Island Lake Conservation Area

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Local Leadership at Island Lake Conservation Area

The Friends of Island Lake were established in 2005 as a fundraising committee under the Credit Valley Conservation Foundation. The Friends were formed to enhance community involvement and awareness of the need to expand the current trail system at Island Lake Conservation Area. The Friends of Island Lake are local residents and community members dedicated to ensuring that the community and its visitors benefit from quality educational, interpretive and recreational opportunities at Island Lake Conservation Area.

The Friends of Island Lake officially meet four times per year in Orangeville from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m

Upcoming meetings:

  • Tuesday, January 29, 2019
  • Tuesday, April 30, 2019
  • Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019

To learn more about how you can volunteer or get involved, please contact Sharlene Hardwar at or 905-670-1615

Upcoming Fundraising Events

Current Initiatives:

The Friends of Island Lake are committed to improving and expanding the existing trail systems and park amenities at Island Lake Conservation Area (ILCA) and assist CVC in promoting the use of ILCA including:

  •  The construction of a natural playground in 2019. Learn more here
  • Trail upgrades and accessibility improvements to the Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail
  • Enhancements to the Island Lake on Water Amphitheatre. Learn more here

Major Success Story: The Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail (Island Lake Trail)

In support of Island Lake Conservation Area, the Friends of Island Lake have:

  •  Raised more than $2 million in donations (cash and in-kind labour and materials)
  •  Completed more than 10 kilometers of fully accessible trail at Island Lake Conservation Area
  •  Contributed more than 10,000 volunteer hours each year
  •  Hosted 10 incredible Bass Fishing Derbies that have attracted hundreds of  out-of –town visitors
ILCA Trail Map 2015

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Thank you to the donors and funders that helped complete the Vicki Barron Lakeside Trail between 2005-2015


Thank you to our Island Lake Trail Partners:

Campaign Partners