Boater Safety Materials

Thu, 06/10/2021 - 10:50 -- Larry Hoffer

LBA Water Safety Supervisor Kevin Hardy has developed an outstanding set of materials that cover everything anyone wants and needs to know about water safety at Lake Barcroft.  The materials cover what one needs to have on a boat, navigation, what do to if one breaks down, boating behaviors such as who has the right of way, what are the Virginia laws covering boating in Lake Barcroft, and much more.

2020 Beach Information - You Must be Logged Into the Website to View

Sun, 05/10/2020 - 14:00 -- Sarah M. previously

Lake Barcroft beaches are PRIVATE.

Pursuant to its authority, the LBA Board of Directors has adopted temporary rules in response to the health threat posed by COVID-19. These rules largely reflect the executive orders issued by the Governor of Virginia. The temporary rules supersede any conflicting provisions of the permanent rules, which remain in effect. The Board continues to monitor the situation and will repeal the temporary rules when it is safe to do so.

Update from the LBA President on Playground Installation Progress (Includes Changes to Plan)

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:27 -- Sarah M. previously

From Janet Kerley, President, Lake Barcroft Board of Directors 

Please see Master Plan here.

On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the LBA board faced the fact that the challenges created by water runoff and erosion on Beach 3 are so substantial that the mitigation required to overcome them makes the original site selected for the playground unworkable. 

Diesel Fuel Spill in Merrifield - March 21, 2019

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:17 -- Sarah M. previously

Yesterday morning there was a diesel fuel spill in the Merrifield area that has reportedly resulted in some amount getting into the ground and into the Holmes Run stream.  The LBWID and LBA are communicating with local and state officials to get more specific information about the spill and what remedial actions have been implemented.  As we get more information, we will share it with the community. 


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