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This is the website of Forest Lake (IL).

Bag Board Tournament!

Our 2nd Annual FLCA Bag Board Tournament benefiting Operation Support Our Troops America will be held on Saturday, August 6th at 12:00 p.m. at the Community Center

We will also be honoring 92 year old Colonel Milton H. Lipnick at that time.


Please see Events for more information!


June 20, 2016

Annual Garage Sale!

FLCA's Annual Garage Sale has been scheduled for July 22, 2016 through July 24, 2016.

Contact Steve Libby for details.




June 26, 2016

1st Annual FLCA Golf Outing!

The first ever Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Village Green Country Club.

Please go to Events for more information and/or see the flyer for additional details.





June 20, 2016

What's New:

Updated: March 17, 2014

Current News:

Updated: March 17, 2014

Recent Events:

Updated: December 6, 2013

Welcome to Forest Lake

Welcome to Forest Lake, a community which encompasses a 42-acre private lake, offering dues-paying residents swimming, fishing, non-motorized boating and family-fun activities.   Forest Lake is located in Lake County, Illinois, bordered on the north by Old McHenry Road and on the west by Quentin Road.  The Forest Lake community was originally developed in 1935 by Arthur T. McIntosh Company and was intended to be a weekend retreat and getaway for Chicago residents.  Today the summer cottages have either been upgraded or replaced by much larger year-round homes.

Forest Lake offers great recreation

Summer in Forest Lake brings swimmers to the lake’s three beaches, boaters cruising the lake at sunset, and Fourth of July neighborhood picnics.  Winter, too, is enjoyed by residents as ice fishermen, skaters, and cross-country skiers frequent the ice.

Forest Lake is Managed by a Volunteer Homeowners' Association

The Forest Lake Community Association, established in 1935 by the handful of residents who had homes in Forest Lake at that time, has continued until the present day.  Its elected 12-member board oversees the care and maintenance of the lake, beaches, common grounds, and community center.  It also organizes children’s and family activities such as Breakfast with Santa, the Halloween Parade, and the Ice Fishing Derby.

For detailed information about our community, please use the links to the left.

Forest Lake's mailing address is: P. O. Box 314, Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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Welcome to the Forest Lake Community Association Website!