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Trail 50 closed to all but landowners from Oct 1st – May 1st

Reminder to all…Trail 50 is now closed to all ATVs , UTVs, and dirt bikes!! This is private property used for hunting. Please respect the landowners rights to their property!!

5 Club Rides Planned for September and October – you must pre-register

We have planned a few (5) club led rides for September and October. We have to ask everyone to pre-register for the rides – all of them are restricted in number – please check out the rode level and only register for the ride if you match the criteria. In all cases, the rides are

Mapping Tool now available – Polaris Ride Command

We’ve done it again!!! KATVA has partnered with Polaris Ride Command to offer our members access to a mapping tool that’s available for use on your PC as well as in a free app. Just go to the app store and search Polaris Ride Command or google it on your PC. Once you’re in the

KATVA Trails Open – some restrictions and exceptions !!

The day is finally here!!! The trails are officially open. Before heading out please make sure you understand the following and adhere to it:
– Passes will only be sold online until further notice. If you are not already a member or are due to renew your membership go to www.katva.ca to purchase your membership and

It’s May 1st – KATVA Trails are not opening on time !!! Trying for May 12th – watch this space !!

May 1st is here and for the first time in the 10 years I’ve been involved with the club the trails are not opening on time. I just want you to know that we are actively working on a solution to open the trails soon. I’ve had many discussions with City staff and councilors, and

KATVA Trails closed – may open May 12th – depending on Province Guidelines

Important Notice! We’ve had several conversations with City of Kawartha Lakes staff and the mayor and staff have confirmed that they are hoping to open the trails on May 12th if the state of emergency is lifted at that time. We will follow the same guidelines with the opening of the 5 points trails, including

Covid-19 Update

Due to the current and ongoing COVID 19 crisis, and taking into account the recent mandated non essential business shutdowns, we just wanted to bring you up to date on the status of our events and trail permits:
– All future board meetings will be held through teleconferencing so the public will not be able

All KATVA Trails are closed – stay off

Yesterday I received a call from City staff regarding ATVs on the trails and the amount of damage that’s being caused to the trails. Damage that we will have to pay to repair from funds we have set aside for other projects in 2020 such as building new trails and putting up signage in the

KATVA AGM Cancelled / Postponed

KATVA AGM Cancelled / Postponed:
Due to the health concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the KATVA AGM that was planned for 5th of April at The OPS Community Centre has been cancelled.
We will reschedule the AGM when the risk level for holding large events is deemed to be acceptable by Public Health.

All KATVA Trails close December 1st – reopen May 2020

All KATVA Trails close to ATVs and SUVs on December 1st. We share a lot of the snowmobile trails and they are theirs for the winter months. Do not ride!!! It causes damage to the snowmobile trails groomed by the snowmobile clubs !!