Windsor Lake Boating Permits

    • Boating by permit only
    • Hazards may be present
    • Boat at your own risk

Motorized Boating on Windsor Lake

Motorized permit holders can be scheduled on the lake on motorized days on a first-come, first-served basis. Daily and annual permit holders must call 970-674-3500 to request their time and day of the week to reserve a spot on the lake no earlier than Monday of that week. Motorized boating permits can be purchased at the Windsor CRC. 

1/2 Day Cost: $15 Residents, $25 Non-Residents
Annual Cost: $450 Residents Only

•   Maximum of 20 permits sold starting May 15. If permits 
    do not sell out by June 3,  permits will be open 
    to non-residents on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Days: W, F, Sat, Sun 
Dates: 5/26 - 8/09  |  8/10 - 9/15 Sat, Sun Only 
Times: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. or 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Non-Motorized Boating on Windsor Lake 

All watercrafts outside of the swim beach must have a current Town of Windsor permit to use the lake. One permit per watercraft is required. From May 26 to August 11, non-motorized boats can only be on the lake during the times listed below. After August 12, non-motorized boats can be on the lake year round from sunrise to sunset as long as ice is not present. Non-motorized boating is allowed with a permit as long as ice is not present.

Non-motorized boat definition for Windsor Lake:
A non-motorized boat is a boat without a motor.  We allow trolling motors of 10 HP or less on the lake in a non-motorized capacity. Non-motorized boats also include kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, etc. 

Days: M, Tu, Th, Sat, Sun 
Dates: 5/25 - 8/09   |  8/10 - 9/15 Sat, Sun (Shared with motorized boaters)
Time: Daylight hours only

Non-Motorized Boating Cost:

Daily Permit: $7 
Annual Permit: $40 

How to Purchase a Boating Permit

Permits are sold at the Windsor Community Recreation Center, 250 N. 11th Street. For questions, please call 970-674-3500. Please affix all permits to the right side of your craft. One permit per craft.

Please bring the following documents with you:
        • Proof of residency in Windsor (if applicable)
        • Driver's License
        • Current Boat Registration (motorized and sailboats only)
        • Proof of Insurance (motorized only)
               *  Motorized boats must have liability coverage with a minimum of $300,000 for bodily injury and property damage.

For Colorado Boating Statues and Regulations, call (303) 791-1954 or visit the Colorado State Parks Boating Rules.