About CLSA

Contact Information

Email: clintonlakesailing@gmail.com

Phone: (309) 306-1499

Mailing Address: PO Box 227, Philo, IL 61864

Click here to meet the 2020 CLSA Board of Directors

Quick Links

CLSA History

Ruth Ann Vokac has devoted many hours scouring old papers, emails, pictures, and online documents to memorialize CLSA, it's members, and the history. Click here to visit the CLSA History page.

CLSA Grounds

CLSA members enjoy access to the pavilion, sailboat ramp/dock, and small boat launch area. Storage is available for $400 per year.

Land Use Guide

Wondering where to park? See larger picture below.

CLSA Essentials:

Club Calendar

This calendar shows CLSA events. For more details and RSVP details (when applicable) click on the event.

Click here to view the club calendar.

Windword Newsletter

We are always looking for articles for The Windword! If you would like to submit an article, please email it to clintonlakesailing@gmail.com and we'll forward it to our editor, Susan.

Click here to read past editions of the CLSA newsletter.

CLSA YouTube Channel

Click here to watch CLSA video highlights.

You can subscribe to the Clinton Lake Sailing Association YouTube Channel and receive alerts when we release new videos.

CLSA Photo Gallery

We LOVE it when CLSA members and guests share their photos. Have a bunch of pics to share? Create a Google Photos album and share that album with clintonlakesailing@gmail.com or just email your individual photos.

Click here to view our photo gallery.


Weather Station

Live weather conditions at Clinton Lake are now available!

Click here to access weather information.

Barefoot Cove Marina at Clinton Lake has installed a new weather station to benefit all the boaters and patrons of Clinton Lake.

**If unavailable or offline, the internet is down at the marina**


Lake Information

Clinton Lake is a 4,900 acres reservoir located near Clinton, Illinois. The lake is a part of the Clinton Lake State Recreation Area, which encompasses 9,300 acres. It was built in the 1970s as a cooling source for the Clinton Nuclear Generating Station. The lake opened in 1978.Click on our Lake Information page to learn more details about Clinton Lake, including water level reports and elevation maps. Estimated depth at the CLSA concrete ramp varies between 1 and 4 ft. The marina concrete ramp is upwards of 6ft.


Google Map & Directions

The Clinton Lake Sailing Association is located next to Clinton Lake Marina, 45 minutes west of Champaign-Urbana, 45 minutes south of Bloomington-Normal, and 30 minutes north of Decatur. A short drive for most in Central Illinois!

The CLSA pavilion is best reached from Route 10 south of the lake. Find White Pigeon/Marina road and drive north. Take the entrance to Clinton Lake Marina and look for our facility just north (to your right) of the marina grounds. Click on the map for directions.

CLSA is directly adjacent to Barefoot Cove Marina.