Winter activities that support our lakes

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Five FUN ways to support our lakes this winter!

At Clean Lakes Alliance, we work for our lakes all year long. Keep reading to learn five great ways YOU can get involved with the watershed this winter and support cleaner, healthier lakes!


1. Get your early bird tickets to Frozen Assets before they’re gone!

Frozen Assets is the premier fundraising event for our lakes, raising nearly $150,000 every year to support on-the-ground projects, educational programs, and water quality monitoring. Not to mention a night full of FUN for our lakes.

Frozen Assets :: Winter Carnaval
Saturday, February 2nd, 2019
8 p.m. – midnight
The Edgewater
1001 Wisconsin Ave, Madison, WI

Don’t miss out on our WINTER CARNAVAL theme featuring a live band, signature cocktails with new spirits, fabulous decór, and other surprises.

$110 early bird · $125 regular price

Click for early bird tickets


2. Ride a sleigh, roast s’mores, and more on Lake Mendota

The fifth annual Frozen Assets Festival will take place at The Edgewater and on Lake Mendota in Madison, Wisconsin on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2019.

We’ll have FREE family-friendly activities indoors and outdoors all weekend long including pond hockey, curling, figure skating, and more. Don’t forget to warm up with free s’mores and hot chocolate while you watch colorful kites soar above the lake! Click here to learn more.

5K Run Walk FA Event Cover

3. Run or walk ENTIRELY on a frozen lake

Join us for the Frozen Assets 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 to shake up your routine and see Madison from a whole new perspective! All proceeds directly benefit work to protect and improve our lakes.

Register TODAY to receive the $35 early bird registration. Prices go up on Monday, December 31st!

4. Bike under the stars in our Fat Bike Race

Join us on Friday, February 1st, 2019 for this high-energy bike race on frozen Lake Mendota! We’re offering fat bike, junior, and open divisions where any bike is allowed. Free headlamp included with registration courtesy of Rayovac!

Register TODAY to receive the $40 early bird registration. Prices go up Monday, December 31st!

Frozen Assets Volunteers

5. Volunteer to connect people with the lakes

We’re looking for 100+ volunteers to help out at the Frozen Assets Festival in February. Sign up to be a friendly, helpful face at this fun community event!

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