Lake Petersburg Association

Lake Petersburg Association Lake Petersburg, Petersburg Illinois Lake Petersburg is the hidden jewel of central Illinois, located just south of Petersburg on Route 97. It's a beautiful private lake for fishing, skiing and kayaking.

Winter Office Hours (October 1 - March 15)

Monday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday: noon - 6 pm
1st Sat. each month 9 am - Noon

Summer Office Hours (March 16 - September 30)
Monday: 1 pm - 4 pm
Wednesday: noon - 6 pm
Friday: 9 am - 2 pm
1st Sat. each month 9 am - Noon

Operating as usual

12/13/2021

The Lake Petersburg Association December 2021 Board of Directors meeting is 7:00PM tonight at Shambolee Golf Course.

09/22/2021

Our annual fish stocking is completed! Thank you to Herman Brothers Fisheries for supplying our largemouth bass and grass carp. By following their recommendations our ecosystem should continue to thrive!

09/12/2021

The Lake Petersburg Association September Board of Directors meeting will be held tonight, Monday September 13th 7:00 PM at PORTA High School in the Commons area.

Masks are MANDATORY while in the School due to the latest Executive order of Governor Pritzker.

LAKE PETERSBURG ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ELECTION.   Please visit www.lakepetersburg.org and go to the LPA 2021 ELECTION pa...
08/31/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

LAKE PETERSBURG ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ELECTION. Please visit www.lakepetersburg.org and go to the LPA 2021 ELECTION page for the Notice of Election as well as the Application for Board of Directors which have also been sent via email.

Applications will be accepted at the Lake office on Wednesday, September 1st beginning at 2pm through 6pm on Wednesday, September 15th

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

Reminder that with the days getting shorter this time of year, No-Wake times begin at official sunset not at 8:00PM.  Th...
08/30/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

Reminder that with the days getting shorter this time of year, No-Wake times begin at official sunset not at 8:00PM. There have been a number of boats that continue to produce a wake after sunset. Please visit the Official Sunset table on the "Boating on the Lake" page at www.lakepetersburg.org.

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

08/09/2021

THE AUGUST 9, 2021 LPA BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD AS AN OPEN MEETING AT THE RIVER BANK LODGE AT 7PM

If you can not attend in person and you have any comments for the hearing of the members, please email them in writing to the [email protected] by 5pm Monday, August 9, 2021. Received emails will be addressed at the meeting.

07/15/2021

🌼Volunteers Needed🌼

The LPA Beautification Committee is planning a work day this Sunday July 18 from Noon-2pm. The focus areas will be the tennis court/common areas on North Shore and Juniper. If you can spare some time it will be a small job with many hands.
Please bring gloves, rakes, pruning shears etc as we spruce up two of our LPA common areas. Meeting place will be the tennis court near the maintenance shed.

Thank you in advance!

LPA Beautification Committee
Darin Muller, Chair

07/12/2021

A huge THANK YOU to all who participated in the inaugural Lake Petersburg Fireworks Mega Raffle! We hope to continue this tradition and enjoy more amazing shows from Central States Fireworks Inc.

Thank you to Shambolee Golf Course for hosting the raffle and donating 5 memberships!

Listed below are the winners:

25 Jolene Hoff - 75 $100
24 Kim Wenda - 169 $100
23 Rick Boyer - 236 $100
22 Julie Reynolds - 24 $100
21 Harry & Lisa Schmidt - 145 $100
20 Ray Tusek - 261 $100
19 Dominic Carnduff - 82 $100
18 Kathy & Jim Slattery - 270 $100
17 Barb Cross - 254 $100
16 Jason Gullidge - 111 $100
15 Ryan Tusek - 61 $100
14 Patricia Heetel - 213 $100
13 Kurt Schafers - 165 $200
12 Brian Reutiman - 224 $200
11 Greg Cross - 202 $200
10 Jeanie & Mark Sarff - 278 $200
9 Brad Leischner - 39 $200
8 Douglas Pope - 157 $200
7 Jody Watson - 22 $200
6 Ty & Tricia Turek - 107 $200
5 Mike Tintori - 58 $200
4 Steve Clifton - 54 $200
3 Carrie Winkelmann - 31 $1,000
2 Terry & Denny Willis - 117 $2,500
1 Jo Davidsmeier - 280 $7,500


Shambolee Memberships:

1 Dan Costa - 277 Limited
2 Chris Henderson - 186Limited
3 Carl Parks - 251 Limited
4 Greg Noll - 48 Limited
5 Harry & Lisa Schmidt - 144 Full

See you next year!

Fireworks Committee
Neil Gurnsey, Brian Vogt, Jared Canterbury

The 2021 Lake Survey Performed by Herman Brothers is on the Boating on The Lake page of our website.  Please take the ti...
07/09/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

The 2021 Lake Survey Performed by Herman Brothers is on the Boating on The Lake page of our website. Please take the time to read or download, it speaks highly of the health of our lake and fish.

https://lakepetersburg.org/boating-on-the-lake

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

Please visit  the member's page https://lakepetersburg.org to view important new documents related to our Insurance Rene...
07/09/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

Please visit the member's page https://lakepetersburg.org to view important new documents related to our Insurance Renewal and a letter from our Attorney sent on 6-30-21 to the then President and Vice-President

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

🎆🎆🎆The Fireworks are only a few hours away!!! Central States Fireworks Inc. says they’ll start at 9:30 for maximum darkn...
07/03/2021

🎆🎆🎆The Fireworks are only a few hours away!!! Central States Fireworks Inc. says they’ll start at 9:30 for maximum darkness. 🎆🎆🎆

⚠️ Remember to keep a VERY safe distance from the dam during the show if you’re on your boat (200ft+). Be sure to have your boat safety lights on and no wake begins at 8pm. The lake is extremely busy, so please be safe, follow proper boat safety, and be courteous to your neighbors in and out of the water.⚠️

🇺🇸 We hope you enjoy and stay safe for the rest of your wonderful holiday weekend! 🇺🇸

🎆🎆🎆The Fireworks are only a few hours away!!! Central States Fireworks Inc. says they’ll start at 9:30 for maximum darkness. 🎆🎆🎆

⚠️ Remember to keep a VERY safe distance from the dam during the show if you’re on your boat (200ft+). Be sure to have your boat safety lights on and no wake begins at 8pm. The lake is extremely busy, so please be safe, follow proper boat safety, and be courteous to your neighbors in and out of the water.⚠️

🇺🇸 We hope you enjoy and stay safe for the rest of your wonderful holiday weekend! 🇺🇸

Join your neighbors out on the water and listen to some great live music!
07/02/2021

Join your neighbors out on the water and listen to some great live music!

Join your neighbors out on the water and listen to some great live music!

Lake Petersburg Members.  Please visit the Member's page on https://lakepetersburg.org website to read important informa...
06/28/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

Lake Petersburg Members. Please visit the Member's page on https://lakepetersburg.org website to read important information regarding pending litigation.

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

Lake Petersburg Members.  Please visit the member's section  of https://Lakepetersburg.org  to read important informatio...
06/27/2021
Welcome to Lake Petersburg

Lake Petersburg Members. Please visit the member's section of https://Lakepetersburg.org to read important information from the Rules and Regulations and Legal Committees regarding an upcoming vote at the July meeting regarding rule 4.4. This information was presented at the June 14th Board Meeting. Please take the time to read these documents and voice your opinion to the Lake Office through email or mail.

The formal dedication ceremony for Lake Petersburg was held on Labor Day, September 2nd, 1963.

06/26/2021

What a great night for the drawing at Shambolee Golf Course!! Thank you to everyone who contributed and CONGRATULATIONS to the winners! Big winners were contacted tonight and the rest will be contacted this weekend.

We think this new tradition is here to stay. For those who bought a ticket this year will automatically have their spot reserved for next year. If you missed out and want a ticket next year, we’ll make room. The more tickets we sell the bigger the payouts are and better the fireworks show!

Fireworks are July 3rd!

THANK YOU,

Fireworks Committee:
Neil Gurnsey, Brian Vogt, Jared Canterbury

We’re just a few hours away from the drawing! Don’t forget Shambolee Golf Course has wonderful food from 5-8! See you al...
06/25/2021

We’re just a few hours away from the drawing! Don’t forget Shambolee Golf Course has wonderful food from 5-8! See you all soon!

We’re just a few hours away from the drawing! Don’t forget Shambolee Golf Course has wonderful food from 5-8! See you all soon!

REMINDER: Come out to Shambolee Golf Course tomorrow night at 7PM for the LPA fireworks drawing!***There are 4 limited a...
06/24/2021

REMINDER: Come out to Shambolee Golf Course tomorrow night at 7PM for the LPA fireworks drawing!

***There are 4 limited and 1 full memberships to Shambolee for those who attend the drawing! We will draw those after the Fireworks drawing. A HUGE thank you to Jeff and Susan Broughton for hosting and donating the memberships.

💥💥Can’t wait to see everyone there tomorrow! 💥 💥

Also: The rain date for the fireworks show is July 10th.

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing:

1. Only 300 tickets will be sold.

2. We are still taking donations if you do not want to participate in the raffle.

3. Some people have purchased a ticket as a group ($25 per for 4 people). If you don’t have a group, but you would like one, a firework committee member can help you.

4. Shambolee Golf Course is donating 4 limited 1 year memberships and 1 FULL 1 year membership to be raffled ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️! You can also purchase tickets at Shambolee. ***To win the memberships you must be present the night of the drawing.*** Need not to be present to win the prize money.

5. Need not to be a lake member to purchase tickets.

Last year’s show was spectacular and we want them to keep improving each year. This raffle will ensure this tradition continues to grow.

Thank you for your support.

06/18/2021

Members, please be aware, and make any guests that may be using your powered watercraft aware, that no-wake hours begin at 8:00 PM or official sunset, whichever occurs first, and ends at 10:00 AM 7-days per week for the entire lake.

06/14/2021

LPA BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD AS AN OPEN MEETING AT THE RIVER BANK LODGE AT 7PM TONIGHT.

REMINDER:🎆🎆🎆The Lake Petersburg fireworks display will take place on July 3rd shortly after dusk! We remind boats who ar...
06/10/2021

REMINDER:

🎆🎆🎆The Lake Petersburg fireworks display will take place on July 3rd shortly after dusk! We remind boats who are spectating on the water to keep a very safe distance from the dam during the display. We can't wait for everyone to enjoy another spectacular show!🎆🎆🎆

📸 credit: Ashleigh Pierce

REMINDER:

🎆🎆🎆The Lake Petersburg fireworks display will take place on July 3rd shortly after dusk! We remind boats who are spectating on the water to keep a very safe distance from the dam during the display. We can't wait for everyone to enjoy another spectacular show!🎆🎆🎆

📸 credit: Ashleigh Pierce

All tickets have been sold! THANK YOU to everyone who participated! Don’t forget to come to Shambolee Friday, June 25th ...
06/08/2021

All tickets have been sold! THANK YOU to everyone who participated! Don’t forget to come to Shambolee Friday, June 25th for the drawing!

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing:

1. Only 300 tickets will be sold.

2. We are still taking donations if you do not want to participate in the raffle.

3. Some people have purchased a ticket as a group ($25 per for 4 people). If you don’t have a group, but you would like one, a firework committee member can help you.

4. Shambolee Golf Course is donating 4 limited 1 year memberships and 1 FULL 1 year membership to be raffled ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️! You can also purchase tickets at Shambolee. ***To win the memberships you must be present the night of the drawing.*** Need not to be present to win the prize money.

5. Need not to be a lake member to purchase tickets.

Last year’s show was spectacular and we want them to keep improving each year. This raffle will ensure this tradition continues to grow.

Thank you for your support.

06/05/2021

Live music at Shambolee Golf Course! Michael Burnett & The Big Suns- Saturday, June 12 from 5pm-9pm.

Please join your neighbors for a fun evening as we raise scholarship funds for Menard County students who are pursuing the Building Trades.

Thank you!
-Jim Muller Build a Better Future Scholarship Committee

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Have an event coming up & want to share with your neighbors?Send us a private message! It's a beautiful weekend to live on the lake :) Everyone enjoy & be safe.

Attention LPA members. There have been reports that these people have been to multiple houses on the lake!
05/27/2021

Attention LPA members. There have been reports that these people have been to multiple houses on the lake!

Attention LPA members. There have been reports that these people have been to multiple houses on the lake!

THANK YOU to everyone who has supported the Fireworks Raffle. We are about a month away from the drawing and have less t...
05/21/2021

THANK YOU to everyone who has supported the Fireworks Raffle. We are about a month away from the drawing and have less than 25 tickets left! Get one while you still can! Message us on here or contact Brian, Neil, or Jared to get your ticket.

THANK YOU to everyone who has supported the Fireworks Raffle. We are about a month away from the drawing and have less than 25 tickets left! Get one while you still can! Message us on here or contact Brian, Neil, or Jared to get your ticket.

05/05/2021

Greetings! A small group of our LPA Lake Beautification Committee met on April 24th and established four immediate impact goals for our LPA Beautification....these are areas of the lake property that we believe our group can make an immediate positive impact on.

1) Litter Pick-Up @ both Lake entrances
2) Lake Office landscaping- Spring Clean & Refresh Mulch
3) Main Entrance Lake Sign- Spring Clean & Refresh
4) Tennis Court/Common Area Spring Clean

So....Please Join Us!!

What: LPA Earth Day
Where: Meet at Lake Office
When: This Saturday, May 8th @ 10:00 am - Noon (or whatever your schedule permits)

Please wear bright colored clothing, gloves and gardening tools. Depending on how many volunteers we have we will divide into pods and tackle as much as possible on the above list.

Thank you for considering volunteering some of your time & talents!

Darin Muller
Chair, LPA Beautification

04/12/2021

Board meeting tonight!

Please see below for the phone number to join the LPA Conference Call Board Meeting April 12, 2021 at 7 pm.

To Join the meeting:

1.Please join the meeting from your phone by dialing:
United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 935-470-533

2. Be prepared
• Join the meeting a few minutes early to make sure everything is working correctly
• Make sure you know how to mute your phone otherwise the conference will be too noisy.

Thank you,
LPA

03/26/2021

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing:

1. Only 300 tickets will be sold.

2. We are still taking donations if you do not want to participate in the raffle.

3. Some people have purchased a ticket as a group ($25 per for 4 people). If you don’t have a group, but you would like one, a firework committee member can help you.

4. Shambolee Golf Course is donating 4 limited 1 year memberships and 1 FULL 1 year membership to be raffled ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️! You can also purchase tickets at Shambolee. ***To win the memberships you must be present the night of the drawing.*** Need not to be present to win the prize money.

5. Need not to be a lake member to purchase tickets.

Last year’s show was spectacular and we want them to keep improving each year. This raffle will ensure this tradition continues to grow.

Thank you for your support.

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing: 1. Only 300 tickets will be sold. 2. We are still taking donations...
03/13/2021

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing:

1. Only 300 tickets will be sold.

2. We are still taking donations if you do not want to participate in the raffle.

3. Some people have purchased a ticket as a group ($25 per for 4 people). If you don’t have a group, but you would like one, a firework committee member can help you.

4. Shambolee Golf Course is donating 4 limited 1 year memberships and 1 FULL 1 year membership to be raffled ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️! You can also purchase tickets at Shambolee. ***To win the memberships you must be present the night of the drawing.*** Need not to be present to win the prize money.

5. Need not to be a lake member to purchase tickets.

Last year’s show was spectacular and we want them to keep improving each year. This raffle will ensure this tradition continues to grow.

Thank you for your support.

We wanted to clarify a few details about the drawing:

1. Only 300 tickets will be sold.

2. We are still taking donations if you do not want to participate in the raffle.

3. Some people have purchased a ticket as a group ($25 per for 4 people). If you don’t have a group, but you would like one, a firework committee member can help you.

4. Shambolee Golf Course is donating 4 limited 1 year memberships and 1 FULL 1 year membership to be raffled ⛳️🏌️‍♀️🏌️! You can also purchase tickets at Shambolee. ***To win the memberships you must be present the night of the drawing.*** Need not to be present to win the prize money.

5. Need not to be a lake member to purchase tickets.

Last year’s show was spectacular and we want them to keep improving each year. This raffle will ensure this tradition continues to grow.

Thank you for your support.

02/09/2021

Please rejoin the February meeting at 10:24

02/09/2021

February executive in session at 9:30

01/16/2021

INFORMATION FROM THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT

The Maintenance Department would like to update you on the branch pickup and let you know that they have been picking up branches when they are available to do so and will continue for at least the next week or so.

***The Board voted at the last meeting to allow a 1 time exception to Rule 5.2.B and allow members to place branches on common areas if they notify the office via email or phone message and give the location of where they are asking to place them, during January and February 2021 ONLY. The messages will be forwarded to the Maintenance crew. After February 2021, nothing on the Common area will be picked up.

Have a great weekend!

01/09/2021

The Board is out of executive session at 12:55 ... please rejoin

12/15/2020

The membership may rejoin the Dec. meeting. We are out of executive session at 9:30

11/11/2020
11/10/2020

The LPA Board is out of executive session for the Nov. 9th meeting . You may log back in. 9:26

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17754 North Shore Dr
Petersburg, IL
62675

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Wednesday 2pm - 6pm
Friday 2pm - 5pm

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(217) 632-7492

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Lake Petersburg, Founded September 2, 1963, is the hidden jewel of central Illinois, located just south of Petersburg on Route 97. It's a beautiful private lake for fishing, skiing and kayaking. Summer Office Hours (March 15 - October 15) Monday: 2pm - 6pm Wednesday: 2pm - 6pm

Friday: 2pm - 6pm

1st Sat. each month 9 am - Noon

Winter Office Hours (October 14 - March 14) Monday: 2pm - 6pm Wednesday: 2pm - 6pm


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The Lake Petersburg Association December 2021 Board of Directors meeting is 7:00PM tonight at Shambolee Golf Course.
Our annual fish stocking is completed! Thank you to Herman Brothers Fisheries for supplying our largemouth bass and grass carp. By following their recommendations our ecosystem should continue to thrive!
The Lake Petersburg Association September Board of Directors meeting will be held tonight, Monday September 13th 7:00 PM at PORTA High School in the Commons area. Masks are MANDATORY while in the School due to the latest Executive order of Governor Pritzker.
LAKE PETERSBURG ASSOCIATION NOTICE OF ELECTION. Please visit www.lakepetersburg.org and go to the LPA 2021 ELECTION page for the Notice of Election as well as the Application for Board of Directors which have also been sent via email. Applications will be accepted at the Lake office on Wednesday, September 1st beginning at 2pm through 6pm on Wednesday, September 15th
Reminder that with the days getting shorter this time of year, No-Wake times begin at official sunset not at 8:00PM. There have been a number of boats that continue to produce a wake after sunset. Please visit the Official Sunset table on the "Boating on the Lake" page at www.lakepetersburg.org.
THE AUGUST 9, 2021 LPA BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD AS AN OPEN MEETING AT THE RIVER BANK LODGE AT 7PM If you can not attend in person and you have any comments for the hearing of the members, please email them in writing to the [email protected] by 5pm Monday, August 9, 2021. Received emails will be addressed at the meeting.
🌼Volunteers Needed🌼 The LPA Beautification Committee is planning a work day this Sunday July 18 from Noon-2pm. The focus areas will be the tennis court/common areas on North Shore and Juniper. If you can spare some time it will be a small job with many hands. Please bring gloves, rakes, pruning shears etc as we spruce up two of our LPA common areas. Meeting place will be the tennis court near the maintenance shed. Thank you in advance! LPA Beautification Committee Darin Muller, Chair
A huge THANK YOU to all who participated in the inaugural Lake Petersburg Fireworks Mega Raffle! We hope to continue this tradition and enjoy more amazing shows from Central States Fireworks Inc. Thank you to Shambolee Golf Course for hosting the raffle and donating 5 memberships! Listed below are the winners: 25 Jolene Hoff - 75 $100 24 Kim Wenda - 169 $100 23 Rick Boyer - 236 $100 22 Julie Reynolds - 24 $100 21 Harry & Lisa Schmidt - 145 $100 20 Ray Tusek - 261 $100 19 Dominic Carnduff - 82 $100 18 Kathy & Jim Slattery - 270 $100 17 Barb Cross - 254 $100 16 Jason Gullidge - 111 $100 15 Ryan Tusek - 61 $100 14 Patricia Heetel - 213 $100 13 Kurt Schafers - 165 $200 12 Brian Reutiman - 224 $200 11 Greg Cross - 202 $200 10 Jeanie & Mark Sarff - 278 $200 9 Brad Leischner - 39 $200 8 Douglas Pope - 157 $200 7 Jody Watson - 22 $200 6 Ty & Tricia Turek - 107 $200 5 Mike Tintori - 58 $200 4 Steve Clifton - 54 $200 3 Carrie Winkelmann - 31 $1,000 2 Terry & Denny Willis - 117 $2,500 1 Jo Davidsmeier - 280 $7,500 Shambolee Memberships: 1 Dan Costa - 277 Limited 2 Chris Henderson - 186Limited 3 Carl Parks - 251 Limited 4 Greg Noll - 48 Limited 5 Harry & Lisa Schmidt - 144 Full See you next year! Fireworks Committee Neil Gurnsey, Brian Vogt, Jared Canterbury
The 2021 Lake Survey Performed by Herman Brothers is on the Boating on The Lake page of our website. Please take the time to read or download, it speaks highly of the health of our lake and fish. https://lakepetersburg.org/boating-on-the-lake
Please visit the member's page https://lakepetersburg.org to view important new documents related to our Insurance Renewal and a letter from our Attorney sent on 6-30-21 to the then President and Vice-President
🎆🎆🎆The Fireworks are only a few hours away!!! Central States Fireworks Inc. says they’ll start at 9:30 for maximum darkness. 🎆🎆🎆 ⚠️ Remember to keep a VERY safe distance from the dam during the show if you’re on your boat (200ft+). Be sure to have your boat safety lights on and no wake begins at 8pm. The lake is extremely busy, so please be safe, follow proper boat safety, and be courteous to your neighbors in and out of the water.⚠️ 🇺🇸 We hope you enjoy and stay safe for the rest of your wonderful holiday weekend! 🇺🇸
Join your neighbors out on the water and listen to some great live music!