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Welcome to the Sylvia Lake website!

photo: Joseph Robles

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SUMMER EVENTS Mark Your Calendars!

     May 8-14  Access Roads Cleanup

  • June 13 -24: Milfoil Hand Harvest, Aqualogic Staff (7:00am- 3:00pm on the water)

  • June 18 - Spring Social Gathering (Gouverneur Country Club, (Saturday, 4:00 p.m.)

  • July 2 - Light up the Lake 
    (Provided by the Hopper family and others : sunset.)

  • July 2 & 3: 40th Annual Charlie Ferguson Fishing Derby

       (Saturday 11:00 - 3:00, Sunday noon - 3:00 Weigh in @ Fergusons)

  • July 3: Concert on the Lake - music by 'Revolution'
    (Turner's dock, West Shore, 6:00 p.m.)

  • July 7: Informational Meeting re: Milfoil. Summary of June's Aqualogic hand-harvesting and plans for the future. Glenn Sullivan from Solitude Lake Management will join us to discuss the use of ProcellaCor to manage our lake's milfoil. (Fowler Town Hall ,7:00pm.)

  • July 23: 2022 Boat Parade (2:00 pm line up: Indian Head.)

  • August 7: Nori Grout Memorial Sailing Regatta

  •       (2:00 p.m. - request no motorcraft on water during race hour.)

  • August 12: Lake Association Meeting & Board Elections 
    (6:00 p.m.  location TBD)

  • August 13: 3rd Annual Paddlepalooza 
    (2:00 p.m. - request no motorcraft on water during paddle hour.)

  • September 3: Light Up Our Boats & Docks
    (Saturday, at sunset, watch for details.)

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Watch this website, the trees, or Sylvia Lake's Facebook page for updates or changes.

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Pay Your Sylvia Lake Association Dues

Your dues provide funds for lake management projects, support for community social activities, this website, an online store, newsletter mailings, contests, and awards. 

 

This is an all-volunteer organization.

 

Please pay your $25.00 dues
to support your community.

OR Mail $25.00 dues to:

Cindy Shaw, SLA Treasurer
9810 Mixer Road, Adams, NY 13605

About "Lake Stories & News" Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. These "Lake Stories" are organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year... or search for an event or person.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

Lake Roads Cleanup Week

The Sylvia Lake Association is sponsoring the collection of litter and other unwanted/ discarded trash and debris on our lake access roads May 8-14.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

Update from ESM (Empire State Mines)

With lake residents starting to open up camps and return for the summer, our neighbor, Empire State Mines has reached out to give our community a status update on this stage of their open pit project.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

Sylvia Lending Library Returns!

Heaven forbid the weather on Sylvia Lake ever be inclement, but if you should ever be up at the lake and wishing you had a good book to read, this announcement is for you. (Also if you plan to donate books.)

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

Edwards Opera House Concert Series 2022

The historic and hip Edwards Opera House has a full schedule of music offerings for the Summer Concert Series 2022. Admission $10.00, Concerts 7:00PM.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

New SLA Board Member

On behalf of all the board members, Sandy Kraker, SLA President would like to welcome Alicia Porter as a director to the SLA board.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

Ice Out 2022

With the ice stubbornly holding on to Parker's Bay and the South Shore, it was a tough call for our judges, Gary Scott and Gale Ferguson. Thanks to both of them for hanging in there.

Since 2003, the website has collected stories and documented summer events. "More Stories" is a collection of many of these stories, organized into years. Select a year to see the stories from that year.

NYS Burn Ban 3/16 - 5/14

Open burning is the single greatest cause of wildfires in NYS. Since the spring burn ban was implemented in 2009, the number of wildfires has decreased by more than 40%.

Sylvia's Neighborhoods
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  1. Wintergreen Bay

  2. Old Beach

  3. North Shore

  4. Hotel Bay

  5. West Shore

  6. Mansion Grounds

  7. Langevin Lane

  8. South Shore

  9. Pumphouse

  10. Indian Head Trail/&N

  11. East Shore

2022 Sunset - E.Sprague
2022 Sunset - E.Sprague

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Mom & Baby - B. Donnley
Mom & Baby - B. Donnley

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Sunset - J. LaPierre
Sunset - J. LaPierre

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2022 Sunset - E.Sprague
2022 Sunset - E.Sprague

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