Penguin Plunge 6th Annual Visit to Crystal Lake, Saturday March 23, 2013

Memorial Day 2013 Program
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Introduction to Sailing at Crystal Lake

An Introduction to Sailing program will be offered for those from ages 10 to 18 years old. An instructor and up to 3 participants will sail an Oday 15’ from the town beach (Sandy Beach) for approxi­mately one hour. Basic instruction in boat safety and handling will be provided. If weather conditions are suitable, opportunities for hands-on boat handling by participants will occur. This program is scheduled for the 2nd Sunday in June, July and August, with the 4th Sunday in each month slated for the makeup dates. To register call the Ellington Recreation Department at (860) 870-3118.

June 9, July 14 and August 11

12:00-1:30 pm and 1:30-3:00 pm

Fee: $10 Limit to 1 session only


Instructor: Walt Moody

Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029


2018 meetings:

April 24th, Old Crystal Lake School

July 25th,  Crystal Lake United Methodist Community Center. Note the address change.

October 4th Old Crystal Lake School

(meetings are at 7 PM)

Summer picnic: Thursday, August 16th from 5 - 7 pm at 24 Private Grounds. 


08-12-2018: The summer picnic is now Thursday, August 16th from 5-7pm st the Arzt’s house on 24 Private Grounds. Hot dogs will be served. Hope to see you there!


07/26/2018: The powerpoint for the July 25th invasive species presentation can be viewed here:


07-02-2018: Pleaset join us for our July 25th meeting. George Knoecklein from Northeast Aquatic Research will be giving a talk on invastive species, a very important topic for our lake. Please note the meeting will be at the Crystal Lake Unitited Methodist Community Center on Sandy Beach road across from the Elementary School.


05-05-2018:  We held a Crystal Lake road cleanup today. The following volunteers walked the roads and filled several trash bags of various items which people had thrown on the side of the road and at the dam area. Dolores and Al Breton, Bill Brown, Bill Brown III, Dave Gauthier, Missy and Bob Clark, Rex Joffray, Vic Laptik, Monique Lussier, Cindy McNamar, Pat and Joe Neafey. Thanks for helpingkeep our lake area clean!


Want to Become a Member?

For more information, use our contact form or download our membership form  directly. We look forward to hearing from you!

Support the Dam Repair Initiative

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Check: CLA Treasurer

Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029

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