Lake house in the summer with calm water

Evergreen Lake Rules

  • Rentals are first come, first served.
  • All boaters and paddle boarders must wear a life jacket at all times. No exceptions.
  • Any children under age 13 must have an adult (18 years and older) in the watercraft with them.
  • Youth Stand-Up Paddleboard Rental rules are as follows:
    • Youth 13 years and up can rent boards on their own.
    • Youth 10 to 12 years old must have a parent/guardian-signed waiver and can go out on their own board with parents’ permission.
    • Youth 9 years and younger must ride with an adult on the same board.
  • Launch vessels from our private boat check-in only.
  • Do not beach vessels on any of our shoreline or nature preserve.
  • No alcohol on boats, rental or private.
  • No swimming in the lake, including all pets.
  • Leash laws extend to animals on all vessels/water craft, as well. Must have a leash on at all times on land and on vessels.
  • Everyone must read/follow rules posted at the Boat House.
  • Lake House staff reserves the right to ask any patron who is not following lake rules to leave.
  • Private boats should be no longer than 15 feet in length.
  • Inflatable crafts must be 3 chambers or more to be on the lake.
  • Drones are not allowed on Evergreen Park & Recreation District property.
  • During any weather delay due to lightning, there will be at least a 30-minute waiting period before lake activities can be resumed.

Rules for Hockey & Ice Skating

  • No alcohol in the park.
  • No open fires.
  • All persons wearing skates must stay on the groomed ice or in designated areas.
  • No smoking in the facility or on the ice.
  • Ice skating is permitted only during open hours.
  • No dogs allowed on the ice.
  • No glass bottles.
  • Shoes not allowed on ice; pedestrians must stay on banks.
  • Sticks or pucks are not allowed on the main rink.

Ice Safety Brochure

View EPRD's Ice Safety Brochure (PDF)