Crowley Lake

COVID Update:

No lifeguard supervision will take place at municipal beaches. 

Washroom facilities at the following waterfront areas will be open to the public from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily, beginning Friday, June 26:
•    Bell Park Main Beach
•    Capreol Public Beach (portable washrooms)
•    Kalmo Beach
•    Meatbird Lake Park
•    Moonlight Beach
•    Nepawhin Lake Park
•    Whitewater Lake Park 

Washrooms will be maintained by Parks Services staff, in line with the Cleaning and Disinfection for Public Settings guidelines set out by Public Health Ontario. The guidelines can be found here:





Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2018 spring phosphorus value for Crowley Lake is 6.7 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Crowley Lake since 2003 is 5.27 µg/L which is well below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Crowley Lake from 2003 to 2018 (PDF 117 KB).

General Information

Crowley Lake has no permanent or seasonal/recreational residents.

Location & Lake Characteristics
Crowley Lake is located in Broder township. Crowley Lake is 43.5 hectares in size with a shoreline perimeter of 6.2 kilometres. The maximum depth of Crowley Lake is 16 metres. View maps of Crowley Lake.

Watershed Information
Crowley Lake is located in the East Wanapitei River watershed. For more information on the watershed, visit the following Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
For information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury of for information on how to start your own lake association, visti the Lake Stewardship Link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
Crowley Lake has only one documented fish species: Yellow Perch.

For more detailed information on the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury, follow the fish link.

Aquatic Insects
For more information about macro-invertebrates (aquatic insects),  visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of the website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.