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Welcome to the Kettles Association and The Church of the Kettles!


Save the Date: July 10 AGM – 5pm and FREE Welcome BBQ at 6pm.

The Kettles Cottagers Association (Lake Muskoka) has been community of over 300 local cottagers for since 1925, which provides junior sailing, swimming and crafts programs, along with activities such as our annual BBQ, Silent auction, Sailing Races on weekends, and the Annual Regatta on the mid-summer Civic Holiday Long Weekend. Please explore our website for more information on summer programming and the Church of the Kettles.

Junior Programming

The Kettles is very pleased to offer a modified Junior program for this summer.  We have been working diligently with the Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit, the Lifesaving Society, Sail Canada and the Ontario Sailing Association to develop a program that meets all the current safety guidelines and restrictions in place due to COVID-19. 

For scheduling, fees and registration, please check out detailed information on Junior Sailing and Junior Swimming.

Church of the Kettles

Dear Friends:

We extend greetings and best wishes to you and your families, looking forward to spending time in Muskoka this summer and visiting The Church of the Kettles during its 137th season of worship.

With a more normal return to life in Ontario as the threat of Covid recedes, our plans for summer worship at The Church of the Kettles are developing well. Stacey Hewgill has set up a schedule of ministers for most Sundays in July and August. The schedule cane be found here.

Although we remember fondly the music of Fran Hayter, we are beginning a new era of music and are seeking new musicians to add their music to our summer services. Our current director of music Stan Hunter is requesting support with piano, guitar, trumpet, flute, saxophone, or any instrument to accompany his great voice during the services. Please reach out to Stan (705-641-0152) if you know of anyone who could provide accompaniment.   

We will begin the season with a service at the church on Sunday July 3, at 10:30 AM, led by Rev. Gordon Flint. Please join us, all friends and family are welcome!

You will notice in the above picture that the church pavilion has been given a fresh coat of paint this spring! Thanks to our volunteer crew who cleaned the property and milled the NE windows so they fully close for the first time in several years!

Our plan is that all of the summer services will be held inside the church pavilion, with the possibility of perhaps one service outside to honour the tradition of song services past (and during Covid).  We will be updating you via email with any changes throughout the summer. Details can also be found here.

Yours truly, Paul Doolan, for The Board of Trustees. 

If you would like to be added to the Church of the Kettles email list for updates, please contact churchofthekettles@gmail.com

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NOW HIRING!

Are you interested in working at the Kettles this summer? If so, please fill out the application below and email it to Troy Comish at thecomishs@sympatico.ca prior to April 17, 2021. We look forward to having you on our team this year!