Located on the Big and Lower Rideau Lakes in Eastern Ontario, the BRLA is a non-profit organization with roots back to 1911. The Association supports programs in the areas of environment, recreation, government affairs and lake safety. The BRLA is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors, assisted by seasonal staff. 

How the Lake Works

June 14th - Human impacts on bass

The sixth in our "How the Lake Works" series of articles, which describe the many social, political, regulatory and ecological systems that all connect to give us "our lake". Click the icon on the right to read the latest article. For previous articles, see our "How the Lake Works" main page.



BRLA Members are all those who enjoy the Rideau Lakes: cottagers, boaters and local residents. We each have a stake in protecting our lake community.


2017 calendar

We have a full slate of events scheduled this summer - scroll through the months to see what's happening!