Items of interest to member and non-member riders.

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 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

Rides Cancelled / Postponed

Due to current measures in place restricting the gathering of more than 5 people as a result of covid-19, rides scheduled during the months of April, May and June have been postponed or possibly cancelled at this time.

The affected rides are:

  • Rail Trail Clean-up
  • 5-Points Ride
  • Mud Run
  • New Member/Spouse Ride

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 !!