Keep Elkhart Blue
Elkhart Lake Improvement Association (ELIA), Wisconsin

Our Mission

The Elkhart Lake Improvement Association (ELIA) has been protecting Elkhart Lake since 1964. Over the years, the lake has faced many threats to its beautiful blue waters. While the Lake has seen changes, our commitment to Keep Elkhart Blue has not.

Please help us to protect Elkhart Lake now and for generations to come by being part of the solution: become a member, volunteer, shop our store, donate. Together, we keep Elkhart Lake blue.

What is it we do? Well, President John Schott commented on our Water Quality Testing, Invasive Weed Abatement Program, (helped by mapping the lake bottom) and a future watershed study, all of which you can read about in his Annual Membership Letter. You can also scroll through our menu to the left, where you will find all kinds of information about our group and how we fight to Keep Elkhart Blue. If you can’t find what your looking for or have concerns, simply click on “Contact Usbelow and we will respond to your request promptly.

Preserve. Promote. Enhance.


The aim of the Elkhart Lake Improvement Association is to encourage ownership and use of the surrounding lake community in ways that will not result in changes to the beauty, tranquility, and quality of the lake. If you want to support this mission, consider volunteering in one of our activity areas.

Our association is supported by member dues and donations.


Your donation helps us do important work in the community and keep Elkhart Lake beautiful (and blue!). If you’d like to support our cause, consider donating via credit card or PayPal or by using Amazon Smile and selecting The Elkhart Lake Improvement Association as your charitable organization to support when shopping online

It’s easy to become a member!


Either click on this link to PayPal or mail us your membership information and payment. If you are already a member, donations above annual Membership dues are tax deductible.

ELKHART LAKE Improvement Association


Preserve . Promote. Enhance.

On April 22nd, the Osthoff Resort Condo Owners recognized and supported the Elkhart Lake Improvement Association at their Owners Social. The owners hosted a ‘Wine Pull’ fundraiser and awarded ELIA with $1,000 check!

Thank you to the Osthoff Resort and all the owners who supported this event, your generous support is truly helping to "Keep Elkhart Blue."

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Save the Date, ELIA Annual Membership Meeting

This years annual meeting will be held at Laack’s Ballroom, W4302 Hwy JM, Sheboygan Falls, WI.

June 23, 2022 (Thursday)

5:30 p.m. Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar for all new and renewing members

Meeting at 6:00 p.m.