For the safety…preservation…and enjoyment of our PRIVATE lake we have BOATING RULES which all members are asked to abide by.
All watercraft MUST be registered with the Association and display a current Indian Lake numbered sticker attached to the bow of the vessel on the starboard side. Watercraft registration is available to all Members in good standing. Use of the lake by unregistered watercraft is prohibited. Do not wait until FRIDAY May 28, 2021 to sticker your watercraft, as there is no guarantee sticker administrators will be available this weekend. Please fill out the watercraft registration form and contact a sticker administrator if you have any watercraft (including kayaks, paddle boats and canoes) which are not properly registered. Watercraft without stickers will be treated as trespassing.
For boat stickers, contact any of the following: Rich Wolf at (616) 799-1178, Kathy Mason at (616) 706-4158, or Brad VanderMeulen at (616) 293-5836.
The Association maintains a gated and locked boat ramp. The boat ramp facilities are for the EXCLUSIVE use of members in good standing the gate is secured by a combination lock. The combination is changed annually on April 1. Members are advised of the lock combination numbers upon payment of their annual maintenance assessment. The dissemination of the lock combination to anyone other than a member in good standing is prohibited.
BOATING RULES – Must be followed by ALL watercraft at ALL times. Our boating rules help ensure Member and lake safety. It is important that all Members, and their guests, adhere to high speed boating hours, which are restricted to the hours of 11:00 A.M. to 8:30 P.M. At all other times “no wake” speed limits apply. No wake means operating watercraft at a minimum speed to maintain steering and headway.
In accordance with the STATE LAW, to prevent the spread of unwanted invasive species, the hull of all vessels ( and trailers ) must be cleaned before placing in the water. We want to continue our success of avoiding zebra mussels. All are asked to cooperate…IT IS THE LAW…Violation is a civil infraction and subject to fines.
ALL watercraft operations must adhere to the State of Michigan Boating Laws including, but not limited to:
A.) All watercraft traffic must at all times proceed in counter-clockwise fashion around the lake.
B.) All watercraft must stay a minimum distance of 100 feet from all other boats and other objects.
C.) A spotter must be present on any watercraft that in any fashion has a person in tow.
D.) All boats, trailers and equipment must be cleaned and drained before entering Indian Lake.
Lake Shore Association