Clubhouse, Pool & Tennis Courts
RIVER OAKS CLUBHOUSE AND RECREATIONAL AREA
CLUBHOUSE and POOL is Closed until Further Notice due to COVID-19
Clubhouse and Picnic area may be reserved for parties only by Homeowners year round. During the Non-Pool Season Days only the Clubhouse is available.
CLUBHOUSE AND/OR POOL PARTIES
The Clubhouse and Pool area may be reserved for parties only by Homeowners during Pool Season Days, April 6 – October 15. Lifeguards must be present and will cost $30.00 each per hour. The Lifeguard will be provided by Safewater Management. The number of lifeguards will be determined by the number of people in your party and whether your guests consist of children or adults. For parties of 25 or less, a minimum of 2 Lifeguards is required. For parties of 25 or more, more Lifeguards may be required. Consult Safewater Management for the number of Lifeguards are required for the size of your party. Parties will be capped at 75 swimmers. If your party numbers are larger than booked with Safewater Management, Inc. the lifeguard has the authority to keep party swimmers out of the pool until the sufficient amount of lifeguard coverage deemed necessary arrives. Lifeguards will be paid by the Homeowner obtaining the rental. Checks must be sent to Safewater Management to reserve your date and Lifeguards. See PDF documents at bottom of page for more information on renting the Clubhouse, Parking Lot and/or Pool.
USE OF THE POOL
POOL is Closed until Further Notice due to COVID-19
The River Oaks Pool Committee welcomes all Homeowners that take advantage of using the River Oaks Pool. The following rules apply to all swimmers during lifeguard and non lifeguard hours (key card/fob access time) to ensure a SAFE, FUN AND ENJOYABLE summer. Please take a few minutes to examine these rules carefully. The gate to the pool should remain closed at all times, even during lifeguard hours. Entry must be the homeowner and with use of their key card/fob. Homeowners should not open gates for persons including homeowners that do not have their key card. See PDF documents below for more information on use of the Pool and all Clubhouse and Pool rules and regulations. To gain access to the pool one must obtain a Pool Key Card to enter the pool. You must obtain a Key Card from the facilities manager, Charlotte Boswell. Her contact information is on the website under Directors/Committees. More information on Key Card access can be found at the bottom of the page in the appropriate PDF document
2020 LIFEGUARD HOURS
Homeowners and non-resident summer membership members will have key access to the pool from the dates of April 6 through Oct. 15 and can access the pool from the hours of 7 AM-10 PM (there will be no key access during swim team practices, weekdays, 8 AM-10 AM, (May 26 – July 12). Key access cards can be purchased from the Facility Manager. Key card access will require the user to sign an indemnification waiver. All users during non-lifeguard hours must be 18 years of age or older or accompanied by an adult (Person 18 years of age or older). On Mondays, the pool will remain closed for cleaning. The pool will be open to homeowners during any private party but homeowners and summer memberships are asked to respect the use of the pool by the party participants. All private parties start after 7 PM and when a private party is using the pool Homeowners and Summer memberships must show their key access cards to the Lifeguard on duty to use the pool. Lifeguards must be hired for these events by the homeowner renting the pool. Key card holders will be emailed the dates of private parties.
2020 LIFEGUARD HOURS
Lifeguard coverage begins: Friday, May 22, 3 PM–7 PM
Weekend coverage: Sat. – 12 PM-6 PM / Sun. – 3 PM–7 PM
Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 – 12 Noon-6 PM
Tuesday, May 26 – Sunday, July 12: Weekdays 10 AM-6 PM
Sat – 12 PM-6 PM / Sun – 3 PM-7 PM
Tuesday, July 13 – Wednesday, July 26: Weekdays 3 PM–7 PM,
Sat – 12 PM–6 PM, Sun 3 PM-7 PM
There will be no guards during April, early May, August, September and October.
Access to Pool is by Key Card/Fob only during those times.
We will have a new sign in book at the entrance to the pool. We will be requiring MANDATORY sign in this Summer in an effort to get the actual numbers that attend the pool on a daily basis.
The Pool rules are posted at the pool. Pool rules should be followed at all times.
Pool birthday, etc parties are permitted during lifeguard hours but they must be limited to 20 (Twenty) people or less where the non-resident guest are limited to 10. For these parties, if needed, the clubhouse can be used by renting using the normal reservation rental agreement. This applies to both residents and non-resident Summer memberships. Depending on the number people and the time requested in Pool season an additional lifeguard maybe required. Non-resident Summer members may book small parties only during lifeguard hours. Notification to Pool Manager is required during lifeguard hours and non-lifeguard hours in order to avoid overlapping of parties due to limited space. Please limit your activities other than swimming to the picnic area. In the event that the party is outside of lifeguard contract hours, the clubhouse is not available unless booked and paid for. The pool and clubhouse are closed for maintenance on Mondays during summer months.
SWIM TEAM AND SWIMMING LESSON
Group and private lessons will be available as early as May. Our program offers swim instruction at its finest. The River Oaks Swim Team is called the RACERS. The Racers swim team was created in 1994 to serve the needs of developing swimmers living in the subdivision and who are ready to learn competitive swimming strokes and improve their overall skills. Swim team is the best way to improve swimming skills after a child has advanced beyond swimming lessons.
The River Oaks Swim Team and Swimming Lessons at the River Oaks pool are managed by Charlotte Boswell of Safewater Management, Inc. For information on swim team and swim lessons at River Oaks, you can contact Charlotte Boswell at email@example.com or by calling her at (985) 237-9557. Please give details of your request in your email or message. You can also check out the Safewater website for more information and for online registration for joining the swim team or for swimming lessons at: http://www.teamsafewater.com/.
USE OF THE TENNIS COURTS
The Tennis Court were resurfaced in May of 2019. The courts are sealed with California Product – ACRYLIC RESURFACER sand textured
mix to provide a base layer. Both courts have two coats of California Product – PLEXIPAVE SURFACING sand textured color mix applied – Blue in Play area Florida Green on outer Border. The courts are lined with two coats of California Product ACRYLIC WHITE LINE paint 2” wide. The nets were cleaned and hung according current Tennis rules.
The surfaces of the Tennis Courts are now the same as the courts used at the Australian Open. We hope all enjoy using the courts. Please follow all rules listed at the Tennis Courts so they will remain in good shape for all to enjoy.
The courts are for the use of River Oaks homeowners and immediate family only.
A homeowner must accompany all guests.
The Board of Directors has a policy to keep the tennis courts locked when not in use by an Association member or a member of their immediate family. The courts are for members and their immediate family only. Non – members can use the courts, but they must be accompanied by a member. The loaning of a key to a non-resident is prohibited If an unaccompanied non-members using the courts who apparently have obtained a key from a member, they will be asked to leave the courts and return the key if they are found using the courts. The Board asks for your cooperation in this matter.
Keys to the facility can be obtained from any Board member or you can contact Charlotte Boswell at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her at (985) 237-955 to arrange for her to meet you to get a key. Keys will also be issued to any member sponsoring a tennis team.
The use of the tennis courts are on a first come –first served basis. If other players are waiting for a court to play, please rotate playing time of the courts. Please remember that tennis courts are for tennis only – basketball, baseball, roller blades, scooters and bicycles are prohibited. If you use the tennis courts, it is your responsibility to clean the tennis court area. Empty trash containers attached to nets when full. Put trash in the Waste Management containers provided making sure the top is secured. If the garbage can is full, please notify GNO Property at (504) 528-7028.
The tennis courts will remain locked. Keys will be issued to residents upon request.
Contact the River Oaks Facilities Manager office to obtain a key for your personal use.
Please report any unauthorized use of the tennis courts to any Board Member or you can contact the Facility Manager, Charlotte Boswell at (985) 237-9557 or DJ Audibert at (985) 774-1222. find contact information for Board of Directors on Directors & Committees Tab
Below are PDF documents for all the Information you may need for use or rental of the pool and Clubhouse: