Items of interest to member and non-member riders.

City of Kawartha Lakes to form Task Force Committee

It’s only the first step but it’s a big step! This week in council the City of Kawartha Lakes councilors voted unanimously in support of forming a task force committee regarding off road vehicle (ORV)

Reaching Us

KATVA and KORMA have grown so much over this last year that we found it necessary to add a second phone and a new person to our team to help with the work load.
You can reach someone with your questions as follows:
Carolyn Richards, President – 705-328-0931
Rhonda White, Office Coordinator – 705-328-4482

One Step Closer to Opening Roads

We’re one step closer to making this a reality. Our president Carolyn Richards has been working hard behind the scenes with councilors to look at opening more roads in the City of Kawartha Lakes when Bill 107 takes effect January 1st, 2021 and setting up a task force would be a great next step. It

Contest Time – Help Name our Property!

It’s time for another contest and We want your help!
We want to give our property a real name that reflects our trails and our members, and we’re looking to our members for ideas. If we choose your idea then your next membership renewal is on us! If more than one person suggests the same

Hunting Season Starts – Trail 50 Closed to All

As hunting season approaches please remember that as of October 1st KATVA trail #50 will be closed to all motorized users. The is at the request of the multiple landowners on that trail who made this a condition of allowing us to keep a trail through their property and we completely respect their request. This

CASI ATV Safety Training Course

***Update …our course is fully booked, if you are still interested let us know and we’ll put you on the wait list in case of a cancellation or for the next course***

KATVA is offering a one day CASI ATV Safety Training Course! This course is available for youths ages 12-17 and adults who want to

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

VRT – Kinmount – Storm/Tornado Damage Cleaned Up

The Victoria Rail Trail in the area of Kinmount is re-opened after being closed due to trees blocking it from August 2nd’s tornado. 

A big thank you to our Volunteers for their quick and thorough work!  Great job!


KATVA Presents Burnt River Fire Station with SxS

On July 30, 2020, on behalf of Kawartha ATV Association and Kawartha Off Road Motorcycle Association, the KATVA Team was honoured to present the City of Kawartha Lakes Burnt River Fire Station with a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000 SxS to add to their Emergency Response Fleet.

VRT Temporary Closure – Mount Horeb Rd to Crosswind Rd

Please be advised that drainage work is scheduled to take place on Thursday July 23rd along the Victoria Rail Trail Corridor. This work will require the closure of the trail between Mount Horeb Road and Crosswind Road in Ops Township.
Signage of the closure will be posted at the intersections of Mount Horeb Rd