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Members

We thank you for becoming a member of the Ontario Trails Council. We could not do our work without your support!

By joining Ontario Trails you are showing just how much you believe in recreational trails in Ontario! Like all of us at OTC you share our passion for their use, preservation, management and development.

It takes great support, from people like you to change regulations, improve laws, manage by-laws, determine standards and practices and hold educational forums.

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Member Services - available with Paid Memberships, thanks.

Your Partnership with Ontario Trails is just the beginning! As a Member, you get steep discounts on professional services - 

Insurance

Access to trail insurance experts, including brokers that help you choose the best trail package for your needs.

Advocacy Information

Your voice in Toronto, in your town and city, and in Ottawa, representing you on issues that matter to you. Trail Legislation, Landowner Rights, Best Practices, Funding and Grant Programs.

Latest Information for Having Your Best Trail

Partners can access the latest information to learn more about healthy living, trail planning, trail protection and managing your trail.  Access to E-newsletter and programs like the Trillium Trail Network.

Community Events & Services

Get involved with one of our 200+ partnerships across Ontario and join the many volunteers making a difference in your community. We'll promote and list your events at no charge.

Planning and Development

We'll get your community to support you! We'll get your community leaders to fund you. If we don't we'll assist in writing grants (for a fee) to get you the money you need to develop the trails you want.

Trail Management Services

As your Partner in Trails, we'll help you develop a Regional Trails Council, Incorporate, we provide governance guidance and education to staff and volunteer. We'll help you define projects, secure funds, and we'll bring other knowledge experts in to assist you!

"Trailhead" Brand Conferences and Meetings

We'll help you plan, invite, secure and present, on your trails! Use the power of our network to bring experts to your community, where your leaders can learn about latest practices, trail successes and opportunities. - From 40-140 people, we bring media and marketing of your work home to you! Investment Requred, OTC Earnings and Return on Revenue Offered.

PLUS! Award-winning WEBSITE Publication

The Ontario Trails Council lists you, your trails, and your latest events, news about your work. Our award winning website gets people to Ontario Trails better than just stand alone!


Ontario Trails Committee Work

The Ontario Trails Council has a number of functioning committees producung results for the membership. For documents, minutes and related assoication produced documents please click the link. The current committees are: (page links)

Executive - Agendas, Minutes

Board - Agendas, Minutes 

Membership - Agendas, Members List, Minutes (updating)

Governance - Agendas, Plans, Minutes (updating)

Education - Conference Planning Agendas, Conference Planning Minutes, Conference Information, Webinars (updating)

Marketing and Communications - Ontario Trails Logos.

Risk Management - Agendas, Minutes, Management Documentation

Fundraising - Agendas, Minutes (updating)

Trail Tourism - Agendas, Minutes (updating)


Service Request Form

As a paying member and in order to help you out best, we are interested in the kinds of services you require.

Conflict on trails, funding needed, modified listing on the website, letter of support for a project, recognizing a volunteer?

We are happy to help!

Please complete a service request form so we are better able to help you out! Please note - Service Priority is given to members.

Service Request Form - pdf 

Service Request Form - Word Doc


Tell Your Story, Add your Trail, Add a Video or Pictures

Our entire organization is knowledge based. And that starts with knowing about trails. Long, short, hilly, treed, type of use, amenities and location. And more!

Please add your trail to our website - use this link: ADD YOUR TRAIL

Please add your event to our website - use this link: ADD YOUR EVENT

REVIEW

Have you traveled a certain trail? If you have any corrections or new information you'd like to send us, we'd love your input. Also, any photos or videos you may have taken of your adventures on this or any other trail are welcome as well. Be a part of our trail community!

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