The Elmhirst’s Resort experience in winter

A winter visit to Elmhirst’s Resort on Rice Lake is a great way to beat the winter blahs. The Elmhirst’s Resort Experience in Winter Elmhirst’s Resort is a third generation family business. Greg and Steve Elmhirst (and their families) are well known in the community, especially with their commitment to both buy and hire locally….

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More Winter

The 8th Annual Snow Kite Weekend was a great success…..the weather co-operated and enthusiasts enjoyed the Poker Run, demonstrating the sport and assisting those new to kiting with lessons.  The Peterborough Examiner featured the event on the front page…….join the fun next January.    

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Snowkite Weekend

           January 23-25 the snowkites will appear on Rice Lake for demos, lessons and a poker run…..this annual event introduces the sport of kiteboarding to those who dare.  Enjoy a day outdoors watching the colourful kites and try it yourself.  Snowmobilers, skiers and skaters will also be enjoying the ice. Stephen Elmhirst…

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Happy Homecoming

          It was a grand celebration for the 20th Homecoming…..twister games, turkey bowling, sustainability tours, baking class, scavenger hunt, Canadiana dinner, meditation, swimming and skating…..whew….can’t wait for next year!  This carnival-style weekend starts off the year with a bang and we love it…..join us for the next Homecoming  January 08-10, 2016  Happy retirement to…

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Weekends Away

      Welcome to 2015 and a wonderful menu of events all winter…..Homecoming Weekend Jan 09 brings together families for the 15th year in a row (we love it); Kiteboarding Weekend Jan 23-25 offers outdoor enthusiasts a new lease on winter with demos, lessons and more;  Family Day Weekend in February is sandwiched between Valentines…

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Families Embrace February

                         Valentine’s Day, Family Day and Chinese New Year…..February is full of celebrations.  Join us for the triple header weekend February 13 – 17.  Book the weekend – stay an additional night for 50%   Call today and getaway.  Indoor swimming pool, games room, outdoor…

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March Break

         Horse alert….waiting for the famiy visits to the barn…..sleighride with Murdock and Belle……wild turkeys on the snowmobile trail….     Airplanes landing on the frozen lake while kids skate and snowmobiles drive by……sunshine and no school…..yahoo!  Join us for your March Break – be as active as you like!

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Family Day Rocks

             Family Day Weekend started with Valentine’s Day and ended with great memories of sunshine and snow.  The full moon on Friday added to the romance and the love affair with winter continued all weekend as guests snowmobiled, skated, flew, snowshoed, skied, visited The Spa, sat by the fire in their…

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