Covid 19 Notice

The Brightsand Lake Regional Park Authority is following the lead of Saskatchewan Provincial Parks, and has put in place the following campground operation conditions. All conditions must be adhered to. If infractions occur, lease or reservations may be cancelled.

Only Saskatchewan residents will be admitted to camp overnight. No out of province recreational vehicles associated with overnight camping will be permitted to enter Brightsand Lake Regional Park

Long-term seasonal, overnight stay and limited-term campers will be allowed under the following conditions until the public health order is amended:

Reservations must be accepted in advance.

Contactless transactions must be used (delivery of fire wood is available)

All laundry facilities must be closed.

Access is provided to washroom and shower facilities. Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols must be followed, and the frequency with which bathrooms and showers are cleaned must be increased.

Campers must be encouraged to use bathroom facilities in their trailers or recreational vehicles.

Beach and picnic area access is permitted according to the guidelines for beaches and increased cleaning and disinfection practices of common touch areas.

Park and playground access is permitted according to the guidelines for parks and outdoor playgrounds.

All community events must be postponed.

Campers exhibiting signs of illness will not be permitted.

All other public services, such as interpretation services and community-based programming, must be postponed.

 

Beach Guidelines

People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter beach areas. If you think you may be sick, use the Government of Saskatchewan's self-assessment tool for COVID-19 and follow the subsequent directions.

Individuals from different groups must maintain a physical distance of two metres outdoors, indoors, on the beach and in the water. Towels and beach gear should be set up with four metres between groups to allow physical distancing to be maintained for those entering or exiting the area.

There must be no more individuals per group than allowed under the private and public gathering restrictions. (30)

Towels, beach toys, food and other items should not be shared between members of different groups.

If the beach area is full, please use adjacent grass areas, where available, to ensure group and individual physical distancing is maintained.

Bring your own picnic table covers, cleaning supplies, hand hygiene supplies and other personal items.

Frequently wash your hands with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer approved by Health Canada (DIN or NPN number) if you come into contact with public or common touch surfaces (e.g. washroom facilities, shower taps, benches, tables, playground equipment).

Shower facilities and change rooms are permitted.

Event are not permitted on beaches at this time.

Playgrounds

Every person who visits a park or outdoor playground must follow public health orders in order to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

People exhibiting signs of illness should not enter parks or playgrounds. If you think you may be sick, use the Government of Saskatchewan's self-assessment tool for COVID-19 and follow the subsequent directions.

People not from the same household or extended household should maintain two metres of physical distancing at all times. Limit gathering with other people when entering and leaving the park/playground and supervising children playing (e.g. paths, benches, picnic areas).

Group sizes must comply with the public gathering restrictions.

Ensure frequent hand hygiene for everyone before, during and after outdoor play.

If an area is busy, such as playground equipment or park space, come back when it's not as busy or use another play area.

Do not share toys or sports equipment between groups.

Practice proper hand hygiene:

Wash your hands frequently with soap and warm water or, when unavailable, with hand sanitizer.

Refrain from touching your face.

Carry and use alcohol-based hand sanitizers approved by Health Canada (DIN or NPN number) before and after using playground and other recreational equipment.

Consider limiting children and other members of your household to only visiting playgrounds close to your home. This will help limit the number of people your family may come into contact with during the visit.  

Mask use is not required, but non-medical masks (e.g. cloth or other materials) are an additional measure you can take to protect people around you when physical distancing cannot be maintained or is unpredictable. Guidelines for cloth masks are available..


CAMPING REGULATIONS

Brightsand Lake Regional Park

Regulations have been developed by the Brightsand Lake Regional Park Authority; there are no exceptions and management reserve the right to enforce these regulations.

Revised 02/12/18

Camping regulations for all campers

A) Permit holders shall maintain the camping site and camping unit in a condition acceptable to the Park management.

B) Only one camping unit (tent, tent-trailer, camper, camper-truck/van, camping trailer or motor home) is allowed per campsite.  Mobile homes and bunkhouse type trailers are not allowed.  All unit/sizes must be maintained so as not to detract from the park setting.  Due to the camp size, length restrictions may apply.  All unit/equipment must be contained within the sites.

C) One small tent per site for accommodating dependent children and one screened tent for meal   purpose may be allowed with prior approval of management and depending on the size of the camp site.  No other structures are permitted.

D) Visitors to campsites must possess and display a valid park entry permit and visit only between 9:00am and 11:00pm. Campsite information will not be released without written consent.

E) Quiet time is from 11:00pm to 8:00am. 

F) Check in time is 3:00pm, Check out time is 11:00 a.m., please notify the office.  If you wish to stay longer, please notify the main office to see what is available.

G) If there are any problems with the site you are in, please notify the office.  DO NOT move to another campsite because it is empty.

H) The Park provides only one picnic table and one fire pit per site. 

I) Removable ground level decks/landings to a maximum 80 sq. Ft. (7.43m sq) will be allowed upon approval of the park management.  Anyone failing to comply with this will be liable for any damages caused.

J) Fires are allowed in the park provided fireplaces/barbeques only.  Under no circumstances are these fire-pits to be removed from where the park management has situated them.  Propane or other non-wood burning portable barbeques are acceptable for cooking purposes.  Under no circumstances are fires to be left unattended. DO NOT THROW GARBAGE IN FIRE PITS WHEN LEAVING. This can cause a flare up and a fire.  Anyone failing to comply with this will be liable for damages caused.

K) The park determines the use of power plants/generators in campgrounds.  The park restricts hours of use of power plants/generators 8:00am- 11:00pm.  Failure to comply may result in eviction.

L) Any combination of tarps may not exceed 400sq. Ft.  (37.16 m. sq.).  For security reasons tarps cannot obstruct the view for park personal.

M) All camping units and vehicles, other than tents and truck campers, must be legally registered and display a current, valid license plate at all times when on Park land.  All vehicles must be parked in such a manner as to not obstruct traffic.

N) The permit holder, their family and guests shall comply at all times with all permit conditions and regulations.  The permit holder is responsible for the conduct and behavior of their family and guests.  Everyone must observe all campground regulations and conditions.  Excessive noise is not permitted at any time.  Please be considerate of others in the park.

0) Pets must be kept leashed and attended to at all time.  There are no pets allowed on the main beach.  An area is provided for pets by the boat launch.  There are to be no pets in the shower house or mini golf area.  Do not leave your pet unattended at the campsite, if you are leaving the site, put pet inside camping unit. Pet owners must ensure that pet litter is cleaned up, bagged, and place into garbage containers.  Please be considerate of your neighbor.

P) Alcoholic beverages may be consumed in the permit holder's camping unit and on their assigned site, in accordance with The Alcohol and Gaming Regulations Act as per Section 107(1) per 139 (1).  The consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited in public areas (golf course, beach) etc.

Q) Major appliances are restricted to those fixed in the camping unit/contained within the original unit's construction.  With the approval of Park Management, refrigerators may be used providing they are secured in a manner that they cannot tip over; doors must be locked, and a monthly fee of $25.00 paid to cover the cost of power.

R) Cutting down trees or damaging or vandalizing Park property will not be tolerated.

S) Bear proof garbage bins  are supplied throughout the park and recreation area.  Please use them and help keep the park clean.  Liquid grey water or solid waste must be disposed of into a provided sewage system or receptacle.  Wildlife is present in the park: keep campsite clean and all food, garbage and attractants securely stored.

T) Fireworks are prohibited. No one shall ignite, explode, discharge, or detonate any pyrotechnic device within the park boundaries.

U) Complaints are to be filed at the main office.  You will be asked to file a signed, written complaint.  Management will then deal with the issue.

V) Minimum age to reserve a campsite is 19, Occupants of a campsite must be a minimum of 19 years of age, or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian at all times

W) Any camper leaving behind any material that must be transported to the transfer site for disposal will be charged a fee to cover the cost of disposal.

Failure to comply with the above conditions and Park Act and Regulations may result in fines or evictions

 

ADDITIONAL CAMPING REGULATIONS FOR GROUP CAMPING

A) All campsites must contain a minimum of two units. Each individual camping unit must provide their name, pay the reservation fee as well as the applicable site deposit at the time of reservation.

B) Each site will be provided with one fire pit and two picnic table.  Additional may be requested at the main office with manager approval.

C) Group sites 9,11, are limited to 2 units to be camped at one time, group 10 is limited to 3; group 6 & 7 to managers discretion.



Pet Regulations

Brightsand Lake Regional Park Authority

 Important information for all pet owners visiting the Park

 

Due to the increasing number of pets in the campground, the following rules will apply:

ALL PETS ARE TO BE REGISTERED AT THE TIME OF CHECK IN

 

1.     Pets must be on leashes at all times. If a pet is found loose, it will be taken to the SPCA in Lloydminster.  All costs involved will be the responsibility of the pet owner.

2.    You must clean-up after your pet.  Please bag it and put the waste in the garbage containers.  Fines will be charged to your credit card if any pet owner who leaves their campsite behind with pet waste still present, which must be cleaned up by Park Staff.  Please respect our visitors and help keep our park clean and pet waste free.

3.    Absolutely no pets allowed on the beach, in the playground and or min-golf areas.  There are signs posted: Please obey them.

4.    Pets with aggressive behavior are not allowed in the park.

5.    Barking dogs will not be tolerated.  If your dog is agitated by the squirrels, put them in your camping unit until it is acclimatized to the forest around it.  When you leave your campsite, put your dog in your camping unit or into a kennel.  Do not leave your dog unattended in your campsite, Children may cut through a campsite and encounter a dog trying to defend its territory.  Dogs have a tendency to bark and howl for their owners for their owners when they are left alone in a strange place.  If your dog is howling or barking while you are gone, it is not pleasant for your neighbors.  Make sure your dog is inside and comfortable, so that everyone can enjoy their stay too.

6.    Pet Evictions:  If you do not comply with the above stated rules, your pet may be evicted.  It will be up to you if you leave with your pet or not---as long as the animal is taken out of the park.  No refunds will be issued if you leave for this reason.


Pets will be monitored by park staff, but it is difficult for them to spot all potential problems.  If you feel that a particular pet is causing problem, please report it to a staff member or at the main office.  It will be dealt with confidence.  Thank you for your consideration of others and enjoy your stay with us.

Reservation Policy

Reservations may be made by online reservations with Let’s Camp  https://brightsand.letscamp.ca/  starting 15th of February 12:00 NOON Central Standard Time


Minimum age to reserve a camp site or cabin is 19, proof of age will be required upon arrival at the park.  A minimum deposit of 50% of stay per site, plus a $10.00 non-refundable reservation fee is required and MUST be paid by Visa or MasterCard at the time of reservation.

Damage deposits are required for Cabin Rentals and all other rental Facilities.  This will be charged at the time of reservation.  Full payment of balance owing MUST be paid at the time of check in. 

Anyone making a reservation, and who fails to appear at the park will forfeit the reservation fee and site deposit.  No refunds will be allowed for any reservation leaving early.  
Please see our Park map to view site type and location.


Cancellation Policy

Effective February 2020,  for all reservations you must provide 5 days’ notice of cancellation prior to check-in time or your deposit (50% of camping fees) will be retained.



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