General

  1. Skiers should wear a U.S. Coast Guard approved lifejacket.
  2. Skiing is a three-person operation: driver, observer and skier.
  3. Skiing and tubing must be done in a counter-clockwise direction.
  4. Make wide turns so skiers can control their actions.
  5. Ski boats must be equipped with a 170 degree wide-angle mirror.
  6. Boats pulling skiers must stay 100 feet from docks, rafts, buoyed or occupied swim areas and anchored boats

Slalom Course Rules

Ski Course Restrictions

  1. Ski courses are allowed on lakes by DNR permit only.
  2. The permit restricts the use of the ski course to skiing only.
  3. Boats or personal watercraft are not allowed to circle the buoys or cut through the course at any time. This is enforced by the Sheriff’s Department.
  4. Anyone is allowed to use the ski course as long as it is used properly.
  5. Only one boat is allowed in the course at a time.
  6. Boats can drive in either direction through the ski course and can circle in any direction at either end to return back through the course.
  7. If there is other traffic on the lake while the course is being used, standard marine safety procedures to circle or pass each other must be maintained.
  8. The ski course can only be used between the hours of 7:00 am and 8:00 pm weekdays, and 8:00 am and 8:00 pm weekends. During holidays and busy weekends, the skier turn buoys will be removed on Saturdays.

Ski Course Courtesy

  1. Only three to four skiers per boat are allowed in the course.
  2. Six passes maximum per skier.
  3. If other boats are waiting, the skiers using the course can only ski one round and must let the next boat(s) follow in rotation.
  4. No profanity or yelling, please!