Since 1918

Upcoming events

    • 04/01/2024
    • 04/30/2024
    • Little Lake, Gloucester Pool, MacLean Lake

    • 05/11/2024
    • 6:00 PM
    • Galley

    May 11 at the Galley

    6 pm Happy Hour with cash bar.  Beer and wine available.

    available7 pm Dinner

    Salad bar, pickle tray, rolls & butter
    Main Course, choose 1 :

    1. Prime Rib & Yorkshire Pudding, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal vegetables
    2. BBQ Pork Loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal vegetables
    3. BBQ Chicken & Ribs, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal vegetables
    4. Shrimp & Scallops pasta - with Rose Sauce
    5. Eggplant Parmesan (vegetarian option)

    Dessert tray of Assorted Baked goods
    Coffee & tea

    Prize table and silent auction.

    Limit of 45 people

    • 06/03/2024
    • 08/26/2024
    • 13 sessions
    • GPCA Community Hall

    • 06/12/2024
    • 07/31/2024
    • 8 sessions
    • GPCA Clubhouse

    Please confirm your attendance at at least 24 hours before the game.  Knowing the number of participants helps up plan to have enough tables set up.

    Come to the event with $10.00 cash. 
    $5.00 will be allocated to GPCA Clubhouse/Dock Improvements.
    $5.00 will go into the prize pot.

    • 07/01/2024
    • 10:00 AM
    • GPCA Clubhouse

    Decorate your boat and your crew and meet at GPCA Clubhouse at 10:00 am.  This year's route will go up Little Go Home Bay and back to the Clubhouse.  Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated boat, the best decorated crew, etc.

    • 07/06/2024
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
    • GPCA Clubhouse

    Watch for more details!

    • 07/13/2024
    • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • GPCA Clubhouse, and Artist's Docks on the Lake

    This will be the second year of Art on the Dock.

    Closer to the date, we will be providing more info on locations and Artists.

    If you are considering displaying and selling your artwork, please fill in the attached application

    • 07/20/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Post Office Port Severn

    Meet at the Port Severn Post Office at 9:00am

    There will be 2 routes. A longer route will be approximately 60 kms and shorter route will be about 25 kms.

    Register - then print and sign the waiver.

    • 07/21/2024
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • GPCA Clubhouse

    Join us for our Annual Members Meeting at the GPCA Community Hall in Burrows Bay.  The Kelly Cup will be awarded.  We will also be doing volunteer appreciation.

    • 08/10/2024
    • 10:00 AM

    Join us for this fun event being held at the park in Port Severn.

    Winners of the GPCA Members draw may pick up their prizes.

    • 08/24/2024
    • 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Start at Big Chute Marine Railway

    23 years ago, GPCA organized the first Canoe for Cancer.  There are some members who have faithfully canoed every year!  Many more are involved as paddlers, and volunteers.   

    Please join us as we paddle Gloucester Pool and Little Lake starting from the Big Chute Marine Railway to Port Severn Park, Port Severn. There will be a stop along the way to pick up snacks and water. Safety boats will be along the route to help provide assistance as needed by paddlers. 

    Let's have fun and help cure cancer!

    Register at

    Date:  August 24th, 2022

    Time: 8:30am 

    Start location: Big Chute Marine Railway, 7001 Upper Big Chute Rd, Coldwater, ON L0K 1E0

    End Location: Port Severn Park, 39 Minten's Ln, Port Severn, ON L0K 1S0

    Registration Time: 8:30 am, Big Chute Marine Railway, Upper side

    Paddle Commences: 9:30 am 

    Approximate Paddle Distance:  13 km (Paddlers are not required to complete the entire distance) We have included a route map for anyone interested in the exact route along with photos of channel markers which you will need to follow during the route. 

    Digital Route Map:

    Equipment: Please bring your own Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard, etc., paddle(s), life jacket, and safety kit

    Information package:

    Canoe For Cancer - Route information.pdf

    You are responsible for bringing all your Canoe/Kayak and all gear to the start location and picking up your gear at the end location or getting back to the original location.

    The stop location is at the GPCA Clubhouse where you will be able to pick up a snack and water. Please refer to the route map for the approximate location and the photos for one which the picture of our clubhouse. If you reach a marker S55-1 you have passed the clubhouse. 

    There will also be safety boats available to help any paddlers as needed. 

    If you have any questions please email

    • 12/30/2024

    Log into the website using your email address

    Upload your photos.  Don't forget to add the photographer and a caption to your photo.

    2 categories:

    • Life at the Cottage
    • Our Beautiful Lake

    Winners will have their pictures featured in the magazine and will be awarded prizes.  All pictures entered may be used in the magazine.

    • 01/15/2025

    The O'Hara Literacy Contest was named for Eliza O'Hara.  Eliza, a school teacher at the Big Chute school, died in 2005.  Her memory lives on in this contest that encourages children to write about their cottage experiences.

    We are looking for our young creative writers.  Send us in a story, poem or other creative writing.  Entries will be published in our yearly magazine.  Cash prizes will also be awarded.

    Send entries to

Past events

08/26/2023 Canoe For Cancer 2023
08/19/2023 Cycling Around Gloucester Pool
08/12/2023 Regatta/Family Fun Day
07/29/2023 Annual Members Meeting
07/16/2023 Phragmites - a hands on workshop
07/15/2023 Art on the Dock
07/08/2023 Kids Fishing Derby
07/01/2023 Canada Day Parade
05/13/2023 Spring Dinner
04/14/2023 Canada Goose Egg Oiling
10/15/2022 Fall Dinner
08/27/2022 Canoe for Cancer 2022
08/13/2022 Children's Triathalon
08/07/2022 Cycling Around Gloucester Pool
08/06/2022 Annual General Meeting
07/23/2022 Family Fun Day
07/09/2022 Kids Fishing Derby
07/01/2022 Canada Day Boat Parade
05/14/2022 Spring Dinner
03/22/2022 Canada Goose Egg Oiling
03/22/2022 Photo Contest 2022
01/30/2022 O'Hara Literacy Contest Closes
10/02/2021 Fall Dinner
08/28/2021 Canoe for Cancer
08/21/2021 Whatever Floats your Boat
08/08/2021 Cycling Around Gloucester Pool
08/07/2021 Annual General Meeting with Guest Speaker
07/24/2021 Family Fun Day
07/03/2021 Kids Fishing Derby
07/01/2021 Canada Day Boat Parade
05/01/2021 Photo Contest
01/15/2021 Photo Contest Closes
01/15/2021 O'Hara Literacy Contest Closes
10/03/2020 Fall Dinner
08/29/2020 Canoe for Cancer
08/16/2020 Annual General Meeting - Rescheduled
08/15/2020 Swimming and Kayak games and races - Cancelled
08/09/2020 Cycling Around Gloucester Pool -rescheduled to August 9th with raindate August 23rd
07/25/2020 Family Fun Day - Cancelled
07/18/2020 Algae - Good or Bad - Now an Online Event
07/04/2020 Virtual Fishing Derby
07/01/2020 Canada Day Boat Parade
06/27/2020 Kennedy Marine Motor Museum Open House - Cancelled
05/09/2020 Spring Dinner- Cancelled
10/05/2019 Fall Feast
08/17/2019 Beach Volley Ball
07/20/2019 Beach Volleyball
07/20/2019 Kids Cottage Games
06/22/2019 Fire Pump Demo
06/15/2019 Annual General Meeting and guest speakers
06/09/2019 Cycling Around the Pool
05/11/2019 Spring Dinner
04/15/2019 Goose Egg Oiling
10/13/2018 Fall Wrap-Up Dinner
09/01/2018 Open House
08/25/2018 Canoe for Cancer
08/18/2018 Sailing Regatta
08/04/2018 Family Fun Day
07/29/2018 Guided Tour of Historic Locations
07/29/2018 Bike Around the Lake
07/21/2018 Dock/Cottage Garage Sale
07/14/2018 Weed and Algae Forum
07/07/2018 Kids Fishing Derby
07/01/2018 Canada Day
07/01/2018 Self guided tour of historic cottages
06/16/2018 Annual General Meeting
06/02/2018 Fire Pump Demo
05/12/2018 Spring Fling
04/16/2018 Goose Egg Oiling
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