One Week Until Our Community Garage Sale

garage-sale

The 2019 Community Garage Sale will take place

Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8th

Recommended time is from 8am-4pm each day

The Metro District places signs at the entrances to the neighborhood to communicate the sale.

Wade Christianson with KellerWilliams Realty has offered to create a garage sale map for our neighborhood. If you would like your house included in the garage sale map
please go to the following link:
Garage Sale Map Sign Up

We can’t wait to see the exciting deals and sales that are offered this year!

**Please note the sale takes place in front of your home, do not bring items up to the clubhouse**

June 2019 Newsletter

June 2019 Newsletter
YMCA Recreation Center Project
  • The YMCA project continues to make progress. The YMCA executive team is still completing due diligence on the site. 
Upcoming Events
KIDS NIGHT OUT
 
Friday, June 7th
6-10 pm at the Lakehouse
Movie: Bedtime Stories
to register click here

FOOD TRUCK NIGHT

 Wednesday, June 12th
@ the Clubhouse 
6-8pm

Sign up for the Inaugural Wheatlands Cornhole tournament. June 12th starting at 6:00pm (Same time and location as the food truck event. For more details and to Register go to click here

COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE

Friday and Saturday, June 7th and 8th
to get your house on the map click here
(sponsored by Wade Christianson) 

ICE CREAM SOCIAL

Sunday, June 9th
@the Wheatlands Pool
2-4pm
(sponsored by Wade Christianson)


NEXT BOARD MEETING
 
Thursday, June 13th 
6 pm @ the Clubhouse






Park Update
* Climbing Wall
o The rebar inspection for the large playground wall passed and the concrete was poured.

* Restroom
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.

* Sculptures
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.

* Shelter
o We have received the engineering drawings for the shelter.

* Playground Equipment
o The equipment has been ordered and shipped in May.



For more images and details of the park please Click Here


 Pool Season 
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:
Monday-Thursday 9am-1pm

Lakehouse Office Hours:
Monday-Saturday 9am-1pm
Monday-Thursday 4pm-8pm


The Pool is open!

Summer Pool Hours:

May 25th-August 11th
Monday-Sunday 10am-8pm
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!


Wheatlands Community Directory
EMERGENCY (POLICE & FIRE)
911

Non-Emergency – Police
303-739-6000
 
Irrigation 24 hour service
303-693-6878 

CLUBHOUSE & POOL INFORMATION
720-870-9297, 720-870-2221 (Operated by the YMCA)

Water & Sewer Service
303-739-7370

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

SNOW REMOVAL (Streets) or STREET DAMAGE
City of Aurora 303-326-8200

SNOW REMOVAL (District Property)
YMCA and Coxlandscaping
*Homeowners are responsible for sidewalks and driveways

SERVICES
Waste Management Company
303-797-1600 

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.


June 7th
Theme:
Big Dreams
  Movie: Bedtime Stories
 


  
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

TEEN NIGHTS:
 
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.

Y LEADERS:

 Ages 11-18
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
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
BMerryman@denverymca.org
303.988.0196

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 Tim Droke  for more information. tdroke@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:
Tim Droke

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
4-5pm

Where: Join us at Ted’s Montana Grill and experience the restaurant behind-the-scenes with a tour and more fun activities! 

Sign Up Here




Kidtopia


JUNE 5, 12, 19, & 26  |  5:30PM – 7:30PM 

Kidtopia is back! Join us every Wednesday this June for fun, interactive events for all the coolest kids in Aurora!
June 5: Science
June 12: Sports
June 19: Technology
June 26: Animals

But wait! There’s more!

+ Take a jump in our Bouncy Castle
+ Stop by some of our Southlands retailers’ booths for special treats
+ Join our favorite community partners for surprise activities
Wheatlands Metropolitan District

visit us online at www.wheatlandsmetro.org

Next Board Meeting: Thursday, June 13th at 6:00 pm

Community Park – Restroom Installed

The community restroom was installed this morning. The restroom was lifted off a flatbed truck and installed onto the restroom foundation. The stonework was chosen to match the clubhouse and existing architecture around Wheatlands. The restroom includes a water bottle filling station and drinking fountain on the exterior.

Community Park: May Construction Update

The community park is moving along! Below are a few key deliveries that have been achieved and are happening this month:

  • Climbing Wall
    • The rebar inspection for the large playground wall passed last Friday.
  • Restroom
    • Restroom permit was acquired.
      GoodLand over-excavated the site and has been working on the restroom foundation.
    • The restroom was built offsite and is scheduled to be delivered and installed next week on Wednesday, May 22nd.
    • The restroom will have running water and a flush toilet.
  • Playground Signs
    • Architerra is working with Artcraft on the fabrication of the signs.
    • The signs will tie into the theme and will also include park rules and a community board.
  • Sculptures
    • The sculptures for the park were scheduled to be here in June however the company providing them is now quoting closer to August.
    • There is a 4-6 week lead time on the customized sculptures.
  • Site Furnishings
    • All site furnishings have been ordered and will be stored at Goodland’s site until ready to be installed.
  • Shelter
    • We have received the engineering drawings for the shelter.
  • Playground Equipment
    • The equipment has been ordered and is shipping in May.
    • The large spinner (pictured below) has been ordered and shipped.

Shown above is a picture of the large spinner that was ordered for the playground.

Thank you to our community for your support of this project!

Swim Lesson Registration

The YMCA offers swim lessons at our pool during the summer. Classes are skill based and occur in the morning before the pool opens. Enrollment is filling up fast!

To register click here.

Swim lessons are offered in 2 sessions:

Session 1 – Jun 03, 2019 – Jun 27, 2019

Session 2 – Jul 08, 2019 – Aug 01, 2019

Car Show

Come out and join the Central Colorado Corvette Club
for a neighborhood car show
this Saturday May 11th from 9 AM till Noon
at the Wheatlands Clubhouse
located at 6601 S. Wheatlands Parkway.

  No judging, no trophies just show your vehicle whether it’s two, three, four or more wheels. 

 Your ride not ready to show?  Come by anyway and hang out to talk cars!  Help us kick off the season as we Roll into Summer!  Hope to see you there!

Community Garage Sale

We are only 1 month away from our annual community garage sale!

The 2019 Community Garage Sale will take place

Friday June 7 and Saturday June 8th.

Recommended time is from 8am-4pm each day

The Metro District places signs at the entrances to the neighborhood to communicate the sale and we get a good turnout each year.

Wade Christianson with KellerWilliams Realty has offered to create a garage sale map for our neighborhood. If you would like your house included in the garage sale map
please go to the following link:
Garage Sale Map Sign Up

We can’t wait to see the exciting deals and sales that are offered this year!

**Please note the sale takes place in front of your home, do not bring items up to the clubhouse**

Teen Intro to Acting Class


Intro to Acting for Stage & Film
 TEENS age 13-17


SUMMER SESSION
WEDNESDAY Evenings 6:30 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.
WHEATLANDS CLUBHOUSE

 Dates:
JUNE 12,19,26
JULY 10,17,24,31
AUG 7TH (showcase for family and friends)

Open to ages 13-17
$90 RESIDENT/ $100 NON-RESIDENT
SIGN UP BY MAY 22ND- Seating is limited to 18. 
(Minimum to have class is 6) 
to sign up Click Here

 
No audition required*

*Students must be able to read well and memorize short scripts/monologues between classes. (yep a little bit of homework!) 

Students must be willing to interact in group setting and work well with others. Physical activity will be required for some acting exercises. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes. 

Please note this is an acting technique workshop. This is not a musical theater camp- no dancing or singing will be required, but it is always fun to incorporate if you know how! No experience or previous training is necessary. All levels/ages will work together.

What we’ll be doing:

  • Improv games
  • Scene study and script analysis (It’s all about the story!)
  • Building characters
  • Monologue technique
  • Auditioning for theater
  • Auditioning for film & commercials and how to get a talent agent in Denver!
  • Acting exercises to help you think outside the box!





Instructor:
Alicia Leeper-Persich
The Actor’s Study LLC
 


 

Alicia is a resident of Wheatlands, and currently runs a stage & film acting workshop in Denver for age 18+.

Alicia is a graduate of University of Northern Colorado with a BA in Communications and a minor in Theater and Dance Performance. She has been performing and teaching in Denver since 2004 and is represented by Big Fish Talent. 

Alicia also works as a Director of Marketing for a retail consulting firm (for her “day” job) where she works with retail business owners on branding and marketing strategy. She has produced print and digital campaigns as well as commercials and radio spots for many types of industry over her career. 

 Alicia is a founding board member for Women in Film & Media Colorado and is a Legacy Henry Judge for the Colorado Theater Guild. 

You can reach Alicia at TheActorsStudy@gmail.com for more info.