February 2024 Newsletter

February Newsletter

Upcoming Community Events

We will need a minimum of 10 people to sign up

in order to offer this event.

Click here to sign up for the Valentine's event (enter Valentine's or Wheatlands in the search on the left)
Click here to donate and/or volunteer to help
Click here to sign up for Casino Night (enter Casino or Wheatlands in the search on the left)

Community Event Recap

Unfortunately, due to low attendance, the Karaoke event was cancelled.

Want to advertise your business and help your community have amazing social events or have a panel to advertise your business on the new Urban Soccer Fields that have been installed at the Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands?

Become a sponsor at our social events.


have a panel on the Urban Soccer Fields.

We are in the planning process for the 2024 social events, and we are always looking for sponsors to help with the events.

We also have the Urban Soccer Fields open and ready for use and we would love to help promote your business!

If you are interested in being a sponsor, please click on the link below to download the form. Fill it out and email it and any questions to [email protected]

Click here to get the sponsor form for social events!
Click here to be a sponsor for the Urban Soccer Fields!

Community Information

Pool Maintenance:

You might have seen the Pool Doctors at the pool in January as they have begun work on repairing our pool for next summer. The board approved the zero-entry pool to be replastered for next year at our February meeting. The new plaster has a 10-year warranty. Once the pool doctor has completed their repairs, the plaster contractor will come out to finish the work on the pool. Work will continue during the pool off season so we can be prepared for the pool to open on time next summer. To save money the board approved having the Pool Doctor come out bi-weekly instead of weekly next summer. The board also approved the purchase of a new and enhanced pool vacuum that will help the YMCA keep debris out of the pools. We know how much the outdoor pool means to our community and look forward to the repairs being completed.

Landscape Maintenance:

Spring pruning is scheduled for February and March. Traffic pruning and dead limb removal is ongoing and as needed throughout the property. The board is still waiting to get on the landscape architect schedule to discuss a plan for slowly adding xeriscape to our community in order to benefit from the City of Aurora's rebate program. In the meantime, COX Landscaping continues to perform lawn care and snow removal on our community property throughout the winter.

Clubhouse Maintenance:

We have noticed that our clubhouse lights keep turning on at different times and are not on when they are supposed to be. Our property manager had our lighting contractor come out to figure out a solution and it appears the system is losing connection to the server in the clubhouse. The board voted at our last meeting to fix the system and allow the lights to be controlled via mobile device by our property manager. We thank the community for their patience with the lights and look forward to them being back on their regular schedule. In addition, the board also approved installing 2 baby changing stations in the clubhouse bathrooms.

Park Security Cameras:

The board has partnered with the Wheatlands Park and Recreation Authority to have Prosec, our security camera company, use the internet connection across the street at the YMCA to allow for a live feed of our cameras at the park. This will enable our cameras to be pulled up in real time on mobile devices by our property manager. It will also allow our manager to go back and look through the camera footage for specific dates and times easily and not have to be at the park to pull the footage. We hope this will allow us to easily give any vandalism footage to law enforcement and stop the graffiti and vandalism at the park.

Click here to print the 2024 WM Calendar

Covenant Information

The city of Aurora has amended some of its parking regulations and enforcement on public streets and rights of way to align with more stringent changes made in 2023 in neighboring Denver. Starting Nov. 25, 2023, the following rules are in effect for recreational vehicles (includes, but is not limited to, motor homes, camper trailers, truck campers, campervans, watercraft, snowmobiles and off-highway vehicles): -No parking for more than 24 hours during any seven-day period on any street, part of a street or public right of way -Recreational vehicles must be removed from the public right of way for no less than 72 consecutive hours to remain in compliance -Recreational vehicles may be towed or removed if cited vehicle has not been moved from the public street within 24 hours after being cited For questions, contact Park Aurora at 303.739.7338 or [email protected].

Design Review Process

Are you planning on making some home improvements or updates to your landscaping? Or are you someone who needs to repaint or replace your roof?

As some of us have experienced, if we wait too long it can be hard to find a painter,

landscaper or construction firm that isn’t already booked out for months. Now is the perfect time to plan the work you want to do on your home or yard and meet with contractors. Once your plans are finalized and you have a time frame for the work, submitting your application and supporting documents to the Design Review Committee is the next step.

Follow these few simple steps.

1. Go to http://www.wheatlandsmetro.org/covenants/

2. Fill out the Design Application

3. Submit your application via email to [email protected] or by mailing it to:

Wheatlands Metro District


P.O. Box 370750

Denver, CO 80237

4. Remember to include with your application submittal:

1. Site Plan showing lot dimensions; outline of home and garage with setbacks; names and positions of adjacent streets; dimensions of improvement (height, width, depth), with setbacks to all boundaries; and an indication of North.

2. Visual(s) of improvement such as drawing, photo, brochure/ad, paint swatch (es), material samples, etc.

3. Building Plans, if the improvement is a new or modified building/structure.

4. A copy of your Plot Plan

To get a Plot plan for Aurora

1. Click on link: https://www.auroragov.org/city_hall/maps/property_information

2. Type in Address top left corner of map (It will auto generate, HIT ENTER

3. Property will show satellite image, SCROLL DOWN TO “MY PROPERTY” IN PURPLE

4. Click on MY PROPERTY

5. Scroll down to Public Document Search at bottom

6. Click on Documents with this address

7. Scroll down until you find the most recent PLOT PLAN – Permit from Residential Master: Single-Family Detached Plot Plan Approved

8. Click on VIEW

9. Save to File

Please feel free to email any Design Review questions to [email protected] or by calling 303-351-5411

PLEASE NOTE: It is the Owners obligation to check with the Town/County/City and obtain a building permit if it is required for the improvement. Any damage resulting from owner installed improvements to common areas or Association maintained landscaping or structures is the responsibility of the Owner. Any cost associated with repairing damage, discoloration or water leaks resulting from owner installed improvements or penetrations to Association maintained structures, shall be the responsibility of the Owner.

Next Board Meeting

Thursday, Feburary 8th at 6:00pm

We welcome all community members to attend and participate in our board meetings.

Get involved and volunteer for a committee and share your talents!

Going forward the board has decided to allow for flexibility with our meetings

and will post on the agenda prior to each meeting if they will be at the clubhouse or online.

View our website at www.wheatlandsmetro.org to see the agenda and past meeting minutes.

Thank you!

YMCA Programs

Click here to register for FEBRUARY KNO

Here is the picture we will be painting for the February Sip and Paint

Click here to sign for your FREE LEGO CLUB (ages 6-14)
Click here to register for FEBURARY Kids and Canvas

Here is this month's Kids and Canvas painting for February…

Grab your paddle and wiffle balls and come out and play some pickleball!

The pickleball court at the Aurora YMCA at Wheatland will open on Friday, September 1st!

Reserve your spot today! 8am-5pm


At least one member of the group playing must be 18 years of age or older.

If you are sign up for more than one slot per day, we will cancel your reservation.

Stop in at the front desk 10 minutes before your scheduled playing time to check in and have one of our staff unlock the gate for you. You will be asked to leave your ID at the front desk when you check in and it will be given back to you when you leave.

Don't have a paddle or ball? The front desk can supply you with the equipment.


Thank you and Happy Pickle balling!

Click here to sign up for Pickleball! (weather permitting)

Grab your cleats and soccer balls and come out and practice on the Urbans Soccer fields!

The Urban Soccer Field at the Aurora YMCA at Wheatland will open for open play starting Wednesday, October 25th! From 8am-5:30pm M-F, (No open play will be available on Friday from 9:45-12:15pm due to programming.) Saturday open from 8:00am-4:30pm and Sunday from 8am-3:30pm. Closed on Holidays.

Reserve your spot today! Only ONE (1) HOUR AN A HALF SLOT PER GROUP PER DAY!

At least one member of the group playing/supervising, must be 18 years of age or older. Up to 10 people allowed on the field per time slot. All members of the group must check in at the front desk 10 minutes before your scheduled playing time to sign a liability waiver. Non-members will be charged a $10 drop-in rate. For members, open play on the Urban Soccer Field is included with your membership.

When you check in at the front desk, one of our staff will unlock the gate for you. You will be asked to leave your ID at the front desk when you check in and it will be given back to you when you leave.

Remember only ONE (1) HOUR AND A HALF SLOT PER GROUP PER DAY! Thank you for your cooperation.

Click here to sign up to use the Urban Soccer Field! (weather permitting)
We are offering all sorts of swim lessons for kids of all ages!
Click on the link below to register! Sign up soon!
Click here to register for swim classes/lessons

Southlands Events

The Southlands Shopping center continues to offer events and programs.

Check on the link below for information

Visit our website for more details