High Water Levels 2019
Updated June 11, 2019 10:17am ET
Currently there are very high water levels affecting many clubs in Ontario. This has caused a lot of docks to be covered with water and clubs to take on water. Due to the potential hazards caused by this condition, many of our member clubs are unable to accommodate visiting boats at this time. They are asking that you reach out to your membership and let your members know.
Below is a current list of LOCCA member clubs that have reached out to us with the status of their facilities.
Please contact each club for updates on their status.
CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Bay of Quinte Yacht Club – visitor dock is closed until further notice.
Bluffer’s Park Yacht Club – closed until further notice.
Cathedral Bluffs Yacht Club – closed to visitors until further notice.
Dalhousie Yacht Club – closed to visitors. No dockside fuel service, hydro, water or washrooms. The restaurant is open.
Harbour City Yacht Club – closed to visitors until further notice.
Highland Yacht Club – closed to visitors until further notice. Water levels are above the docks.
Oakville Club – closed to visitors until further notice.
Oakville Yacht Squadron – closed to visitors. Open only for emergencies.
Queen City Yacht Club – closed to visitors until further notice. Any visitors to the island are cautioned that water levels can change significantly within a short period of time!
OPEN TO VISITORS
Alexandra Yacht Club – open to visitors. Providing dockage in member slips or on swing moorings only. No access to the sea wall. Temporary ramps and docks have been installed to provide access to their clubhouse as well as their pump out and emergency crane and masting crane. Reciprocals offered on a first come firs served basis.
Aquatic Park Sailing Club – open to visitors.
Ashbridge’s Bay Yacht Club – open to visitors but with a very limited number of slips, most without hydro. Please call ahead to check.
Boulevard Club – open for day visits only subject to wind and wave conditions. Please call ahead.
Burlington Sailing & Boating Club – open to visitors.
Cobourg Yacht Club – open to visitors. Shore power to docks is shut off although they have set up a charging station for emergencies. Docks are above water, fuel dock is open for gas and diesel. Launch ramp is clean and ready. Reciprocal wall is ready for guests.
Dalhousie Yacht Club – open to visitors. Slips are available and restaurant is open. Fuel service is closed due to high waters.
Etobicoke Yacht Club – open to reciprocal cruises.
Fairport Yacht Club – open with full services. Vessels that are entering the bay are requested to stay to the east side of the channel as the green marker in the middle at the north end of the channel is under water and a strike hazard.
Fifty Point Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Frenchman’s Bay Yacht Club – open and above water with floating docks. Shore power on. No pumpout available but pumpout is available at Pickering Marina across the bay.
Island Yacht Club – open to visitors. Limited to 14 available slips.
Lakeshore Yacht Club – open to visitors although vacancies depend on members visiting elsewhere as they are full.
Mimico Cruising Club – open to visitors.
National Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Newport Yacht Club Stoney Creek – open to visitors.
Port Credit Yacht Club – open to visitors.
Pultneyville Yacht Club – above water with electrical and water available.
Royal Canadian YachtClub – open to visitors.
Royal Hamilton Yacht Club – open and above water.
Toronto Hydroplane and Sailing Club – open to visitors.
Whitby Yacht Club – open to visitors.
If you are a member of LOCCA and would like to add your club to one of the lists, please send an email to email@example.com
Please note that only members of LOCCA will be listed above. Members of Ontario Sailing that are not members of LOCCA but have reported their circumstances will be listed at https://ontariosailing.ca/feature/high-water-levels-2019/
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