Jan. 1 2018

Dam Closing

The dam which was opened on November 1, 2017 was closed by January 1, 2018.

May 12

2018 Boaters'
Safety Course

SLAC will sponsor a boating safety course which will be open to anyone over 12 years of age.  The course will be held at the Sturbridge Host from 8:30 to 4:30.  Go to the MA Environmental Police web site to register.

May 12

Executive Board Meeting

The first BALA Executive Board Meeting will be held at 10 AM at Joel Casaubon's home.

May 15

Weed Survey

Solitude Lake Management will conduct a pre-treatment survey of the lake

June 6 (tentative date)

Weed Treatment

Solitude Lake Management will be chemically treating the lake to control weeds and nuisance aquatic vegetation.  Do not use the water for the following purposes until the dates noted:  drinking and cooking, boating, fishing and swimming, watering of livestock, irrigation.

June 8

Welcome Back Flotilla

1st Welcome Back Flotilla.  Meet in the middle of the lake with your pontoons, boats, rafts, airplanes, jet skis, hayaks, canoes, and paddle boards to be welcomed back and start off summer with BYOB and munchies.

June 28

"Full Moon Gazing" Flotilla

2nd Flotilla of the summer.  See above.

July 4

July 4 Weekend Activities

Trick or Treat for kids, Boat Parade, Light up waterfronts after dark, Other possibilities TBA.

July 7

BALA Meeting

The first BALA meeting of the 2018 season will be held at 10:00 AM at St. Anne's Parish Center, Fiskdale.

July 19

Kayak Breakfast

Kayak breakfast at the Trail Road Beach - 9:00 AM.  All non-engines are welcome!

July 28

"Ripples on the Water" Flotilla

3rd Flotilla of the summer.

July  28

2018 Boaters'
Safety Course

SLAC is sponsoring a second Boating Safety Course at the Sturbridge Host.  See our Home Page for details.

Aug. 3


"Meet in the Middle" Gala - details to follow.

Aug. 18

BALA Annual Meeting

The Annual BALA Meeting will be held at 10:00 AM. at St. Anne's Parish Center.

 Aug. 25

Golf Tournament

8:00 AM - 2nd annual Golf Tournament at Hemlock Ridge

Aug. 25

"Star Gazing" Flotilla

6:00 PM - 4th Flotilla of the summer


Bocce Tournament

Date to be announced

Sept. 29

Fall Gathering & Bonfire

Italian Club - pot luck supper