About the GLCA

Galway Lake, formerly known as the Amsterdam Reservoir, was constructed in 1855, and in the next twenty years, it was enlarged twice, to its’ present size.

The lake is owned by the Galway Lake Campers’ Association, Inc., and its members enjoy relaxing on the water, boating, fishing, and swimming through the payment of an annual water assessment fee to the Galway Lake Campers’ Association (GLCA).

Map of Galway Lake 1875

The GLCA was incorporated for the following purposes.

– As the owner of Galway Lake and associated land and other property, to represent and act for its members in the use, operation, and maintenance of these holdings.

– To levy and collect monies equitably from its members for payment of costs incurred in fulfilling its obligations.

– To promote and encourage safe and healthy recreational use of the water of Galway Lake by members, their families, guests, and tenants