o The rebar inspection for the large playground wall passed and the concrete was poured.
o Restroom permit was acquired.
GoodLand over-excavated the site and has been working on the restroom foundation.
o The restroom was built offsite and installed on Wednesday, May 22nd.
o The restroom will have running water and a flush toilet.
* Playground Signs
o Architerra is working with Artcraft on the fabrication of the signs.
o The signs will tie into the theme and will also include park rules and a community board.
o The sculptures for the park were scheduled to be here in June however the company providing them is now quoting closer to August.
o There is a 4-6 week lead time on the customized sculptures.
* Site Furnishings
o All site furnishings have been ordered and will be stored at Goodland’s site until ready to be installed.
o We have received the engineering drawings for the shelter.
* Playground Equipment
o The equipment has been ordered and shipped in May.
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Summer is here and the pool is open! Please remember residents of Wheatlands must fill out the pool waiver each year. Your key fob will not be activated until the waiver is filled out. To fill out the 2019 pool waiver, please click here.
If you are a new resident you must come into either the Wheatlands Clubhouse or Lakehouse to fill out paper work to get your fobs.
Wheatlands Office Hours:
Lakehouse Office Hours:
The Pool is open!
Summer Pool Hours:
May 25th-August 11th
July 4th – 10am-5pm
August 12th-September 2nd
Monday – Friday Swim at your Own Risk from 10am – 4pm; Lifeguards on Duty from 4 – 8pm and on duty Saturday and Sunday 10am – 8pm
*please note the lap pool will open at 2:00 pm on the following dates due to swim meets (the kiddie pool will operate as usual on these dates 10am-8pm):
Saturday, June 8
Saturday, June 15
Saturday, June 29
Weather Policy If lightning or inclement weather is spotted the pool will close for safety and reopen when the weather has passed. The temperature outside must be 60 degrees or higher for our pools to open. Happy Swimming!
*Homeowners are responsible for sidewalks and driveways
Waste Management Company
Kids Night Out at The Lakehouse
Kids will have games and crafts with dinner provided, and will get to watch a movie in our movie theater. Parents can relax with the night off. $15 for 1st child $10 for additional children. 6:00 pm-10:00 pm. Please register by Wednesday prior to event. Register on the YMCA website. Call 720-870-2221 with any questions.
New Programs at the YMCA Youth Center at Southlands Shopping Center
Come check out some of our new programs offered at the YMCA Youth Center!
(For more information on any of these programs please call the youth center at 720.274.5759
Our Teen Center comes with a pool table, foosball, Nintendo Wii and X Box and many different craft opportu-nities and games, there is never a dull moment. Cost Free; any themed nights will cost $4
DROP ‘N SHOP:
Southlands Shopping Center and the Aurora YMCA is here to help you! Drop the kids off at the YMCA Teen Center where Kids can participate in activities and crafts as you indulge yourself with everything Southlands has to offer! Please provide a small snack for your child. 11-1pm Ages: Potty trained – 10 years. Fee: $10 per child.
Develop Leadership Skills Youth-led community service projects Bi-monthly meetings – Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm at Southlands Teen Center FREE
YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT:
Three-day, intensive, state wide, mock-government program
Grades 7-12 Hands on Experience Teachers curriculum support Full Access to Colorado State
In addition to family activities at Southshore, the YMCA runs programs that benefit the entire Aurora Community.
Spring sports registration is now open! For more info:
A new program for the Aurora Family YMCA. Youth 11-18 can join at no cost to plan and take part in Saturday service opportunities. Please attend our Wednesday meetings or contact Tim Droke for more information. email@example.com
Join youth from throughout the state at our premier model government program. High school aged students will write and debate bills, argue state supreme court cases or take part in our press and lobbyist programs. The only group with access to the state Capitol building in this capacity. Click here to find out more!
Reach & Rise Mentoring
What is Reach and Rise?
Reach and Rise is a free group mentoring program of the YMCA, established to provide young people in our community with positive and peer relationships.
2 adult mentors are matched with a group of 6 youth
The group will meet once a week for 2 hours.
The program cycle runs for 8 weeks during the summer and 16 weeks during the fall and spring.
Mentors are meant to serve as role models, friends, and confidants. They’re another source of support for your child. They are not meant to take the role of a parent, babysitter, or financier.
Do you want to improve your health and boost your energy?
YMCA Diabetes Prevention Program (YDPP)
Join a small group, led by a certified lifestyle coach who directs and encourages class participants as they make behavior modifications to lose weight and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
During the year long program of 25, 1-hour sessions participants learn about healthy habits including mindful eating and physical activity. Classes are coming soon to the Lakehouse in your neighborhood, Wednesdays, 6-7pm.
Pre-qualification is required. For more information please contact Tammy Dickerson, Certified Lifestyle Coach. Tdickerson@denverymca.org, 720-460-6383.
Southlands Shopping Center Events
Southlands Cub Club is for children ages 3 to 10. Members get special discounts at Southlands retailers and YMCA programs, monthly events, a club newsletter and during your child’s birth month, they receive a special birthday surprise. Joining is easy. Click here to enroll, then come to the Southlands Management Office during business hours to pick up your child’s membership card and welcome goodie bag. Cub Club Registration is also available at every Southlands Event throughout the year.
Next Cub Club Event:
When: Thursday, June 20th
Where: Join us at Ted’s Montana Grill and experience the restaurant behind-the-scenes with a tour and more fun activities!
Summer Camps - Be in the know about when the summer camps will be at the pool this year. Residents can still use the pool while the summer camps are in session. Save the date for our June Ice Cream Social! Free Ice Cream!