Annual Clean Up

Candlewood Lake Clean Up

Each May, the CLA organizes an annual shoreline clean up of the lake.  The Candlewood Lake Clean Up started in 1999 and owes much of its early success to two individuals, John Marsicano and Frank Cioffi.  These two volunteers dedicated their time and energy to ensure that Candlewood Lake would remain clean and free of accumulating trash and debris by organizing the Clean Up and the hundreds of volunteers who helped clean up trash each year.  We fondly remember John and Frank who meant so much to the CLA, Candlewood Lake and of course the Annual Candlewood Lake Clean Up.

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Location: New Fairfield Town Park

Arrive: 9:00-10:00 am

Join us to clean up Candlewood Lake on May 18, 2024, for the annual Candlewood Lake Clean-Up! Registration required to participate.

Registration closes on Wednesday, May 15th!

Boat Captains must provide their own crew, and we will not be matching crew members to boat captains. 

Boat Captain Registration & Waiver

Captains and crews must pick up their materials (including bags, gloves, and additional instructions) between 9-10 am at the New Fairfield Town Park boat launch. Return at around noon to unload your trash at the ramp and come up to the park for some lunch!

In addition to signing up themselves, Boat Captains must also have every member of their crew sign the waiver form found at the below link!

Volunteer Crew Member Registration & Waiver

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