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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Boats Needed to Claim Boat Dock and Rack Space

This is a reminder that the Club’s policy of “first-come/first-serve” to claim space for your rowboat, canoe, kayak, etc. on a rack or dock requires that your boat occupies that space. We have received reports that members are attempting to claim spaces by simply placing their boating permit on the dock or rack without a […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks |

Lifeguard Training Class – Registration by July 2 Required

Interested in joining the Club’s Water Safety staff? Then make note that the Club is offering the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification class beginning July 9. Registration is required not later than July 2 with the $50.00 deposit. The balance of $50.00 is due on the first day of class, July 9. Checks can be […]

Posted in Water Safety and Swimming |

Lake Inspections and Treatments Scheduled

Solitude Lake Management will be inspecting Lake 3 (Indian Lake) and Lake 5 (Upper West Highland Lake) on Monday, May 7 as the rapid warming of the water column has created unacceptable floating mat algae conditions. Treatments are planned. The Club generally avoids treatments in the spring when cold water algae, predominately spyrogyra, emerges as […]

Posted in Lake Conditions |

Clubhouse Programs – Help Wanted

Looking for a summer job for your child? Are you interested in joining the Clubhouse staff this summer? The Club anticipates a few vacancies this summer – tasks include organizing activities, assisting volunteers in running programs, and staffing the Beach Hut. If your child will be 15 years of age by May 31 or if […]

Posted in Office Notices |

Boat Retrieval – Sunday, May 6 and Sunday, May 20

The Club removes boats from Club properties for many reasons, mostly those which have been improperly stored, stored without current boating permits, and stored after the fall deadlines for removal from racks and docks. Now that spring has finally arrived, it is time for owners to retrieve their boats. All owners claiming their boat must […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Casting and Production Assistants Call – Lion King Junior

The Teen Council is looking to bring back the Highland Lakes Musical Showcase this summer with a performance of Lion King Junior on August 10. Acting roles open to kids 11-15, support roles for tech, costume, choreography, make-up and scenery open to 11-111. Please email jczinc@gmail.com if your son, daughter or you would like to […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Adults, Activities and Events for Children, Teen Council |

Road Sweeping Started Monday, May 7, 2018

United Construction Services of Montvale started road sweeping on Monday, May 7. Sweeping will continue for approximately ten days weather permitting. Until your road is swept, please avoid parking in the roadways during the daytime. Thank you.

Posted in Roads |

An Eclectic Evening of the Arts – Friday, April 27, 2018

Join us in the Lake Room on Friday, April 27, from 7 pm to 10 pm for an exhibition highlighting a variety of 2D and 3D creations made by artists from the Highland Lakes Artists Group. There will also be an open mic for any who would like to share an original written piece, spoken […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Adults, Highland Lakes Artists Group |

Join the Volunteers of the Ecology Committee for Spring Clean-Up Day – Saturday, April 28, 2018

The Ecology Committee needs your help for 2 hours on Saturday, April 28, from 10 am until noon for roadside clean-up. Please lend a hand as we  clean up the debris that has collected on the roadsides this past fall and winter — cans, bottles, paper, etc. We often find some VERY unusual debris. We […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Adults, Ecology |

Vernon Township Bulky Waste Day – Saturday, April 28, 2018

The following information was obtained from the website of Vernon Township: The Clean Communities program will be hosting a bulky waste clean-up day on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the DPW complex located on Riggs Way in Vernon Township from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This free event is being held for Vernon Township residents […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Boat Launch at Clubhouse Now Open

The boat launch is now open though some work remains as the “spring” weather slowed completion. The launch is available only to members in good standing with the 2017 or 2018 boating permit. Vehicles parked on Club property must also have the 2017 or 2018 parking permit. Our collective thanks are extended to Tom Buchney, […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Coach USA Commuter Bus Survey

Coach USA is exploring the possibility of offering a daily commuter service between Vernon, New Jersey and New York City. In order to evaluate this possible route, Coach USA has launched a survey to better understand the demand of potential commuters who will utilize the service. If viable, the proposed route could also serve the […]

Posted in Of Special Interest |

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Weather Forecast

Today is forecast to be Much Warmer than yesterday. Showers and thunderstorms.
Sunday 06/24 80%
High 80° / Low 59°
Rain showers this morning with numerous thunderstorms developing during the afternoon hours. High near 80F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Monday 06/25 10%
High 75° / Low 51°
Sunny. High near 75F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 06/26 0%
High 76° / Low 56°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 76F. Winds light and variable.
Wednesday 06/27 10%
High 76° / Low 63°
Cloudy. High 76F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
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