Highland Lakes

Country Club and Community Association

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Lightning and Thunder – Club Policy

Tuesday afternoon, July 3, 2018, a line of stationary thunderstorms developed over West Milford generating thunder that could be heard at our beaches. Rules in effect at the Club’s beaches (follow this link for beach rules) require removal of all bathers from the water upon hearing thunder and the waiting period is thirty minutes after […]

Posted in Water Safety and Swimming |

The Lion King, Jr. – More Auditions! July 5

More auditions for final spots in the production of Lion King, Jr. are scheduled for Thursday, July 5, 2018, between the hours of 12 pm and 4 pm. Those interested in auditioning should prepare a song from the Lion King for a ten-minute audition slot. We’d love for you to participate but you must be […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children |

Mosquito Spraying: Thursday, July 5, 2018 – 5 pm to 11 pm

The Club office was contacted today by representatives of the Office of Mosquito Control and advised that spraying will take place Thursday evening, July 5, 2018, between the hours of 5 pm to 11 pm, in the areas EAST of Canistear Road. Affected roads include West Lakeshore Drive and connecting roads, East Lakeshore Drive and […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Voting Board Bans Smoking, Vaping and Tobacco Use

At its meeting on June 15, 2018, the Voting Board adopted a new Rule (No. 31) as follows: Smoking, vaping, or the use of tobacco products on Club properties is prohibited. This Rule goes into effect immediately and covers ALL Club properties. Club properties include, but are not limited, the Club’s beaches, parks, the Clubhouse, […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

Fireworks: Revisions to New Jersey Law / Prohibited from Club Properties

The message below from the Vernon Township Police Department explains recent changes in New Jersey law related to fireworks. Highland Lakes Security will report all instances of the illegal use of fireworks to the Vernon Police. Fireworks on Club properties are not permitted at any time. ======================================================= FIREWORKS: We want everyone to have a safe […]

Posted in Important Message, Member Notices |

Electronic Waste Day at SCMUA in Lafayette – Saturday, July 21, 2018

The SCMUA facility in Lafayette on Route 94 is sponsoring Electronic Waste Day Saturday, July 21 between the hours of 7 am – 2 pm. Electronic waste including TVs, VCRs, computers, keyboards and monitors, printers, copiers, stereo equipment, etc. may be brought free-of-charge though there is a limit of five units per vehicle. If you […]

Posted in Of Special Interest |

Petitions for Trustee Positions Available

At this year’s Annual Meeting on August 19, 2018, elections will be held for full, three-year terms commencing October 1, 2018, for Trustee positions for Sections 2, 9, 10, and 11 (note: the Highland Lakes Newsette of June 30, 2018, incorrectly omits Section 2 and incorrectly includes Section 12). In order for a candidate’s name […]

Posted in Elections |

Garbage services with Blue Diamond begin Monday, July 2, 2018

The Club’s summer garbage pickup for ten weeks with Blue Diamond Disposal begins on Monday, July 2. Pickup on Mondays will continue throughout the summer and end on Tuesday, September 4 (due to Labor Day holiday). The schedule is as follows: July 2, July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13, 20, 27, and September […]

Posted in Member Notices |

Dock Space Assignments / Assigned Space List

New assignments of permanent dock space have been made, subject to all of the Club’s Rules, with a specific reminder that your boat must be in its assigned dock space not later than July 5, 2018. If your boat is not on the dock in its assigned space on July 5 the space will be […]

Posted in Boat Docks and Racks |

Swim Team Practices Begin Friday, June 29, 2018 – 9 am

Due to the late season dismissal of Vernon’s schools, Swim Team practices will not start until Friday, June 29. The practice schedule is as follows: 9 am – 10 am: ages 13+ 10 am – 11 am: ages 9 – 12 11 am – 11:45 am: ages 8 and under 11:30 am – 12 pm: […]

Posted in Swim Team |

Mosquitoes? Helpful Contact Information

To report problems with mosquitoes please contact the Sussex County Office of Mosquito Control at 973-948-4545 during the hours of 8 am to 4:30 pm or by email to mosquito@sussex.nj.us. The Office of Mosquito Control maintains a comprehensive webpage of information about mosquitoes (http://www.sussex.nj.us/Cit-e-Access/webpage.cfm?TID=7&TPID=3448) and includes a schedule of spraying.  According to the Office of Mosquito […]

Posted in Important Message |

The Lion King Jr. – Auditions July 2 and July 3 – Don’t Miss Out!

This summer, the Highland Lakes Clubhouse will be hosting the performance of Disney’s The Lion King Jr., under the direction of Highland Lakes resident and college theatre senior Brooke Harrsch. This engaging summer experience is perfect for new and experienced theatrical performers ages 9-15. Attention all Highland Lakes actors, singers, and dancers: we look forward […]

Posted in Activities and Events for Children |

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Today is forecast to be Much Cooler than yesterday. Showers and thunderstorms.
Friday 07/06 80%
High 80° / Low 49°
Thunderstorms likely. High near 80F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Saturday 07/07 0%
High 74° / Low 53°
Sunny. Less humid. High 74F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 07/08 0%
High 82° / Low 57°
Sunny. High 82F. Winds light and variable.
Monday 07/09 0%
High 86° / Low 62°
Mostly sunny skies. High 86F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
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