Lake Iroquois was built by Development Services, Inc and completed in 1968. The first home was built in 1969 and today there are over 240 homes. The average lot size is 75' by 125' and all lots are water and sewer ready. Lake Iroquois has its own 150,000 gallon water tower and sanitary sewer system. In 2013, a new water treatment facility was completed provides soft and iron free drinking water to its members. Other public utilities such as electric, natural gas, internet service, and cable television are also ready at each lot. Lake Iroquois has over nine miles of chip and seal roads that are maintained in all seasons by the Lake Iroquois staff.
Lake Iroquois is a part of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda (PBL) School District, which is one one of the best school districts in the state of Illinois with a long history of high academic acheivement and accomplished sports programs. School bus transportation is provided throughout the lake area.
Lake Iroquois is a private subdivision requiring membership with annual maintenance fees and membership dues. Members can enjoy our many recreational facilities such as:
Lake Iroquois & Fishing Lake
Lake Iroquois is a 76 acre man-made freshwater lake that features excellent boating and fishing for members. The association also contains a 7 acre fishing only lake, Pinto Lake. Both lakes are stocked with walleye, muskie, channel catfish, crappie, bass and bluegill. The lake is host to an annual children's fishing derby and many LIA Bass Club events throughout the summer.
A marina is located just east of the water tower on Iroquois Trail. The marina offers a concrete boat launch and docks for boaters to moor boats during the day. Parking for vehicles and boat trailers is located on the north side of Iroquois Trail.
Lake Iroquois also features a small island in the center of the lake, which provides a perfect setting to enjoy all the lake has to offer. A dock is located on the north side of the island to easily moor your boat. A picnic table and charcoal grill are also located on the island to enjoy a summer picnic.
Emmett Beherns Park
A large, 100,000 gallon "L-shaped" swimming pool is enjoyed throughout the summer months by LIA members. The pool features depths from four feet to ten feet and contains a diving board. The poolhouse is adjacent to the swimming pool and features showers and washroom facilities.
Playground & Pavilion
An expansive grassy area is available for children of all ages and includes a large playground, swing sets, and other play equipment. The covered pavilion was erected in 1989 and includes thirteen picnic tables and electric outlets for hosting outdoor events.
Tennis & Sports Court
Two tennis courts are also available for members to practice their tennis skills. The courts also feature basketball hoops. The courts were completely renovated in 2014 to improve playing and provide full court basketball.
Just to the northwest of the park, several miles of grassy hiking trails meander through the prairie and forests outlining the subdivision allowing members ample opportnities for wildlife viewing.
In 2012, a baseball field was built just south of the tennis courts to provide members ample space to enjoy America's favorite pasttime.
Norma Matson Beach
Norma Matson Beach
Lake members can enjoy swimming in Lake Iroquois at the sand beach located at 140 Shawnee Lane. The beach includes a large water slide, sand volleyball, and covered picnic area.
Also located at 140 Shawnee Lane, the main level of the clubhouse features offices for Lake Iroqouis staff and a large meeting room for Lake Iroquois Association meetings and events. The clubhouse can be rented by members for private events. The lower level of the clubhouse includes showers and washroom facilities for beachgoers.