• Welcome Our New Members

    ESSLA is wholly dependent on you, our members and volunteers. Without your many thousands of man/woman hours each and every year and your generous donations, we would not be able to accomplish our mission: preserving and protecting our lake and educating our fellow humans in how best to enjoy our

  • Don’t Miss This Year’s SUP Raffle!

    To enjoy the peace and serenity of the water this summer season a stand-up paddle board is just the ticket. Grab your board, paddle, life jacket and some sunscreen and you’re ready for adventure. With a minimum of gear, you can paddle anywhere a canoe or kayak can go. Paddle

  • Spring Has Sprung!

    The Angler’s Dream: Ice Free! Spring finally arrived on the scene, but not without a few starts and stops. Brilliant sunshine and warm temps finally heralded out the last bit of ice on Schroon Lake. With the kick-off of the open-water season, anglers from near and far are attracted to

  • 8th Annual Gourmet Pasta Dinner Event

    Spring is…well, almost here in the Adirondacks. Ice is out, snow melted, and just around the corner is our 8th Annual Gourmet Pasta Dinner at Jimbo’s. So mark your calendars, June 7th, and be ready to get social. We’ve historically had great weather for this event and a terrific turnout.

  • Icy Water Rescue on the Lake

    Sat. Apr 18, 2015 An adventurous young man decided to go for a paddle in a kayak on the partially thawed Schroon Lake. It wasn’t long before he found himself completely iced in and unable to get back into clear water.