Access to Canonicus is through the Main Entrance only.
All visitors must stop at the Main Office to check in and confirm reservations.
Smoking, alcohol and pets are not allowed on the property.
Anyone under the age of 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Visitors are advised to use sun protection and insect repellent at Canonicus. There are ticks at Canonicus. We recommend that you check yourself and your children carefully when you return home. View recommendations from the CDC on how to protect yourself from ticks.
Visitors are asked to enjoy the beauty of nature including birds, animals and other creatures with respect and at a distance.
In the event of a thunderstorm, visitors must evacuate to their vehicles until the storm has passed, or leave the property. No buildings will be available for shelter.
Payment in advance is required to reserve picnic areas, swim/boat time and other amenities. Payment is non-refundable, however in the event of inclement weather, your reservation may be rescheduled.
Bring your own picnic or allow our staff to cook for you.
COVID-19 Guidelines For the safety and enjoyment of everyone at Canonicus, the following guidelines and restrictions apply: PHYSICAL DISTANCING
Those who are not in a household group should maintain a minimum distance of six feet and will be limited to groups of 15 unil further notice.
Groups must maintain a minimum distance of six feet.
Everyone, except household members, will be required to practice physical distancing wherever possible while swimming, boating or doing other water-based activities.
All are required to wear face coverings when in areas where congregating is common and where six-foot physical distancing cannot be maintained.
Areas include, but are not limited to, beach, boat rental area, restrooms, changing rooms, and parking lots.
Face coverings should not be worn in the water.
Visitors are required to complete a face-to-face health screening before entering the property.
Anyone with symptoms will be asked to leave the property.
Visitors will need to register their full names and phone numbers at the time of admission for the sole purpose of contact tracing if needed.
Canonicus Camp and Conference Center
54 Exeter Road Exeter, RI 02822 (401)-294-6318 A Ministry of American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island