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 Yoga Classes
Bridge Zumba Classes
Core Barre  
Fitness Programs  
NIA Classes Facility Rental
Pilates Field Reservations
Swim Team The Grille
Tennis Programs  
Trail Maps (North & South)  

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

Fitness Programs and Schedules

Yoga Classes
Yoga classesSeveral options for yoga classes are available at Forest Lakes. Please see the Current Fitness Schedule for further descriptions, times and costs for each class.

NIA Classes
Nia is a fun-fitness fusion combining movements from Yoga, TaiChi, Taikwondo, Aikido, Jazz Dance, Modern Dance and other movement forms. Nia delivers a safe, effective, grounded cardiovascular workout.

NIA Classes and Schedule

Zumba Classes
The Latin-inspired easy-to-follow, dance fitness workout uses all the major muscle groups in a high energy cardio blast that leaves all participants invigorated, refreshed and full of life. Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms like salsa, merengue, cumbia and calypso set to Latin beats and international rhythms such as Latin hip hop, reggaeton, and bellydance. No previous dance experience is necessary. Whether this is your first-ever dance class or if you already know all the moves, you are guaranteed to have an exhilarating workout.

To register with Cindy Parnell email her at cindyparnell or call 975-4582.

Current Zumba Classes and Schedule

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 is offered to residents through the Forest Lakes Tennis Academy.  For more information, contact pro Brad Karen, 974-5567, forestlakestennis at, or stop by the Tennis Pro Shop at the North Recreation Center.  Spring 2014 Youth Tennis Academy begins Mar 31st (registration form in March newsletter).

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

Tennis League:  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 Brad Karen for further information.

Tuesday Night Ladies Tennis – All ladies at all levels are
welcome to come play tennis on Tuesday nights at the
North Courts beginning June 4th from 7:30-9:00. Cost is
$10 each Tuesday. Brad will be on hand to help you will
your tennis game. Lots and lots of fun!

Sunday Afternoon Tennis – Beginning TBD
we’ll have Sunday Afternoon Tennis at the North Courts.
Snacks, drinks and fun will be provided! This is for
singles, couples, and families of all skill levels. Mark you
calendar now!

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.

Closed for the season

Fitness Center
Open 24 hours

Pool, Tennis, Fitness Center Rules and Regulations

Complete Fitness Class Schedule

North Pool
North Pool

Pool Guest Passes
Guess 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 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.

Challenge your deep core strength and your spinal and peripheral flexibility with Pilates at Forest Lakes. Refer to the Current Fitness Schedule for class description, time and costs.

Core Barre
For a high energy, low impact fat burning workout, try Core Barre! Look on the Current Fitness Schedule for class description, times and costs.

North Pool Grille Not Returning
The North Pool concession owner will not be returning in 2014.  The board is working on options, including switching out the commercial equipment for a kitchenette to provide additional facility rental options.

Poolside Grill

Recreational Facility Contact