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Services

Your Partnership with Ontario Trails is just the beginning!

As a Member, you get some options on great services - 

Insurance

Access to insurance, trail insurance and other services.

FRANK COWAN COMPANY


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. Ontario Trails is recognized by the provincial government as the lead agency for recreatinoal trails in Ontario and Co-Chairs the Ontario Trails Co-ordinating Committee, the award winning intra-governmental/community agency committee that addresses 31 trail objectives as supported in The Ontario Trails Act. (2016)

CANADIAN TRAILS FEDERATION

NATIONAL TRAILS COALITION

ONTARIO TRAILS COORDINATING COMMITTEE

ONTARIO TRAILS STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION PLAN


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.

TRAILWISE NEWSLETTER SIGN-UP - N/C


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.

EVENT LISTINGS - N/C

CLUB DEVELOPMENT - Negotiable


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. Ontario Trails and its grant success has resulted in a strong and valued representation to funders that results in financial support for our members projects.

GRANT WRITING - Scale to grant - Discounted charge to Ontario Trails members.

LETTERS OF SUPPORT - N/C for Ontario Trails members.

GRANT REVIEW - $250.00 - the final check before you submit. Increase your chances of success.


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 BOTH staff and volunteer.

We'll help you define projects, secure funds, and we'll bring other knowledge experts in to assist you!

COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE - Members N/C

REGIONAL TRAIL COMMITTEES - Development Meetings $250-$1,000.00

TRAIL MANAGEMENT PLANNING - Negotiable

TRAIL AUDITING - Negotiable, discount pricing for Ontario Trails Members

TRAIL COUNTS - Fee per trail, or trail network, discount pricing for Ontario Trails Members


"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.

TRAILHEAD EVENT PLANNING AND ORGANIZATION - fee to scale of event - $500-$5,000.00

TRAILHEAD EVENT REGISTRATION - 40%-50% Discount for members

TRAILHEAD ONTARIO WEBSITE - No charge listings for members.

TRAIL TRAINING SESSIONS

  • Risk Management - 1 or 2 day Options - Registration Discount for Members
  • Signature Trail Development - $2,000.00 Seminar and Post Seminar Development
  • Trail Design and Build - Registration Discount for Ontario Trails Members, registering through an OTC provided course.

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE - On-Line Education - fee set by college as there are 3 courses offering a certificate.


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!

TRAIL LISTINGS - N/C TO Ontario Trails Members

MOBILE OR CELLULAR APP LISTINGS - N/C

TRAIL PATH MAPPING - fee for service, scale to fit network or trail. Discounts for Ontario Trail members.


Public Communication and Trail Information

Everyday Ontario Trails supports your trail by answering questions from:

  • Landowners
  • Users
  • Tourists
  • Government
  • Planners
  • Permit Seekers
  • Licencing
  • Media

This service is provided through the Ontario Trails office and members of the Board. We often deal with issue resolution regarding property, allowed uses, maps, hourse of operation, camping, signage, vehicles, and 30 other topics. This is provided and is supported solely by membership.

No-Charge.


Service Request Form

In order to help you out best, please complete a service request form so we are better able to help you out!

Service Request Form - pdf 

Service Request Form - word