Upcoming Meeting

ALPOA Meeting
February 6, 2024
Time: 7PM
Place: via zoom only

February's meeting will be virtual via Zoom. All ALPOA members are welcome to attend. To get the Zoom link email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • Summer Water Testing (2023)

    Water samples were taken in July and August and their results can be downloaded here: 7/17/23 Water Testing Results (opens in a pdf document) & 8/14/23 Water Testing Results (opens in a pdf document)
  • Updated Rental Guidelines

    Dear ALPOA Members: After the Town of Ashford PZC adopted Short-term Rental Regulations, the ALPOA Board of Directors formed a subcommittee to look into regulations for ALPOA rental properties located in the Town of Eastford, which has no zoning. After extensive research and discussion, the committee’s work has resulted in the following Rental Guidelines for Ashford Lake properties in both towns. These Rental Guidelines were developed from existing 2019 guidelines, community input solicited in...

ALPOA Notices

  • Seasonal Notes (Winter)

    Ice Safety

    Winter Season

    Please keep your mailbox cleared and accessible for the mail carrier after snow storms.

    Getting out onto the ice for skating and fishing is hard to resist, but the freezing and thawing weather pattern that we have been experiencing in recent years makes ice safety a major concern. Click here to review the Ice Safety Information.

    Ice Fishing on Ashford Lake is regulated by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. Anyone planning to ice fish on Ashford Lake should be familiar with the DEEP rules and regulations that govern the activity. Click here to find out more about ice fishing regulations on Ashford Lake.

    Recreational vehicles, snowmobiles and ATV’s are prohibited from use on the frozen surface of Ashford Lake. Click here to review the recreational vehicle resolution/policy.

    According to CT DEEP Boating Regulations, a PFD must be worn by anyone in a manually propelled vessel (i.e., canoe or kayak) from October 1 through May 31.

    Stay warm, stay safe and have a Wonderful Winter at the lake!

  • Community Watch & Safety (Association Notice)

    While our community is generally quiet, peaceful and safe, we are occasionally affected by criminal acts. Residents are reminded to remain vigilant and to report vandalism, trespassing or any activity that appears suspicious to: Connecticut State Police, Troop C at 800.318.7633 or 860.896.3200.

  • What's Happening

    What's Happening

    Its beginning to look a lot like ALPOA cookie swap time! Thursday, December 14th, 6:30pm-8:30pm at Pillion's (73 Lakeside Drive), bring 2 dozen cookies with recipe on a plate, and an empty container to put your swap cookies in.
    Join the fun
  • ALPOA History

    ALPOA History

    Dear Friends, In 1952 we opened to the public a private haven for "secluded summer living" called Ashford Lake, spring-fed lake water for swimming, ideal fishing, and boating.
    Step back in time
  • Help Preserve Our Lake

    Help Preserve Our Lake

    Ashford Lake is a 50-acre lake located in the quiet corner of Connecticut. Beautiful, clean, and enjoyed by fish, birds, and residents around the lake. Please do your part!
    What you can do