Moose on the Loose in Moosewoods

posted Sep 16, 2017, 7:48 AM by David Dahlem   [ updated Sep 16, 2017, 7:52 AM ]

Thanks to Gord and Sue Hammer, we now know what puts the "moose" in Moosewoods.  Check out this video:

Moose in Moosewoods




Fire Ban in Effect

posted Aug 31, 2017, 5:50 PM by David Dahlem

Hi Glenn and Les:

May I request that you send an email to all your Cottagers informing them of a fire an in effect immediately for the park:

Wildfire Management is implementing a fire ban for all areas of the province south of the Churchill river system, including Lac La Ronge provincial park.  This will be effective today at 11am.
Briquettes and barbecue use is allowed. 
NO WOOD FIRES!
 
Appropriate signage will be placed throughout the park and into the cottage area soon 

Thank you,
Craig Krogan. 

New Golf Course Sign

posted Aug 31, 2017, 5:49 PM by David Dahlem

From Glenn Thomson:

Thanks to the Park staff for getting the new golf course sign up.

Cactus Cup 2017, Sept 9th

posted Aug 28, 2017, 8:01 PM by David Dahlem

Here's a poster for the 2017 Golf Tournament taking place on Sept 9th.



Cottage Drainage Public Project Meeting

posted Aug 16, 2017, 7:31 PM by David Dahlem

August 16, 2017
 
Pike Lake Provincial Park cottagers:
 
The Ministry of Parks Culture & Sport will be addressing drainage issues caused by flows from the subdivision’s springs.  The Ministry will be undertaking  construction of drainage upgrades this upcoming fall.  These upgrades may impact the property that you lease from the Ministry.   We request your presence at a meeting to be held at the Recreation Hall at Pike Lake Provincial Park on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 6:00 p.m..
 
This meeting will explain the drainage project.  Representatives from the Ministry’s Facilities Branch and the private consultant will be present.  They will provide you with a detailed look at the construction which is to take place and respond to your questions or concerns.
 
The lots that are directly impacted are:
Navy Ave – Lots 10 and 27
Moosewoods Ave – Lots 3, 4 and 5.
 
Regards,
 
Craig  Krogan 
 
Government of Saskatchewan
Park Manager
Pike Lake Provincial Park
102-112 Research Drive
Saskatoon, SK  S7N 3R3
 
Bus: 306-933-7972
Cell: 306-250-4502

Corn Roast

posted Aug 16, 2017, 7:30 PM by David Dahlem

From Les Ferguson:

On Saturday, August 19, the annual Corn Roast will be held at the Park Hall. Doors open at 3:30 pm, brief meeting at 4 pm, supper at 5 PM. Please attend and invite your friends and family!
If you are a member of the Pike Lake Cottage & Watershed Association, there is no charge to your immediate family. Please invite others: extra adults are $5, children $3. For new residents and non-members, memberships to PLCWA ($35) will be available.

This year, the corn roast will feature a special fundraiser: door prize draws on over $1400 in worthwhile gifts collected by Randi Clark and Charlotte Popplewell (see attached poster list). Each attending adult can enter their name in the draw for an opportunity to take away a prize! As this is a fundraiser, donations are encouraged and welcomed! As a suggestion, please bring your paper bills or cheques; an artful donation receptacle awaits your gift! 

Thank you donors!

Nature Trail Improvements

posted Jul 19, 2017, 7:01 PM by David Dahlem

From Glenn Thomson:

Great addition to the Nature Trail behind the Nature Centre at the campground gate. A new bridge is getting finishing touches across the water. Big improvement over the old one. Thanks to the Park staff.

Valley Road Resurfacing - Starting July 18th

posted Jul 18, 2017, 6:57 PM by David Dahlem

From W. Randall Rooke

I have been advised by our Director of Public Works that the next stage of resurfacing on Valley Road has scheduled to start  next Tuesday, July 18th at 6 am. The total length of the road to be resurfaced is 6.6 km (stopping just before the speed corner where Valley Road turns West) ; it is expected to take between 10 and 14 days to complete (subject to good weather) and the thickness of the pavement for this stretch is 50 mils (2 inches). It is expected that the contractor, HJR Asphalt LP, will start in front of Robertson’s Valley Farm and proceed south. There will be no road closures or detours, as traffic will be controlled around the work as it progresses, so expect some delays. Please pass this information on to others the use the road and that may not be Crime Watch Members….and tell them to join !!! Have a great summer.
 
W.Randall Rooke
Box 101 R.R.#3  
Saskatoon, SK
S7K 3J6
Ph: 306.382.1296

Blasting south of park, Friday a.m.

posted Jul 12, 2017, 7:52 PM by David Dahlem

From Craig Krogan, Park Manager, Pike Lake Provincial Park:

Good Morning,

In order to provide some water release, local residents can expect blasting of some beaver dams south of the park on Friday morning about 11:00 a.m.



Fireworks: a big thank you!

posted Jul 10, 2017, 6:07 PM by David Dahlem   [ updated Jul 11, 2017, 7:37 AM ]

From Terry Grosz:

The fireworks event on July 1st was a big success.  A big thank you to all our sponsors.

Corporate Sponsorship
The Huddle
Irene's Boat Rentals
Pike Lake Minigolf
Starling's Septic
M.J.'s Convenience
Pike Lake Electric
Links Backhoe & Skid Steer Services
Pike Lake Community and School Association
Pike Lake Cottage & Watershed Association
Night Owl Cabins

Individual Sponsors ('buy a Boomer')
Harvey Pippin
Bob and Audrey Kondraczynski
Wes and Nena Lockhart
Dan and Janice Streisel
Glenn and Wendy Thomson
Bob and Lorraine Gunn
Mike and Cheryl Cook
Max and Dalice Abraham
Dennis Wells and Shirley Hammer
Harry Enevoldsen and Bev Chicoine

Let's not forget all those patrons who donated via the donation jar at the Huddle.

We will be looking to continue and expand the "buy a boomer" program next near -- the more donations we get, the better the show!

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