January 2022 Newsletter

January Newsletter
Community Events
Sip and Paint

Friday, January 28th 6pm – 8pm

Wheatlands Clubhouse

Must be 16 or older to participate but must be 21 years or older to partake in the sipping. Bring Your Own Wine
Snacks and appetizers will be provided with guided painting

Get those creative juices flowing!
$26 per person. All supplies included.
(Sign your kids up for Kids Night Out, drop them off at the Aurora YMCA and then come on over to the clubhouse and enjoy your evening!)
The above will be the picture that will be painted.
Must have a minimum of 5 people to hold the event.
Save the Date
Wheatlands Wine & Food Pairing

Saturday, February 26th at 6pm

Wheatlands Clubhouse

Must be 21 years or older to participate
$25 per person includes
wine and food pairing

Jacob Gillespie from Biggie Blinds and the Wheatlands Metro District will be sponsoring this wonderful winetasting event. These wines can not be purchased in stores! So this is a very special event! And you can not beat the price!

Chef Nancy Gass from Chocolate Moose Catering will be creating the food pairings to go with the amazing wine that will be presented this evening.

And Yana Ignatovich, a Wheatland resident will be providing the flower arrangements for the evening.

So grab your special someone and join us for a wonderful evening of wine and food.

Please click below to register.
Community Event Recap
A Visit from Santa
on a Horse Drawn Carriage
Santa Claus came to town or rather to our neighborhood!
In partnership with the North Pole, the Wheatlands Metro District and 1320 Homes Real Estate made arrangements for Santa to make an appearance in our neighborhood a few weeks before Christmas! It was a wonderful evening. The pictures below capture the magical moments of Santa’s visit.

A very special thank you to:
for sponsoring the horse drawn carriage ride for Santa
to ride in for this event! And also helping Santa make his way through the neighborhood to visit all the residents!

Hope you had a wonderful, healthy and happy holiday season!
Wheatlands Winter Wonderland Holiday Decorating Contest

1st prize: a 50” UHD Smart TV goes to:
Holiday Fun for Everyone!

2nd prize: Apple iPad goes to:
Winter Wonderland of Lights

3rd prize: $100 Visa Gift Card goes to:
Sleigh Ryders

A very special thank you to:
for sponsoring these amazing prizes, getting the contest signs made, and for delivering the prizes to the winners for this event, plus more! Thank you for being such an amazing sponsor and resident to the community.
1st place winners!
2nd place winners!
3rd place winners!
Congratulations to the winners and to all that participated! The lights in Wheatlands this year are incredible. Thank you to all the neighbors that participated.

You have all brought so much joy and smiles to all of the Wheatlands community!
Community Information
Dear Residents,

We would like to take a moment to reflect on all the accomplishments of 2021 and pause to thank you for your continued support of the Wheatlands Metropolitan District. This year we completed several big projects and continued to build relationships with our neighbors by enjoying community events together.  

We are so proud that we opened the doors to the Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands and that our community can enjoy this wonderful new facility.  We hope you have enjoyed a few of the classes including:
Cycling, Yoga, High Fitness, Pound, Water Aerobics, Pilates, Zumba and so many more! We have taught hundreds of kids in our swim lesson programs and have given them the life-saving skill of swimming. We saw the smiles of young kids learning ballet, hip hop, and Tae Kwon Do. We saw teens having a place to enjoy after school and workout together. We provided childcare for families over the summer and fall break. We are so thankful we were able to build this facility for our community. It is a joy to see so many families use the recreation center. If you haven’t already signed up for your free membership, we hope you take a moment to go to the recreation center and register your family. We appreciate the YMCA staff at our recreation center and all they have done for our community this year! 

We are thankful we were able to gather this year as a neighborhood. We hosted several events each month throughout the year and hope you were able to enjoy a few of them. The events include: Food Truck Nights, Learn to Cook like a Chef, Virtual Beer Tasting, Welcome Summer Event, 2 Neighborhood Garage Sales, Shred and Dumpster Day, Pizza Party at the Pool, 4th of July Celebration, Concert in the Park, Summer Movie Night, Wheatlands Pumpkin Patch, A Night of Comedy, and A Visit from Santa. A BIG THANK YOU to our property manager, Isabell Rodau, who coordinated and facilitated these events throughout the year!

It was a joy to see our community use our newly remodeled clubhouse this year! It was nice to be able to have a grand-reopening so everyone can see all the work that went into the space. We remodeled the boys bathroom at the pool and look forward to the girls being completed. We installed 2 new awnings at the pool and are working on additional shade structure for the lifeguard check-in area.  

We partnered with Neighborhood Watch this year and hosted a meeting for our community. We learned tips on keeping our neighborhood safe and shared those with our neighbors. We placed 8 additional Neighborhood Watch signs throughout our neighborhood. We appreciate everyone looking out for their neighbors and reporting any suspicious activity.  

We continued working on Phase 2 of the Wheatlands Park project. Although we were hoping we could start building the park last year, we did work hard to get through most of the City of Aurora review process including: design review, civil review and engineering review.  We continue to make progress on the park project and appreciate the community’s patience.

We look forward to 2022 and all that our community can do together! If you are interested in sponsoring an event or getting involved please reach out to us at [email protected]. We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday season and happy New Year!

– The Wheatlands Metropolitan District 

Holiday Lighting and Decorations

Learn more about decorations and holiday lighting regulations by clicking on the link below.
Street Light Outages

Excel Energy maintains and repairs the neighborhood street lights. If you have an outage on your street or see one in the neighborhood, please call 303-571-3608. They will send someone out to take care of it.

Don’t want to wait on hold to talk to a representative? Click on the link below to submit a claim.
It only takes a few minutes.
Next Board Meeting

Thursday, January 13th at 6:00 pm
this meeting will be a held in person at the Wheatlands Clubhouse located at

(Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month) 

We welcome all community members to attend and participate in our board meetings.
Get involved and volunteer for a committee and share your talents!

We have received feedback that it was too difficult to hear online while we met in person, so we are transitioning to completely in-person going forward. 

YMCA Programs and Southlands Events
Kids Night Out
Dinner at KNO is back!

When: Friday
January 14th & January 28th
5:30 pm-8:30 pm

Where: Aurora YMCA at Wheatlands

What: Kids Night Out
Kids Night Out on January 14th, will offer something special! It will be a Night of the Kids cooking with a Chef! The evening will consist of cooking instruction and a movie. They won’t be time for a craft and games that night.

Drop the kids off for 3 hours of fun. Dinner, games, crafts, and a movie. Our staff will start the evening with dinner and then lead the kids through a craft and some fun games and activities, followed by a movie. 

Ages: Potty-trained to 12 years old.

Please register by the previous Wednesday.

Cost: $15/child
Limited to 20 kids.

In order for us to have Kids Night Out will need at least 6 children to sign up. 
YMCA Blood Drive at Southlands Mall

The YMCA will be continuing to host their monthly blood drive, the 3rd Thursday of every month (January 20th) from 2-6pm at the YMCA Southlands teen center classroom.

Located at:
6295 S Main Street Unit 104
Aurora, Colorado 80016
(next to Message Envy)


So far this year just at the Southlands location alone,
we have had 147 Donors and have saved 431 Lives!

That’s amazing!! Keep up the good work!

The Southlands Shopping center continues to offer events and programs virtually and in-person

Please sure to check it out by clicking HERE

Important Neighborhood Watch Info