Island Lake Summer Village, Alberta

Recent News

Free Disposal of Yard Debris

Fees for disposing of yard debris, grass,leaves,branches and wood, will be waived at all Athabasca Regional Waste Transfer Stations from May 19 - May 29, 2017.

OHV Helmet Law

Are you familiar with the details of the Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Helmet Law? This law, effective May 15, 2017, pertains to ATVs, low pressure tire vehicles, motorcycles and related 2-wheel vehicles, amphibious vehicles, utility terrain vehicles, miniature motor vehicles, snow vehicles, minibikes, snowmobiles, snow bikes, dirt bikes, side-by-sides and other means of motorized transport intended for cross-country travel.

If you aren't aware of the penalties and requirements under this new law, please click here to read up ...

Protecting Alberta's Water Resources

Invasive Species pose some of the greatest risk to biodiversity in the world. Aquatic invasive species (AIS) can harm native fish, invertebrates and aquatic plants by competing for limited resources, destroying habitat, and thriving in poor water quality/quantity conditions. These harmful AIS, such as zebra and quagga mussels, can also cause massive economic impacts to hydropower operators, irrigation districts and farmers, municipal water intakes (such as drinking and wastewater facilities), and even private property owners (damage to watercraft and equipment, decreases in property values).

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Upcoming Events

Island Lake Days 2017

  Jul 7 2017 - Jul 9 2017

Visit our Island Lake Days page for more details about this year's events.


Information Meeting & Nominations

  Jul 15 2017

Where: Summer Village of Island Lake South Hall

When: 10 am - 12 pm

Click here to download nomination form.


Advanced Polls 2017

  Jul 29 2017

Where: Summer Village of Island Lake South Hall

When: 10 am - 2 pm


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Welcome to the Summer Village of Island Lake

This friendly community is nestled on the western shore of picturesque Island Lake, approximately twenty kilometres northwest of the town of Athabasca.

Island Lake is a named after the many small islands within its area of just under 8.00 km².  Its bays and islands provide an ideal setting for swimming, power boating, water skiing, fishing and canoeing.  Cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and ice fishing are enjoyed during the winter months.  The area around Island Lake is a nature lover's paradise, with rolling hills and forests filled with wildlife including deer, moose, and countless other birds and animals.

The Summer Village of Island Lake is a unique blend of full time residents and week-end enthusiasts who share their love for the lake.  The residents are proud of the cleanliness and serenity of the lake, and encourage all residents and visitors to take care of the lake they love.