May 2017

Board Notes


We are looking forward to Open House weekend this Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. We will have live music on the pool deck opening day featuring Fudd from 2pm-5pm. Please invite your friends and neighbors to visit the club on Saturday or Sunday, we will not be charging guest fees for open house weekend!

As we begin pool season you will notice a few updates on the grounds and at the pool. The first one we are excited about is the overflow parking area bordered by a new split rail fence and gate. The overflow lot will be used as weather permits (dry ground only) for swim meet parking and holidays. Lights will be installed to help navigate this area at night. The overflow parking is a grass covered area that will be opened and monitored by staff and the Board. On the pool side you will see a new section of concrete, each year we plan on replacing several sections  of older concrete with new concrete. Expansion joints on the main pool have been repaired along with repairs to the main drain sumps, skimmer pots and cracks in the skimmers to the splash pool. The splash pool features have been painted and the Gaga ball pit has been stained plus netting was installed to prevent the balls from going into the woods! The tennis pavilion has been stained along with some fresh paint on parts of the building. Please let your neighbors know we are still accepting new tennis members.

The pool will be open during the week beginning Monday, May 15 with adjusted hours until CMS is out for the summer. Swim and dive team practice will begin on Monday, May 15.  We look forward to cheering on the Dolphin swim and dive team once meets begin. Please view the website to see the most up to date hours and closures due to special events, swim meets and dive meets. On Memorial Day  we will offer catered BBQ plus great sides for lunch. Enjoy this time of year on the courts and poolside. We are excited that summer is almost here!

Office Notes-new website coming soon


We are in the process of updating our website. Thank you for your patience as we finalize a few items before going live with the new site. Pool hours, special events, and tennis news will be emailed to keep the membership up to date.

Have you moved? Do you have any updates for this year’s directory? Directories are emailed each year in July. If you have any changes to make please email office@windyrush.com to update your information.

Swim & Dive Important Date Information


Monday, May 1 – Sunday, May 14 Regular Registration

  • Beginning May 1 Shrimper/Dolphin/Dive is $95.00, Seahorse $50.00 and Dual Dive/Dolphins is $142.50.

Monday, May 15th – Wednesday, May 17th  5:00pm-6:00pm

  • New Swimmer Orientation – All Swimmers ages 7 and up who are  NEW to the Windyrush Swim team will practice May 15th, 16th, and 17th.
  • Thursday, May 18th thru June 9th   All Swimmers & Divers will practice as scheduled. Practice will take place weekly Monday-Friday.
  • New This Year-“Open Dive” sessions every Sunday from 12pm–1pm. Open dive will be open to any registered diver, any age, to come work on whatever dives they’d like. The coaches will be available for instruction and spotting, as needed. This starts opening weekend and will run through the end of June.

Visit www.windyrushdolphins.com  to register.


Question about the Swim or Dive, please contact:

Swim Team Representative
Renee Pettus  (renee@windyrushdolphons.com))

Dive Team Representative

Paige Layne(pclayne@bellsouth.net )


If you have questions or problems with the swim/dive team Website or Registration process, please email at Support@windyrushdolphins.com


Swim lessons with Ms. Diane!

Contact Diane Story 704-840-4437 or diane.story@cms.k12.nc.us for inquiries and sign ups!

Pool Season Begins Saturday, May 13!


Pool Information- see attachment for pool rules

*New this year-lifeguard staff will be checking in members and guests. Please remember guests must be accompanied by a member at the pool*

 

Adjusted Pool Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 12PM - 5PM
Fridays: 12pPM-5PM and 7PM - 9PM
Saturday: 10A - 9PMM
Sunday: 12PM - 8PM

Monday, May 29 Memorial Day hours:

11am-8pm BBQ truck will be serving lunch & sides
(Hours are subject to change due to weather and special events.)

 

Overflow Parking Area

The overflow parking in the lower grass area will be opened and monitored by staff and the Board. This area will be used for swim meet parking and holidays as weather permits.

 

Pool Guest Passes-$50 for 12 visits

  • As a convenience you may purchase guest pass cards.Cards are $50 with 12 punches for your guest’s visits (includes 2 free visits)
  • Cards are $50 with 12 punches for your guest’s visits (includes 2 free visits)
  • Cards may be purchased at the lifeguard desk.

 

Masters Swim

  • Masters Swim is offered during our regular pool season
  • Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6am-8am beginning in June.
  • Masters Swim is adult lap swim. You may come anytime between 6am and 8am and it's free for members. Guests are $5.00.

 

DOLPHIN DINER HOURS - weekends only until school is out

Saturdays 11am-8:15pm
Sundays 12pm-7:15pm

  • Diner cards may be purchased for $10.These are laminated cards that you may purchase and use for future purchases. Great for your children to use!
  • Credit card purchases must be $10 or more, cash and checks accepted.
  • (Hours are subject to change due to weather, hours are adjusted until school is out)
  • (Items sold from 8-8:15pm & 7-7:15pm on Sundays will be ice cream/candy/drinks)

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Socials

We want to thank Good Bottle Brewing Co, Adams Beverages and Jim Terrell for a fun pre-season kickoff event this past weekend! Games on the lawn and beautiful weather made it a great day! We look forward to many more events.

Upcoming events:


Saturday, May 13 - live music featuring Fudd 2-5pm

Friday, May 19 - Grills & Guitars featuring Sometime Monday

Friday, May 26 - Grills & Guitars TBD

Saturday, May 27 - Memorial Day Party featuring DJ Jeremy

June 9 - End of School Party-more details to come

*Please note events are subject to change due to weather*

New-Tennis Only Memberships

We are currently accepting tennis only memberships. Membership initiation fee is $500 plus yearly dues of $500.00. If you know someone who is interested in joining please have them email office@windyrush.com to join.

Interested in using the ball machine? Contact Susie for instructions at tennis@windyrush.com. Yearly fee is $20.

 

Looking for something FUN for your kids this summer?
Spaces are still available. Enroll now for summer camp.

 

Windyrush Country Club Half Day Tennis Camp


Trimp Tennis Summer Camps have been going strong for over 15 years.  Every camper participates in a daily warm-up activity/game. All campers are then split up depending on either age and/or skill level. The rest of the half-day camp, we focus on a tennis activity that has a specific theme/topic of the day.

~Weekly camps run all summer long and we offer individual days as well~

 

HALF-DAY CAMP weekly $135


All Half-day camps run from 8:30am-11:30am. {Tennis only}

 

INDIVIDUAL DAY $30/day


Non-Member Fees: $5/day

CLICK HERE to enroll online

Weekly Tennis Events


Mondays

  • Morning Lady’s Clinic 9-10:30am and 10:30-noon
  • Men’s night every Monday 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Lady’s Evening Clinics 7pm-8pm sign up with Susie
  • Junior Tennis Clinics 
    • 4pm-4:45pm ages 4-6
    • 5pm-6pm ages 7-8
    • 6pm-7pm ages 9-10
    • 6pm-7pm ages 11+

 

Tuesdays


Men & Ladies Evening Drills & Skills Clinic with Susie
This is a fast passed high energy clinic that is great for improving your game!

  • 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • Cost: $88 for 4 out of 5 weeks and $28 drop-in fee
  • Players 3.0 and above

 

Wednesdays


  • Ladies morning clinic 9:30am-11:00am
  • Men & Ladies Evening Burn & Learn Clinic with Susien
    This is a co-ed cardio clinic, burn calories while improving your tennis game.

    • Cost: $60 for 4 out of 5 weeks or $20 drop-in fee
    • 7pm-8pm
    • Players 2.5 and above

 

Thursdays


  • Morning Lady’s Clinic 9-10:30am and 10:30-noon
  • Ladies night every Thursday 7:00pm-10:00pm

 

Fridays


Ladies Clinic 9:30am-11:00am

 

Tennis Pavilion Hours


Tennis pavilion hours are 8:00am-10:00pm. The property gates are unlocked at 8:00am and locked at 10:00pm daily. If you would like to rent the tennis pavilion please contact the office for pricing.

*Please remember that children need to be supervised at the tennis pavilion if they are ages 10 and under. Appropriate tennis attire must be worn on the courts.*

Tennis Court Reservations


Reserve your court time at www.reservemycourt.com

The facility code is 6441

 

Tennis Guest Fees


Guests must be accompanied by a member. Guest fees are $5.00 per guest. Please leave your guest fee payments in the box on the clay court entrance marked “Guest Fees”.

Family of the Month

Meet the Parrish Gang


The Fam: Jeff, Casey, Stella (11), Ruthie (9), Tripp (6 1/2), Alice (almost 4), plus Coconut and Olive -- the hamsters 🙂

Hobby land:
Jeff is all about watching football. Casey is into interior decorating (experimenting in their home), exercising, reading, travel (mostly in her former life, but she still loves to dream about it). Stella loves ballet, violin, choir and reading. Ruthie is into gymnastics, baking and reading. Tripp loves soccer, playing outside, Legos and building anything he can. Alice loves ballet, coloring and playing dress-up.

Life at Windyrush:
They’ve been members for about 10 years, going back to the old baby pool, oh yeah!  They love swim team, and with the oldest three having learned to swim well at Windyrush, that means you’re up this summer, Alice. 🙂 They mostly love getting to hang out with friends and family all through the summer at the pool, and the kids mostly love the ice cream at the snack bar. The 4th of July Parade and Fall Festival are favorites, and they’ve loved getting to take some tennis lessons, too. Jeff and Casey have loved to watch the club grow and change over the years.

The Real World:
When not at Windyrush :), you can find Jeff working in Market Risk at Wells Fargo and Casey homeschooling the kids. Outside of work, they love spending time with friends and family (and have the awesome privilege to live one door away from Casey’s brother and sister-in-law and their niece and nephew). They’re involved in our church and love riding bikes through the neighborhood and on the greenway.

Favorite Restaurants:
For a special occasion, they love Barrington's for its cozy setting and delicious food.  They also love the sliders and truffle fries at the Foxcroft Wine Shop. Casey loves Yafo for its chicken shawarma wrap, Brussel sprouts and grain bowls, Paco's Tacos, and The Summit Room (everything there is wonderful!).  Jeff loves King's Kitchen and Mert's. The kids love Chick-fil-A and Fuddruckers.

Favorite Vacation Spot:
The honeymoon in Scotland takes the cake for their all-around favorite vacation!  They also love going to Wrightsville Beach each summer with extended family and to the North Carolina mountains.  And the best family trip was to Disney World!

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