Local Beekeepers' Associations

The local beekeeping associations are a great source of hands-on advice and support. Check this list for the association closest to you and show up at one of their meetings. All are welcome. Contact or email to confirm meeting dates and locations.

Algoma Beekeepers' Association

Sault Ste. Marie
Contact: 
Mary Eaton
Telephone: 
(705)248-2021

Algoma Beekeepers'Association established in May 2014.Contact: Mary Eaton (705)248-2021 for meeting information.

Board Rep: Tim Greer

Beekeepers' Association of Regional Niagara

St. Catharines, ON
Contact: 
George Dubanow, President
Telephone: 
905-934-4913

Meetings are held at the Niagara Regional Police Station Community Room, 5 Lincoln St., Welland.

Board Rep: Dennis Edell

Brampton Beekeepers' Association

Brampton,ON
Contact: 
Jessica Rhind, President

Meetings are held every 3rd Tuesday of the month except July, August & December. Informal meeting- 7:30- 9:00 pm at Starbucks, 80 Resolution Drive, Unit D103, Brampton, ON L6W 0A7. This is in the Lowes Plaza on the corner of Kennedy and Steeles. visit www.bramptonbee.ca

Board Rep: Jannet Ann Leggett

Central Ontario Beekeepers' Association

Warsaw, ON
Contact: 
Glen McMullen, President
Telephone: 
705-652-3024

Check the website for meeting dates and locations.

Board Rep: OBA Tech-Transfer Program

Cloverbelt Beekeepers' Association

Dryden, ON
Contact: 
Tim Eady, Interim President
Telephone: 
807 755-2117

Dufferin County Beekeepers' Association

Orangeville, ON
Contact: 
Hardford Manning, President

Meetings held the third Tuesday of every month @ 7:00 pm, in the boardroom of Holmes Agro Ltd, 473088 County Rd 11, Orangeville.

Board Rep: Glen Ackroyd

Durham Region Beekeepers' Association

Sunderland, ON
Contact: 
Toni Beckmann, President
Telephone: 
905-852-0733

The Durham Region group meets at the Greenbank Centennial Hall, 19965 H.W. 7 /12 in Greenbank, Ontario last Monday of the month, meeting 7 times a year. New members are always welcomed!

Board Rep: André Flys

Eastern Ontario Beekeepers' Association

Metcalfe, ON
Contact: 
Pegi Holtz, President
Telephone: 
613-821-0364

Check out the website for upcoming events

Board Rep: OBA Tech-Transfer Program

Golden Horseshoe Beekeepers' Association

Brantford, ON
Contact: 
Al Goodfellow, President
Telephone: 
905-531-0350

Meetings held the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 pm from January to November (no December meeting), in Marritt Hall at the Ancaster Fairgrounds, 630 Trinity Road, Jerseyville, Ontario

Board Rep: Brian Rowaan

Grand River Beekeepers' Association

Branchton, ON
Contact: 
Vince Nevidon, President
Telephone: 
519-740-1416

Meetings held the 4th Wednesday of the month, except for July, August, December and January at the Christian Fellowship Church, 315 Northlake Dr, Waterloo at 7:30 pm in the basement.

Board Rep: Jim Coneybeare

Grey Bruce Beekeepers' Association

Contact: 
Toby Bruce, President
Telephone: 
519-794-3335


Board Rep: 
Glen Ackroyd

Haldimand-Norfolk Beekeepers' Association

Simcoe, ON
Contact: 
David Bowen, President
Telephone: 
519-428-5386

Please call and enquire location, date and time of our next meeting. New members welcome!

Board Rep: Brian Rowaan

Huronia Beekeepers' Association

Cookstown, ON
Contact: 
Peter Dickey, President
Telephone: 
705-458-1258

Meetings held the second Thursday of every month @ 7:30 pm, Edgar Community Hall,1167 Old Barrie Rd., Shanty Bay, ON L0L 2L0. Check the website for upcoming events. We welcome new members!

Board Rep:  Tim Greer

Lanark County Beekeepers' Association

Carlton Place, ON
Contact: 
Paul Lacelle, President
Telephone: 
613-253-0566

The club meets 4 times per year. Meetings are held at McMartin House, 125 Gore Street East in Perth, except for the Summer "field day" meeting which is usually held at a member's bee-yard.

Board Rep: Paul Lacelle

Limestone Beekeepers' Guild

Battersea, ON
Contact: 
Bill Lake, President
Telephone: 
613-353-6768

Meetings are held at the Township of South Frontenac Public Library, Trousdale Room, 4412 Wheatley Street, Sydenham, ON the third Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. Check the website for upcoming events.Limestone Beekeepers' Guild serves the Kingston & Frontenac County areas. We welcome new members!

Board Rep: Julie White

Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin Beekeepers' Association

Arva, ON
Contact: 
Bob Crowhurst, President
Telephone: 
519-666-1670


Board Rep: 
Albert Devries

Muskoka-Parry Sound Beekeepers' Association

Bracebridge, ON
Contact: 
Cathy Crowder, President
Telephone: 
705-645-6180

Cathy can also be contacted at work 705-645-9512, 1-877-239-3122 (Ontario only)

Board Rep: Brian Rowaan

Ottawa Community Beekeepers

Ottawa, ON
Contact: 
Graeme Peterson
Telephone: 
613 240-0317

Please checked website for meeting times and location.

Board Rep: Paul Lacelle

Quinte Beekeepers' Association

Stirling, ON
Contact: 
Liz Corbett
Telephone: 
613-398-8422


Board Rep: 
Julie White

Rainy River Beekeepers' Association

Stratton, ON
Contact: 
Richard Neilson, President
Telephone: 
807-487-2387
Facsimile: 
807-483-1217


Board Rep: 
Brian Rowaan

Southwestern Ontario Beekeepers' Association

Chatham, ON
Contact: 
Mike Dodok, President
Telephone: 
519-351-8338


Board Rep: 
Dan Davidson

Sudbury & District Beekeepers' Association

Sudbury, ON
Contact: 
Paul Adam, President
Telephone: 
705-920-2868

June 2012 Buzzword

Check the website for upcoming events.

Board Rep: Brian Rowaan

Thunder Bay Beekeepers' Association

Contact: 
Chris Carolan
Telephone: 

Check the website for upcoming events.

Chris Carolan, President - chris.carolan@icloud.com or email:  beekeepers@tbaytel.net

Board Rep: OBA Tech-Transfer Program

Toronto District Beekeepers' Association

Milton, ON
Contact: 
André Flys, Contact
Telephone: 
416 807-2253

Check the website for upcoming events.

Board Rep: Jannet Ann Leggett

Upper Ottawa Valley Beekeepers' Association

Renfrew, ON
Contact: 
Murray Borer, President
Telephone: 
613-432-3432


Board Rep:
Paul Lacelle

Urban Toronto Beekeepers' Association

Toronto, Ontario
Contact: 
Tom Nolan
Telephone: 
416-575-6626

Meetings are held the 1st Tuesday of every month @ 7:00 pm in the The Earth Sciences Building, University of Toronto, 33 Willcocks Street, Room 4001.  Please consider joining us...all welcome.

Board Rep: Jannet Ann Leggett

Wellington County Beekeepers' Association

Guelph Region
Contact: 
David and Egan Baird
Telephone: 
519-787-2530

Meetings held the second Monday in the months of September - November, January - June, at 7:30pm at The Guelph Curling Club, 816 Woolwich Street West, just north of Woodlawn Street West, Guelph, ON.

Alternate e-mail: eganbaird@gmail.com

Board Rep: Jim Coneybeare