February 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter
Covenant and Community Reminders
  • The Holidays are over. To avoid a notice please take down all holiday lights and decorations.
      • Trash cans are being left out in view. To avoid a notice or fine please bring in your trash can within 24 hours after trash pick up
    • Winter Shoveling- Make sure driveways and sidewalks are clear.
For a copy of the 2019 trash and recycle calendar click here
Upcoming Events
Friday, February 8th
6-10 pm at the Lakehouse
Movie: COCO
Thursday, April 11th
6-10 pm @ the Clubhouse
Park Update
The community park at Wheatlands Parkway and South Jamestown Way is continuing to make progress.
The board awarded the contract to GoodLand Construction. Construction should begin early Spring.
For more images and details of the park please Click Here
Wheatlands Community Directory

Non-Emergency – Police
Irrigation 24 hour service
720-870-9297, 720-870-2221 (Operated by the YMCA)

Water & Sewer Service

Police Representative – Officer Cassell 303-627-3172
Public Works Department 303-739-7300

City of Aurora 303-326-8200
SNOW REMOVAL (District Property)
YMCA and Coxlandscaping
*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.
February 8th
Dream Catcher’s
  Movie: COCO
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
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. Open Mondays and Wednes-days10am-1pm, Thursday’s 5-8pm. Ages: Potty trained – 10 years. Fee: $7 per child.
 Ages 11-18

Develop Leadership Skills
Youth-led community service pro-jects
Bi-monthly meetings – Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00pm at Southlands Teen Center

Warm Up Wednesday

 Planned weekly activities to get some movement and exercise for kids ages potty trained-10 yrs old.
 Three-day, intensive, state wide, mock-government program

Grades 7-12
Hands on Experience
Teachers curriculum support
Full Access to Colorado State

YMCA Programs
In addition to family activities at Southshore, the YMCA runs programs that benefit the entire Aurora Community.
Y Sports
Spring sports registration is now open! For more info:
Billy Merryman – Sports Coordinator
[email protected]
Y Leaders
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 Shai Baca  for more information. sbaca@denverymca.org
Youth in Government
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.
For more information contact:
Shai Baca
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, February 21st
Where: YMCA Youth Center
Wheatlands Metropolitan District
visit us online at www.wheatlandsmetro.org
Next Board Meeting: Thursday, April 11th at 6:00 pm

Community Park Update

The bids have all come in for our community park which will be located off Wheatlands Parkway and South Jamestown Way. During the January board meeting the District discussed the various bids and hired GoodLand Construction who was the lowest responsible bidder. The Architerra group will be leading the construction project and will provide a construction schedule soon. We can’t wait for the community to enjoy the park and will continue to update you with park news as construction begins.