Community Organizations

Lakeside is fortunate to have active community organizations, which lend support to the mission, while adding another dimension to the Lakeside Chautauqua experience. Our many organizations bring people with similar passions together in our community. We invite you to learn more about the community organizations at Lakeside Chautauqua.

Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle

The Chautauqua Literary & Scientific Circle (CLSC), founded in 1878 by the Chautauqua Institution in New York, is considered the oldest continuous book club in the U.S.

Historic Preservation & Design Review Board

Historic Preservation & Design Review Board (HP&DRB) ensures homeowners are keeping with Lakeside’s heritage and characters of the quaint community.

Lakeside Business Association

The Lakeside Business Association is an organization comprised of the various businesses located within Lakeside Chautauqua.

Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society

Established in 2003, The Lakeside Environmental Stewardship Society (LESS) is a group of friends of the environment.

Lakeside Guys’ Club

This group has a lighthearted purpose to enjoy the spoils without the labors. Join this group for laughs, fellowship and fun.

Lakeside Heritage Society

The Lakeside Heritage Society is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and exhibiting the history of Lakeside and the Marblehead Peninsula. The organization has a museum, archives and offers educational programs.

Lakeside Property Owners Association

The Lakeside Property Owners Association (LPOA) serves as a forum where homeowners may give input into matters concerning the program and municipal services of Lakeside Chautauqua.

Lakeside Shuffleboard Club

The Lakeside Shuffleboard Club is dedicated to placing a strong emphasis on the quality of the courts and the sportsmanship of shuffleboard players.

Lakeside Tennis & Pickleball Association

The Lakeside Tennis & Pickleball Association assists the Lakeside Chautauqua tennis and picklball staff in providing exceptional tennis and pickleball facilities and programs for players of all ages to learn and play the sports.

Lakeside Women’s Club

The Lakeside Women’s Club hosts several book discussions, programs, book reviews and events for women, men and girls throughout the summer.

Lakeside Wooden Boat Society

The Lakeside Wooden Boat Society is dedicated to preserving the heritage of classic, wooden boats and the ongoing efforts to develop the lakefront and improve the lake.

Society of Old Salts

Society of Old Salts (S.O.S.) helps provide opportunities for children & youth to learn about sailing and provides resources for safe, enjoyable and comfortable sailing.