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

August 12th, 2022|

Weekend Pool Schedule

Weekend Pool Schedule (PDF)

Due to the continued lifeguard labor shortages, the pool schedule will be adjusted for the weekend.

Please be sure to check the community websites on a weekly basis for pool schedule updates. We thank you for your patience and cooperation as we try to work through the labor shortage. The HOA Board of Directors will continue to re-evaluate all options for the pools both this season and for next season.

Friday, August 12, 2022

  • Pool 1: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Pool 2: Open for lap lane swimmers only for the remainder of the season.
  • Pool 3: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, August 13, 2022

  • Pool 1: Closed
  • Pool 2: Open for lap lane swimmers only!
  • Pool 3: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

*Please note, some of the features (Slides, diving board pool, lazy river) may be closed throughout the day based on lifeguard availability.

Sunday, August 14, 2022

  • Pool 1: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Pool 2: Open for lap lane swimmers only!
  • Pool 3: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

June 2nd, 2022|

2022 Pool Rules

2022 Pool Rules (PDF)

This pool is for the use of residents of the Greatwood Community Association only. A resident must accompany their guests at all times. 4 guests per household card allowed.

  1. Lifeguards have the authority to remove anyone disobeying of endangering their self or another person. Lifeguards have the authority to suspend the offender and follow Greatwood’s Disciplinary Guidelines.
  2. Lifeguards have the authority to impose additional rules to ensure the safety and enjoyment of residents.
  3. A card key is required for entry.
  4. Residents are responsible for anyone they let in the gate. Be careful!
  5. Any children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent or person 18 years or older unless they pass a Swim Competency Test. Once the Swim Competency Test has been passed, a child 12 years or younger may be accompanied by an individual 16 years or older.
  6. Lifeguards are not responsible for the baby pool – use at your own risk. Only supervised children 5 years of age or younger may use the baby pool.
  7. No disposable diapers are allowed in the pool. Swimming diapers must be used on all infants in diapers.
  8. No diving in water less than 6 feet in depth.
  9. Running, roughhousing, abusive and foul language, firearms, gum or smoking or use of tobacco products is prohibited.
  10. Please stay off all safety and lap lane ropes.
  11. Glass containers, consumption of alcoholic beverages, loud music, pets, and use of skateboards, rollerblades or bicycles are prohibited.
  12. Toys, squirt guns and flotation devices designed for pool use are allowed. Playing on rafts and large floats are allowed as long as it is done away from the sides and steps of the pool and the pool is not crowded. Lifeguards have the authority to remove toys and flotation devices if they are miss-used or determine the pool is too crowded.
  13. Having food at the pool is a privilege. Food is not allowed in the swimming pool. Clean up after yourself, failure to do so could result in suspension of this privilege.
  14. Weather Policy: At first sight of lightning or sound of thunder, the pool will be closed a minimum of 15 minutes. Lifeguards may close the pool for additional periods of 5 to 15 minutes if the weather conditions are still unfavorable. All swimmers must exit the pool area.
  15. Human Waste Policy: If human waste in found in the pool, the pool will be closed for 2 to 8 hours depending on the severity of the condition. Lifeguards will clean and chlorinate the pool during the closing.
  16. Lap Lane Policy: The lap lane is available on a first come first serve basis. Swimmers should decide on the swimming pattern they will use. Crossing the lap lane while it is in use is prohibited.

April 8th, 2022|

Pool Schedules

Lap lane swimming at Pool 2 (8802 Greatwood Parkway) is from 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Wednesday-Monday, during the off-season. During the pool season, the lap lane program is from 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

In order to utilize the pool during lap lane swimming, a waiver must be submitted to the Greatwood HOA management team. Once completed, access will granted to your assigned access card.

Rec 2 pool is open year round and is heated in the fall, winter and spring months. If the pool is covered due to low temperatures, we will post a sign on the gate. Conditions that would cause us to cover the pool would be near freezing temperatures. Escalate Aquatic Team is making this possible by covering the expenses for the heating of the pool.

Waivers are required for lap lane swimming.

Pool Schedules
Pool 1 Schedule
Pool 2 Schedule
Pool 3 Schedule

August 20th, 2021|

Pool Hours This Weekend – August 21 – 22nd

Pool 1 – Regular Pool Hours

  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

Pool 2 – Regular Pool Hours

  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Sunday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Pool 3 – Adjusted Hours

  • Saturday and Sunday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm

June 9th, 2021|

Swim Meet Times

Gators will be having swim meets every Saturday morning for the month of June.

Geysers will be having swim meets every Monday evening for the month of June.

Expect to have heavy on-street parking at this time. Use extra caution!

April 20th, 2021|

Pool Schedules

Lap lane swimming at pool #2 is 6am until 4pm – Monday through Friday.

Once the pools open, it will be 6am until 10am – Monday through Friday – at pool #2 only. 

Waivers are required for lap lane swimming.

Pool 1 Schedule
Pool 2 Schedule
Pool 3 Schedule

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.

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Events

October 31st, 2022|

Greatwood Snow Fest

December 3rd, 2021|

Greatwood Winter Snow Festival

October 21st, 2020|

Fairway Vistas Annual Meeting

Fairway Vistas Annual meeting for October 29th has been re-scheduled for Friday, November 13th at 6:00 PM at Recreation Center #1.

August 31st, 2020|

September Food Truck Friday Cancelled

Due to the intense heat, we have been asked to cancel September’s Food Truck Friday.

August 7th, 2020|

Fairway Vistas Town Hall Meeting is Cancelled

Please be advised that the Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6:30 PM has been cancelled.

The Board of Directors met last evening and the contract for the new roofs is now under revision. It also appears that the Special Assessment (if any) will be much lower than originally anticipated.

Please be advised that you will be notified when the Board schedules the next meeting.