The following services are performed by or on the behalf of the Glen Lake Association both for its members and the general public, as indicated, in pursuit of the associations mission.
Crystal River Dam
This GLA has owned and controlled the Crystal River Dam since 1954. It’s Water Level Committee uses the dam to maintain the appropriate lake level for lake and river health and enjoyment based on a court ordered algortihm.
The Water Quality Committee has developed a Glen Lake Crystal River Watershed Landowner’s Manual and a corresponding Stewardship Checklist to assist everyone in the watershed in improving water quality.
Lost and Found
Have you lost or found an item in/on the lake. Check out this page to determine if a member has found it or to report your lost item.
The GLA provides deployment and maintenance of buoys to assist in safe lake navigation through its Water Safety Committee.
The GLA, through its Water Quality Committee, provides riparians with information on how to improve
their properties and reduce pollutants from entering the lake. The association also does on site assessment of selected property and water frontage and advises
property owners on improvements they can make to reduce erosion and improve water quality.
The Swimmer’s Itch Committee is involved in monitoring, researching and controlling swimmers itch in the lake.
Zebra Mussel/Invasive Species
The Zebra Mussel/Invasive Species activity, handled by the committee of the same name, is performed by volunteers, and some paid summer help, to inspect and/or wash down boats being placed into Glen Lake at the public launch on Little Glen Lake in order to prevent the spread of zebra mussels into the lake’s water system. They also perform analysis of plant life found in the lake to ascertain the make up of such growth and looking for any exotic plant life. Of particular interest is the invasive Eurasian Water Milfoil, which has attacked a number of Michigan lakes.