FOCA is the Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Associations, a not-for-profit organization representing volunteer associations and individual property owners all across Ontario. We are your provincial voice.
# of years of FOCA’s legacy
# of FOCA Member Associations located across Ontario
# of waterfront property-owning families represented by FOCA
FOCA envisions thriving and sustainable waterfronts across Ontario, now and for future generations.
Read about our recent accomplishments, in our 2019 Year in Review.
Find out more about our history.
FOCA effectively serves and represents Ontario’s lake associations, waterfront property owners (WPO) and waterfront communities through education, communication and government advocacy.
FOCA advocates for healthy lakes and rivers, and is the voice for Ontario’s 250,000+ waterfront property owners.
Our Strategic Framework 2020-2023:
FOCA’s priority goals for this period are:
Read about the challenges and opportunities facing the waterfront community, and details for FOCA’s priority goals in this period:
Click to download a copy of FOCA’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan. (PDF, 5 pages)
FOCA operates under a governance board structure, and directs strategic priorities through a number of Committees that report to the Board of Directors.
For more about the Staff and Board, see: Our Team.
For an overview of current Board Committees, see: FOCA Committees in brief (PDF, 1 page)
FOCA Bylaw #10 – Approved March 2021 (PDF, 6 pages)
Why does FOCA matter?
FOCA sits at the table where individuals cannot: