Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

Family Day

This is a Highland Lakes’ annual celebration of family and community. Families set up stations on the Clubhouse lawn according to a theme announced early in the summer. (Past themes have included “Nations of the World” and “the Movies”). The Club’s grill remains fired up throughout the day and is manned by dedicated volunteers to keep attendees well nourished. In addition, pizzas are ordered for the evening festivities, all for a nominal charge.

Athletic activities, relay races, a sand castle building contest, our popular Baby Parade, and dancing to a DJ are among the highlights of the day, capped off by a wonderful fireworks display off the Main Lake dam later in the evening.

Typical Family Day Schedule:

8:30 am – Quadrathlon registration
9:00 am – Quadrathlon begins
10:00 am – Triathlon registration
10:30 am – Triathlon begins
10:30 am to 12 pm – sandcastle building at Beach 2
11:00 am – Comet sailors’ race at Eckhart Sailing Center
12:00 pm – Food tickets on sale, bicycle decorating
12:30 pm – Grills open, scavenger hunt, bug hunt
1:00 pm – Pizza orders taken for dinner, frog jumping contest (bring a frog), relay races (ages 10 and under), face painting, tattoos, hat decorating
1:30 pm – Relay races (ages 11-17), Bicycle parade, Hat parade
2:00 pm – Baby parade registration (under 5)/talent show registration
2:30 pm – Baby Parade, Senior Sunfish races at Eckhart Sailing Center
3:00 pm – Talent show contestants report to Clubhouse, bubble gum blowing contest, family swim relay races
4:00 pm – pizza order forms due, “Highland Lakes Has Talent” show
5:00 pm – Egg toss
5:30 pm – First round of pizzas available
6:00 pm – Grill closes, water balloon toss, second round of pizzas available
7:00 pm – DJ fires up the tunes, /ice cream sundaes
9:00 pm – Fireworks

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