President’s Message

Dear fellow Chautauqua Lake lovers,

We’re certainly living in a world of climate change-created uncertainty on our lake these days. Yet, one thing is for sure: Your Chautauqua Lake Association will be on the job, keeping the lake clear for your enjoyment and healthy for us all and for our children and grandchildren.

Something else has been pretty certain, too: That is your support, for which we are truly grateful. Over the past several years, financial contributions from our hundreds of supporters have sustained our operations at a remarkably consistent level.

As financial support from government and private foundations varies from year to year, we hope and continue to count on your help so we can maintain our service to the Chautauqua Lake community. Please help us again this year to keep our precious lake healthy.

John Ford, President
Chautauqua Lake Association

P.S. Remember to mark your calendars for some wonderful summer events to celebrate Chautauqua Lake and support the CLA!



Lake Resources

Chautauqua Lake Communities
Boat Launch Sites and Marinas

Chautauqua Lake is home to many public boat launch sites and private marinas.

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2024 Spring Log & Debris Cleanup
May 20, 2024
2024 Spring Log & Debris Cleanup
The Chautauqua Lake Association removed 7.5 truckloads of logs and woody debris from Chautauqua Lake during the annual spring debris cleanup. This in-lake effort, which took place...
CLA To Begin Debris Cleanup On May 6
May 1, 2024
CLA To Begin Debris Cleanup On May 6
Mild Winter and Increased Boat Activity Lead To Early Start for Chautauqua Lake Association This Season Lakewood, NY — The Chautauqua Lake Association’s spring log and debris c...
First of Six Tributary Monitoring Stations Opens on Chautauqua Lake
April 30, 2024
First of Six Tributary Monitoring Stations Opens on Chautauqua Lake
On Monday, April 29, CLA Executive Doug Conroe attended the Jefferson Project's ribbon cutting ceremony for the first of six tributary monitoring stations that are being installed...