PLCA Lake News & Issues
PLCA Calendar of Events
PLCA Classifieds, Lost & Found
PLCA Pen Notes & Archives
PLCA Local Links
PLCA Membership & Donate
PLCA Historical Committee
PLCA Board of Directors
Contact PLCA
PLA Environmental
PLA Store
Donate to the PLA
PLA Board of Directors
Contact PLA
Home | Lake Plan Implementation | Contact  

Peninsula Lake Community Association

Local News & Issues

Winter Wonderland

Eight inch thick ice on the lake over Christmas allowed for family fun and games. Some skated on the smooth surface from Springsyde to Wolf Bay. Ice huts are out there and the fishing is good.


Remember, 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: 

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.

Current Issues:
AGM Minutes 2017

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



2019 Dues:

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 send in your dues.

Deerhurst Resort: May 18, 2018

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

May 14th, 2015 Photo by Ann Eastmure

Send your photos to:

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:


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

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.

Home | Lake Plan Implementation | Lake News & Issues | Lake News Archive | Classifieds, Lost & Found
Pen Notes & Archives | PLA Store | Membership & Donate | Contact Us / Your Board | Calendar of Events | Board of Directors | Classifieds | Local Links | Contact Us