Welcome to Windermere!

The people of Windermere envision their community as a place where individuals and families are able to realize their lifestyle needs and desires. Windermere is a mountainous lake residential village which includes wildlife, gardens, green spaces and walkways. It is a tourist destination area with artisans and artists, shops, restaurants and opportunities for education, business, recreation and social interaction.

WCA Annual AGM 2023

All welcome! Please attend and have a voice in your community:
Saturday June 17 2023
11 am
Windermere Community Hall
WCA Membership

The Windermere Community Association (WCA) provides a forum for bringing community members together to discuss community concerns, and all residents are encouraged to join and get involved.

Become a member
Got a photo?

We’re on the hunt for the best of Windermere. Please submit your Windermere photo to our contest and/or for use on our website. If we can use the image, we’ll give you credit. Help us share the beauty!

Submit a photo
The Stolen Church

The picturesque red-roofed St. Peter’s Anglican church was built in 1887 at the town of Donald, near Golden.

The Community Hall

Situated in the heart of Windermere village, the Community Hall is a beehive of activity. It is a beautiful venue for weddings and other private parties; a meeting place and activity centre for young people and seniors, for musical productions and dinner theatre, the WCA’s annual Fall Fair and Scarecrow Festival, and Wings Over the Rockies Birdsong Dinner among many other functions. Call 778-­526‐0092 to book.

The Beach

The Windermere Beach is operated by the Regional District of East Kootenay and is located between Selkirk Street and Fairmont Street. It has a beautiful shaded grassy area with picnic tables, a children’s playground, washroom facilities and a designated swimming area.