- 75 Acres overlooking scenic Blackstrap Lake
- ‘Great Room’ banquet/dining room with 50′ cathedral ceiling
- Full Banquet Facilities/Excellent Cuisine
- 250 maximum recommended seating capacity
- 8 Conference/Meeting Rooms
- Exercise Facility
- Gymnasium/Some Sports Equipment
- 40 Unit RV Park/Electricity and Non-Electric
- Baseball Diamond/Children’s Play Center
- Tenting Sites/Outdoor Firepit/Barbecues
- Private Beach with dock/Picnic Table
- Sheltered Park/Picnic Tables
- Hiking Trails and Bird Watching
- 9 hole Golf Course across the lake
- Boating, Waterskiing/at Provincial Park
- Skiing, Tubing & Snowboarding
- Blackstrap Mountain – 2 km
- Future Renovations and Upgrades
- These amenities currently not in use!
- Indoor Swimming Pool/Wading Pool
- Dry Sauna/Hot Tubs
- Expected Completion 2013/14
This is a full sized gymnasium.
The room can also be used for events, conferences, wedding dances, kids play time, buffets for campstyle family reunions.
2500 sq. ft.
Some sports equipment on site.
You are welcome to bring your own.
Portable basketball net available for use.
Lots of spots for tenting in our parklike settings – enjoy the country atmosphere.
Green grassy areas, picnic tables, chairs and benches add to the ambience and relaxed atmosphere. Beautifully groomed, full stature evergreens bring that fresh air that one finds so easily in northern Saskatchewan.
An outdoor Firepit makes for much fun in the evenings, with the moon and stars brilliant overhead. Often spectacular northern lights, multicolored artistry.
Use of Firepit is dependent on Weather (no wind, no rain)
If you will be requiring the use of our firepit, please connect with our Events Co-Ordinator Linda.
There are some rules that will apply …
NO fires if wind above 7 kms … no exceptions
Must appoint a person to be in charge, (PIC) with rules on how to light, how to maintain, how to put out, waiver to be signed by PIC
Fires out by midnight.
$50 fee for wood per use or bring your own.
Many choices for camping, whether you bring your own tent, small trailer or maximum RV.
ELECTRICAL CAMPSITES – $25 per nite
40 powered sites to accommodate Motor Homes and Camper Trailers, with many beautiful lake views and access to all amenities.
Non-Electrical Campsites – $20 per nite
Tenting – $13 per nite
PARKING – NO CHARGE
Whether you are holding a small or large function,
there is plenty of parking.
You may have to walk a bit to get to the facility, but that is understandable when there are 200 guests or more.
OUR PRIVATE DOCK
… for fishing or securing your boat during your stay.
If you have a small craft, you can launch from our beach.
Larger boats use Blackstrap Provincial Park.
A small charge may be payable at the gate entrance – often the gate is not manned and there is no fee.
If you use the Provincial Park Launch, your boat would have to be small enough to go under the causeway to get to the north side of the lake to the beach at Cedar Lodge, but the tunnel does allow for a fair sized craft.
Pontoons make it … just.
This picture above of our private dock is taken from the deck off the Great Room of Cedar Lodge,
… high above the lake.
SAILING ON BLACKSTRAP LAKE
Guests are welcome to set sail from our private dock.
Please call ahead so that we can make the way clear for you to do so. Road from the Lodge to the beach is passable during most weather.
The Y camp, two doors down teach kayaking, canoeing and water craft safety throughout the summer.
The Navy League also has its own events.
Seen from our wraparound deck off the Great Room.
Enjoy the tranquil setting, as sailboats drift by, water skiers and fishing boats as well as pontoons frequent the waters on the weekend.
Here a mid summer afternoon.
The lake all to themselves.
If you wish to fish … Purchase a fishing license at the gas station in Dundurn or in your local area and bring with you. Fines can be hefty and watercraft and shoreline fishermen are monitored from time to time. Driver of your boat must have an up to date boating license.
Here the dock in the evening glow …
WILDLIFE ABOUNDING …
There is an abundance of wildlife in the area: foxes, coyotes, deer, moose, beavers, skunks, opossums, pelicans, hawks, eagles, a myriad of birds.
Little critters can include: maple bugs, lady bugs, mosquitoes, spiders, fish flies, black flies, field mice and ants, wasps, bees hornets, bats and ticks. Whether camping or staying in the hotel, we hope you have a great time!
Walk through the fields or paths along the lake and through the ravines. There’s lots to see!!
Although we currently do not provide maps for the trails in and around Cedar Lodge, in the summer of 2013 we will have outlines of trails that we have cleared through the ravines.
Otherwise, it is quite easy to find your way through the ravines.
Do take a walking stick from fallen branches to shoo off any wildlife that you do not wish to deal with, just to be on the safe side.
To date, no injuries have occurred.
… well known area for incredible sightings. Do bring your binoculars. Some available on site.
Remember ... THIS IS COUNTRY LIVING !!
Be prepared to have an adventure!!
Walking at your own risk! Cougars and bobcats seen in the area as well as coyotes. Recently, many moose.
INDOOR HEATED POOL (CLOSED FOR RENOS) … Info Below
PLEASE NOTE: The pool, wading pool and saunas are being resdesigned for a brand new environment.
Designed for a Complete Health and Wellness Center, hot tub, sauna, waterslide, and more.
So Sorry for the Inconvenience.
Watch for notices of the re-opening specials. Completion date is hoped for in 2013/14.
The pool area has large windows which provides a scenic view of beautiful Blackstrap Lake…
PUBLIC SWIMS/RULES WHEN POOL IS OPERATIONAL:
Local schools, businesses and birthday groups are invited to call ahead to book use of the pool. We will do our best to determine availability to accommodate your event.
Public Swimming is available on request provided there are no exclusive events booked.
Advance Booking IS required
Group Rate 25-40 people/Weekend Rate – $150.00
Less than 25 people/$5 per person
Please supply your own towels
Groups: Hotel Guests: Less than 20 people - no charge
Families: Hotel Guests: no charge
SAFETY NOTES: SPECIAL INTEREST
NO LIFEGUARD: on duty
Swimming is at your OWN RISK
Children must be accompanied by an adult
The buddy system will be enforced
Call ahead to plan for a great time!
Cedar Lodge reserves the right to refuse pool access to:
anyone refusing to follow safety regulations and any inappropriate behavior.
Please call Linda Laird/Events Co-ordinator
Cedar Lodge/Hotel and Convention Center
(306) 492-4999 phone
(306) 492-2328 fax