GENERAL NEWS

/GENERAL NEWS

Items of interest to member and non-member riders.

Construction Work on the VRTC

Construction has now begun on the Victoria Rail Trail Corridor (VRTC) from Northline Road to north of the Burnt River Bridge. The trail isn’t necessarily closed but from time to time they may have it blocked off for safety reasons so please use caution and respect the crews out there working.

They are going to do

Haliburton Rail Trail Remains Closed

Unfortunately we just received the following notice directly from the County of Haliburton….” The Rail Trail remains closed to use by motorized vehicles as long as we remain under a Provincial State of Emergency. ”

This means that the Haliburton Rail trail will not open this weekend, May 30th, as we had hoped it would.  Please

Victoria Rail Trail Maintenance – May 27, 2020

Important Notice that a section of the VRTC between Fenelon Falls and Northline Road will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 for the removal of a large hazardous tree. Please avoid that section of the trail for the day.

Where Can You Ride With Your KATVA Pass?

Are you wondering where you can ride with your KATVA trail pass? Let us clear up any confusion for you…..

Over 10 years ago Kawartha ATV Association and Haliburton ATV Association formed a reciprocal agreement to allow our members to ride each others trails. It’s the longest and most successful reciprocal agreement in Ontario to this

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

Trails Open May 12, 2020

May 12th is the date!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

After many discussions between ourselves, municipal staff and council members The City of Kawartha Lakes has confirmed that the trails will open to motorized users as of May 12th and therefore we will also be opening the 5 points trails as of

Volunteer of the Year – Jim Laporte

The KATVA Team is proud to announce our 2020 Volunteer of the Year Recipient – Jim Laporte
Our team had a plan to recognize Jim at our 2020 AGM this year but sadly we lost Jim to cancer before we had the chance. Anyone who knew Jim knew that his family and friends came first but

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