Several trailers in the Pickerel Bay Lodge Campground

Welcome to Pickerel Bay Lodge Campground

Thank you for choosing Pickerel Bay as a summer home for your family. The Pickerel Bay Lodge campground is a diverse collection of old and young.. families and friends.  We look forward to you joining our little community.

Trailer Sites in White Lake, Ontario

Pickerel Bay Lodge (PBL) Campground is home to 35 permanent campsites. All sites are within easy walking distance to common showers and washrooms, laundry facilities, snack-bar and the lake.

Seasonal rates include: water, garbage, holding tank and parking for one vehicle. Rates are set up for 1 or 2 “designated adults” with up to 4 of their own dependent children under the age of 19. Each additional family member will be charged the Guest Rate. All hydro fees are paid by site owner.

Campground
Seasonal Rates 2018

Recreational Trailer use $2054.00+HST
Residential Trailer use$2690.00+HST

Additional Charges Seasonal Charge
Boat slip (includes use of launch)$442.00 + HST
Season pass (grandchild (1 - 12 yrs)$95.00 + HST
Separate tent or Shelter$79.00 + HST
Locker$79.00 + HST
Extra vehicle parking$70.00 + HST
Winter boat & trailer outdoor storage$179.00 + HST

Extra Charges
Use of boat launch$10.00
Extra vehicle parking$5.00 / date
Boat launched by PBL$25.00 / use of truck to launch
Blue box dump$10.00 / dump
Visitor accompanied by trailer owner$5.00 / date

Download the 2018 Seasonal Rates and Renewal Form

2018 Seasonal Rates
Premium Waterfront Sites

trailers on the waterfront

Seasonal Site Fee$3600.00 + HST
Boat Docks (includes use of launch)
1 boat/dock
$500.00 + HST
All prices are in Canadian funds and subject to HST

Download the Waterfront Sites 2018 Rates & Renewal Form

Download the Pickerel Bay Lodge Campground Lease

Campground Rules

Trailer Sites

Leveled sites will accommodate your trailer and parking for one vehicle.  All trailer sites will be set up with water and a holding tank.  Items such as decks, fire pits, and picnic tables are not included.  There is no additional charge for decks or screened add-ons but please advise us prior to making any additions.  Extra charges apply for free standing screen rooms or shelters.

Storage sheds are permitted but limited to one per trailer.

Trailer Occupancy

Rates for trailer sites are based on 1 or 2 “designated adults” with up to 4 of their own dependent children under the age of 19.  Season’s passes are available for families with more than 4 dependent children or for grandchildren.  These passes cannot be used for guests.  Guests are welcome, but charges will apply for your guests and their vehicles.

Trailer Requirements

New trailers coming into PBL campground must be 10 years old or newer, older trailers maybe allowed at the discretion of PBL.   PBL reserves the right to restrict new trailers based on age, size or type.  Anyone wishing to sell their trailer while at Pickerel Bay must continue to pay all fees.  Pickerel Bay will charge 6% for trailers sold on site.  All sales must be approved by Pickerel Bay.

Hydro

Each campsite will have its own individual hydro meter.  A deposit of $200 will be required for each meter and shall be returned when the campsite is vacated. A bill will be issued twice per year for electric usage. This will be done July 31st and October  31st of each season.

Insurance

Personal Liability Insurance is required by all seasonal guests.  Proof of insurance will be required prior to occupying your trailer.  This must be received in printed paper format so that it can be kept on file.  Insurance company and policy # will be satisfactory.

Trailer Maintenance

While we appreciate trailers being well maintained, we ask that no major projects be tackled during our peak season- July and August and that no noisy work done on Sundays throughout the season. Your neighbors would appreciate your cooperation.

Due to potential water shortages, we also ask that no trailers be washed during peak seas0n – July 1st –Sept 1st  with well water.  Campers are free to use lake water for trailer cleaning during these months.

Water Usage / Septic tanks

Each trailer will be hooked up to water from the well.  This water is tested weekly.

Each trailer site is equipped with its own 100 L holding tank.  Campers can dump their own tanks for free but charges will apply if PBL is required to do so.

Showers / Washrooms etc.

Showers are available in the men’s and women’s washrooms.  Showers cost $1.00 each.  This fee is not included in your basic trailer fee.  Use of the showers is on the honor system and payment can be settled during regular snack bar hours.  When using the common shower house, please clean up after yourself.  Coin-automated laundry machines are available in the main shower house.  Change is available at the snack bar.

Boat Storage

Trailer owners can pay for boat storage either on the property or using a boat slip.  Trailer owners will not be charged to launch their own boat, but PBL will charge for each launch that we are asked to do.

Garbage

Trailer owners are responsible for transporting their own garbage to the dumpster in the parking lot.

Please remember garbage bins and dumpsters are for household food waste only.

**** Do Not dispose large items such as fridges, lawn chairs, fans, lights etc.  Take these items home or ask at the office for local dump hours.

Snack Bar Accounts

Accounts are set up in the snack bar for miscellaneous purchases.  Accounts must be paid for at the end of each month.  Interest charges will be added to overdue accounts.

Pets

Pets are welcome at Pickerel Bay, however we ask that owners keep their pets quiet, under control and on a leash at all times.  Pets are allowed swimming at the boat launch area but not at the beach.  Please clean up after your pets.

Please ask your guests to leave their pets at home.

PBL Beach

PBL beach is for the use of all campers.  The beach is unsupervised so customers – swim at your own risk.  Please do not leave your young children or those of your guests at the swimming area unattended.  Campers are welcome to use the chairs, tables, and toys at the beach area.  Although this beach is not open to the public, please do not leave anything at the beach not intended for use by others.

Noise

We ask that you respect your fellow campers and keep noise levels to a minimum.  TVs and radios should not to be heard past your campsite.  Please be mindful of yelling children and barking dogs.  Music is not allowed at the beach.

No work related noise is to be done on Sundays and major building projects must be stopped from July 1st to August 31st.

Guests

Guests are welcome at Pickerel Bay but guest charges do apply.

Please remind your guests about PBL rules.  If your guests have small children please do not leave unattended in washrooms or at the beach area.

Trailer Payment Schedule

Mail-outs will be sent out each fall with pricing information for the following season.   A $500.00 deposit is required to keep your site for the following summer and to confirm your return.  Campers not planning to return must remove their trailer by closing (Canadian Thanksgiving) or pay $500.00 for winter storage.  Trailers must then be removed by May 1st.  Anyone wishing to sell their trailer on site must continue to pay all fees.

Payment installments are required to be paid by the following dates:

1st  payment – $500 due October 1st.

(Please add $100 for each boat slip)

2nd   payment – $500 due December 1st

3rd   payment – $500 due February 1st

Balance is due by May 1st

This initial $500 deposit covers the winter trailer storage fee which is deducted from the total when trailer site leases are renewed.

Credit Card payments will be accepted by our American friends to eliminate currency exchange issues.  All Canadian payments are to be made by cheque, cash or email transfer.

Penalties will be applied for late payment. Please pay a few days early rather than a few days late in order to avoid any penalties..

We recommend using post dated cheques.


For your convenience we ask that a copy of your key is left at the snack bar.  PBL is not responsible for any damaged or stolen property.  Please lock your trailer when away.

ENJOY YOUR SEASON