Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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Available Now: Permission and Registration Forms for Swim Team, Club Events, Activities, and Athletics, and Swim Lessons

Forms are now available for your convenience to complete on-line, and then download and print to register your children for the various teams, events, etc. and swim lessons. Once completed, the forms may be submitted by email, mailed, or placed through the mail slot in the Club Office door. The forms replace the traditional sign-up […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children, Member Notices, Sports, Swim Team, Water Safety and Swimming |

Update July 10, 2020: Lake 4/Beach 5 (Upper East Highland Lake) Remains Closed – Harmful Algae Bloom Advisory

Analysis of July 8 samples at the beach by Princeton Hydro, LLC, received July 10, continue to indicate that cyanotoxins (microcystin and cylindrospermopsin) remain not detected, AND for the first time since the ADVISORY was declared cell counts were just under 60,000, BELOW the ADVISORY threshold of 80,000 cells/ml. The lake is trending in the […]

Posted in Lake Conditions, Member Notices |

Swim Team and Swim Lesson Registrations – Closed

Please be advised that no additional registrations are being accepted for the Swim Team and for swim lessons. Capacities have been reached. Thank you.

Posted in Swim Team, Water Safety and Swimming |

Friday Night Lights start Friday, July 10: Teens 13 – 18 / 6:30 – 9 pm at the Clubhouse

Louise Staley, Chairperson, Clubhouse Committee Roe Hall, Events Coordinator Food and competition starting Friday, July 10 and continues weekly (or at least that’s the plan). Team competitions include: cornhole, dodgeball, badminton, egg tosses, water balloons, and ladderball. Burgers and wings will be served for dinner. Age restrictions will be enforced, both young and old. Sorry […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Teens |

Guest Badge Policy Revised

Effective July 2, 2020 Maximum of two beach guest passes per member number may be purchased each day Beach Guest Passes and Guest Badges Limits established for beaches each day Available only at the Activities Center Monday-Sunday 9 am to 4 pm Advance Purchases of Beach Guest Passes Prohibited In order for the Club to […]

Posted in Member Notices |

July 8: Algae Treatment Scheduled – East Highland (Indian) Lake

Depending on the weather, an algae treatment by Solitude Lake Management is scheduled for Wednesday, July 8 or Thursday, July 9. Supplemental algae samples were obtained and analyzed on July 6 to determine the course of action. Once the treatment is completed, conditions are expected to improve over 48 hours. No swimming restrictions are required […]

Posted in Lake Conditions |

Petitions for Trustee Available

Filing Deadline – Monday, July 27, 2020 At this year’s Annual Meeting on August 16, 2020, elections will be held for full, three-year terms commencing October 1, 2020, for Trustee positions for Sections 1, 3, 4, and 5. In order for a candidate’s name for Trustee to be on the ballot, a petition must be […]

Posted in Elections |

Garbage services with Blue Diamond begin Monday, July 6, 2020 6:30 am

The Club’s summer garbage pickup for ten weeks with Blue Diamond Disposal begins on Monday, July 6. Pickup on Mondays will continue throughout the summer and ends on Tuesday, September 7 (due to the Labor Day holiday). The schedule is as follows: July 6, July 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, September […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Assigned Dock Space Deadline: July 5, 2020

Members who received an assigned dock space at Club Park, Comet Row, Beach 3 and Beach 4 under the lottery system are reminded that the space will be automatically forfeited if any of the following occurs – NO EXCEPTIONS: dues and assessments are not paid by June 30, 2020, or your boat is not on […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks, Member Notices |

Swim Lessons begin Monday, July 6 at Beach 1, Beach 3 and the Swim Lanes

To make our swim lessons safe this year for swimmers and staff, please review these important reminders: If your child needs any assistance at all, you or a guardian needs to spend the duration of the lesson in the water with them. The swim lesson schedule is posted at the Activity Center. If you did […]

Posted in Water Safety and Swimming |

Athletics Clinics Planned

Social distancing among children required We welcome Orlando Gomez to our staff as Athletics Director who will be assisted by Kerri Culhane. They are joining our staff during very difficult and concerning times, with news headlines as this article is written indicating an uptick in corona virus cases in New Jersey, the reversal of certain […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children, Athletics |

Playgrounds to Open July 2, 2020 / Club Park Picnic Area Remains Closed

Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 157, issued on Friday, June 26, 2020, authorized the reopening of playgrounds on July 2. The protective fencing around the Club’s playgrounds and play equipment, installed in March, will be removed that day and all equipment inspected. Picnic areas remain closed, though guidance is expected shortly. Parents are requested to ensure […]

Posted in Important Message |

Payments Due by June 30, 2020 / Late Payment Charges Resume July 1

Members who received the Late Payment Charge Grace Period extension to June 30, or who had late payment charges suspended on their accounts for the months of April, May, and June, will be subject to late payment charges beginning July 1, 2020. In late March, the Voting Board extended the Late Payment Charge Grace Period […]

Posted in Member Notices |

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