Representing The Brandy Lake Association

The Official Site of Brandy Lake Muskoka


1. Two-year membership ($35 + $35)

2. One-year membership ($35)


The Brandy Lake Good Neighbour Code

Brandy Lake is a place that all of us, as summer visitors, cottage owners/families, and full time residents, value greatly. The positive experience we have here are rooted in family, outdoor recreation, and spending time with friends and relatives. The lake is valuable, and maintaining the health of the lake remains a core value for the Brandy Lake Association. We have developed this good...

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Brandy Lake Association Strategic Plan

Greetings from Brandy Lake!  We hope this finds you and your family safe and preparing for a safe, physically distanced or properly bubbled holiday season wherever you are!  Brandy Lake is fully covered with ice, but it is still very thin in several areas, so we urge extreme caution as always when venturing out onto the lake at this time of year.  Everyone is hoping for a white...

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An integrated solution for flooding, economic prosperity in Muskoka

Written by: Kevin TrimbleOriginally published to: It’s time to get serious about getting residents, businesspeople and decision-makers to start building a watershed plan for the Muskoka River watershed. And I’ll tell you why. I can think of no other place in Ontario with a greater connection between socio-economic prosperity and the environmental quality. We assume...

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Blue-green Algae Advisory

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has lifted the public advisory regarding blue green algae on Brandy Lake as of September 24th. The first sample taken the week of July 29 was nontoxic, and the second sample, taken the week of Sept. 17th by the Ministry of Environment Conservation and Parks has confirmed the original nontoxic results. The link for further information is:...

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Blue Green Algae Sampling by MECP Results Confirmed Non-Toxic

On Friday, July 24th, a visitor on the lake called the Ministry of Environment, Conservation & Parks (MECP) with concerns related to blue-green algae and the Ministry sampled the water at a location in Falkenburg Bay. The Brandy Lake Association was in contact with MECP on Monday, July 27th, and they confirmed that blue green algae was identified, and that they would contact the BLA as soon...

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Spring Newsletter

President’s Message Much has changed since we sent out our Winter Newsletter; we are now truly living in challenging times.    However, your Brandy Lake Association (BLA) Exec has been busy determining how we can best move forward considering the new realities of the pandemic.  We held our first BLA Exec Meeting of the year by videoconference, a format that is undoubtedly a first...

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Boating and Boat Launches in Muskoka

Since there is a lot of misinformation circulating about the boat launches in Muskoka, the BLA Exec reached out to the Township of Muskoka Lakes and have learned that at this time there are no boating restrictions or public boat ramp closures in place within the Township of Muskoka Lakes.  Users of any public facilities are reminded to practice physical distancing. The provincial...

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Township of Muskoka Lakes Covid-19 Update

Hello I pray that you, your family and friends remain healthy and continue adherence to the Federal, Provincial and Ontario Ministry of Health Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) guidelines and recommendations. Late this afternoon, Mayor Phil Harding released an excellent Covid-19 Muskoka update.  For your convenience, I have provided a link to this...

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Brandy Lake Association Letter to the Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group

Muskoka Watershed Advisory Group On behalf of the Brandy Lake Association, we would like to thank you for the listening session you hosted January 23 in Port Carling. Three members of our executive attended the session with other residents also present. Your mandate is daunting as the issues facing us in our efforts to protect, preserve and manage our extensive watershed are multifaceted and...

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