$2,000 to ACS

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Filed in: Events & Activities, Uncategorized :: Written on October 28, 2018 - 12:53 pm
  The Watkins Lake Owners Association Activities donated $2,000 to the American Cancer Society from money raised at the 5th annual Mary Kay Smith golf outing.  Even with rainy conditions it did not slow down the enthusiasm at The Fountains Golf course in Clarkston.  Between golf and raffle activities, the day was fun for all […]

July Boat Parade

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Filed in: Events & Activities, Uncategorized :: Written on August 2, 2018 - 5:42 pm
It was a steamy hot fourth of July this year — especially among the judging committee as they struggled to name the winners in the 2018 Fourth of July Boat Parade. Seven entries provided distinctive takes on the theme of “Movies.” Entries were judged on categories including originality, décor, lake spirit and more.  In the […]

Watkins Lake Sunset

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Filed in: Sunset 2017, Uncategorized :: Written on October 7, 2017 - 2:12 pm
Fall Sunset on Watkins Lake as photographed by Catherine Martin.

2016 July 4th WLOA Celebration

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Filed in: Photo Album :: Written on August 1, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  Watkins Lake participants showed their creativity, originality and team spirit in displaying an “Olympic” theme at the annual July 4th Holiday Celebration.   There were gladiators, chariots horses, togas, a syncronized swim team, a Holland windmill, a Jamaican Bobsled team, Olympic Rings, USA Flags, and Zika mosquitos to...

Coyote Sightings

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Filed in: Useful Links :: Written on January 20, 2016 - 5:39 pm
There have been several sightings of coyotes around Watkins Lake. According to the wildlife biologist for our area (Julie Oakes), January and February is the breeding time for the coyote. It is not uncommon to see them roaming around during the daylight hours at this time. To keep them away from your home: Do NOT […]

Sunrise on the Pontoon

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Filed in: Photo Album, Uncategorized :: Written on November 21, 2015 - 6:24 pm
Watkins Lake Resident Tad Collins shares this early morning moment on the lake.

Paddleboarding Made Easy

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Filed in: Events & Activities :: Written on June 21, 2015 - 4:14 pm
The Watkins Lake Paddle Board Rental, Lesson and Race was a success. The Paddle Board & Kayak business Owners, Vince and Lora Faraci (who reside in the neighborhood) did a splendid job of providing a very nice variety of paddle boards and very explicit instructions for each group. It turned out to be a beautiful […]

Your Social Committee

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Filed in: Events & Activities, Uncategorized :: Written on May 31, 2015 - 6:46 pm
Meet you Social Committee that works hard to orchestrate the many activities on Watkins Lake.  Activities that range from the cardboard boat race….to the ski show….to the golf outing for a cancer cure…to the TGIF events.  The events are funded through sales of July 4th flair sales and other programs.  We salute these hard...

May WLOA Pets of the Month

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Filed in: Pets of the Month, Uncategorized :: Written on May 14, 2015 - 4:35 pm
Watkins Lake has a wonderful collection of animal friends that make life on the lake rich.  Click through and see our pets for May.  Send us pictures of your animal friends for consideration in the months ahead.  Send them to Kathy Kos at kkos2@aol.com.

Safety on the Lake

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Filed in: Useful Links, Useful Links :: Written on May 6, 2015 - 5:19 pm
Make it a fun and safe summer on the water. The State of Michigan has published the Official Boating Handbook. Lots of good information for boats and personal watercraft. Be safe and review the rules.  Be sure to share the rules with your guests before they pilot a craft on the lake to ensure everyone […]