Hamilton Reservoir is located in the Town of Holland, Massachusetts.  Holland is located in south, central Massachusetts bordering Union, Connecticut.  In the 1860's the Hamilton Woolen Company dammed the Quinebaug River and formed the Hamilton Reservoir.  The Reservoir is located in the headwater region of the Quinebaug River watershed which flows north through the town and combines with the French and Middle Rivers to form the Thames River in Connecticut. 

Friends of HRA, Inc. (FHRA) is a 501 (c) (3) Public Charity, formerly known as the Hamilton Reservoir Association. The purpose of the Corporation is exclusively for charitable and/or educational purposes. The FHRA works to raise funds for the maintenance & preservation of Hamilton Reservoir, including public safety, environmental integrity & its’ conservation.




NOTE: Weed Treatment: June 14th - Please no boating on the day of treatment.
Do not use the LAKE water for Boating, Fishing, Swimming until Friday June 15h
Do Not use the LAKE water for watering of livestock until June 16th
Do Not use the LAKE water for Drinking or Cooking until June 18th
Do not use the LAKE water for Irrigation until June 20th.


June 12 - Town Elections 10 am - 8pm at Community Center

Pancake Breakfast:                June 10, 2018 at Holland Community Center 8 am to noon

Carl Bean Day:                        June 23, 2018 – Softball tournament Contact Chris McCooe if interested

Aqua Riders Show:                 August 18th at 10:30 on their beach across from PJs          

August Members Meeting:     August 25, 2018 at Holland Community Center 8:30 am

Paddle Skedaddle:                 August 26, 2018 at PJs Beach (Aqua Riders Beach)

Publick House Cooks:            August 27, 2018 (Mon) Barbeque Feast – under the Tent at
                                              Publick House, Sturbridge: 4:30 or 6:30 pm, more info to come

Calendar photos can be sent to Dori at dference2002@yahoo.com - send landscape photo files and indicate in subject line of your email which month picture was taken. Example in September calendar. The cover winner receives a free membership.

Lake Oversight Committee meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of a month at 6:45 pm after the Select Board meeting (6 pm) at Town Hall.

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Join the FHRA - $35 for membership – or make a “Preserve the Lake Fund” donation.
Send your membership form and donations to:
FHRA, 27 Sturbridge Rd., Unit 17, Holland, MA 01521
Please indicate: donation or membership & include mailing address and email address.

OR use PayPal

Membership Dues

Join the Fun and Help Save Hamilton Reservoir!

Preserve our Lake – Preserve our Town”

The FHRA is working to raise funds for additional lake maintenance in the future.
Your donations are tax deductible. Ask your employer if they offer gift matches to non-profits.
Please consider giving.