New Lake Patrol at Pittock Conservation Area (media release, June 20, 2017)

June 20, 2017, Woodstock, ON – The UTRCA is increasing staff presence on Pittock Reservoir with a new Lake Patrol Program. The lake patrol at Pittock Conservation Area will help to ensure a safe and relaxing outdoor experience for all guests.

Pittock Conservation Area has seen visitor numbers rise in the past several years with camping and lake based activities getting more popular,” said Justin Skrypnyk, Superintendent, Pittock CA. “We are increasing our safety measures with regular lake patrols to ensure an enjoyable experience for all of our guests.”

Pittock Conservation Area offers:
Large lake for swimming, boating, sailing and fishing
Great day use area for special events
248 campsites
Picturesque and private group camping facilities
Modern washrooms and laundry facilities
5 km of hiking and biking trails
Swimming pool in campground
Summer recreation programs
Children’s splash pad
National rated 18 hole disc golf course
Rental program including canoes, shelter and sporting equipment
OFAH TackleShare program – fishing gear for everyone!

2017 Events at Pittock:
July 8 – Family Fishing Derby
July 15 – Float Fly Day with Woodstock Radio Controlled Fly Club
July 22 – Speaking of Wildlife Presentation
July 29 – Salthaven Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre Presentation
August 5 – Scales Nature Park presents Wetlands at Risk
August 12 – Woodstock Rotary Club Dragon Boat Festival
August 19 – Canadian Raptor Conservancy Presentation
August 26 – Sciensational Snakes

Contact: Steve Sauder, Marketing Specialist

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