides classroom and actual motorcycle/scooter operator training in a controlled, off-street environment. No experience is necessary, however, you must be able to ride a bicycle. A STRONG sense of balance is required! Student must possess a valid NYS driver’s license. Upon successful completion of the Basic RiderCourse, a NYSMSP road test waiver card will be issued. You take it to NYS DMV, apply for the motorcycle permit, if you do not have one, present waiver card and pay any fees and you will receive the “M” endorsement. You are required to complete the MSF online eCourse within 30 days of the classroom. The link will be emailed to you and there is no additional charge to take the eCourse.

Before registering, please read the Additional Course Information

Basic Rider Course License Waiver
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Friday, 4/12
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday, 4/19
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ZSPI-015 622 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Saturday, 4/20
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, 4/21
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ZSPI-015 603 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 4/22
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, 4/29
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ZSPI-015 604 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Saturday, 4/27
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 4/28
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 606 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 5/6
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Monday, 5/13
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
ZSPI-015 607 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Saturday, 5/18
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 5/19
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 608 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 5/20
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/21
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wednesday, 5/22
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 5/23
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 610 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Friday, 5/24
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 5/31
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Monday, 5/27
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 5/28
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wednesday, 5/29
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 5/30
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Saturday, 6/1
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 6/2
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 700 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 6/3
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/4
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 701 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Wednesday, 6/5
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 6/6
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 702 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Friday, 6/7
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 6/14
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 703 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Saturday, 6/8
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 6/9
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
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Saturday, 6/8
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 6/9
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 705 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 6/10
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/11
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wednesday, 6/12
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 6/13
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 707 7 seats left $321
Saturday, 6/15
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 6/16
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 708 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Monday, 6/17
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/18
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Wednesday, 6/19
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 6/20
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 710 12 seats left $321
Friday, 6/21
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 6/28
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 711 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 6/22
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 6/23
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Monday, 6/24
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 6/25
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 713 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 6/26
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 6/27
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 714 10 seats left $321
Saturday, 6/29
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 6/30
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 715 0 seats left $321Section Full

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Saturday, 6/29
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 6/30
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 716 9 seats left $321
Monday, 7/1
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/2
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 717 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 7/3
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 7/4
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 718 11 seats left $321
Friday, 7/5
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 7/12
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 719 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 7/6
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 7/7
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 720 7 seats left $321
Monday, 7/8
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/9
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 721 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 7/10
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 7/11
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 722 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 7/13
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 7/14
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 723 11 seats left $321
Monday, 7/15
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/16
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 724 11 seats left $321
Wednesday, 7/17
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 7/18
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 725 12 seats left $321
Friday, 7/19
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 7/26
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 726 11 seats left $321
Saturday, 7/20
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 7/21
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 727 5 seats left $321
Monday, 7/22
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/23
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 728 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 7/24
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 7/25
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 729 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 7/27
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 7/28
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 730 12 seats left $321
Monday, 7/29
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 7/30
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 731 12 seats left $321
Friday, 8/2
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 8/9
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 732 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/3
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 8/4
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 733 12 seats left $321
Monday, 8/5
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 8/6
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 734 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 8/7
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 8/8
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 735 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/10
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 8/11
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 736 12 seats left $321
Monday, 8/12
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 8/13
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 737 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 8/14
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 8/15
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 738 12 seats left $321
Friday, 8/16
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 8/23
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 739 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/17
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 8/18
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 740 12 seats left $321
Monday, 8/19
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 8/20
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 741 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 8/21
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 8/22
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 742 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/24
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 8/25
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 743 11 seats left $321
Monday, 8/26
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, 8/27
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 744 12 seats left $321
Wednesday, 8/28
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Thursday, 8/29
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 745 12 seats left $321
Friday, 8/30
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Friday, 9/6
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
ZSPI-015 746 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/31
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 9/1
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 747 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 8/31
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 9/1
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 748 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/7
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 9/8
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 500 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/7
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 9/8
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 501 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/14
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 9/15
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 502 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/14
12:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, 9/15
12:30 pm - 7:00 pm
ZSPI-015 503 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/21
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sunday, 9/22
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
ZSPI-015 504 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 9/28
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, 9/29
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-015 505 11 seats left $321
Saturday, 10/5
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, 10/6
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-015 506 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 10/12
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, 10/13
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-015 507 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 10/19
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, 10/20
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-015 508 12 seats left $321
Saturday, 10/26
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, 10/27
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
ZSPI-015 509 12 seats left $321

Introductory Motorcycle Experience

This two-hour experience provides students with an opportunity to become familiar with a motorcycle/scooter and its controls in a low-risk, controlled environment. It is designed for the student who has no riding experience and isn't sure whether or not they should take formal training. You will not learn how to ride a motorcycle/scooter, but you will experience a its operational characteristics through an initial hands-on experience, allowing you to consider the possibility of formally learning to ride. You should consider yourself successful in this course regardless if you choose to learn to ride or not. This experience does not guarantee success in the Basic RiderCourse (BRC). Group size is limited to four students and one IME RiderCoach. You do not need a motorcycle permit for this introductory course.

Before registering, please read Additional Course Information

Introductory Motorcycle Experience
Schedule Section Seats Left Cost Register
Saturday, 5/4
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ZSPI-013 601 0 seats left $60Section Full

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Sunday, 5/12
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ZSPI-013 603 0 seats left $60Section Full

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Saturday, 6/8
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
ZSPI-013 700 1 seats left $60
Saturday, 7/27
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZSPI-013 701 3 seats left $60
Saturday, 8/24
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
ZSPI-013 702 3 seats left $60

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Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer 2023 Hours (May 22 - July 28): Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, Closed
(excluding college holidays and vacations)