Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Welcome to the website of the Highland Lakes Country Club and Community Association, a membership-based, volunteer-driven private lake community in Vernon Township, NJ.

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Voting Board Meeting, Monday, Sept. 27th

A Special Meeting of the Voting Board will take place on Monday, September 27th, at 7:30pm, in the Clubhouse Lake Room.  The purpose of the meeting is to review and approve the FY 2022 Operating Budget.

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Lake 4 Draw Down and Repair Work

Repair work has begun on the Lake 4 spillway. Members living on or near the lake were previously notified of the work by the DEP. This should not cause any inconvenience for travel around that area or any disruption to daily routines. The project will be completed in late November, weather permitting.

Posted in Ecology, General Information |

The aftermath of Hurricane Ida in our area

Highland Lakes was fortunate not to experience catastrophic damage resulting from Hurricane Ida, but as you may have heard or seen, our neighbors in the Lake Wanda community were not as lucky—their dam was breached by excessive volume of rain and runoff that everyone in our area witnessed. Our hearts go out to our friends and neighbors […]

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2021 Official Election Results

The balloting results from the Annual Meeting held on August 15, 2021, for Trustees for terms commencing on October 1, 2021, are as follows: Section 2:    Lila Timpson…….. ………….. 18  Votes – Elected                      Jennifer Ziegler… ………….. 15  Votes ——————————————————————————————— Section 5:    Julia Campbell….. ………….. 14  Votes – Elected ——————————————————————————————— Section 9:   Thomas Castiglione………….   5  […]

Posted in Annual Board, Communications, Elections, Important Message, Member Notices, Uncategorized, Voting Board |

Ash Tree Removal Work Begins Week of August 9th

Downes Tree Service will begin removing ash trees in Sections 1, 2, and 3 starting next week.  The trees to be removed have been marked with pink paint or pink ribbon and  they include a number of dead or damaged trees other than ash trees. Residents who are interested in having wood chips or log-length […]

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Questions About Algae, Beach 5 Closure and Lake Treatment Protocol?

By now you may have heard of the recent closure of Beach 5, on Lake 4 (Upper East Highland Lake). Many of you may have called or emailed your Trustee, the General Manager or Club office to ask questions or express concern about lake conditions.  While we try to respond to every inquiry we receive, […]

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LAKE 4 – UPPER EAST HIGHLAND LAKE  – BEACH CLOSURE POTENTIAL HAB – AVOID CONTACT WITH THE WATER Beach 5 has been closed to swimming until further notice. Owners on Upper East Highland Lake are strongly cautioned to avoid contact with the water until this Advisory is lifted. The Club received notice on Friday, July […]

Posted in Activities and Events, Beaches, Community Safety, Ecology, Fishing, Important Message, Lake Conditions, Member Notices, News, Of Special Interest, Swim Team, Uncategorized, Water Safety and Swimming |

Friday Night Lights Starts July 9

This Friday, July 9 kicks off our first Friday Night Lights with a slight time change, come to the Clubhouse at 7 pm. Fun and games for teens. Pizza is on the menu. Team competitions to include: cornhole, dodgeball, badminton, egg tosses, water balloons, ladderball. Be ready to laugh and be hungry, this informal competition […]

Posted in Activities and Events, Activities and Events for Teens |

Summer Garbage Service Starts Tuesday, July 6

The Club’s summer garbage pickup for ten weeks with Blue Diamond Disposal begins on Tuesday, July 6, due to the observance of July 4 on Monday, July 5. Garbage pickup services continue on Mondays throughout the summer and end on Tuesday, September 7 (due to Labor Day holiday). The schedule is as follows: July 6, […]

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Swim Team News – Key Dates

Click here to view the Swim Team Parents Presentation! Swim meets will be returning to the lake this summer! While the exact league schedule is still being finalized, we have indeed confirmed that a competitive season will proceed. So neighbors, get ready to hear the familiar sounds of the starter horn and cheering fans on […]

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Voting Board Adopts Changes to Residential Rentals Policy

At its regular meeting on Friday, May 21st, the Voting Board adopted a resolution which  changes to the Club’s policy on residential rentals, including both long and short-term rentals.  The resolution was passed by a vote of 14 to 2, with one abstention. This action by the Voting Board follows many months of research, discussions […]

Posted in Administration, Communications, Important Message, Member Notices, News, Office Notices, Uncategorized, Voting Board |

Sunset Yoga is Back!

Erik Karlsen is an engineer by profession who finds his reset button through tapping into the many facets of the natural world. He has practiced various lineages of yoga from time to time and though has never been serious about his practice until joining Ah-ha yoga to which he quickly became an aspiring Yoga Teacher. […]

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