Recreational Facilities and Programs
North PoolhouseForest Lakes abounds with recreational opportunities, including two large swimming pools (North and South), 10 tennis courts (8 lighted), two outdoor basketball courts, a fitness center, two recreation fields, a sand volleyball court, multi-purpose field, and miles of paved and unpaved trails.  These facilities are open to all residents and their guests (pool requires guest fee).  To use the pool, tennis courts, and fitness center you must first fill out this resident information form.  See below for information about all the recreational programs Forest Lakes offers its residents.

Bicycling Facility Rental
Bridge Field Reservations
Core Barre Trail Maps (North & South)
Fitness Programs Tennis Programs
Swim Team Recreation Facility Contact

Fitness Programs
Various fitness programs are offered at the South Fitness Center.  Want an exercise class close to home, with your neighbors and lots of fun? There are several fitness classes you can join. See below for further information.

Fitness Programs and Schedules

Please join us for bridge on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month, 9:30am at the Pavilion.  For more information, contact Shirley Gallagher at 973-7212.

Pool, Pavilion, and Poolhouse Rental
The North Pool, Poolhouse, and Pavilion next to it are available for residents to rent for parties and other occasions. These are great facilities for your next birthday party or other celebration.  Here is the rental contract form for the pavilion and poolhouse.  Please call the FLCA office (973-4596) for further information.

To rent the pool (during pool season only), please call the FLCA office for pricing and further information.

Tennis Lessons and Teams
Lessons:  A full range of tennis lessons (rates) is offered to residents through the Forest Lakes Tennis Academy.  For more information, contact pro Jim Labinski, 974-5567,, or stop by the Tennis Pro Shop at the North Recreation Center.

Youth Tennis:  After school tennis program (schedule and registration form) starts September 8th.

Tennis Teams:  Forest Lakes fields various levels of Men's and Women's USTA tennis teams during the spring.  Contact Jim for further information.

Tennis Ladder:  Resident John Oliver also runs a men's Forest Lakes Progressive Tennis Ladder that starts in late Spring and runs through mid-Nov.  Contact tennis pro Jim Labinski for further information.

Tennis Court Calendar - see when USTA matches and tournaments are scheduled so you don't waste a trip!

Tennis Courts
Two of the North Tennis Courts

Field Reservations
Field reservations must be made to use the North and South soccer fields for organized practice and games.  The reservation form can be downloaded or picked up at the FLCA Office.  Soccer action on the North fieldPlease return completed forms to the Field Use Coordinator, Ali Davison (dson85 @ at 3171 Autumn Woods Dr.  Here are the current field reservations.  Priority for use of the fields is: 1. Youth athletic team with a Forest Lakes resident as Head Coach, 2. Youth athletic team with a resident as Assistant Coach (must be listed on official team roster), 3. Youth athletic team with a resident as one of the parents, 4. Adult athletic team with a resident as a player or coach.  Fields will be closed during damp conditions.  Please do not use the fields when they are damp, as it tears them up.


Fitness Center

Open 24 hours

Tennis Court Calendar

Pool Rules

Fitness Center Rules

Complete Fitness Class Schedule

North Pool
North Pool

Pool Guest Passes
Guest passes for the pools can be purchased from the lifeguards.  Cash is accepted.

Guess Pass Fee Per Person
Weekday $3
Weekends & Holidays $5
10 guest punch card * $20

* One free guest punch card is provided to each homeowner at the beginning of the pool season.

Maximum of 3 guests per adult member at any one time.  Two guests allowed per Youth card holder.  Assessment payments must be current to use facilities.

Swim Team - Hurricanes!
Hurricanes Web Site

2009 Team Photo

Road and Mountain Biking
Forest BicyclingLakes offers low-traffic residential streets, miles of paved paths, as well as miles of unpaved trails for road and mountain biking.  In addition, the area has numerous bike and racing clubs (Charlottesville Bike Club, Charlottesville Racing Club, and Charlottesville Area Mountain Bike Club) offering regular group rides throughout the spring, summer, and fall.  There are also several bike tours in the area, including the Tour de Greene, Tour de Madison, Boys and Girls Club Challenge, and the MS 150 Tour de Vine.  Here are some local road bike routes, along with information about a Monday/Wednesday group ride in nearby Earlysville.

Recreational Facilities Contact