Online Advertisers

See our Sponsors & Advertisers page for full ads.

Thank you to Lynn Woodcroft, Sales Representative, Royal Lepage Frank Real Estate Brokerage - Buckhorn, for her continued support as an advertiser and sponsor.

Be ready for the next power failure!
A.J. Del Piero
Electrical Contractor & Generac Dealer

Your on the lake dealer for sales and service.

Welcome to our newest advertiser:
James Matchett Painting
James Matchett Painting Facebook page


2022 BBLCA Events

If you'd like to host an event or donate a prize for a contest, please contact Sue.

Milkweed Seeds Draw
On now until August 26th

Summer Bingo
On now until August 31st

Crossword Puzzle Draw
On now until September 26th

Movie Night
Saturday, September 3rd
Labour Day Weekend
Thank you to Drew & Michelle for hosting!

Annual General Meeting
In Person
Buckhorn Community Centre

Witches Walk
Saunders Rd
Sunday, October 30th

Boxing Day Parade
Saunders Rd
December 26th


Nature Activity Colouring Book

We produced an Activity Colouring Book for our Nature Walk in the spring of 2018. We have now created a version on our website.

Link to Nature Activity Colouring Book

Past Contests

Thank you to Kathy Mako for developing a fun word search game for us using wildlife found on Big Bald Lake.

Martina won this 350 page book of puzzles.

May 1\22

May 1\22

Winter Bingo Winners

Congratulations to all our participants. The following people have won pottery birds made and donated by Sue Flanagan.

Sue Flanagan
John & Nancy Boyce
Charlene Fraser
Kathy Mako
Ron Lewis
Pam Dickey
Margaret Cheung

Margaret also won the draw for this prize from The Avant‑Garden Shop in Peterborough donated by John & Nancy.

April 1\22

Winter Fun Contest Winners

Congratulations to Jenna and Ria. They have won Mary Kay products donated by Barb Knill. Thank you to our participants and to Barb.

Barb Knill donated these fragrance free Mary Kay Products: Satin Hand set, hand cream, hand soap & hand sanitizer.

Barb Knill, Mary Kay
Independent Beauty Consultant
April 1\22

Milkweed Seeds Draw

July 28\22

Summer Bingo

Contest closes August 31st

Click here to Print
a letter size copy of the bingo card.

Choose your Pottery Bird prize!
made and donated by Sue

Names will be entered into a draw for the bear puzzle donated by Nancy and purchased from The Avant‑Garden Shop

April 19\22

Past Contests

Boat Safety Kit Draw Winner

Congratulations to our winner Tabatha Dean.

Thank you to everyone who entered. This was a very popular contest. We hope that everyone has a safety kit in their boat including their kayaks and canoes.

July 28\22

Coasters Draw Winner

Congratulations Kristen! Thank you to Stephen DeBarros for his kind donation.

If you didn’t win, but still want coasters (or clocks or cribbage boards), check out Buckhorn Studio.
April 16\22

Big Bald Lake Hoodies Draw Winners

Congratulations to our winners:

March - Bruce Wells
February - Kelly Welsh
January - Martina Prince
December - Brody Flanagan
November - Mark Kowall
October - Olivia Crawford
September - Shayne Rheeder
August - Brenda Thomas
July - Pete Crawford

A special thank you to Sue Flanagan for organizing all the BBL apparel.

March 27\22

Big Bald Lake Crossword Puzzle

Click on the image below to go to the online puzzle.

August 1\22

Arr’some Pirate Water Only Regatta

Thank you to our hosts, donators, organizers and participants. We were overwhelmed by the number of people who participated in the Regatta, 47 children! We were very excited to have 14 Regatta locations with 3 challenges and an extra challenge where the kids got rubber frog slingshots from a clothesline over the water.

See photos in the BBLCA Facebook Album.

It takes a community to put on an event and we'd like to thank the following organizers, hosts, donators and volunteers, many of whom did double duty:

Sue & Paul Flanagan
Nancy & John Boyce
Kathy Mako
Diane & Bruce Gardner
Rod Ciccale & Kendra Fairs
Mike & Deb Chapman
Martina Prince & Steve Entwistle
Anita Koch
Susan & Paul Ventresca
Merry Wu & David Gibson
Kristen Galyen
Kathleen & Bruce Wells
Paul, Julie & Adele Whitley
Pamela Hamilton
Debbie & Jim Bouchard
Gary Graham
Fiona O'Hanlon
Brenda Thomas
Rhonda Johnson
August 1\22

Past Contests

Canadian Flag Winners

Congratulations to our winners of full size Canadian flags in time for Canada Day.

Tabatha Dominguez
Mike Bowman
Tabatha Dean
Ted Ykema
Debbie Thornhill

Thank you to Dave Smith's office (MPP Peterborough-Kawartha) for donating two flags. Our association paid for the other three. June 28\22

Big Bald Lake Beaver Ice Melting Contest

Spring is here - the beaver is down! Congratulations Marney & Andrew. They chose to get their local $100 gift card from Pizza Alloro. We are so happy to support Pizza Alloro as they have always supported us with Regatta sponsorship and gift cards for every welcome basket.

Thank you to Theresa & Mark for keeping an eye on the Big Bald Lake Beaver this winter.

April 10\22

Beaver Dunk Dates

This is a list of the dates when the Beaver went swimming and our lucky past winners:

April 7, 2022 - Marney & Andrew Sisel

March 19, 2021 - Sandra Linton

April 4, 2020 - Tom & Margaret Cheung

April 15, 2019 - Sue Flanagan

April 23, 2018 - Rod Ciccale

April 7, 2017 - Don Cuttell

March 27, 2016 - Sue Flanagan

April 13, 2015 - Brenda Thomas
April 10\22

Historical Ice Stats

Dec 5, 2006
Dec 10, 2007
Nov 22, 2008
Dec 6, 2009
Dec 6, 2010
Dec 23, 2011
Dec 24, 2012
Nov 23, 2013
Dec 6, 2014
Jan 4, 2016
Dec 11, 2016
Dec 12, 2017
Nov 23, 2018
Dec 4, 2019
Dec 16, 2020
Dec 20, 2021
December 22, 2021

Apr 14, 2007
Apr 18, 2008
Apr 6, 2009
Mar 28, 2010
Apr 12, 2011
Mar 22, 2012
Apr 19, 2013
Apr 24, 2014
Apr 16, 2015
Mar 31, 2016
Apr 11, 2017
Apr 29, 2018
Apr 21, 2019
April 7, 2020
April 1, 2021
April 11, 2022

St. Patrick's Day Parade

A few of us dressed up for St. Patrick's Day and had a walk through the Philrick area in beautiful sunshine.
March 20\22

2021 Year in Review