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Latest News

Perry Park Playground to receive major upgrade for 2021!

Thanks to the support of generous Lakesiders, final enhancements and renovations are taking place in a beloved space of our community, Perry Park. Enhancements began last fall with the installation of two large grills to accommodate the growing crowds at the Wednesday Family Picnics. The addition of these grills was made possible by the Sypherd family who donated them in memory of Jacqueline Sypherd. Additionally, a paved area for the grills was added, old picnic tables were refurbished and new …

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Hotel Lakeside Dining Room open until Sept. 27

The Hotel Lakeside Dining Room has been a smashing success this summer thanks to the delicious menu, unique family dining experience and the creativity of Chef Stacy Maple. A classic flare with a modern edge, Chef Stacy’s cuisine is inspired by the lake and the fresh, colorful flavors of summer. The proper Afternoon Tea has been very popular, a tradition that Chef Stacy brought back to this waterfront hotel. A hot pot of tea is served alongside warm scones with Devonshire cream, lemon curd and h…

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Off-season fitness room subscription

Starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, usage of the Wellness Center will switch to a monthly subscription plan, dependent on COVID-19 regulations. All Lakeside property owners are eligible to sign up for the subscription, which includes usage of the Magruder Hospital Fitness Room for age 14 and older. Maximum of 4 people. Fall fitness classes are dependent on instructor availability and community interest. From Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020-Thursday, May 27, 2021, the Fitness Room will be available to use fr…

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We need your help this fall!

While the Chautauqua season may be simmering down, the need for volunteers is still strong. If you plan on being in Lakeside after Labor Day and are available to volunteer, please let us know! Contact the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation (LCF) Office at (419) 798 4461, ext. 246, communications@lakesideohio.com or stop by 217 Walnut Ave.We have many volunteer opportunities through early October and appreciate all the help we can get so that our 2021 season is prepped for visiting families and frien…

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A note of thanks to Dan Dudley

The Lakeside Association Board, Foundation Board, staff and community would like to thank Dan Dudley for his incredible leadership as Acting President & CFO/COO this past year. At the helm, he held steady, navigating Lakeside through uncharted waters and supporting a team that was able to deliver a new and different season, that has been described by many Lakesiders as one of the best ever. Dan’s belief in the staff, volunteers and community allowed Lakeside to remain strong and come toget…

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Hoover Auditorium new grand drape

Typically, Lakeside Chautauqua presents more than 70 live performances each summer in historic Hoover Auditorium, including chart-topping artists, professional dancers, symphony musicians, magicians, comedians and other family entertainment. Even though we are unable to use Hoover Auditorium this season, we are excited to offer diverse cultural arts performances at Hoover for many Chautauqua seasons to come. When we do return to Hoover, a new grand drape and an enhanced experience for guests and…

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A message from Lakeside Chautauqua's President & CEO, Daniel Rogers

My first experience at Lakeside, more than 15 years ago, was in the dead of winter. Having grown up near the lake in Lorain, Ohio, I was no stranger to the cold or the beauty of a frozen Lake Erie. However, I wasn’t ready for the splendor of Lakeside in the winter against the backdrop of the majesty of the lake. Since that day, I’ve been honored to have many visits to Lakeside Chautauqua through all four seasons. What has been a most recent joy, is to receive the invitation and offer to be Lakes…

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Important Message from the Board: Presidential Announcement

The Lakeside Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel J. Rogers as Lakeside Chautauqua’s next President & CEO and President of the Lakeside Chautauqua Foundation, effective August 10. Rogers is a skilled senior leader with a broad background in leading complex non-profit organizations that provide programming and assistance to poor, underprivileged and homeless populations. He combines his extensive business experience with a genuine love and curiosit…

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