CAMPGROUND RULES

 

Welcome Campers

Martens Resort offers an opportunity for individuals and their families (‘camper’s) to enjoy the camping experience. The Resort offers the opportunity for nightly rentals as well as an opportunity for campers to book Seasonal RV Sites.  Management’s goal is to provide a safe and fun, family friendly, atmosphere for all of our guests. The Resort is open from May 1st each year and closes the Tuesday following Thanksgiving weekend.

  1. ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION: All Campers must register at the office upon arrival.  Do not go beyond the gates to the resort grounds or to your Tenting Site, RV Site, or Cabin without first checking in at the office. 

  2. VISITORS: Registered Campers are permitted to have visitors but all visitors must (1) checkin at the office, where they will be required to sign a liability waiver and pay $10 to park their vehicle.  Visitors are not allowed to bring pets to the campground and must leave by 9pm.  Please notify the resort if you are expecting visitors and inform your visitors of the campground rules.  The resort will restrict visitors when at full capacity and all visitors should contact the resort prior to arriving to ensure access will be permitted.

  3. ALOCOHOL: Please drink responsibly at all times.  Never operate a motor vehicle, including boats, while under the influence.  

  4. CAMPFIRES / FIREWOOD: Campfires are allowed only in the resorts contained fire rings. Campfires are to be totally extinguished when not personally attended. Management may prohibit campfires at any time when such fires are considered hazardous. At no time shall fire-pits be used to burn garbage.  FIREWOOD: The resort sells firewood.  Propane fire pits are allowed.

  5. GUEST PARKING: There is a limit of one vehicle allowed on each site. Additional parking for one additional vehicle may be available depending on site size at an additional fee, with overflow parking available in the designated visitor parking area.

  6. SPEED LIMIT: The resort speed limit is 10km per hour, or slower.  Anyone breaking the speed limit will be asked to park in Visitor parking.  ATV'S and Dirtbikes are permitted, but we ask that they are only driven to and from your cabin/campsite while you enjoy trials off the property.  

  7. NOISE: Quiet hours shall be observed from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m., with the exception of Friday and Saturday being 11:00pm to 8:00am.  During quiet time hours please keep noise from travelling beyond your campsite.  At all times radios, televisions or similar equipment shall be kept at reasonable noise levels in consideration of other campers. Loud or boisterous parties or noise will not be permitted upon any campsite or within the resort.  

  8. GENERATOR RULES: Generators are allowed when RV sites are underpowered to run A/C units on hydro.  Generators should be run at times when their is sufficient ambient noise to mask the sound of the generator and not at times when the resort is quiet.  Generators are not permitted to be run before 9am or after 7pm.  Generators are not permitted to run for any longer than 60 minutes, 3 times per day.  There must be a minimum of 60 minutes between intervals.  

  9. PETS: We know your dog is a member of the family and we welcome your furry friend!  That said, we have to be mindful of all of our campers and we reserve the right to refuse certain dogs and other pets that may illicit a fear response from other campers or are simply not suitable for our campground.  Please leave agressive dogs, dogs that bark often, or dogs that would make most granny's afraid at home.  Resort management will meet all pets at checkin and all approved pets will incur a nightly fee of $10.00.  Pets must be kept on a leash and under control at all times while on resort property.  Refunds will not be issued if your dog is refused entry to the campground, or evicted part way through your stay.  Campers are not allowed to leave resort property and lock their pets in cabins, in RV sites or in tenting sites unattended.  Lastly we ask that you kindly “clean up” after your pets.  Pit Bulls are not permitted on the property.

  10. SMOKING: Smoking and the use of marijuana shall only be allowed on each individuals Camping Site;  resort management can restrict smoking at any time.  When smoking, please ash in an ash tray or metal can and ensure all butts are fully extinguished before ending up in the resort garbage.  Anyone walking around the grounds smoking will be fined $100.00 to the credit card the reservation has been booked with.  There is no smoking of any substance allowed inside any cabin or on the common resort grounds.  If you smoke please ensure the smoke does not waft into any buildings or cabins or you may be charged a $250.00 cleaning fee.  No illegal substances are allowed on the property at any time.

  11. WATER SAFETY / BOATING: Campers are reminded that their is no lifeguard on duty and that children should be supervised at the water at all times.  ALL campers must wear lifejackets when renting and using the resorts non-motorized and motorized watercraft.  All campers must wear lifejackets when using their personal motorized motorcraft.  It's recommended that all campers use lifejackets when using their own personal non-motorized watercraft as well.  Please ensure you approach the docks and leave the docks at a slow (trolling) rate of speed.  You should be at a trolling speed within 100 feet or less of the shoreline and always watch for swimmers.  All boats requiring moorage will be charged $7 to $10 daily.  

  12. PLAYGROUND: There is a playground meant for young children age 3-7 and another playground meant for children over the age of 7.  Parents please refrain from sitting on the swings of age 3-7 playground and keep your older children off of this playground.  The playground is not monitored and presents inherent risk of danger from falling.  Parents please supervise your children when at the playground.    

  13. CLEANLINESS: Each camper shall keep his or her camping site neat and tidy at all times. No accumulation of junk or debris of any kind shall be permitted on any site.  All Motorhomes, RVs or Travel Trailers must be in good working order and must be kept in an attractive appearance.

  14. CAMPSITE LIMITS: Both tenting sites and RV sites are to have no more than 5 people (Maximum).  No more than one recreational vehicle shall be situated upon a single campsite.  Tents may be approved to be set-up on a cabin site, or RV site at an additional charge.  Sleeping in secondary vehicles is not permitted.

  15. GARBAGE AND RECYCLING: The Resort is in a natural wildlife habitat area. There are bears, deers, moose and birds in the area.  Never leave food out for extended periods.  Please ensure all garbage and recycling is disposed of properly in the resorts facilities.

  16. SEPTIC SYSTEM: Please ensure only bodily waste and toilet paper is flushed down the toilet.  Do not let bleach or other chemicals enter our septic system.

  17. TREES: Please do not damage or remove any trees, bushes or landscaping.  

  18. PROHIBITED: Martens Resort prohibits the use of fireworks, sparklers, wish lanterns and all other combustible marterials.  

  19. RESPECT: Please be courteous to other guests around you.  Profanity or violence towards other campers or resort staff will result in immediate eviction from the resort.

  20. WEAPONS: The use of, or carrying of firearms and other weapons is prohibited within the resort.

  21. RESORT AMENITIES:  The resort is always offering more activities for our guests to enjoy.  Common amenity areas are for the enjoyment of all campers and are allocated on a first come first serve basis.  This includes all amenities, from the volleyball court, to horse shoe pits, corn hole games, bounce castle and playground.   

  22. SPECIAL EVENTS: Martens Resort is a favourite location for Weddings, Anniversary Parties, Birthday Parties and Family Reunions.  These events are private functions and often enjoy exclusive use of the resorts Hall or specific sections of resort grounds.  Resort guests not on the invite list of these special events are asked to give the events privacy.                       

  23. SECURITY CAMERAS: Management may place security cameras in certain common areas around the property for security purposes. By entering the resort you agree and consent to being recorded while on the property.

  24. DAMAGE:  Any damage caused to the rented unit (including but not limited to damage to furniture, fixtures, flooring, walls, doors, appliances, and the unit’s exterior) will be paid by the registered camper.  Martens Resort reserves the right to charge the cost of damage to the Credit Card on file and agrees to provide the guest with a statement of charges.

  25. PARK EVICTION: Campers violating rules that results in eviction notice will not receive any refunds for their stay.

  26. COVID-19: All campers must abide by any health and safety regulations as a result of COVID-19 in order to help keep themselves and others safe.  At managements discretion some shared amenities, including the shower house, playground, wedding/reunion hall may be temporarily closed at managements discretion.  REFUNDS WILL NOT be provided if shared amenities are closed. 

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