Volunteering at Candlewood Lake Authority

Since its inception in 1972, the Candlewood Lake Authority has relied on the time and talent of volunteers to protect and preserve Candlewood Lake. We welcome your interest in helping us promote responsible recreation and conservation.

Opportunities to volunteer include:

Annual Candlewood Lake Cleanup

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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