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Reminisce about Your Favorite Lakeside Moments

Before you start packing your bags and planning your return visit to Lakeside, we encourage you to pause and give thanks for all the 2017 Lakeside memories... quality time with loved ones, breathtaking sunsets on Ohio's Most Beautiful Mile and finding peace. In the final days of this year, we invite you to give a gift that will help continue these special memories for you, your family and thousands of families years to come. Your Favorite Experience at Lakeside If a particular program or place…

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Lakeside Prairie Garden

Along with the introduction of the Wellness Center, we're excited to unveil Lakeside's newest landscaping project: a native prairie garden at the corner of Sixth Street and Laurel Avenue, just across the street from the pool. The goal of the Prairie Garden project is multi-faceted. In an effort to bring a portion of Lakeside back to its natural roots and build a more sustainable community, the Ohio native plant prairie garden will serve as a resource to a myriad of pollinators and birds. The …

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Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus Update

The pool may be closed while Lakesiders are away, but activity at the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus is continuing just as it has since the day the construction began. We currently anticipate being able to open the Wellness Center to Lakesiders at the beginning of the 2018 season. Workers are making significant progress on both the inside and the outside of the new Wellness Center. The ceiling in all rooms was finished in November. The preparation kitchen cabinets have been installed…

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Book a 2018 Cottage Now

To help your family better plan your 2018 Lakeside vacation, we want to give you a jumpstart on booking your cottage with Lakeside Chautauqua Realty (LCR). LCR has a selection of cottage rental reservations available now, and more will become available over the next few months. LCR has something to meet every family's needs. Check the website for cottage descriptions, a list of amenities, pictures and more to help you choose your perfect vacation home. The number of cottage rentals available cha…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Is Updating Our Website

Lakeside has been working to refresh our website software to better serve our guests and community. The new website launched on November 20, 2017.   Our communications team and website developer, Rob Truex, President of Shift2Design, have been working extensively on the updates.      Most of the site will appear the same, just moving with greater speed from page to page and loading pictures more quickly. But, as we rebuilt the website, some webpages and navigation did change slightly. We…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Named ‘Best of Lake Erie’

Lakeside Chautauqua has been chosen as the ‘Best New Pool’ and one of the ‘Best Western Ohio Hot Spots' in Lake Erie Living magazine’s September/October 2017 issue. The magazine’s ‘Best of Lake Erie’ issue includes both editors’ and readers’ picks of the best dining, shopping, lodging and attractions in Ohio, Ontario, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan. Lakeside is honored to stand among several other area businesses and individuals who were selected as the ‘Best of Lake Erie,’ including: The F…

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Master Planning Presentation & Workshop Update

On July 22, a Master Planning Presentation & Workshop, titled “Planning Principles & Preliminary Concepts,” was held in Hoover Auditorium. Below is a summary and draft of the ideas collected this summer. To view the entire PowerPoint presentation and find more ways to get involved, visit The Lakeside community, together with staff from Lakeside and MKSK, gathered to discuss and review the findings of the Master Planning process so far. Based…

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Submit Photos for Lakeside Photo Contest

Lakesiders of all ages are invited to submit photos to be featured in the 2018 Calendar of Events brochure, as well as on Lakeside’s social media pages, website, The Front Porch blog, Lakesider newspaper, advertisements, etc. Images should represent people enjoying Lakeside through photos of families, traditions, children, religion, education, cultural arts (special events and programming), recreation, landscape or architecture. Photos are needed for following panels of the Calendar of Events br…

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