The beach at Dinky Dock Park is closed to swimming until further notice due to elevated bacterial levels. Updates to this closure will be posted as soon as samples return to normal levels.

Pay Your Boat Launch Fee

Please note: Boat launch and trailer parking are available on a first-come, first-serve basis at Dinky Dock Park. If trailer parking spaces are full, parking will have to be secured offsite. The length of any boat to be launched or operated on the Winter Park Chain of Lakes must be less than 21 feet. No boat exceeding a width of 8 feet shall enter any canal. There is no fee for canoes, kayaks and paddleboards.

Sign Up For Lake Notifications

The Lakes Division manages and maintains all city lakes and waterways through aquatic weed control, access management, canal maintenance, and water quality monitoring. This division also performs shoreline permitting activities including boat dock and vegetation removal permits, and assists with stormwater management activities.

Contact Information

Megan Johansson

Lakes Coordinator

Our Vision

Winter Park is the city of arts and culture, cherishing its traditional scale and charm while building a healthy and sustainable future for all generations.