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514 - 1000 Islands Parkway • Lansdowne, ON K0E 1L0
Ask Us, We Kare We are here for one reason, you! If you need help or any issues arise, please do not hesitate to ask us or any of our crew in yellow. Please let us know how we are doing by filling out the back of your card tag & dropping it at guest services. Thank you for staying with us, we appreciate your business!
Sue & Dave Barton
Helicopter Rides! Back again by popular demand the helicopter will be visiting 1000 Islands Ivy Lea KOA, May 14, June 4, July 30, Sept 3 & Oct 1. It’s the best opportunity to see the islands by air & is only $40 per person, (300lb weight restriction) What a deal.
It’s all free at 1000 Islands Ivy Lea: daily newspaper wifi throughout the park professionally run activities heated pools - spring, summer & fall RV storage between stays nightly movies & popcorn 4 persons with every site
leashes 6’ barking clean-up (stoop & scoop) rabies vaccination unattended pool area & buildings upper pool deck nature trail & dog walk area running loose cookies at hitching post
A better way to kamp!
Check Out Our Lodges ! Like camping, prefer glamping ? Ask for a tour of our lodges, they have bathrooms, kitchens, pillow top beds, AC, gas BBQ’s, 32” flat screen TV’s & satellite. We put the glamour in camping.
Kids adult supervision at pool adult hot tub kids hot tub 6 & under with adult in park 7 - 17 supervised unattended on nature trail in playground after dark
Got Photos ? Wanna Share? Our best models & photographers are you, our customers. If you have holiday pics at our park you’d like to share, we’d love them. We do require high resolution. Who knows, you could become famous!
Emergencies CALL 911
Phone located on upper deck pool entrance.
Manager on Duty 613•659•2408
A manager is on site 24/7, location of duty manager will be posted on front door at guest services.
be nice, be courteous, smile respect your neighbor respect nature & wildlife quiet time 10pm - 9am check - out accommodation - 10am check - out campsites - 11am vehicle passes guests registered rv washing clotheslines fires unattended fireworks small fires in ring large fires over ring cutting trees tight sewer connection grey water contained report any mechanical issues
1000Eislands/ivy lea VEN May 6 & 7
Mothers Day Weekend
Treat mum to a weekend of fun. We are gonna have all kinds of cool events like a wagon ride, hot dog bbq, movies with popcorn, bingo, bubblegum blowing competition, great big pool jump & best of all a free pancake breakfast Sunday morning. Pay for Friday night and with your $10 donation get Saturday night & all the weekends events for free!
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Come Camp With Us Weekend
It’s a weekend of camping celebration. Pay for Friday night & with your $10 donation to Care Camps get Saturday night & all our events for free! We’re going to have an ice cream social with s’more ice cream sundaes, BINGO,a pancake breakfast, wagon ride, movies with hot chocolate & popcorn. 0 & 23
Victoria Day Holiday Weekend
Celebrate spring with a free bbq , bingo, glow stick wagon ride, movies under the stars with hot chocolate & s’more popcorn, canon ball competition Wii Olympics and creamsicle floats!
May 27 & 2
Red “Green” Weekend
It’s a fun weekend where you get to make cool things from recycled stuff, plant a pumpkin & watch it grow via the internet all summer, play “Tag” tag. Enjoy bingo, movies, popcorn, wagon rides & a pancake breakfast.
June 3 & 4
RV Jamboree Weekend
Celebrate camping, make friends and pick up some great tips & techniques from the pro’s. We are going to have great seminars, practice sessions Q&A round tables. It’s not all going to be work, we’re gonna have Jam’in at the Jamboree with Brian McNichols, tacos in a bag supper, a pancake breakfast, a bbq, bingo and movies under the stars with popcorn.
June 10 &
Pajama Jam Weekend
Chill out & wear your jammies all weekend long. It’s laid back fun with a glow stick wagon ride, bingo, movies under the stars with cocoa & s’more popcorn & our annual Wii guitar hero jammie jam. Do the jammie jump in the pool. Relax, sleep in, because we’re making you a blueberry pancake breakfast.
June 17 &1 8
My Hero Super Dad!
We know how to make happy dads with a weekend of camping and manly man fun stuff. Dads against kids wet n wild wagon ride, belly flops & hairiest dad competition, dad/kid team Wii bowling and manly man movies under the stars with nachos & root beer. Sunday the whole family can join dad for pancakes. Your dad will be bragging it’s the best fathers day ever!
June 24 - 3
It’s a bee bop’in, hip hop’in good time with soda floats, hot dog bbq’s, Wii bowling, hula hoops, bingo, glow stick wagon rides, tattoos by the pool, movies under the stars featuring old favorites like Grease.
July 1 - 7
Canada Day & July 4th Holiday Week
There’ll be belly flops - ice cream in soda pops, movies under the stars - bingo & chocolate bars, wet n wild wagon rides - pinatas & slip n slides, ice cream sundaes - party in your pj’s, face painting in red & white - decorate your campsite, popcorn & bubblegum - play Wii & beat your chum. July
8 - 14
It’s a week at the beach, starting with a giant sand castle, yep we bring in a dump truck of sand. We’ll have super cool pool games, a beach body art air brush station, pool side ice cream floats & hot dog bbq’s, flamingo glow stick wagon rides, hurricane wet wagon rides and awesome movies with popcorn every night. July 15 - 2
It’s Super Soaker Week and we’ve got the most ways to get wet, have fun and be a kid at any age. Pool side we’ll be having cannon balls, belly flops, anything goes and freezie jumps. On our wet & wild wagon rides, it’s an all out war every day between adults & kids. Pool side we’ll be having ice cream floats, bbq’s, bingo & movies under the stars. Every day we have something new & exciting for you. It’s high tide all week!
July 22 - 28
A Pirates Life Week
They’ll be diving for treasure at shark reef, bingo and a flashlight treasure hunt. Test yer grit in our cannonball competition, landlubbers beware! Dare to be out after dark for our Peter Pan pajama party. Fill yer bellies with yummy sundaes. Aye matey your going to have fun or we’ll make you walk the plank! Aug 4 July 29 -
We take the best of all your favorite holidays and wrap them all into one fun filled week. Easter Egg hunts, “Tag” trick or treating, St. Paddy’s sundaes, hoho bingo & New Years at noon. We will also be packing in extra fun with games, wet n wild wagon rides, movies and popcorn & all things fun. - 11
Cool, scary & fun, it’s dinosaur week! We have “the dig” our version of an archaeological dig,kids get to unearth cool stuff. There’ll also be diving for dinos, bingo, dino flicks, plus lots more fun stuff everyday!
Aug 12 - 18
Bringing carnival & mardis gras to the islands, this week just keeps getting better. Exotic tattoos, gator races, bead games, fat tuesday chili dogs, get swamped & glow stick wagon rides. Who dat? We’re gonna have fun, dat who!
Aug 19 - 25
Wild Wild West Hoopla
Even’ns spent on wagon rides, cowboy flicks under the stars with kettle corn, plus wild west bingo. Day’s do’in hilly billy horseshoes (ya use toilet seats), cannonball stand offs at the pool, haystack treasure hunts, seed spit’n contests and dive’n for gold nuggets. For vittles there’ll be a corn roast, baked beans, cookies & milk. t 1
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It’s a 60’s blast from the past and baby it’s going to be a groovey week. Let your imagination run wild with psychedelic glow stick wagon rides, tattoos, far out floats, tye die & anything cool!
Sept 2 - 5
Last Blast Holiday Weekend
It’s the last chance to enjoy the carefree days of summer and we’re gonna take all the best, most fun activities of 2011 and do em all in one last blast of a weekend. There’ll be bingo, movies, tattoos, water wars, bubblegum, Wii wars, bbq & so much more!
Sept 8 & 9
Oktoberfest? Why wait to celebrate. We’re having a bratwurst bbq , apple pie & ice cream, evening wagon ride with cider, apple bob pool races, movies, popcorn, tattoos & so much fun. It’s the most beautiful time of the year to visit ivy lea, our maple & oaks begin to change Se colour, as well as deer wander the park.
pt 16 & 17
Going to the Dogs Weekend
It’s one big dog party with a hot dog bbq & cupcakes for humans. Dog treats & prizes for the K9’s. It’s a fun filled human/dog activity weekend with our annual Doggy Olympics. There’ll be family/pet portraits, wagon rides, movies & popcorn, bingo, a pancake breakfast & constant fun. $10 of your registration fees will be donated Sept 2 to the Humane Society. 3 - 2
Chocolate fountains, 30’ chocolate buffet of decadent chocolate deserts, hot chocolate & s’more popcorn, chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast, it is everything a chocolate lover could dream of. This is the most enjoyed weekend of the year and all the chocolate treats are included in your registration! Sept 30 - O ct 1
Customer Appreciation Weekend
This is our weekend to celebrate a fabulous 2011 camping season & have fun. Pay for Friday night & with your $10 donation to KOA Care Camps you get Saturday night & all weekends fun filled activities for free. Included: hot dog bbq, pancake breakfast, wagon rides, bingo, movies, tattoos, Wii games & more. WOW! Oct 7 - 10
Fallfest Thanksgiving Weekend
It is our last weekend of the year & we pull out all the stops. Saturday we celebrate Halloween with trick or treating, pumpkin bowling & carving, plus site decoration. Best of all is our famous haunted house, it is guaranteed to be a scary fun experience for all Sunday you get to enjoy our great pumpkin catapult chuck, wagon rides & haystack treasure hunt, while we make you Thanksgiving dinner we supply the turkey, gravy, potatoes, stuffing & beans, you bring your favorite potluck dish. It’s totally awesome!
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OFF-LEAD DOG PARK
There is an off-lead Dog Park at Collins Bay Marina in Kingston. Take exit 611 to Bath. Right on Bath then left on Covedale (in front of No-Frills). Follow the road to the end and turn left. The park is on the right. Bring poop bags and water. It is open and wooded. Picnic tables and benches. Washroom facilities in the park.
Spring & Fall Programs
Book these weekends, May 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 20 - 23, June 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, optional 24 & 25, July 1 -3 for the Spring Program or these weekends, Sept 8 & 9, 16 & 17, 23 & 24, 30 & Oct 1, optional Aug 26 & 27, Sept 2-5, Oct 7 -10 for the Fall Program and you get to:
• leave your RV on site, no towing, no setting up • leave your RV hooked up, fridge plugged in for free • start enjoying your weekends the moment you arrive • extend your camping season during the school year • VIP site choice & location •extend your stay, VIP pricing Sun - Thurs only $20 a night
All 6 weekends must be booked to be eligible for the spring program, no substitutions and must be paid in full by May 6. All 4 weekends must be booked to be eligible for the fall program, no substitutions and must be paid in full by Sept 8.
Store & Stay
ANGLICAN CHURCH Church Street Gananoque 613-382-3357 July and August 9:00 AM
Love it, Leave it!
Leave your RV for free in our storage area in between visits no longer than 3 weeks. You’ll save on fuel, reduce your carbon footprint, reduce stress and reduce your set up time!
Ask Guest Services for more info.
GRACE UNITED CHURCH Corner of Stone and Pine Gananoque 613-382-2161 10 AM Services PENTECOSTAL 365 William Street South Gananoque 613-382-2328 Sunday Services 10AM & 6:30 PM CATHOLIC CHURCH 270 Stone Street Gananoque 613-382-2017 Sunday 10:30AM PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 175 Stone Street Gananoque 613-382-2315
mileage from this koa to: KM MI QUEBEC CITY
NIAGARA FALLS 427 263
DID YOU KNOW? A boat license, also known as “The Pleasure Craft Operators Card” is NOT necessary to rent a boat. The boat renter will be issued a copy of a “Dock-side Checklist” and will carry this with them on the boat. This “Dock-side Checklist” will serve as a temporary operators card for the duration of the rental agreement. So please come on out and experience the 1000 Islands for yourself. Rent a boat at the many marinas and cottage resorts in the area this season.
castles, forts, lighthouses, ships, Golfing at Smugglers Glen
A magnificent 18 hole championship course, set in a mixture of forests,
high granite cliffs, rolling hills and valleys. Smugglers offers a free pick up & drop off service, see our guest services for details. Not enough time for a game? Try the driving range or just enjoy a tasty lunch at the clubhouse!
This fantastic new $100,000 facility will delight all sk8ers and it’s free ! Located behind the tennis courts in Gananoque, it’s just a 10 minute drive away.
Cycling , Roller Blading, Walking 37 km of paved bike path is located right at our front gate. Running along the beautiful 1000 Islands Pky from Gananoque to Brockville with many points of interest, restaurants & scenic views along the way.
Hiking Walk our nature trails. Eco Trail is a 45 minute walk through our ANSI (area of natural & scientific interest) protected area, featuring Lady Slipper Orchids, ravines and mature mixed forests. Hootsie Trail is a 25 minute walk through ponds & ravines, offering beautiful vistas of the 1000 islands. Dogs love it! Both trails are part of the Frontenac Arch Bioshpere Reserve, so please take care!
Across the road lies the majestic St. Lawrence River & the 1000 Islands. Canoes, kayaks, fishing & pontoon boats are available for rent at Pecks Marina, allowing access to more remote locations for fishing, diving, swimming & exploring.
Live Theatre The 1000 Islands Playhouse is located on the shores of the St. Lawrence. An exceptional range of dramas, musicals & comedies are presented all summer.
Rockport Cruise lines offer a unique glimpse of the islands, mansions, lighthouses and an insightful commentary into the areas rich history with tales of love, pirates & smugglers. Tours include: dinner & luncheon cruises, 1 & 2 castle tours and 1 hour sightseeing tours. Discount coupons available.
islands, smugglers hideouts & fairy tales Beaches Joel Stone Park has a beach, swim platform & picnic area, it’s just a 10 minute drive to Gananoque. Greys Beach Mini Park - dogs allowed! 5 minute drive. Grass Creek Park is a staff favorite, it has a sandy beach, picnic area & park. It is a 20 minute drive. Mallorytown Landing - 20 minute drive & Browns Bay - 25 minute drive, they have beach & picnic area. Sand Banks has mountains of sand, big waves & a picnic area, makes a great day trip -1.15 hour drive.
Boldt Castle on Heart island was built as a monument of love and is spectacular. Explore the gardens, cellars,playhouse, stables & beautifully appointed rooms, all awe inspiring. Singer Castle on Dark island has great architectural features, beautiful furnishings & best of all secret passages.
Historic Fort Henry offers a marvelous reproduction of 19th century military life. Guided tours, military band performances & marching demonstrations by Fort Henry Guard are offered daily. A must see is the spectacular sunset ceremony Saturday & Wednesday evenings. Love forts, check out Fort Wellington.
Day Trips Westport is a scenic 45 minute drive with views of the Rideau Locks, beaches, hiking, shopping & dining. Thompson Park Zoo is only a 45 minute drive to Watertown. All the wonderful animals are rescues that can’t be returned to the wild, it is heart warming. Antique Boat Museum has tours of George Boldts legendary 106’ houseboat, antique pleasure boat displays, boat building demos & thrilling rides on a triple cockpit runabout. Upper Canada Village is a 1.25 hours drive. It is a fun & educational way to step back in time to pioneer life in Canada. Explore and watch demonstrations at the bakery, blacksmith, schoolhouse, see every aspect of pioneer life even horse drawn carts & boats. White water Rafting - on the Black River is a great way to spend an exciting day & enjoy nature. It’s just a 45 minute drive over the border. Ottawa, Canada’s Capital is just 1.5 hours away and an excellent day trip. See the parliament buildings, changing of the guard, meet a Mountie, visit the beautiful Bytown market filled with amazing restaurants & shops, explore world class museums & galleries. See the city on a double decker bus city tours. Merrickville is home to a very large artisan population and the shopping is great! 1 hour drive.
Fun Outings Guest services has heaps of ideas for things to do from horseback riding, ATV tours, Skydeck, museums, art galleries, movie theatres & local shopping & dining.
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