Peninsula Lake Community Association
Local News & Issues
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: email@example.com
Dwight Farmerís Market
Every Tues from 10-2pm, 1009 Dwight Bay Rd (next to the Dwight Post Office) Live Music Each Week. Bring the Whole Family!
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.
Photos From Around the Lake
Send in your photos to post in our photo section below!
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
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:
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:
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
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.