GLA’s Boat Wash has operated for close to 25 years, beginning in 1994
Over 2,000 boats were washed in 2018
It is a free service and employs 5 people
Hours during the boating season – 6 am to 7 pm, 7 days a week
Empire and Glen Arbor townships in Leelanau County have boat wash ordinances. Crystal Lake, Lake and Benzonia townships and the village of Beulah all have boat wash ordinances in place.
Our main goal is to educate people about protecting our watershed
Boats come from all over the U.S. to Glen Lake
The boat coming the furthest was from Hawaii
This valuable resource is available to all boaters, with aims to keep our waters clean and free from invasive aquatic species. Be sure to take this information to heart –after all, it’s all about the water!