Forest Lakes

Charlottesville, VA 22911

Forest Lakes Amenities

All Forest Lakes residents in good standing can use the recreational facilities.  Guests may use facilities ONLY if accompanied by a homeowner.  


There are two pools for use for Forest Lakes residents.  One at the North Recreational Facility and another at the South Recreational Facility.  Pools are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. 

Poolcards are mailed to residents mid-May each year.  You must have a Resident Information Form on file with the FLCA office in order to receive pool cards. 

Poolcards are to be used by residents only and cannot be given to non-residents for use. Guest information and pool rules are sent with all pool cards.  Adults and rising 6th graders and above will be sent pool cards. Please see the pool rules below.

Pool Rules

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center, located at the South Recreational Facility, is available for resident use 24/7.  Access is gained through electronic fitness cards assigned to each household.  If you lose a card, please report it to the FLCA office immediately.  If you wish, new cards are available at the office and may be purchased for $10.00.

Children under the age of 12 may not use the fitness center under any circumstances.  Children may not be brought into the facility while parents are working out.  Children ages 12-15 may use the facilities while under the constant supervision of an adult and providing they are following all rules.  Youth ages 16 and over may use the facility without supervision, providing all rules are being followed.  For all fitness center rules, see the Fitness Center Policy.

The fitness center is monitored by cameras 24/7. 

Athletic Fields

Field reservations must be made to use the North and South athletic fields for organized practice and games.  Reservation forms can be downloaded or picked up at the FLCA office.

Please return all completed forms to the Field Use Coordinator, Tamera Hammond (  Current field reservations can be found on the Field Reservation Calendar (currently under construction - please call office in the meantime). 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. 

PLEASE DO NOT USE THE FIELDS WHEN THEY ARE WET OR DAMP! Use the SOCA hotline (434.817.7246) as your guide.  If their fields are closed, so are ours.

Pavilion, Pool, and Poolhouse Rental

The North Pool, South Pool, Poolhouse, and Pavilion are available for residents to rent for parties and other occasions.  Here is the rental contract form for the Pavilion and Poolhouse.  Please call the FLCA office (434/973-4596) for further information and available dates.

To rent the pool, please call the FLCA office for pricing and additional information.


Forest Lakes has 4 lighted hard surface tennis courts at the South Recreational Facility and 6 (4 lighted) clay surface courts at the North Recreational Facility.  Courts are for Forest Lakes residents and their guests only.  Residents must be with guests at all times.

Normally, courts are first-come-first-served basis.  Occasionally a court will be reserved for a match or class.  Signs will be posted if they are. 

Both adult and youth classes and programs are offered.  Refer to the monthly newsletter for tennis activities. 

The Tennis Pro Shop is located at the North Facility, 1818 Pavilion Circle.  Jim Labinski is our Tennis Pro.  Contact him at 434.249.6240 or at

Volleyball Court

A sand volleyball court is located at the South Recreational Facility.  It is available to residents on a first-come-first-served basis.  No reservations are taken. 

Basketball Courts

Four basketball courts are located across from the Cove Point neighborhood on Timberwood Parkway.  Take the path down towards Watercrest Lake.  Courts are for use for Forest Lakes residents and their guests only.   No reservations are taken.