TIA is a not for profit organization, founded in 1934, and supported by hundreds of Canadian and American members who own property and/or boat in the Thousand Island region, an area extending from Kingston to east of Brockville on the Canadian side and from Cape Vincent to east of Alexandria Bay on the American side.

Our Mission:

To promote river safety, encourage environmental awareness and support the community.

Our Vision:

Our Vision: The Thousand islands Association (TIA) is a not for profit organization that is proactive in addressing safety on the river, promoting environmental preservation and supporting the interests of the Community for the benefit of the 1000 Islands region of the St. Lawrence River.

We will:

  • maintain shoal marking to heighten boater’s awareness of  careful navigation on the river in the Thousand Islands.
  • support emergency response for medical aid and fire protection
  • encourage environmental stewardship
  • create opportunities to connect members and strengthen community relationships
  • maintain member engagement while attracting new members
A short video presentation about TIA’s Mission & Vision

Supporting other not-for-profit organizations around the community.

  • Thousand Islands Area Residents Association
  • Save The River
  • Thousand Islands Boat Museum

Why Your Membership Matters

TIA is the only organization placing shoal markers for the River Community - this is an essential service. Our mission of river safety is to heighten boater’s awareness of some dangerous shoals to avoid . TIA strongly encourages all boaters to use navigation charts when navigating the St. Lawrence River. Please be a TIA supporter, we rely on membership dues & donations to be sustainable.

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