Welcome to Derby Lake!

This site serves to promote the wonderful resource of Derby Lake in Stanton, MI. 


2020 Schedule of Events

4th of July

No - Picnic (as in past years)

Yes - 7:30 PM Boat Parade, meet over by the cove to start

Yes - 10:00 PM Ring of Fire.



Lost & Found

Found: Black paddle board paddle, a Stearns life jacket that is a women's medium and is blue and gray, a kids white plastic step ladder that is 2 steps high and a small lime green inner tube.  Contact: Kevin Wendling, contact info in the directory. (or email webmaster@derbylake.org)

Found: Tackle box underwater for some time.  Is this yours?  Check out these pictures: Pictures

Contact webmaster@derbylake.org



Have Water Issues? 

F&W Well Drilling can help.


Derby Lake Property Owners Association Membership Benefits

1.  Spring and Fall newsletter

2.  Derby Lake property owner’s directory

3.  Lake weed control management

4.  Water quality testing performed throughout the summer

5.  Walk way bridge construction and maintenance

6.  Lake outlet cleaned and maintained

7.  Tent and picnic tables rental with trailer

8.  Annual events:

a.  Ring of Fire w/flares

b.  Boat parade w/prizes

c.  Hot dog roast at Public Landing

d.  Ice Cream social at Public Landing

e.  Derby on Ice

9.  Member of Michigan Lakes and Streams Association

10. Annual lake sale advertisement in Greenville newspaper

11. Docks in/out coordination with Central Montcalm basketball team


Weed Killer Use Near Lake

Please do not use these weed killer products near Derby Lake.  State DEQ (PEAS) Hotline:  800-292-4706


Library Services at Derby Lake

Chris and Bill Cheevers have set-up a Little Free Library at their cottage, 2454 Lakeside Dr.  Learn more at LittleFreeLibrary.org

Recent Announcements

  • Please Do Not Use Phosphorus Near The Lake Please do not use phosphorus containing fertilizers on lawns or plants near the lake. They contribute to the accelerated growth of algae, which also hurts the fish population. Look for ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 10:10 AM by Carl Sgt
  • Please Submit Derby Lake Photos Please feel free to submit photos to our website photo gallery. Please contact Carl Sergeant at carl@derbylake.org to get the photos posted.
    Posted Apr 11, 2016, 6:04 AM by Carl Sgt
  • 2014 Summer Event Schedule Posted May 25, Sunday, 1:00 pm, Memorial Day Potluck and Annual Meeting--Public Landing July 4, Friday, 1:00 pm, picnic, 7:30 pm boat parade, 10:00 pm "ring ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 10:05 AM by Carl Sgt
  • !!Lake Etiquette !! Please do not put/blow/rake leaves into Derby Lake Blowing or raking leaves into the lake cause many problems. First, they add to the sediment by sinking to the ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2014, 10:03 AM by Carl Sgt
  • Bike Trail The Sidney Township planning commission is looking into a bike trail from the college to Sidney, then north on Derby Road to Stanton Road and over to Clifford Lake.  If ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2013, 10:38 AM by Carl Sgt
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