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Working with the Park to make it an even better place to visit
June 14th, 2019   
Welcome to the Friends of Sandbanks Park Information Update!

Through these regular emails, we inform our readers of upcoming events at the Park, including updates to our website. At this writing, some events/dates/times have not been finalized. Please stay tuned for more information!

And check our Facebook page for any late-breaking news, recent photographs and video clips!

Outlet Beach, June 2019
Image 19-01528; Despite record high water in Lake Ontario this year, both Outlet Beach (above) and Dunes Beach are open for business; Photo: John A. Brebner.
Upcoming Events:
  • "Paddle into Summer", a casual Outlet River party

    Saturday, June 22, 2019; at the Woodyard and Park Amphitheatre

    Join the Friends for this first-of-kind boating event More details...

  • "Sifting Sands"... four beach cleanup days during the summer, all held opposite Currah's on the Outlet Beach

    Friday, July 19, 2019

    Wednesday, July 31, 2019

    Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    Wednesday, August 28, 2019

    Join the Friends for this two hour beach clean-up event More details...

  • "Lakeshore Lodge Days"... four events this year, all held at the site of the former Lakeshore Lodge, West Point

    Wednesday, July 10, 2019; 13h00 - 16h00

    Wednesday, July 24, 2019; 13h00 - 16h00

    Wednesday, August 7, 2019; 13h00 - 16h00

    Wednesday, August 21, 2019; 13h00 - 16h00

    More details about this popular event ...

  • List of 2019 Park Events

  • Become a Member! You can join the Friends! Your membership donation helps fund our activities within the Park.

    Please send your cheque for $15.00, made payable to the "Friends of Sandbanks Park" to:

    Friends of Sandbanks Park
    P.O. Box 22007
    97 Main Street
    Picton, ON K0K 0A0

  • Board Meetings, 2019 Board Meetings are open to paid Friends of Sandbanks Members, but please let us know if you plan to attend, as space is limited. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month, during the summer season at the main Park Office in the Outlet Sector, and in the winter months at the Park Office in the West Lake Campground.

    Next Meeting: 10h00, Tuesday, July 9th, 2019 at the Outlet Beach Campground office.

  • Interested in becoming a Friends of Sandbanks Volunteer?

    Sign-up for our Volunteer Mailer about upcoming events where you can make a difference! No experience necessary! Help us for a couple of hours, or a day, or more. Drop us an email with a brief description of your interests.

    We have scheduled some new events this summer, and all helping hands would be welcomed!

What's New!
  • Check out our "What's New" Page to see our latest articles and photo albums.

  • If you have ancestors in the County, please check out our "Genealogies Page".

  • We've started our "Archaeology in the Park" series of album images. This collection of photos and information gives some background information on the various sites around the park that have been a part of the history of the Park. All images are free (non-commercial use only) to download in high-res versions.

  • Do you know this quick trick to resize a webpage on your laptop or desktop to make it more legible?

    In Windows, just hold down the CTRL key and use your mouse wheel to resize the image.

    On a Mac, use the CTRL key + Scroll Up/Down.

The Friends of Sandbanks do not make reservations for camspites!

Please use the Park Reservation site for all campsite bookings.

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