Archived Announcements

Dam Board Removal Schedule

posted Sep 12, 2018, 9:14 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 1:48 PM ]

The annual removal of the Island Pond dam boards will start on Oct 12th.

The first board will be removed on October 12th weather permitting.
The second board will be removed about a week later.

Please ensure all your boats and docks are safe in preparation for this water level drop. 

Thank you.

Hickory Tussock caterpillar - Warning

posted Aug 29, 2018, 6:02 AM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 1:49 PM ]

WLA Classifieds

posted Aug 19, 2018, 4:50 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Dec 9, 2018, 1:49 PM ]

Please check out the WLA Classifieds.

There are currently two boats for sale: 
    - Sunfish  (new listing)
    - Aluminum row boat with trolling motor

Thanks for looking!

Aquatic Weeds Seminar

posted Aug 4, 2018, 7:18 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Aug 26, 2018, 6:50 AM ]

When:  9:00 AM Saturday August 25
Where: WLA Picnic area or in case of rain Sharon & Jeff Johnson’s garage at 685 Washington Dr.
Who:    Amy Smagula, an Exotic Species Program Coordinator from the State of NH DES
What:   Amy will conduct a brief seminar on aquatic weed identification that will last about 1 hour. 

More:  Our volunteer weed watchers will be attending but the meeting is open to all WLA members and anyone interested in aquatic weeds in Island Pond is encouraged to attend. Monitoring the lake’s health and protecting against non-native invasive plant species taking up residence here is critically important to maintaining the pristine quality of our shoreline and property values. 

Contact Bob Graham if you want more information.

Family Fun Day Regatta and Pot Luck Dinner

posted Jul 21, 2018, 5:40 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Aug 18, 2018, 11:20 AM ]

The annual Family Fun Day - Regatta  (new name) will be held this August.

  Date:         Saturday, August 11, 2018  (Rain Date: Sunday, August12th)
  Location:   WLA Beach area
  Time:        11:00 AM  Registration
                       See the attached 2018 Regatta Notice.pdf below for registration and other details. 
                   5:30 PM - Start of Pot Luck Dinner (if rain date this will start 60 minutes after the Regatta ends on Sunday)

WLA 2018 Annual Meeting

posted May 27, 2018, 12:50 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Jul 1, 2018, 9:09 AM ]

Please plan to attend this year's Hot Dog Roast and annual meeting.

    Meeting date:        June 30th, Saturday
    Meeting Location: WLA Beach Area
       Hot Dog Roast starts:  12:20 PM
       Meeting starts:               2:00 PM

Documents related to this meeting can be found in the Resource Center in the 2018 Annual Meeting Documents section.  If you cannot attend please fill out a proxy statement and mail it to the address provided on the form. 

Come early for the Hot Dog Roast as this is a great time to catch up with your friends and neighbors and also to meet new members.

A Quick Survey

posted May 13, 2018, 6:49 AM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Jul 1, 2018, 9:08 AM ]

I am doing a quick survey to see if there is any interest in paying your WLA dues online using a credit card or PayPal. Please take this two question survey to provide your opinion. If there appears to be a large interest we will investigate this further.  

Thank you for taking time to complete this survey. 

Ice Out!

posted Apr 29, 2018, 4:24 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Aug 18, 2018, 11:26 AM ]

Ice out is being officially called as happening on Saturday, April 28th.

Ice out dates:
  2018 - April 28th
  2017 - April 15th
  2016 - March 13th
  2015 - April 22nd
  2014 - April 23rd ( or some day after this)
  2013 - April 19th
  2012 - March 21st 
  2011 - April 25th
  2010 - April 8th
  2009 - April 12th
  2008 - April 23rd
  2007 - April 27th
  2006 - April 4th
  2005 - April 18th
  2004 - April 19th
  2003 - April 24th
  2002 - April 5th
  2001 - May 1st
  2000 - April 10th

Annual Hazardous Waste Collection Days

posted Apr 3, 2018, 4:18 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Oct 18, 2018, 5:44 AM ]

The 2018 hazardous waste collection schedule for the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee area has been released. The town of Washington is part of this organization and its citizens are allowed to use this resource. 

    Date              Location
    August 18:     Sunapee Highway Garage
    October 13:    Lebanon High School 

This is your chance to rid your house of old or unwanted hazardous waste items that have been collecting in your garage, cellar, and closets.

Please see the attached file for detailed information on locations and what they consider hazardous. 

You can also visit the Upper Valley Lake Sunapee website:

More images from the 2017 WLA Regatta

posted Aug 12, 2017, 8:55 PM by Washington Lake Association   [ updated Jul 1, 2018, 9:27 AM ]

In addition to the images on the home page that were taken by Charles Johnson,Tom Jacobson created a slideshow of his pictures. 

Click HERE to see Tom's slideshow.

Thanks Tom and Charles!

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