Our plans for the two 2021 volleyball tournaments: Canada Day weekend is a maybe and the third weekend in August is almost a certaintyRead More →

The new, really fast, WiFi internet is ready and working everywhere. So the unlimited free period ends on June 20th.Read More →

It’s official!  We are entering “Step 1” of Ontario’s reopening plan on Friday!  That means: The Bare Bistro patio is open!  (you can also still do take-out) Overnight stays in campsites, rooms, and cabins are back! The pool is open! Yoga and Meditation are both in person (outdoor, maximum of 10) and online! Complete details here: https://www.bareoaks.ca/covid-19/ Since the Victoria Day weekend, we have been on summer hours (9am – 7pm Sun-Thu & 9am-9pm Fri-Sat)Read More →

30 minutes One Day One Week One Month One Year Basic Free, 1mbps $5.31 +HST1mbps $19.47 +HST1mbps $38.94 +HST1mbps n/a Premium n/a $10 +HST2 devicesup to 25mbpsunlimited data $40 +HST2 devicesup to 25mbpsunlimited data $90 +HST2 devicesup to 25mbpsunlimited data – $100/month +HST– 4 devices– Pre-authorizedmonthly payments– up to 25mbps– unlimited data The Basic package is essentially the same price as before and will provide roughly the same performance as our old WiFi system. It will be fine for most activity except watching video. The Premium package gives you up to 25mbps (and perhaps even more in the future) and unlimited data so that youRead More →

The government of Ontario has released its “Roadmap to Reopen”. The initial stage which they call “Before Step One” allows us to open to visitors and members for day use of “outdoor recreational amenities”.Read More →

Garlic Mustard is tasty in a salad but very destructive to Ontario’s native plants. It was brought over from Europe as a crop and has escaped into our environment where it is dominating and killing local species. We are having trouble controlling it at Bare Oaks. We are currently closed to visitors. However, it is essential to control this plant now because it is easy to identify while it is flowering and it should be removed before it goes to seed. So as a special exception, volunteers are sought to come to the park as essential workers under the following conditions: Singles or couples onlyRead More →

We are seeking either an experienced Wikipedia editor or a person with significant online experience who is willing to commit to learning the Wikipedia policies and procedures. The project is editing or creating naturist/nudist articles to improve and to add missing information in Wikipedia. Obviously this person needs to possess excellent English writing skills. They should also understand how to do research and the proper use of citations to document the source of their information. The person will not be paid or remunerated in any way in order to avoid Wikipedia’s Conflict Of Interest policies. In order to preserve that independence, we will not be givingRead More →

Yesterday, Corinne Masiero stripped nude to present the nominees for the best costume at France’s César film awards. The actress was protesting the lack of support for cinema during the pandemic. The audience reaction? Applause! Was she then rushed off the stage? No, the host simply asked her about the nominees. Ms. Masiero then calmly proceeded with her presentation without any attempt to cover up. The entire event was broadcast on television without any censorship. Today the news in France does not report any scandal. Why would there be? We’ve always seen France as a society that was quite tolerant of nudity. Unlike many otherRead More →

Working on a laptop outside at Bare Oaks Family Naturist Park

Now that we have a fibre optic internet feed, it has become clear that we must replace our WiFi network. The current system on the property has been in place for well over a decade and there have been a number of upgrades over the years. But there is no getting away from the fact that it is a limited system that was built in an ad hoc manner. With the addition of the high speed wireless connection 3 years ago and now the fibre connection, the demand for streaming entertainment and video conferencing has been steadily growing. We need a WiFi system that willRead More →

  Bare Oaks now has a video library that makes available some of the movies and videos that are in our collection. It is important to note that many videos are not consistent with naturist values. Many of them include content that is misleading, inaccurate, inappropriately titillating, sexist, objectifying, and exploitative. We have included them in the library because they offer context about how naturists were and are portrayed by mainstream society – sometimes with the cooperation of naturists themselves! The video server also gives access to the live local television channels that we capture with the antenna on our tower. These are the sameRead More →