Greatwood News

November 18th, 2019|

Block Party Trailer Program Launched in Sugar Land

Residents now have access to a trailer full of supplies to make hosting a neighborhood block party easy and enjoyable.

“The Sugar Cube,” a block party trailer intended to help foster neighborhood relationships, was created foster neighborhood relationships and as a result of a efforts to streamline the city’s special events offerings and avoid duplication of effort by leveraging existing event opportunities already occurring within neighborhoods.

“The Sugar Cube provides a convenient way to bring people together where they live in hopes of finding similarities that will bring them closer together. Neighbors who connect with one another only strengthen our community,” said Community Engagement Manager Carrie Paxton-Lamke.

Residents can reserve The Sugar Cube free of charge by completing an online form after their community group, homeowners’ or neighborhood association completes a short registration process with the City.

“In our increasingly digital world, we often lack the opportunity to get to know our neighbors face-to-face,” said Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Kimberly Terrell, “Our goal is that The Sugar Cube inspires our neighborhoods to come outside, meet one another and recreate a National Night Out-style block party any weekend of the year.”

To learn more about The Sugar Cube or to make a reservation, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/sugarcube.

November 13th, 2019|

Flags Across Brazos…for the Youth of Fort Bend County

Six times throughout the year, enjoy a 3’x5′ American Flag displayed in your yard from sunrise to sunset. Young men from Troop 1000 will strategically place a flag in your front yard on the following days: July 4th, Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day and Flag Day.

The things that the flag stands for were created by the experiences of a great people. Everything that it stands for was written by their lives. The flag is the embodiment, not of sentiment, but of history.” – Woodrow Wilson, June 14, 1915, Flag Day.

Signing Up or Missing Flags?

To determine if Troop 1000 services your area, please check the Common Patriots web page.

If you are interested in signing up or have any questions please send an email to: t1000fab@gmail.com.

Troop 1000 Flags Across the Brazos Subscription Prices (effective May 2017, Troop 1000 will no longer accept partial year subscriptions).

November 12th, 2019|

List of Playgrounds

Recreation Centers

By Section

  • Brazos Bend – Lavender Field at Rockwall Court
  • Crossing – Deer Hollow Drive
  • Fairview – Winding Brook East Drive (at approximately Twining Trail Lane)
  • Forest – Forest Bend Drive and Azalea Bend
  • Forest – Garden Brook & Great Pecan Lane
  • Knoll – Knoll Forest Drive (pass Rabbs Bayou)
  • Manor – Northwoods and Birnam Glen Drive
  • Stonebridge – Deerbrook Drive and Lauren Way
  • Stonebridge/Brooks Mill – Cross Trail Drive (between Terrace View Drive & Shady Bend Drive)
  • Woodhaven – Winding Brook & Haven Glen Drive

Pools

May 20th, 2020|

Pools Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

Due to the COVID-19 situation, the pool company has not been able to hire and train enough lifeguards to open the pools on Memorial Day. At this time the schedule has been tentatively set to open on June 1st – depending on the availability of lifeguards.

We will update this site as we have more information.

May 19th, 2020|

Lap Lane Swimming Update

Lap lane swimming program is in effect at Rec Center #2 from 6AM until 5PM. No more than 6 persons should be in the pool area at any given time. You must use social distancing while in the pool area. Furniture has been removed, but you are welcome to bring your own chair.

Normally the pool closes on Tuesday for cleaning, but we are temporarily asking for the pool to be cleaned later in the day. Once all the pools open, we will return to the closed on Tuesday schedule.

March 25th, 2020|

Pool #2 Closed for Lap Swimming

As of 11:00 AM today, pool #2 will be closed to lap lane swimming.

We are following the direction of the Greatwood Board of Directors, Ft Bend County Officials , City of Sugar Land Official and our Legal Counsel.

The safety and health of our residents is the most important concern at this time. Please continue to stay at home, wash your hands, practice social distancing. The Board of Directors will review the COVID-19 situation on April 9, 2020 and make a decision whether to re-open pool 2 at that time.

Normally our pool season begins on the weekends during May, but this may be pushed back if the situation warrants it.

January 13th, 2020|

Introduction from ABP

With 35 years of experience in the pool management industry, we are in business to provide safer pools in Houston while empowering employees to succeed in their job. We envision aquatic experiences resulting in happy people and safe, beautiful pools. We consider it a privilege and an opportunity to be working with your community and hope that we are not only viewed as your management company, but also viewed as a part of your neighborhood.

Read more…

May 21st, 2020|

Welcome Back – Food Truck Friday!!!

Everyone is anxious to get back to “normal”. Well, Food Truck Friday is back starting tomorrow!!! Friday, May 22nd. There are a few requirements though. You must not gather in groups. Social distancing of 6 feet is required. Make sure to sanitize before and after.

The food truck line up is:

  • TheSauerkraut
  • Foreign Policy
  • Smok’d It Up BBq
  • Mary Had a Little Party

Have fun and enjoy the great food!

March 27th, 2020|

Food Truck Friday – Cancelled

Due to the current “Stay at Home” order, Food Truck Friday is cancelled for April.

If the situation permits, it will be on the calendar again for May. Greatwood loves their Food Trucks!

February 7th, 2020|

March Events and Meetings

  • March 1 Lap Swimming Resumes Pool #2 – 8802 Greatwood Parkway
  • March 3 Election Primary Rec Center 1, 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM – 7225 Greatwood Parkway
  • March 5 ACC Committee On-Site Office, 6:30 PM – 8802 Greatwood Parkway
  • March 6 Food Truck Friday Rec Center 1 – 7225 Greatwood Parkway
  • March 19 Section Annual Rec Center 1 – 7225 Greatwood Parkway – Conference Room
    • 6:30 Brazos Bend
    • 7:00 Highland Park
  • March 26 Board of Directors Meeting Rec Center 1 – 7225 Greatwood Parkway – 6:00 PM
    • Amended Agenda (PDF)
    • Board Election
    • 2 open positions 6:30 PM – Neighborhood Reps only (election process)

December 13th, 2019|

January Events and Meetings

January 3rd – Food Truck Friday – Recreation Center #1

January 9th – ACC Meeting – 6:30 PM – Deadline for submitting applications December 20th.

January 23rd – Board of Directors Meeting – 6:00 PM – Recreation Center #1

November 18th, 2019|

Block Party Trailer Program Launched in Sugar Land

Residents now have access to a trailer full of supplies to make hosting a neighborhood block party easy and enjoyable.

“The Sugar Cube,” a block party trailer intended to help foster neighborhood relationships, was created foster neighborhood relationships and as a result of a efforts to streamline the city’s special events offerings and avoid duplication of effort by leveraging existing event opportunities already occurring within neighborhoods.

“The Sugar Cube provides a convenient way to bring people together where they live in hopes of finding similarities that will bring them closer together. Neighbors who connect with one another only strengthen our community,” said Community Engagement Manager Carrie Paxton-Lamke.

Residents can reserve The Sugar Cube free of charge by completing an online form after their community group, homeowners’ or neighborhood association completes a short registration process with the City.

“In our increasingly digital world, we often lack the opportunity to get to know our neighbors face-to-face,” said Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation Kimberly Terrell, “Our goal is that The Sugar Cube inspires our neighborhoods to come outside, meet one another and recreate a National Night Out-style block party any weekend of the year.”

To learn more about The Sugar Cube or to make a reservation, visit www.sugarlandtx.gov/sugarcube.

September 11th, 2019|

Town Hall Meeting