Welcome to the website of Woodside Lake, a private community lake located in McLean, VA.  The lake is owned and managed by the Woodside Estates Corporation.  You can email us at woodsidelake@gmail.com for additional information. To learn more about the history of this treasured natural resource, see the ABOUT THE LAKE section of this website. 

Per email communication to lake members, as of 29 October 2022, the lake water is safe for water entry activities. The recent commercial water treatment in addition to the recent cooler weather was effective in treating the algae blooms. 

Lake Clean-Up Day is Saturday, 3 Dec  See email sent to all members as well as the Events section of this website.


Woodside Lake is Now Accepting Applications for New Members 

Membership Renewal for previous members and Woodside Estates homeowners will continue. 

To apply,  please send an email to woodsidelake@gmail.com.
See the general membership information and application fees at our website membership section.
Do Not apply using any of the online links as a website upgrade disabled that capability. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Once we receive your email application request, we will email you the required application and disclosure forms to complete and return.
Dues payments will not be processed until the return of the application and disclosure forms. Payments can be made by check ( made out to Woodside Estates Corporation and mailed to Woodside Estates Corporation, PO Box 9361, McLean, VA 22192) or via PayPal ( payments to our account at woodside lake@gmail.com)
New applications will be accepted on a first come basis and continue until we reach maximum membership capacity



Safety of our members and guests is essential at the Lake and Park.  Please review the revised Lake Rules and COVID-19 Precautions in the SAFETY section of the website.  You will also find this information in our website’s MEMBERSHIP section.



Although we have no upcoming social events planned yet for 2021 due to COVID-19 precautions, keep checking our website and members please check your email for updates.



Looking for volunteer opportunities

in support of your community and Woodside Lake?

Please consider sharing your time and talents!  The Woodside Estates Corporation Officers/Board members are seeking Lake Members who are interested in any of the following volunteer Board and/or Committee positions as part of our ongoing operational activities and succession planning process.

Officers/Board of Directors of the Corporation are voted positions.  The Corporation Board of Director positions listed are per the Corporation’s ByLaws.  Committee members are appointed by the Board and work in liaison with Board members.  Click on  Board of Directors and Committees  for a brief description of the various positions. ????  OR CREATE A VOLUNTEERS new section in the website????

If interested in any of the below positions, send an email to the Board at woodsidelake@gmail.com.  Let us know which position(s) are of interest to you in serving. A current Board member will contact you to discuss eligibility, roles, responsibilities, election and/or appointed process, terms of office, etc. 

Board of Director Positions:   (???? Describe or click on description???)

__President/Chairperson: principal executive officer; oversees all operations/activities in managing the lake property and the Corporation; must be resident of Woodside Estates.

__Vice-President:  assists the president in operational activities; must be resident of Woodside Estates.

__Secretary:  keeps minutes of meetings; custodian of Corporation records; must be resident of Woodside Estates

__Treasurer:  manages finances of the Corporation, e.g., manages bank accounts, pays expense bills, prepares financial reports, etc. ; must be resident of Woodside Estates.

__Attorney (Virginia Licensed):  advises Board on legal matters; reviews and prepares relevant Corporation documents.

__Board Member(s) at Large:  assist in Corporation matters and operational activities.

Committee Membership Positions:

__Communication (e.g. developing/disseminating newsletters, updating bulletin board, signage, website management/updates, etc)

__Welcome Ambassadors/Social Activities (e.g., greeting members at the Lake; random member verification at the Lake; coordinating Lake sponsored social events (post-Covid), etc)

__Membership (e.g. annual membership registration management, member rosters, etc)

__Legal (e.g. corporation bylaws, documents review/preparation, lake property related negotiations and agreements, county and state code/ordinance updates, annual insurance document review/renewal, etc)

__Lake Property Maintenance/Repair (e.g. lake cleanup days coordination, water testing, performing or contracting general minor repairs/painting or replacement of picnic tables, gates/fencing, docks; gate security access procedures; identifying contractors for selected maintenance/repair work; etc)  Note:  lawn cutting service is already contracted/paid through the Corporation’s operational budget.