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Galway Lake Campers’ Association Website

WELCOME TO THE GLCA

Our website includes a brief overview and history of Galway Lake and the GLCA as well as our rules and regulations, Association communications, and documents of interest. You can also find contact information for the GLCA board members.

This second-generation site is intended to be a starting point. It will evolve and grow over time as we enhance functionality and add content. If you have an idea about how to better Galway Lake or improve this site to communicate with you and all the members of the Association please contact us and share your ideas on what you would like to see and how we can improve the site for you.

We also invite you to join the GLCA email list so that we can provide you with more frequent communications.

On the Water: Be in the Know on Galway Boating

On the Water: Be in the Know on Galway Boating

Being on the water on Galway Lake is a special treat. Whether you’re boating via oar, paddle, sail, or battery-power, we hope you have many opportunities to float and boat. Like any activity, it’s most enjoyable when you’ve reviewed the what’s needed and the rules....

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Annual Meeting for GLCA Members July 13

Annual Meeting for GLCA Members July 13

The Galway Lake Campers’ Association will be holding our annual membership meeting on Saturday, July 13 at 7 p.m. in the Ruback‘s Grove Pavilion. All members are welcome to come and hear the reports on all the wonderful things that have been going on to keep our lake...

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Greetings: Enjoy the 2024 Summer Season

Greetings: Enjoy the 2024 Summer Season

GLCA Members, Welcome to summer at Galway Lake! Although the summer solstice has not yet arrived, it’s clear by the number of kayaks, sailboats and other water activities that the summer has now arrived on our precious lake. The docks are out, the boats are in, and...

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News Update

Scoop on goose goop: Don’t sweep goose leavings into the lake, whether from a float, dock, yard or elsewhere. Leavings are detriments to the lake’s health. Hydrofoil watercraft of any design are prohibited on Galway Lake by Board policy approved in May 2021....

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GLCA Board Summary – May 25, 2024

GLCA Annual Meeting: Plans were made for the GLCA annual meeting, to be held on Saturday, July 13 at 7 p.m. at the Rubacks Grove pavilion. The meeting will include reports on lake preservation, conservation, dam facilities and other initiatives, and the presentation...

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Dam Rd. to Close for 1 Day

Please note that the GLCA’s annual closure of Dam Road, a private road, will begin May 20 at 8 a.m. and reopen May 21 at 8 a.m. As in past years, the gate will be chained. In view of the closure, there will be no use of the boat launch during this time.

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GLCA Board Summary – March 24, 2024

Contact GLCA President John Buhrmaster or your Grove Director for more information. Lake level: Kurt Ladu reported that the lake refill is on target at 92% full, about 19 feet, as of the meeting [and has continued to increase]. The drawdown began on October 1 and was...

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New Year’s Greetings and Safety Notice

GLCA Members, Happy New Year to you and your families!  With the Winter Solstice behind us, every day is now getting longer, signaling that summer at our beloved Galway Lake is not far away. We are pleased to report that the drawdown was accomplished just as scheduled...

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Reminder October 1, 2023 Drawdown

We wanted to remind you that this year's drawdown will commence on October 1, 2023. Please remember to schedule any services needed to help you pull your boat out early this year as the lake will drop approximately two (2) inches per day. Planning ahead will help as...

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