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INDEX
General Information Arbor Club
Facility Phone Numbers Guest Policy Arbor Club
Facility Hours of Operation Program Staff
User or Guest Fees Services
Use of Facilities Tennis Rules
Lost and Found Tennis Etiquette
Emergencies/Injuries Pools
Bus Schedule Bocce Courts
H&R Center General Rules
General Facility Rules Use of Amenities
Guest Policy Health & Recreation General Conduct
Program Staff Event Hosting
Fitness Center Facility Request Forms
H & R Fitness Center Guidelines Building Property
Lockers Catering & Alcohol
Racquetball Courts Clean Up
Steam Room, Sauna, & Whirlpool Delivery
Physical Therapist Policy Equipment
Pickleball TV Submission
Personal Trainers Trip Advertising
Tennis Bus Line Insurance Documentation
Mini Golf Community Bulletin Boards
  Garden Club Rules & Procedures
  90th Street Dog Park

 

Phone Number Listings

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Activities Office 854-8707 x 7530 or 7533
Activities and Room Reservation 854-8707 x 7530 or 7533
General Rules/Use of Amenities 854-8707 x 7530 or 7533
Health & Fitness Center 854-8707 x 7534
Channel 19 854-8707 x 7530 or 7533
The Pub 352-854-0761
Golf/Pro Shop 352-854-8430
Candler Hills Restaurant 352-861-9720
Candler Hills Pro Shop 352-861-9712
Arbor Club 352-387-7539
Tennis Pro Shop & Tennis Information 387-7539
Front (Main) Gate 352-854-8935
East (90th St.) Gate 352-854-2237
Candler Hills Gate 352-861-5378
Fire Dept. (Friendship) 352-291-1271
Sheriff Highway 200 Satellite Office 352-402-6060
Friendship Catering 352-861-9130
Mr. B's Big Scoop Ice Cream 352-237-4777
Master the Possibilities Educational Center 352-854-3699
Customer Service 352-236-6869
Circle Square Cultural Center 352-854-3670
The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa 352-861-8180

 

Hours of Operation

Health & Recreation Gym (January – December)
Monday 6:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Pool Hours for Health & Recreation
Monday - Sunday 8:00 AM – Dusk
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 AM – Dusk (Free Swim)
OTOW Pub & Meeting Rooms
Craft Building 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Pub

Mon,Tues, Thurs, Fri, - 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM,
Wed. - 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM,
Sat. - 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM,
Sun. - Closed

Arbor Conference Center
Monday – Saturday 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Pool Hours for Arbor Club
Monday – Friday 6:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Indigo East
Indigo East Community Center 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Indigo East Pool 9:00 AM – Dusk
Candler Hills
Candler Hills Golf Shop 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Candler Hills Restaurant Mon.-Thurs. - 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri. & Sat. - 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sun. 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Candler Hills Pool 9:00 AM – Dusk
Candler Hills Community Center 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Circle Square Commons
Sid's Coffee Shop & Deli
Serving Breakfast and Lunch
Mon. - Sat.: 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Mr. B's Big Scoop Ice Cream Mon. - Closed
Tues./Wed./Thurs - 1:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Fri. & Sat. - 1:00 PM – 'til last call
Sun. - 1:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Master the Possibilities Mon.–Fri. - 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Circle Square Cultural Center Mon.-Sat. - 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM,
Day of Show - 11:00 AM – Showtime
The Ranch Fitness Center & Spa Mon. – Thurs. - 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM,
Fri. - 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM ,
Sat. - 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM,
Sun. - 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

 

Use of Facilities
Only persons named on the original deed at the time of closing or in full-time occupancy (includes seasonal residents) of the home qualify for resident membership and use of the facilities. If one full-time occupant is not listed on the deed and is not a family member, he/she and primary occupant must set appointment to appear before the Association Representative and provide proof of occupancy by one of the following methods 1) present checking account with both occupants’ names listed or 2) present a current utility bill with both occupants listed. If one full-time occupant is not listed on the deed and is a family member, the primary occupant and family member must set appointment to appear before the Association Representative. Anyone else, regardless of familial relation or residential status is considered to be a guest and is subject to guest fees. (Gateway of Service is required for use of facilities within the gated community.)

User or Guest Fees
You are welcome to bring guests to the facilities. There will be a nominal fee levied for use of any of the facilities reserved for use by the residents. Once you or your guests have paid the appropriate fee, a temporary pass will be issued. For your convenience, fees may be paid by cash, check, charged by credit card or deducted by auto-debit from your personal account (See Customer Service Department (CSD), Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., located in Friendship Commons at 9850 SW 84th Court, Suite 200, to obtain temporary guest pass).

The terms of use of the golf courses and other amenities and the associated fees and charges are subject to change from time to time by Sidney Colen & Associates, Ltd.

Lost and Found
Articles found in all buildings should be turned into the attendant in the Health & Recreation Fitness Center. Non-valuable items may be claimed during regular hours of operation. Items of value will be secured separately and may be claimed at the Recreation Office.  Items will be held for 30 days, after that time they will be donated to charity. When resident ID Cards are turned into the Recreation Office or the Arbor Club we will make every attempt to contact you immediately to notify you that we have your ID card so that you may come and retrieve it.

Emergencies/Injuries for All Buildings
When the fire alarm sounds, all members must evacuate the building. Please follow the exit signs. If the building is staffed please follow instructions from the employees. When exiting the building please leave in an orderly manner and make your way to the parking lot. Please do not group around the doors. Please report any injury, however slight to the building manager on duty, if not a staffed building please report to the Health & Recreation office at 854-8707.

 

Health & Recreation Building

General Facility Rules

  1. No pets, except Service Dogs
  2. No food in the fitness center, please use the lobby or lounge areas
  3. No smoking or tobacco chewing within any building
  4. No Spitting

Guest Policy Health and Recreation
The fee for a guest is $7.50 a day to utilize the fitness center. No reservations are necessary. No one under the age of 15 is allowed in the fitness center. A resident may bring two guests per visit. The resident leaves their ID card at the front desk.

Program Staff

Theresa Fields  

Theresa Fields | Program Supervisor | (352) 854-8707 x 7530

     
    Jenene Baxley | Recreation Coordinator | (352) 854-8707 x 7533

 

Fitness Center

Services:

  • Personal Training (Fee Required)
  • Free Cybex Equipment orientations every Tuesday at noon

Equipment
Equipment such as volleyballs, racquetballs, racquets and goggles can be found in the information booth by the front desk. There is a $15.00 fee for all lost or damaged racquets.
Fitness Center attended from opening to close.  Staff present at all times to help residents.

For a complete list of fitness classes and schedule, click here for a fitness schedule. (PDF file, 4 mb)

Health and Recreation Fitness Center GuidelinesHealth & Recreation Building

  • Upon entering the H&R Fitness Center, you agree THAT YOU SHALL assume the risk of exercising and/or utilizing these facilities and equipment and agree to abide by all Rules and Regulations posted within the center.
  • Remember to bring your ID card upon entering the fitness center. Only residents
    who have an ID card are permitted to use the facility. Guests must come
    accompanied by a resident. Please check with the fitness center regarding the daily
    and weekly guest fees.
  • It is recommended that you consult a physician before beginning an exercise program.
  • Please sign-in at the desk before exercising.
  • If you experience dizziness, shortness of breath, pain in the chest, arms or nausea,
    stop exercising immediately. Promptly ask the fitness attendant to assist you.
  • When working out, please do not rest on the machines when others are waiting to
    use them. Move on to the next machine.
  • Please limit your cardiovascular work to 30 minutes if others are waiting to use the exercise equipment. Sign-up sheets are available. After signing-up, please be ready to use the equipment whenever it is your turn.
  • If you are not sure how to use a machine, please ask our fitness attendants or our personal trainer for help.
  • Do not exceed the recommended time for the steam room (10 minutes), sauna (8 minutes) and whirlpool (5 minutes).
  • Dress in comfortable and proper attire. Shirts are mandatory; please wear one that covers the chest and back areas.
  • For your protection, closed-toe and closed-heel athletic shoes should be worn. Open-toe and open-heel shoes are not permitted.
  • Please do not eat or chew gum while exercising. Food in the fitness area is not permitted.
  • Report equipment problems to the fitness center attendant.
  • Store your personal items in the day lockers situated in the restrooms. Please do not leave personal items overnight and remove lock.
  • All free weights and fitness balls need to be put back on the racks or designated areas after use.

Lockers
All lockers are day lockers. Please do not leave valuables in the lockers. If locks are left on the lockers they will be removed nightly.

Racquetball Courts/Guidelines Racquet Ball Court
Members must wear proper non-marking rubber-soled shoes. No street shoes are allowed. Eye goggles must be worn during play. The courts are designed for racquetball, badminton, or Wallyball only. All residents are required to sign in before playing. Any guest of residents must sign-in and pay the fitness center attendant a guest fee of $7.50.

Steam Room, Sauna & Whirlpool

  1. Please rinse off prior to entering whirlpool.
  2. Nudity is not allowed, bathing suit must be worn.
  3. No additives, oils, bubbles, etc., are allowed in Wet Rooms.
  4. Appropriate behavior is required at all times.
  5. All doors must be closed at all times.
  6. No children under the age of 15 are allowed in the Steam Room, Sauna, or Whirlpool.
  7. On the second and fourth Tuesday of every month the whirlpools are closed from 6:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for deep cleaning.
  8. Do not exceed the recommended time for the steam room (10 minutes), sauna (8 minutes) and whirlpool (5 minutes).

Policy on Physical Therapist for Fitness Center

Physical Therapist may come into the Health & Recreation Fitness Center one time to demonstrate the physical therapy routine for the resident on our equipment. Physical Therapists are not insured or approved for use of our private facility otherwise.

Personal Trainers

Cammy Dennis  

Cammy Dennis | Fitness Director | (352) 854-5198 x 7532

Cammy Dennis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and fitness certifications in both Personal Training and Group Exercise from the American Council on Exercise and the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America. Cammy’s fitness career spans 18 years and includes experience in personal training, group exercise instruction, and program management. Cammy is also a faculty member of SCW Fitness Education, and travels around the United States educating fitness professionals on the subject of senior fitness.

     
Larry Robinson  

Larry Robinson | Personal Trainer | (352) 854-8707 x 7531

Larry Robinson is certified through the American College of Sports Medicine and has over 20 years of experience in the fitness industry. Larry’s extensive background includes fitness management, personal training and group exercise. Senior exercise science and wellness promotion for active aging adults has been a focus for Larry throughout his fitness career.

 

     

Health & Recreation Mini Golf

Community’s 18-Hole Miniature Golf Course
Rules and Regulations

1. Resident must accompany guest under 15 years of age.

2. All play must begin behind hole sign.

3. Play an out of bounds ball from where it left bounds with a one stroke penalty and placed no closer to the hole.

4. Balls that fall in rock hazards can be removed with a one stroke penalty and placed no closer to the hole.

5. The ball can be moved out four inches from the walls or obstacles without penalty.

6. Equipment sign outs will be located at the Health & Recreation office or Fitness Center.
7. Return equipment to its proper place.

8. No running or unsportsman like conduct.

Arbor Club

Guest Policy Arbor Club
The fee for a guest to utilize the pool area is $2.25 a day. No reservations are necessary. No one under the age of 15 is allowed in any of the pool areas at the Arbor Club. The resident must first see the Arbor Club attendant to pay all appropriate fees for their guests before entering the pool area.

Program Staff

Jorge Privat   Jorge Privat | Tennis Professional - Instructor | (352) 387-7539

Services

Outdoor Hot Tub
Dressing Rooms
Showers
Lockers

Aquatic Facilities for Fitness Classes

One 25 – yard indoor six-lane heated pool
One walking pool

Tennis

Health & Recreation Tennis Courts
There are four (4) tennis courts at the Health & Recreation Building for your use. There are two courts specifically marked for Pickleball play and are reserved for Pickleball on Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

Arbor Tennis Club
If you are looking for a more competitive game of tennis, you will want to become a member of our Arbor Tennis Club. Tennis members enjoy a more structured program. Tennis clinics and lessons are available. You may also participate in USTA leagues, tournaments and other competitive play. All are run by our full-time certified professional Tennis Director on the club’s brand new Plexicushion Prestige Acrylic playing surface courts.

Arbor Tennis Club General Rules & Procedures

  1. FACILITY USAGE
    The Arbor tennis courts are for the use of its members and their guests, the Tennis Director, his staff and pupils; and for the participants of sanctioned events.
  2. DRESS CODE
    Proper tennis attire is required at all times. Regulation non-marking tennis shoes with socks are required. Tee shirts with non-tennis related graphic designs, or inappropriate graphic designs, undershirts, men's sleeveless shirts, such as tank tops and "muscle shirts", fishnet shirts, cut-offs, Bermudas, blue jeans, bathing suits, gym shorts, slacks, and walking shorts are not permitted.
  3. COURT RESERVATIONS
    Reservations can be made up to three days in advance for courts two through five, for any time of the day, and for court one, when there is no scheduled instruction or scheduled events. Special events, teaching, and league play take precedence over normal play reservations. Courts may be reserved between 8:00 am and 8:00 pm. Reservation sheets are posted at The Arbor Club. Telephone reservations will not be accepted. Members can reserve only one court per start time. Courts may be reserved for one hour for singles, and two hours for doubles. Two names must be listed for singles, and  four names for doubles. Reservations are forfeited fifteen minutes after the reservation-start time, if one player is absent for singles, or two players are absent for doubles. Players are urged to cancel in advance whenever possible. Abuse of non-appearance without prior cancellation, will result in restrictions in the ability to reserve a court.
  4. GUEST PLAY
    All guests and sponsoring members must register on the sign-up sheet. Sponsoring members must ensure that all guest fees are paid prior to play. At least one member must be a part of the group containing guest players.
  5. LEAGUES AND SPECIAL EVENTS
    The formation of league teams, inter community teams, and special events, must be coordinated with the Director of Tennis. Play in these events may not start earlier than 10:00 am on weekdays, and 11:00 am on weekends, except for events within The Club.
  6. OTHER
    When players are waiting for courts, unreserved play is limited to one hour for singles, and one and one half hour for doubles. Waiting players are permitted to ask players who have occupied the courts beyond these times, to relinquish the courts. Pets are not allowed on the courts, and children only if accompanied by an adult. Trash must be placed in the appropriate receptacles. Only non-alcoholic beverages, and non-breakable containers are allowed within the fenced area of the courts. Smoking is prohibited on the grounds of the tennis courts. The Tennis Director has the authority to ask anyone to leave the courts for infraction of any of these rules and regulations, and will also monitor compliance with the "Un-Written Rules of Tennis", otherwise known as "Tennis Etiquette".

Tennis Etiquette
Court etiquette is not explicitly spelled out in the rules, but it should be familiar territory to a tennis player who wants to be known as sportsmanlike and mannerly. Are you obeying these rules?

  1. The oldest tradition in tennis is to give your opponent the benefit of the doubt. This means that ball that can not be called out with surety is presumed to be good and continues in play.
  2. No point should be replayed because a player is not sure if a ball was in or out.
  3. It is both, the obligation and prerogative of a player to call all balls in his court, to help his opponent make calls when the opponent requests it, and to call against himself(with the exception of his partner's first service), any ball that he sees clearly out on his opponents side of the court.
  4. Returning a service that is obviously out (accompanied by an out call) is a form of rudeness and when the receiver knows that in making these returns he bothers the server, it is gamesmanship.
  5. Compliance with the foot fault rule is very much a function of a player's personal honor system.
  6. When play is in progress do not go behind another court to retrieve a ball or hit a lose ball to that court. Do not ask for one of your balls until the point in play on the adjoining court has stopped. In returning a lose ball to another court, do not hit it aimlessly, as if you do not care where it goes as long as it leaves your court. Instead, pick up the ball and hit it gently so that it goes directly to one of the players on the court, preferably the server, or gently roll it to the back fence if no one is looking for it.
  7. Enter and exit between points. Wait until the point in progress is over before entering or leaving through another court. It is not only courteous, but safer for every one.
  8. Retrieve stray balls during breaks. If you know your tennis etiquette, you know that the only time you should go into the next court to retrieve a ball is when the point is over. Better yet, politely ask for those players to return your ball, but ask only during a break in play. On the other hand, it is common courtesy to make sure stray balls are returned to the proper courts promptly.
  9. Keep your voice down. Yes, tennis is a social game and you should have fun. But, there is a time for social chit-chat, and it is not on the tennis court. The noise might not be disrupting your group, but, there are other people to consider. If you must talk, keep it to a minimum, and keep the decibel level down. If you have a problem, meet your opponent at the net. Don't discuss it by yelling from baseline to baseline.
  10. Always announce the score. It makes life a whole lot easier if the server announces the score before each serve. That way there won't be any arguments over the score. The same holds true for line calls. Call the ball loudly and clearly.
  11. Ease up on practice returns. When your opponent is taking practice serves don't smack the ball back with your hardest returns. Instead, catch a few serves so your opponent can concentrate on his delivery. He won't have much practice if he has to duck your returns. How do you practice your return?...Simple. After your opponent has hit a few serves, simply announce "I am going to return these". At least that way, he will be ready for them.
  12. Learn and play by the rules. It is common courtesy and a written rule to know the rules of the game and to play by them. A knowledgeable, mannerly, courteous player is the best representative of the game, the way it was intended to be played. So, make it a point to play by the rules. The written ones and the unwritten ones!

Pickleball

Pickleball Facility Rules and Regulations
 

  1. FACILITY USAGE
    The Pickleball courts are for the use by OTOW residents and their guests, and for the participants in approved and sanctioned events.
  2. DRESS CODE
    Proper attire and equipment are required at all times. Shoes which may damage the court surface, bathing suits, fishnet shirts, or other unkempt or inappropriate attire or equipment are not permitted on the courts.
  3. COURT RESERVATIONS
    Group playing days and times are posted on the bulletin board located on the court premises. Outside the courts playing times, the courts are open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Reservations are not necessary at the present time, however, reservations may be required in the future as the need arises.
  4. GUEST PLAY
    All guests must register at the Health and Recreation Office or Fitness Office. Children under the age of 12 can only use the courts outside the scheduled times and only when a resident player is present. All guests must be accompanied by the inviting OTOW resident, and the resident is responsible for paying a $5.00 guest fee per guest prior to play. Out of town and over-night house guests may play without limitations at a cost of $5.00 per day (per guest) or $15.00 per week, any time the resident is present. Reciprocal Gated-community and Pickleball league play are exempt from guest-play rules so long as players come to OTOW as a group. Residents must complete a Club Guest Notification form and submit to the H&R Office one week prior to the guests entering the community.
  5. LEAGUES AND SPECIAL EVENTS
    The formation of leagues, inter-community teams and special events must be coordinated with the Director in charge of racquet sports. Special events playing times must be posted on the bulletin board well in advance.
  6. OTHER
    When players are waiting for courts, play will be limited to two games, or twenty minutes. Waiting players are permitted to ask players occupying the courts beyond these times to relinquish the courts.
    Pets are not allowed on the courts.
    Trash must be placed in the appropriate receptacles.
    Only non-alcoholic beverages and non-breakable containers are allowed on the grounds of the Pickleball courts.
    Smoking is not allowed.
    Players should monitor compliance with these rules as well as with the "Rules of Etiquette" posted on the bulletin board.

Pools

Pool rules are for your benefit and safety.
Non-compliance of pool rules will result in loss of privileges. Thank you for your cooperation.

Health & Recreation Pool
Aquacise classes meet M-W-F from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, please be courteous and please use other end of pool. Open swimming to all residents from 12:00 p.m. – dusk. The Health & Recreation pool will be closed for cleaning the last Wednesday of the month.

Health & Recreation Pool Rules
Hours: 8 a.m. to dusk
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.


  • No alcoholic beverages allowed on pool deck.
  • Pool closes at dusk – hours of operation are 8:00 am to dusk.
  • Facilities are for use by residents and guest(s) only.
  • Guest(s) under 15 years of age may use the pool from noon to dusk, and must be accompanied by parent or resident.
  • During weekends and holidays, there are no time restrictions for guests under the age of 15.
  • Diaper age children must wear swim diapers or Little Swimmers®.
  • Remove any oils or lotions by showering before entering the pool.
  • No running, jumping or horseplay in or around the pool.
  • No throwing of objects or littering.
  • Food, drinks, glass containers, and pets must be kept outside of fenced pool area.
  • Water bottles are allowed as long as they are plastic – no coolers allowed.
  • No smoking in and around pool area including pool deck.
  • Please exit pool during thunderstorms for your safety.
  • Water wings and noodles are allowed, but please no tubes, rafts or inflatables.
  • 911 emergency phone located on the veranda.
  • Please exit pool during thunderstorms for your safety.
  • Diving is prohibited.
  • Bathing load capacity is 100.
  • Be safe, responsible, and considerate while using the pool.

Arbor Club PoolArbor Club Pools
Pool use for residents and adult guests only. Guest(s) must purchase pass $2.25/Day or $10.75/Week per guest. Children under age 15 are not allowed in pools or on pool deck areas. No food, drinks, smoking or glass in pool or on pool deck. Click here to view the Arbor Club Indoor Pool Schedule. (PDF 51kb) Swim at your own risk, No lifeguard on duty. The Arbor Club Indoor pool will be closed for cleaning the every Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:30 am. The Outdoor pool & spa will be closed the 1st Wednesday of the month.

Arbor Club Pool Rules
Indoor Pool Hours: Mon. - Fri. 6 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.,
Sat. 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Outdoor Pool Hours: Mon. - Sat. 7 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.

  • No alcoholic beverages allowed on pool deck.
  • Pool use is for residents and adult guests only.
  • Guest(s) must purchase a pass – $2.25/day or $10.75/week per guest.
  • Children under the age of 15 are not permitted in pools or on pool deck areas.
  • Please refer to Arbor Club indoor pool schedule for complete listing of hourly activities.
  • Remove any oils or lotions by showering before entering the pool or spa.
  • No running, jumping or horseplay in or around the pool.
  • No throwing of objects or littering.
  • Water bottles are allowed as long as they are plastic – no coolers allowed.
  • No smoking in and around pool area including pool deck.
  • 911 emergency phone located outside the ladies bathroom wall.
  • Please exit pool during thunderstorms for your safety.
  • Be safe, responsible, and considerate while using the pool.
  • Noodles are allowed, but please no tubes, rafts or inflatables..
  • Food, drinks, glass containers and pets are prohibited in pool and on pool deck.
  • Diving is prohibited.
  • Indoor pool bathing load is 75 and the outdoor pool bathing load is 37.
  • The indoor pool will be closed for cleaning every Wednesday, from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
  • The outdoor pool and spa will be closed for cleaning the first Wednesday of the month.

Candler Pool
Pool is open to all residents and guests from 9:00 a.m. to dusk. Guests under the age of 15 are permitted in the pool from 12:00 p.m. to dusk. During weekends and holidays, there are no time restrictions for guests under 15. The Candler pool & spa will be closed for cleaning the 2nd Wednesday of the month.

Candler Hills Pool Rules
Hours:
9 a.m. to dusk
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.

  • No alcoholic beverages allowed on pool deck.
  • Please exit pools during thunderstorms.
  • Water wings and noodles are allowed, but no tubes, rafts or inflatables.
  • Pool is open to all residents and their guests.
  • Guests under the age of 15 are permitted in the pool from noon to dusk only when accompanied by a resident or parent.
  • During weekends and holidays, there are no time restrictions for guests under 15.
  • Children in diapers must wear swim diapers or Little Swimmers®.
  • Remove any oils or lotions by showering before entering the pool.
  • Food, drinks, smoking, glass containers and pets are prohibited in pool and on pool deck.
  • Plastic water bottles are allowed...no coolers allowed.
  • Diving is prohibited.
  • Bathing load is 55 persons.
  • The pool will be closed for cleaning the second Wednesday of the month.
  • No running, jumping or horseplay in or around the pool.
  • No throwing objects or littering.

Candler Hills Spa Rules
Hours:
9 a.m. to dusk
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.

  • Shower before entering.
  • Food, drinks, smoking, glass containers and pets are prohibited in spa and on deck.
  • Bathing load is 10 persons.
  • Children under the age of 12 must have adult supervision.
  • The spa will be closed for cleaning the second Wednesday of the month.

Indigo Pool
Pool is open to all residents and guests from 9:00 a.m. to dusk. Guests under the age of 15 are permitted in the pool from 12:00 p.m. to dusk. During weekends and holidays, there are no time restrictions for guests under 15. The Indigo pool & spa will be closed for cleaning the 3rd Wednesday of the month.

Indigo East Pool Rules
Hours:
9 a.m. to dusk
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.

  • No alcoholic beverages allowed on pool deck.
  • Please exit pools during thunderstorms.
  • Water wings and noodles are allowed, but no tubes, rafts or inflatables.
  • Pool is open to all residents and their guests.
  • Guests under the age of 15 are permitted in the pool from noon to dusk only when accompanied by a resident or parent.
  • During weekends and holidays, there are no time restrictions for guests under 15.
  • Children in diapers must wear swim diapers or Little Swimmers®.
  • Remove any oils or lotions by showering before entering the pool.
  • Food, drinks, smoking, glass containers and pets are prohibited in pool and on pool deck.
  • Plastic water bottles are allowed...no coolers allowed.
  • Diving is prohibited.
  • Bathing load is 55 persons.
  • The pool will be closed for cleaning the second Wednesday of the month.
  • No running, jumping or horseplay in or around the pool.
  • No throwing objects or littering.

Indigo East Spa Rules
Hours:
9 a.m. to dusk
Swim at your own risk; no lifeguard on duty.

  • Shower before entering.
  • Food, drinks, smoking, glass containers and pets are prohibited in spa and on deck.
  • Bathing load is 10 persons.
  • Children under the age of 12 must have adult supervision.
  • The spa will be closed for cleaning the third Wednesday of the month.

General Rules

Community Use of Amenities
Community facilities are for the use of residents and their guests only. The facilities may be booked for club meetings, special functions or other occasions for residents through the Recreation Office. Exclusive use is not permitted, and access by other residents to the facilities will be permitted during such functions. Private use of the facilities by outsiders is not permitted.

Under no circumstances may community furniture or equipment be removed from the facility. Items may not be removed or placed on any facility walls without approval from management. Storage cabinets, boxes and other club items may not be stored in any of the facilities without approval from management. It is the duty of who ever uses the facility to clear away all rubbish, and leave the room or rooms in a clean and tidy condition.

Any damages to the facilities are to be reported to the Recreation Office, 854-8707 x 7530 or 7533. If any such damage is due to the actions of a resident or their guest, repairs may be billed to the resident.

General Conduct
Appropriate social behavior and respectful treatment of others is expected of all staff, residents and their guests while using any of the amenity facilities. In the event of violations of any of the rules outlined by the management company verbally or in writing or behavior deemed inappropriate by the Management is strictly prohibited and revocation of privileges of the use of amenity facilities by the resident(s) or their guest(s) may occur. Respect and general consideration by all residents for all other residents and all users of the community should be exercised at all times.

Violations of inappropriate social behavior and disrespect of others include but are not limited to the following:

  • Unprofessional conduct such as abusive language or disrespect to staff, volunteers, residents and/or their guests or abuse or defacing of property;
  • Unreasonable disturbance or physical abuse or threat of physical abuse or verbal abuse towards staff, volunteers, residents and/or their guests;
  • Bullying, annoying or harassing behavior toward staff, volunteers, residents and/or their guests.

Management has the authority to take the appropriate action based on the violation and may use the following guideline:
First violation will result in a letter of reprimand.
Second violation will result in 30 day loss of privileges.
Third violation will result in termination of privileges.

Rules and guidelines for hosting an event at any of the On Top of the World Facilities
The following Facility Policies and Procedures apply to all events held at On Top of the World facilities, however the terms and conditions of each contract may vary, and the specifics defined by your Facility Agreement supersede all other statements.

Facility Request Forms
These forms can be found in the Health & Recreation Building in the Information Center. Prior to utilizing any of the facilities at On Top of The World Communities, a Facility Request form must be filled out and approved by the recreation office. The white copy of the form will be retained by the Health & Recreation Office and the yellow copy is provided to the resident and should be with the resident when utilizing the room/rooms at On Top of The World. Should a challenge be made by another over the use of the room/rooms, the resident will be able to demonstrate the right to use the facility through the approved yellow copy of the form.

With the increase in the demand for the use of rooms, reservation minimums do apply. Reserving rooms at the Arbor Conference Center requires a minimum of 10 people to utilize the room in order to book it. We have made one room available for groups under 10 people at the Health & Recreation Building. This room is Meeting Room 2 which is located off of the fitness center.  This room can also be utilized for the use of Board Meetings for the clubs.

Room/rooms booked for events such as weddings, showers, birthday parties or anniversary parties may only be reserved for a resident or a resident’s immediate family which may include spouse, mother, father, children, stepchildren, grandchildren, brothers and sisters. Please note, no religious services are allowed within On Top of the World Communities, Inc. facilities.

Building Property
All building equipment and supplies assigned to a building are the property of said building and may not be moved to another building. This pertains to but is not limited to AV Equipment, tables, chairs and any other equipment or supplies that were purchased for the building.

Catering & Alcoholic Beverages
A Food Service Fee will be assessed when utilizing any of the community rooms when food is involved for any event, whether it is catered, potluck or brought in from take out locations such as Lee’s or Publix. The Food Service Fee will be applied as follows:

1 – 100 $50.00 $50.00 Refundable
101 – 200 $100.00 $100.00 Refundable
201+ $200.00 $200.00 Refundable

The fee may be fully refunded if rooms and facilities are left as described below.
Totally cleaned up – tables wiped, chairs replaced, no food or other trash on floor
Garbage is bagged and placed in dumpster
No spills, which would require additional clean up or carpet cleaning

The fee will not apply to events catered by Friendship Catering, as they will be responsible for cleanup.

There are no BYOB events allowed at the Health & Recreation Ballroom, the Arbor Club, the Arbor Conference Center, and Circle Square Cultural Center. If you are requiring alcohol for your event please contact the On Top of the World Hospitality Division.

Clean Up
No items may be stored overnight without prior consent of the Health & Recreation Office. Any non-approved items left after the event will be regarded as trash and removed. For areas left in disarray, a clean up fee may be assessed and billed to the resident responsible for the room reservation. Rooms should be left in the setup according to the room schematic located on the wall of each Arbor Conference Center Suite. The Health & Recreation Ballroom schematic is hanging on the wall by the ballroom doors.

Delivery
Items for the event may not be delivered to any of the facilities prior to the contracted event date. The Recreation staff is prohibited from loading/unloading, moving, or conveying any deliveries, equipment, or decorations.

Equipment
Daytime Meetings: All facilities are limited to minimal meeting equipment. The resident should arrange all audiovisual equipment, as well as additional equipment rentals, that the Recreation Office does not provide. The resident’s contracted vendor or the resident must set up any additional equipment.

All Other Events: The Recreation Office does not provide any equipment for events.

Community Channel 17 & 22
Our community TV station is available to all our residents at On Top of the World, Candler and Indigo East. This station provides you with upcoming activities, community clubs, and important information on happenings within the community. This information is input by our H&R Office on a weekly basis and the forms are located by the information desk at the H&R Building. This service is provided to our community by the Brighthouse Digital Channel.

Submission Form Procedures
The On Top of the World Communities accepts all legible submission forms from residents and employees only, however, On Top of the World reserves the right to remove any items not approved to be placed on the bulletin boards.

Please ensure your information is correct, dated and signed. Please note if your submission form is not dated and signed it will not be valid. Please allow approximately three to four weeks for all submissions.

All announcements will run for one month prior to the date of the event or function, and will be removed the day following the event.

The locations of the Poster and Channel 17/22/703 submission forms are located at the information desk at the Health & Recreation building.

Submission Rules:

  1. Identify the “Club Name & Title of Event” by filling in the appropriate box.
  2. Be sure the day, date, time and the location are filled in and correct.
  3. If the event requires ticket sales, please state the date, place, time and cost of the tickets.
  4. Contact person and phone number is required on all submission forms.
  5. If entertainment will be provided list the person or group name.
  6. A brief description of the event is limited to ten words or less.
  7. Please check the appropriate box for adding or deleting a screen for Channel 17/ 22/203. This is required to inform the Health & Recreation office of your type of submission. Return all submission forms to the Health & Recreation office for approval. The white copy of your submission form will be forwarded to the Marketing Department for the web site by the Health & Recreation Department. The yellow copy will be retained by the Health & Recreation Department.

Guidelines for Advertising of Resident Cruises
Trips may be advertised via poster that are made by the On Top of the World marketing department. All posters will be limited to the size of 11.5 x 5.5. All posters will be dated by the Recreation Department on the day that they are posted and they may remain up for a period of three months. These posters will be posted at the Health & Recreation Building in the locked glass case.

Necessary Documentation for Bus Line Pickup within Community
Please be advised that any club/resident utilizing a bus line for pickup within On Top of the World Communities must provide the following information to the Health & Recreation office at least two weeks prior to your trip. If the information below is not provided before the trip, the bus line will not be allowed to pickup within into the community.
Certificate of insurance naming On Top of the World Communities, Inc. and Sidney Colen & Associates, LTD as the certificate holder with the following clauses:  

“Certificate holder is additional insured for the operations of the names insured.”

“On Top of the World Communities, Inc. their parent, subsidiary, related and affiliated companies and their respective officers, directors, agents and employees of said companies as Additional Insured.  All policies are endorsed to provide that the carrier waives the right of subrogation against those named as Additional Insured.  Thirty days notice of cancellation.” 

The certificate is needed two weeks prior to the trip so that we may provide to our insurance company.  Once the certificate has been provided for the bus line, it will suffice for each trip until the policy expires.

Community Bulletin Boards
The communities' bulletin boards are located at the Post Offices within each community. The boards are in a locked glass enclosure. This board is updated by On Top of the World employees at the Health & Recreation Office. We will post upcoming events, trips, and announcements for the local clubs and community information. Postings are updated on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

All announcements should be submitted to the H&R office no later than eight weeks prior to the event. Marketing will make the announcements on 4x6 cards and submit them to the Health & Recreation Department for posting. Items for sale or solicitation will not be permitted on these bulletin boards.

Items for sale may be posted on the bulletin board located in the lobby of the Library. These items must be placed on a 3x5 index card only. No homes for sale, no advertising and no pictures may be placed on the bulletin board. The 3x5 card must be dated as all cards are removed after thirty days.

Garden Club Rules & Procedures
There are two gardens for use within the OTOW communities for use by residents. They are located in the following areas:

Garden Club 99th St. Rd – Right in Front of the Water Tower
Garden Club 90th St. – Located to the left of the Post Office Boxes

If interested in starting a garden you will need to contact the appropriate contact person who is listed in the OTOW Activities Directory which is located in the front of your OTOW Phone Directory. Garden spots are limited, therefore you may be added to a waiting list. The average plot size in the garden is approximately 10 x 24. These are assigned by the president of the garden clubs. Plots are considered abandoned and will be reassigned after two consecutive growing periods of non-use. Must stay within assigned plot and may not extend into the walkways.

Standard of Cleanliness
All aisle ways must be kept clear at all times.
No wire cages and extra stakes.
No carpets to be placed in aisles.

Weed Control
Black plastic should only be utilized for non-growing periods at your garden spot.
The use of bleach bottles and milk containers shall only be utilized to hold plastic in place during non-growing periods.
All gardens shall be kept weed free during growing and non-growing periods.
If you find that you will not be utilizing your garden for an extended period of time please notify the appropriate contact person so that they may fill your spot with another resident – this will help with the weed control as someone is always willing to start a garden.

Basic Gardening Practices
All trellis and stakes to support vine growing plants shall be lowered during non-growing periods of gardening, ie: pole beans.
Any items placed on poles such as scarecrows, skulls and various other items are not permitted.
Please do not leave rotted vegetables lying around, put them in the appropriate areas so as not to attract varmints.
Once growing season is complete please make sure that all remaining plants are removed and take the proper precautions for weed control.

90th Street Dog Park
The dog park located on 90th Street is provided for all residents and their companions. The dog park is surrounded by chain link fence and divided into two sections; one side for smaller dogs and one side for larger dogs. Water is available in the park for your pet. Please be courteous and pick up after your pets. Trash cans are provided for you to dispose of your pet's waste. Benches are provided under shade for seating and relaxing while your pets play during the ever so popular"Doggie Happy Hour". The park is open from sun up to sun down.

Dog Park Rules

  1. Park is closed dusk to dawn
  2. Owners must clean up after their dog(s)
  3. No aggressive dogs allowed
  4. Owners are liable for their dog’s behavior
  5. Dogs must be leashed when outside fence
  6. All dogs must be accompanied by an adult
  7. No children without an adult
  8. Owners must fill any holes
  9. Introduce new dogs with caution
  10. On Top of the World, Inc. and affiliated entities assumes no liability for the use of the park.  Use at your own risk!

The dog park will be closed on the last Friday of the month from 7:00 am to 11:00 am for spraying.

 
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