Motorcycle Safety Classes
Ridgewater College is a designated Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center site with over 30 years of training excellence. Courses run from April to October.
To understand the value of smart motorcycle riding, view this Minnesota survivor’s story.
To appreciate the value of protective gear and motorcycle training, read this Minnesota survivor’s story.
Check out our wide variety of 2022 classes available in Hutchinson and Willmar – and ride safely!
- 2-day Basic Rider Courses
Basic Rider – $245
Learn how to ride and earn your motorcycle license endorsement with hands-on riding exercises on the riding range. Supportive and friendly instructors will teach you how to operate a motorcycle and the basic skills you need to safely ride on the street. Training motorcycles are provided for riders of all sizes. If you are an automatic scooter rider, they can bring their own scooter with proof of insurance if it is 500 cc or less, 400 pounds or less, in good working order and registered as a motorcycle. Course prerequisite: MSF eCourse
- Intermediate Rider Courses
Intermediate Rider – $55
Comfortable on your own motorcycle or scooter? The 5-hour Intermediate Rider Course will build upon your existing skills and knowledge. Newer, returning and experienced motorcyclists can all benefit from this course that covers control, finesse, counter steering, corning, swerving and braking.
- MN Advanced Rider Courses
MN Advanced Rider – $75
If you want razor sharp hazard avoidance riding skills, try
the 8-hour MN Advanced Rider Course to hone the skills
you need to avoid the dangers of the road, such as other
drivers, deer, and debris. Ability to complete a 28-foot
motorcycle U-turn is a requirement to take this course.
Offered in Willmar only for 2022.
- MN Expert Rider Courses
MN Expert Rider – $75
If you’ve taken the Advanced Rider Course, your skills
are sharper, you had a blast on your bike and you want
more; you’re ready to move up to the 8-hour MN Expert
Rider Course where you’ll master those crucial skills
needed to escape the perils of the road.