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LAKE OF BAYS ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY – ONLINE SURVEY

The Township of Lake of Bays is crafting its first Economic Development Strategy to guide the Township's delivery of economic development services. What do YOU want to see for the future of your community’s economy? Get involved by taking a few minutes to complete this short online survey:

www.surveymonkey.com/r/LakeofBaysEDStrategy

The survey will remain open until Sunday, June 25th, 2017
If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Clancy, Lake of Bays' Economic Development Coordinator at 705-635-2272 ext 235, or jclancy@lakeofbays.on.ca 

The PLCA Has Launched!

The sister organization to the PLA, the Peninsula Lake Community Association (PLCA) has launched. The PLCA will carry on lake activities for the community.

If you are a member of the PLA, and have consented to receive communications from the PLCA, you will have been emailed an Invitation to Join the PLCA.

When you join the PLCA you remain a member of the PLA. (The PLA will no longer charge annual dues to retain a membership) The PLCA membership will cost $50.00 per year.

If you would like to join the PLCA, please email your consent to receive information here: penlakecommunity@gmail.com 

Springsyde Association Seeking Funds to Repair Dock

The Springsyde Association is asking for donations to repair this historic dock, the location of our Annual Regatta for many many years.
Read here for more information and how to donate.

The lake news and issues area of our website is provided for our members use and doesn't necessarily reflect the opinion of the Board.

If you would like to submit news for the website please send it to the Board of Directors. Please note that articles must come from members of the Pen Lake Association and the Board reserves the right to accept and refuse content.

Headlines:
AGM Package 2016
2016 Dues
Photos
Boating Information
Charity Not For Profit

Photos From Around the Lake
Send in your photos to post in our photo section below!

email penlakeassociation@gmail.com

 

2017 Dues:

There are no annual dues going forward for the PLA. The yearly dues fee for the PLCA is $50.00 per year and will be invoiced in March. Payment is appreciated by April 15th of each year. If you know of a neighbour that is new to the lake, please encourage them to join our associations. Dues may be paid online: Click the "Join" button on the Home Page and look near the bottom of the page and it will instruct you how to pay through pay pal.
Alternatively: Print this PDF file to to send in your dues.

Photos From Around Penlake

The Canal, October 2016 by Wendy Somerville


Deerhurst shoreline, October 16th, 2016.


Hillside Loon Learning to Hunt
Six weeks old, this teenager is learning all the tricks from Mother Loon. Won't be long before she molts and gets her adult feathering.
Photo by Ken Harper, August 20th, 2015


May 14th, 2015 Photo by Ann Eastmure



Send your photos to: penlakeassociation@gmail.com


Boating Information

Pleasure Craft Operator Card:

As of September 15, 2009 all boaters were required to have the Pleasure Craft Operator Card in order to operate a powered watercraft. The card must be in your possession when you operate your power boat. There is no grandfather clause or age exemption – this law applies to all boaters. Powered watercraft includes watercraft fitted with any size motor – even a trolling motor.

Minimum Safety Equipment:

Read what you must have when operating power boats, and other self propelled vessels. (sailboats, canoes, rowboats etc):

Penalties for Common Boating Offences:
[* Source Transport Canada]

  • Operating a power-driven pleasure craft without the required Pleasure Craft Operator Card - $250
  • Operating a vessel in a careless manner - $250
  • Speeding - $100
  • Underage operation of a personal watercraft - $100
  • Insufficient number of approved, appropriately sized flotation devices - $200 for each absent device

    The law will be enforced by peace officers. The law requires that the operator of a powered watercraft carry his Pleasure Craft Operator Card, as well as proof of age, with him at all times

    Horsepower Restrictions for Children:
    (Competency Card also required)
    The table summarizes how horsepower restrictions apply:

Age

Power Restrictions

Under 12 years of age, and not directly supervised

Can operate vessels with under 10 hp

Between 12 years and under 16 years of age, and not directly supervised

Can operate vessels with under 40 hp

Under 16 years of age

Not allowed to operate a PWC

16 years of age and over

No power restrictions



Peninsula Lake Association
Charitable Not For Profit Organization

Number 88340 7207 RR0001

Download the donation form here.
[PDF - 72KB]

Please complete the downloaded form and return with your donation to:
Peninsula Lake Association P.O. Box 5342, Huntsville, ON P1H 2K7
www.penlake.ca

The Peninsula Lake Association Charitable Not For Profit Organization wishes to express their sincere thanks for your generous donation. Tax receipts will be issued at years end for inclusion with your charitable deduction for income tax purposes.

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