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CONTENTS

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Digital version available online@www.reston.org

INSIDE

12 Terrific Staycation Ideas for Reston Families

MEMBER SERVICES

BY JESSICA BIGGER Check out these ideas for a fun Reston staycation this summer.

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Welcome to Reston and FAQ

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Registration Info

POOL & TENNIS PASSES 42 43

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RA members Non-members

PROGRAMS & EVENTS 44 56 66 72

Treasured Places

BY JANET REMS Learn how public art enhances Reston’s parks and recreational areas.

Aquatics & Safety Nature Special Events Tennis

FACILITY RENTALS 78 80 81 82 83

RA Picnic Pavilions Conference Center The Lake House RA Community Buildings Walker Nature Center

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84 Volunteer Opportunity 84 Service Awards 85 VOLGISTICS & VICNET 87 Environmental Opportunity 91 Lakes Appreciation 92 Corporate Team Building With a Difference

Discover Hidden Gems Along RA’s Trails BY JESSICA BIGGER Keep your eyes peeled for new discoveries when you’re on RA’s trails.

BOARD AND GOVERNANCE 94 95

Board Actions Board of Directors

INFO AND RESOURCES 96 97 98

On the Cover: July 4th party at the pool Photographer: Neil Totten

PERSPECTIVES 08 10 12 14

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Time to Play Get Outdoors Preserving Our National Parks Parks, Recreation and Proffers

ON THE STREET 16 20 26

Pickleball Has Finally Made It to Reston! Clarewood Graduates First Class Design Intervention

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Leading Sustainable Change — Protecting Reston’s Vital Interests

RA Common Area Fishing and Boating Facilities and Map

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The First Recreation Facilities and Parks in Reston


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RESTON VOLUME 9 | NUMBER 3

PUBLISHER

DESIGN & PRODUCTION

Sridhar Ganesan RA Vice-President Board of Directors

Long Nguyen long@reston.org

EDITORIAL

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Mike Leone mike@reston.org

Sean Bahrami sean@reston.org

COPY EDITOR Leslie Siegmund

CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS Alex Huneycutt, Amanda Lowe, Anna Kulyk, Bob Haukness, Colena Turner, Dave Davidson, David Madison, Jim Kirby, LeRoy Wallin, Neil Totten, William O'Brien

RA CONTRIBUTORS

RESTON ASSOCIATION’S NEWS SOURCE Receive the RA News email in your inbox each Friday to stay informed on important information about Reston Association and our growing community. The newsletter features short articles on meetings, policy decisions, development, homeowner tips, operations notices, facility information and other news that impacts association members. Links to sign up for RA programs, activities and events are also provided in each email. RA News is mobile friendly, meaning it is as easy to navigate on your phone as it is on a desktop computer. The newsletter also provides space for paid advertisements, which is a great way for local businesses to promote their services directly to the RA members and other subscribers. To sign up for RA News, go to www.reston.org and scroll down to the bottom of the page. Type your email address in the box below the “Join Our Mailing List” title and then click the join button. That’s all it takes to receive the free weekly newsletter.

Abby Stocking, Ashleigh Soloff, Claudia Thompson-Deahl, Dan Merenick, Ha Brock, Katherine Caffrey, Katie Shaw, Larry Butler, Laura Cutrona, Laura Kowalski, Lisa Singer, Nicki Bellezza, Patricia Greenberg, Rob Tucker, Sabrina Tadele, Willa Suter, William Peterson

COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTORS Cathy Hudgins, Carol Nahorniak, Gerry Connolly, Janet Rems, Jessica Bigger, Ken Knueven, Ken Plum, Mark Zhong, Marnie Schaar, Mouna Yaha, Shelley S. Mastran

ADVERTISING SALES Mike Leone Email: mike@reston.org Direct: 703-435-6579

Reston is published quarterly by the Reston Association. Send correspondence or address changes to Reston Association at 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191-3404, 703-435-6530. All articles © Reston Association 2018. All rights reserved. Articles and letters to the editor may be submitted via mail to Mike Leone, Reston Association, at 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191-3404. 703-435-6530. Email submissions may be made to mike@reston.org. Anonymous or incomplete information will not be published. Reston Association reserves the right to edit for length, style, clarity and content. Articles may be printed upon verification of authorship and availability of space. Content submitted by guest columnists reflects their own viewpoints and is not endorsed by Reston Association.

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Time to Play BY LARRY BUTLER

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aybe it’s just coincidental, but the first two letters of Reston are also the first two letters of one of the most defining words about Reston — recreation. Reston, by design and through thoughtful planning, has a wide array of facilities where residents can spend their leisure time. While Reston Association promotes living, working, playing and getting involved, today I want to focus on the most fun of those four activities: leisure time, or as I like to define it, time that is discretionary when one can do whatever one wants. It means different things to different people. For me, it’s the time to get outside, and often that pursuit costs nothing but the time itself. It may be 15 minutes or three hours, but it makes me feel rejuvenated and refreshed. Reston’s 55-plus miles of paved pathways and several more miles of natural surface trails are a great place to start. Whether in the heat of summer, when most of those pathway and trail miles are covered in shade, or in the dead of a snowy winter, where the paved pathways are plowed, this multimodal

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RESTON, BY DESIGN AND THROUGH THOUGHTFUL PLANNING, HAS A WIDE ARRAY OF FACILITIES WHERE RESIDENTS CAN SPEND THEIR LEISURE TIME. system can provide hours of fun. My favorite section is The Glade Stream Valley Park area, where the pathway parallels the Glade and invites runners, walkers, cyclists and nature lovers to take in magnificent trees, a beaver pond and its namesake inhabitants, and numerous other species of flora and fauna. Part of the Glade is contiguous to the Walker Nature Center, and a short excursion up to Nature House is well worth the effort. Another favorite section is the Twin Branches Nature Trail where rock outcroppings near the start at Twin Branches Road beckon to be visited to gaze down on the stream valley below. This is where my most recent wild turkey spotting occurred in Reston. Through

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a series of connecting trails, one can reach the W&OD trail, which Reston is fortunate to have running through its center. This is also a good spot to commence a mountain biking excursion because it provides access to the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail and many other possibilities. Most of RA’s recreational facilities are reachable via the pathway system — whether it be a playground for the youngsters, a basketball court or a play meadow or field for open play of your choosing. Even having a picnic at one of the many locations with tables is a good and easy way to enjoy the outdoors. I could not write about leisure time in Reston without mentioning the lakes and ponds. Reston’s four lakes and three ponds are great places to play or relax. The lakes are open for members to launch canoes, kayaks or standup paddleboards (SUPs) with an access sticker available at RA headquarters. Once on the water, you can simply float about as the breeze takes you, paddle the shoreline looking for reptiles, amphibians and birds, or really step up the activity and try your luck

fishing for a big bass! While most of the activities already mentioned can be done year-round, or at least in favorable weather, one of my most rewarding pursuits is cross-country skiing on the natural surface trails. Getting skiable snow is hit or miss, but if timed correctly, an hour of skiing in the Glade will provide great exercise and even some solace as few people tend to go out in those conditions. The silence during these winter forays is amazing, save for the occasional snowblower somewhere in the distance. To fully enjoy most of what Reston has to offer, and to do so without breaking the bank, one needs only a good pair of shoes to begin exploring. If curiosity gets a hold of you about biking, fishing, boating, bird-watching, skiing or many of the other pursuits available, there are shops where most anything can be rented. Go ahead, give it a try. Who knows, you might like it and, in the process, pick up a new favorite pastime! Happy exploring! Larry Butler, Acting CEO & Senior Director, Land Use and Planning


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Get Outdoors R BY KEN PLUM

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SEAN BAHRAMI

obert E. Simon’s dream that his new town of Reston should be a place to “live, work and play” is being realized every day. Living choices related to housing have been diverse from the beginning. Living in a condominium overlooking the village square at Lake Anne or following a more traditional style by choosing a single-family house in Hunters Woods were options from the beginning. Those options have been amplified over the years with town homes, garden apartments, condominiums, and the more recent millennialappealing high-rises. Earlier this year, Money magazine chose Reston as the “best place to live in Virginia.” Reston as the place to work got off to slow start. While land was set aside for business and commercial use, decades went by as those areas sat idle before construction of commercial and industrial buildings that would

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house jobs were built. However, a boom that started in the 1980s has hardly subsided. For some, Reston is a place to work with an abundance of jobs, but living here is dependent on housing availability keeping pace. Reston alone is one of the hottest markets in the country for hightech companies and jobs and is the nation’s leader when teamed with Tysons Corner. As a place to play, Reston is hard to beat. All the trails and open spaces throughout the community make it an ideal place to get outdoors to play. For many of my generation, play is walking the internal trails daily. For those seeking organized play, there are numerous community teams for all ages in most any sport you can imagine. It could be easy to kick back in your beautiful dwelling and take life easy or stay chained to your computer terminal for work or intellectual exploration, but good physical and mental health requires that you get outdoors. There is fresh

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THE ATTRACTIVENESS THAT WE SAW IN THIS PLACE CALLED RESTON WHEN WE CAME HERE IS THE SAME THAT MANY WHO ARE MOVING IN TODAY SEE AS WELL. air, birds tweeting, plenty of things to do! The full enjoyment of Reston requires some outdoor play. I know that some who have lived in Reston for many years have ambivalent feelings about the changes that have been taking place in our community as it has grown and matured. For many, the way Reston looked when they moved in was the way Reston was supposed to stay. The attractiveness that we saw in this place called Reston when we came here is the same that many who are moving in today

see as well. Others moving here in high-rise buildings do not interfere with me enjoying my small single-family home. And even with the traffic challenges that come with a growing community, there is a commuting advantage of having people live closer to their work. Those who work to maintain the quality of life for our community are doing all of us a great public service. I love living here and working as the community’s state delegate. I also enjoy the nature of Reston. In fact, I am shutting down my computer and getting outdoors right now. Delegate Plum represents the 36th District, including all of Reston, in the Virginia House of Delegates.


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Preserving Our National Parks P resident Franklin Delano Roosevelt said,“There is nothing so American as our national parks.... The fundamental idea behind the parks...is that the country belongs to the people, that it is in process of making for the enrichment of the lives of all of us.” His words capture the beauty and importance of our National Park System. It’s a treasure that belongs to each of us. This year, as we mark the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System and 50th anniversary of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, we have a sacred responsibility to preserve its legacy for future generations. Across our Commonwealth, we are privileged to have more than 22 national parks, including the Blue Ridge Parkway, Shenandoah National Park and the Assateague Islands. Here in Northern Virginia, we are home to many sites, including Great Falls, the George Washington Memorial Parkway, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, and historical sites, such as the Arlington House and Manassas National Battlefield Park. These sites tell the story of Virginia and display its beauty for the world. But our national parks also are economic drivers. In 2016, there were a record 331 million visits to national parks across the country. Visitors spent more than $18.4 billion and supported nearly 318,000 jobs. Here in Virginia, our parks generated $1.5 billion in economic benefits and

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supported 16,800 jobs. These sacred spaces belong to the American people and future generations. We should be expanding opportunities to visit these public assets and working to bring more historically significant sites into the National Park System. I applaud the Department of the Interior and the National Park Service, under the Obama administration, for launching the Every Kid in a Park initiative, which allows fourth graders nationwide to sign up at www.everykidinapark. gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000 federally managed lands and waters nationwide. As co-chair of the House Green Dogs, I was proud to work with my colleagues in opposing the Department of the Interior’s plan to dramatically increase the entrance fees to 17 of our nation’s national parks. Doubling or nearly tripling the entrance fees to visit the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite and other cherished national treasures would have made our

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parks inaccessible for families and hurt local economies. Thankfully, the administration heeded our concerns and proposed only modest increases this year. The bipartisan government funding package that became law earlier this year provided a 9-percent increase for our National Park Service. While this was an important step forward, Congress needs to rededicate itself in support of the Park Service. Sadly, the system is facing the greatest funding and infrastructure challenge in its history. According to the National Park Conservation Association, Virginia faced more than $750.6 million in deferred maintenance in 2014. Nationally, that figure grows to $11.6 billion. And we saw a 33-percent decline in appropriated federal funding for construction and maintenance from 2006 to 2015. Congress took an important step by passing the National Park Service Centennial Act, which will provide additional funds to address the

maintenance backlog and allow the Park Service to expand its Volunteers in the Park program. In addition, it will establish a Second Century Endowment to leverage private donations for park projects and programs. This is a down payment so future generations will have access to our parks for another hundred years. I am also a co-sponsor of the National Park Service Legacy Act that would provide dedicated funding to address the infrastructure backlog. Our national parks are a treasure we should pass down to future generations. As we come into spring and summer, I encourage all Restonians to join the #FindYourPark movement and visit your favorite park. Congressman Gerry Connolly represents Virginia’s 11th District, which includes Reston. A former chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, he serves on both the Oversight and Government Reform and Foreign Affairs committees.


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Parks, Recreation and Proffers I BY CATHY HUDGINS

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SEAN BAHRAMI

ncongruous as it may seem to you at first, land development contributes to the quality of our community, and proffers play an important part. Proffers help to ensure adequate schools, roads, parks, athletic fields and natural areas accompanying expansion into the future. They also implement community objectives. Proffer, verb: to hold out (something) to someone for acceptance; to offer. to proffer a gift

Like many jurisdictions throughout Virginia, the proffer system has added a significant element of flexibility to the Zoning Ordinance, land use regulation and redevelopment. In land use parlance, a proffer occurs only during the rezoning process, and it is exclusively voluntary. As part of the rezoning process, a rezoning application includes a statement of justification and a development plan. A staff analysis of the development plan follows. Established ordinances, regulations and policies, such as the Zoning Ordinance and the Comprehensive Plan, provide the criteria upon which the development plan is assessed. Any changed land use must offset its impact, typically by proffering. Proffers help maintain the high standard of living Reston currently enjoys. This community is no stranger to the proffer concept. Virtually

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all open space in Reston is the result of proffers: pools, trails, tennis courts — the works. Likewise, the Reston Association Board recognized the value of proffers in the current growth cycle. In 2016, the RA Board joined Fairfax County in advocating that Governor McAuliffe veto or amend proffer reform legislation that would eliminate or seriously restrict proffers. The new legislation exempts projects in Reston and does not apply to commercial developments or neighborhoods near Metro stations or those in highdensity areas. Let’s take a quick look at just a few of the more recent Fairfax County proffers that have expanded the Reston Association network of recreational facilities. With the construction of various facilities, this community has benefited in the following ways: ƒƒ The enhanced pathway system at The Harrison contributed to the upgrade of the underpass

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connecting Parc Reston condos and Spectrum. Playgrounds and tot lots were built, such as those adjacent to Sunrise Square. Comstock made cash contributions for RA Membership. Park and open space areas were created, as seen at the Lofts. Public amenities, outdoor furniture, climbing

structures, fitness stations and fountains were included in the new Tall Oaks Village Center design. Should this article, or any land use issue, kindle a response or question, please do contact the office. We are happy to help. Cathy Hudgins has represented the Hunter Mill District on the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors since 2000. As a long-time Restonian, she has been involved with local, county and state politics for over 30 years.


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Pickleball Has Finally Made It to Reston! W BY JESSICA BIGGER

PHOTOGRAPHY BY SEAN BAHRAMI

hat on earth is pickleball? Well, it certainly doesn’t involve pickles. Can you imagine hitting pickles back and forth? Yikes, what a mess! Pickleball is a game that combines tennis, badminton and ping pong. So where does the name come from? The game is believed to have been named after co-founder Joel Pritchard’s family cocker spaniel,“Pickles,” according to the USA Pickleball Association’s (USAPA’s) website, https://www.usapa.org/ history-of-the-game/. Pickleball is played on a modified tennis court, similar to a badminton sized-court. Instead of using tennis or badminton rackets, players use paddles slightly larger than ping pong paddles. In place of a tennis ball or a badminton birdie, players use a perforated plastic ball, almost identical to a wiffle ball. Players hit the ball over a net that is 36 inches high. “Pickleball is exploding across the country and has become popular throughout Virginia,” said Laura Kowalski, Reston Association’s Director of Recreation and Environmental Education. There are 162 pickleball locations

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in Virginia and 25 locations in Northern Virginia. Several Reston residents who were familiar with the game and currently play approached the RA Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to discuss the possibility of installing pickleball at one of RA’s tennis courts. They believed that bringing pickleball to Reston would be an added benefit for the community. The idea was also presented to the 55+ Community Advisory Committee, the Tennis Working Group and Friends of Reston (requesting $800 of funding to support the installation of blended pickleball lines on RA tennis courts). Each group looked at numerous locations and decided that Colts Neck Recreation Area’s tennis courts would be an ideal location. Kowalski, RA Board Member Andy Sigle and Tennis Program Manager Robert Tucker tested out the sport. They put down tape for lines and tracked how many folks played the game. In addition, Southgate Community Center began offering indoor play. So how did pickleball come to be? In 1965, Joel Pritchard, a Washington State congressman,

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and Bill Bell, a successful businessman, invented the game. Coming back to Pritchard’s home on Bainbridge Island near Seattle after playing a round of golf, Pritchard and Bell found their families just sitting around. So they put their heads together to come up with a game everyone could play. There was an old badminton


Drop-In Pickleball HOW IT WORKS:

Drop-in Pickleball is for Reston Association (RA) Members holding a current Pool & Tennis pass. NonMembers holding a Tennis, Pool & Tennis or Pickleball pass may participate. Passes can be purchased online at www.reston.org or at RA Headquarters.

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Doubles will be the format when people are waiting to play. Teams will play first to 11 points, sudden death at 10-10. The winning team will stay on the same court but will split and no longer be partners. Losing team will slide to the next court where a winning team will have split and will accept one player each. If the court next to you has not finished, you are asked to wait on a bench beside the court. This format will continue until nobody is waiting to play

Call the tennis office at 703-4356502 for details or visit the USA Pickleball Association website at www.usapa.org for official rules.

court on the property, so Bell and Pritchard looked for equipment and stumbled upon ping pong paddles and a wiffle ball. The family used the paddles and ball to play a game similar to badminton. They used the paddles to volley the ball over the 60-inchhigh badminton net. After a few rounds, Pritchard and Bell realized that it was easier to bounce the ball over the net like in tennis. So they lowered the net to 36 inches, and a new game was born. A few weeks later, Pritchard and Bell invited their friend Barney McCallum over and introduced him to the game. All three worked together to come up with

official rules, and in 1972 they incorporated pickleball. The USAPA was established in 1984 to promote the sport. By 1990, people were playing pickleball coast to coast. The basic rules of pickleball combine badminton and tennis. Using pickleball paddles, the beginning team serves the ball underhand over the net; the opposing team must let the ball bounce once before hitting it back over the net to the serving team. The serving team then must let the ball bounce once before hitting the ball back to their opponent. This is called the “Two Bounce Rule.” After those initial hits, players continue to hit the ball over the net without letting

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it bounce on the ground (just like in badminton). Players must serve and hit the ball underhand. Similar to tennis, the ball must land within the court lines and not touch the net. (Visit the USAPA’s website for a full explanation of the rules at https://www.usapa.org/

basics-rules-summary/). RA currently has two pickleball courts at Colts Neck Recreation Area’s outdoor tennis courts. The pickleball court lines are painted in blue. You can reserve a pickleball court onsite using your tennis and pool pass. Nonresidents can purchase tennis, pool and tennis or pickleball passes through RA. Passes and pickleball gear can be purchased at RA’s membership office. For anyone interested in playing a pickup game, the pickleball courts at Colts Neck Recreation Area have been reserved for drop-in play on Mondays between 9 a.m. and noon. There is also open play available at the Southgate Community Center’s (SGCC’s) indoor tennis courts on Thursdays and Fridays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., free with a

donation (donations collected go to future programming and supplies for SGCC). If you are interested in taking pickleball classes to learn the basics, look out for RA’s Demo Days and future programming in 2019, or visit SGCC’s website at www. southgatecommunitycenter.org to sign up for a class. Jessica Bigger is a freelance writer who lives in Reston.

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Clarewood Graduates First Class BY MARK ZHONG AND MOUNA YAHA

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hen the first six graduates of the Robert E. Simon School of Business at Reston’s Clarewood University walked the stage recently to receive their MBAs, they may not have known that they were making history and fulfilling the dream of the school’s founders. Four years ago, the founders of Clarewood University settled on Reston after searching for just the right community to build their future school. This was a historic moment for the university and for Reston as well. Clarewood

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is the first university headquartered in Reston, and this group is the first cohort to graduate since the university’s founding in the spring of 2014. Delegate Kenneth R. Plum, long-time champion of education and a Reston resident, was the keynote speaker at the April graduation. Reston, the first planned community of its kind in Virginia, embodies the traits that Clarewood founders hoped to instill in its students. These traits are inclusivity, diversity and a deep sense of the importance of community involvement. Residents also

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live, work, play and study in the same community. That has been true for graduate Nathaniel Hahn, who has advanced in his career with Fannie Mae during his two years of study at Clarewood. Hahn said he has learned a great deal about teamwork and working in a multicultural environment. “Clarewood gave me more than the job skills I needed to succeed,” Hahn said. “I have developed an understanding of learning and working in a community and achieving goals together.” Hahn added that his time

at Clarewood taught him to look beyond his own place within a company to see the corporate goals and learn its culture, and he is better prepared to succeed. When fellow graduate Yanaisse Arica came to Clarewood, She already owned a health and wellness business through Arbonne International. She wanted to expand her knowledge by learning how other businesses operate successfully. Arica credits the professors and the small class sizes for her ability to complete the arduous program at Clarewood.


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“The professors at Clarewood were very insightful, experienced and knowledgeable,” Arica said. “The small class size allowed me to join a community

of young professionals from a diversity of cultural backgrounds and many careers, and that broadened my understanding of business.” Currently, the Clarewood MBA program offers four concentrations: International Business and Finance, Information Systems and E-commerce, Management, and Entrepreneurship. In Clarewood classrooms, professors such as Raja. T. Nasr, Ph.D., bring experience gained in business and around the globe. Dr. Nasr teaches a course in Business English. Nasr grew up speaking English, German, Arabic and French. He received his doctoral degree from the University of Michigan before lecturing at several universities around the world. Nasr has also published 45 articles and 60 books,

including three English-Arabic dictionaries, on the topics of education, applied linguistics and the teaching of English and Arabic as second or foreign languages. Professor Richard Linowes, Ph.D., also is on staff at American University. In the Clarewood classroom, Dr. Linowes teaches strategy, global leadership, entrepreneurship, crosscultural management and sustainability. He spent several years with Accenture and Goldman Sachs, helping to plan the firms’ international expansions. With the undergirding of their education, the six graduates in the first cohort will help Clarewood achieve final accreditation, allowing the university to expand the number of students and classes

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it will offer in future years. The niche of Clarewood University is in offering an MBA program that is as solid as other schools in the area, but with tuition that is very affordable. The school also works around the schedules of working professionals, offering weeknight and weekend classes. For graduate Grant Humphreys, this flexibility was particularly important. As a lifelong Restonian, Grant is happy that Reston has its own graduate level university, and even happier that he was part of Clarewood’s historic inaugural class. Mark Zhong, Ph.D., is the Administrative Dean of Clarewood University. Mouna Yaha is a Marketing Intern at Clarewood University.

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Staycation Ideas for Reston Families S BY JESSICA BIGGER

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chool’s out! Summer is finally here. It’s time to take advantage of the outdoors. So if your family is planning on sticking around for the summer, Reston is the place to be. The pools, tennis courts and camps are the first things that come to mind, but there’s so much more; you could literally fill every single day of your summer doing something fun. Following are 12 great activities you can do with your family this summer through Reston Association and around Reston.

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1ONESPEND A DAY AT 2 EXPLORE AND OF RA’S MANY EXERCISE ON RA’S PARKS

There are lots of RA parks for families who are involved in sports (soccer, baseball, basketball, etc.) Too windy? Fly a kite. If you have a birthday party coming up, you can rent a picnic pavilion. Looking to cool off? Stop by Lake Anne Recreation Area to dance in the spray fountain or get a group together for a round of volleyball.

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PATHWAYS OR THE W&OD TRAIL

With over 55 miles of paved pathways, you can walk anywhere in Reston. Many residents use the paths daily for running, walking or bike riding. It’s a great way to stay in shape and be connected with Reston. There are trails that will take you around most of RA’s lakes. The trails connect Washington Plaza in Lake Anne, North Point Shopping Center, South Lakes Shopping Center and even Reston Town Center. Hop on the W&OD trail, which stretches from Shirlington all the way to Purcellville at the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The trail runs right through Reston. So if you’re up for a serious bike ride, go long.

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THE WALKER NATURE CENTER

The Nature Center is a great place to take your family. Grab a nature scavenger hunt at the Welcome Desk, and take a hike and to see what you can find. Don’t forget to stop by the pond to look for frogs, turtles and other cool creatures. Finish your adventure with a picnic at the covered pavilion. Did you know that Walker Nature Center has a fire pit you can rent? Gather your friends and family together to listen to the night sounds and share s’mores. Looking for a nature activity? Walker Nature Center has numerous summer programs for families: campfire programs, stream sloshes, bird walks, etc. Visit the back of this issue for a list of programs. Also, look out for the Fairy Festival on July 21 where kids can search for fairy houses along the trail, enter the costume contest or build their own fairy house to win a prize.


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4 RELAX ON ONE 5 TRY PICKLEBALL 6 ENJOY THE OF RA’S FOUR LAKES OR HIT A ROUND OF “GOINGS ON” Reston has four lakes to explore: Lake Anne, Lake Audubon, Lake Newport and Lake Thoreau. Spend a relaxing hour floating on Lake Anne. Rent a kayak, paddleboat, rowboat or canoe for just $10. Don’t forget to bring cash. Grab your fishing rod and see what you catch. It’s catch and release, except for largemouth bass between 4 and 12 inches long in Lake Anne, Lake Audubon and Lake Thoreau. Adults need to have a fishing license. Children under 16 do not. You can purchase a license through the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries or a local sporting goods store. Go on an amphibian and reptile hunt. This is one of my daughter’s favorite activities. We’ve discovered all kinds of cool creatures on the shores of Lake Audubon. Just make sure you are on RA property. The docks are privately owned.

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Pickleball has been around for decades, but it just arrived in Reston. It’s a combination of badminton and tennis. Drop by Colts Neck Recreation Area tennis courts or Southgate Community Center’s indoor tennis courts and hit a wifflestyle ball with a large ping pong paddle over the net. Check out the pickleball article in this month’s issue to learn more about this sport. Family of golfers? Then tee off at Reston National Golf Course. It’s open to the public.

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Start off your Saturday morning at the Reston Farmers Market at Lake Anne Plaza, where you’ll find everything from veggies to crafts. Most vendors take credit cards, but it’s always wise to have some cash on hand. Reston pools offer an endless number of events for families: dive-in movies where you can bring floaties to the pool, popsicle and ice cream socials, and the big Fourth of July Pool Party at Lake Newport Pool. In August, cheer your child on during the Kids Triathlon. Reston Community Center (RCC) hosts several summertime community events. July 14 is the Lake Anne Roots Music Festival, and September 22 is the Multicultural Festival (cohosted with RA). RCC also puts on a Family Fun Entertainment series every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Reston Town Center Square Park.

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7 TAKE A BIRD 8 HOP ON THE 9 EXPLORE LAKE WALK OR HUNT FOR METRO TO SPEND A FAIRFAX INSECTS

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Check out the many birding hot spots throughout Reston: Bright Pond Nature Trail, Buttermilk Creek Nature Trail, Sunrise Valley Wetland Park, Twin Branches Nature Trail, The Glade Stream Valley and Fred Crabtree Park. You can pick up a bird checklist at Walker Nature Center and a birding hot spot map at The Bird Feeder in Reston. If you are searching for insects, RA has many meadows to explore. Fox Mill Meadow by the soccer fields is a certified Monarch Waystation.

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DAY IN D.C.

Want to get out and see some museums, explore historic neighborhoods or stop by an open market? Take advantage of Reston’s easy access to the city. You can just hop on the Metro at the Wiehle Metro Station and you’re in D.C. in 45 minutes. Park your car at the station or the commuter lot and walk over or get to the station by bus.

Gather your family and head over to Lake Fairfax. Make a day of it. Take a hike, explore the creeks, take a paddleboat ride and finish off with a picnic. Or spend the day at the Watermine Family Swimmin’ Hole (no membership required; everyone pays an entrance fee). Lake Fairfax Park also has a skate park and several athletic fields, including a cricket field. Pitch a tent and reserve a night at one of the campsites. Tell spooky stories and listen to the nighttime wildlife sounds while toasting marshmallows by the fireside.


10 FEED EXOTIC 12 LEARN ANIMALS AT THE ZOO TO SCUBA DIVE Wow, we have a zoo right here in Reston! Visit Roer’s Zoofari and take a safari ride to feed the exotic animals, pet farm animals, feed the giraffe and camel or hang out with the budgies.

11 CONNECT WITH YOUR INNER ARTIST THROUGH RCC AND GRACE

Every Sunday in July at RTC Square Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., RCC and Greater Reston Art Center (GRACE) host Sunday Art in the Park. GRACE offers several arts and crafts tables, and there is a free concert at 7 p.m.

OR STAND-UP PADDLEBOARD

Going on a scuba diving vacation? You can get certified right here in Reston through Nautilus Aquatics. Classes meet at one of RA’s pools. How about learning how to standup paddleboard? You can sign up for a class with Surf Reston. Classes meet on Reston’s lakes. There are endless possibilities this summer in Reston. Visit reston.org for more information or see the back of this issue and keep you eye out for other fun events happening this summer. Jessica Bigger is a freelance writer who lives in Reston.

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Design Intervention T BY MARNIE SCHAAR

PHOTOGRAPHY BY BOB HAUKNESS

he 17th Annual Reston Home Tour — Reston Home Saturday October 13, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Benefiting the Reston Tour focuses on six Tickets: $30 homes that have had Historic Trust & Museum significant redesign in the form of renovations, Available at: additions, complete remodels, ƒƒ Reston Museum at Lake Anne and online at www.restonmuseum.org/hometour extensive landscaping, ƒƒ The Wine Cabinet at North Point Shopping Center hardscaping and interior decor. ƒƒ Greater Reston Arts Center in Reston Town Center These homes, each offering a unique Reston flair, are sure to Visit www.restonmuseum.org or call 703-709-7700 for more information. get your design juices flowing! You will travel in architectural time from a South Reston 1966 Dutch colonial to Reston’s newest Luxury Apartments, Bright Pond — The Signature, at Reston Levergood & Rollin Town Center, where a “taste of Patty and Chuck moved from autumn," catered by Balducci’s, Ashburn nearly a decade ago will be offered. to Bright Pond Lane. The home Tickets to this one-day, selfserved the family of four well, guided event sell out quickly. but now, as empty-nesters, To avoid disappointment, make the couple has reimagined the your plans now. All proceeds space with stunning results. benefit the Reston Historic Trust They have worked with two and Reston Museum. designers to renovate and decorate. Moroccan influences, RHT Chairperson Marnie Schaar grew up in stunning light fixtures, and Reston and has been selling real estate with Chuck’s sister's artwork are Long & Foster, Inc., for 16 years. just a few mentions to inspire. You won't want to miss the one-of-a-kind, custom-made, temperature-controlled glass wine display carved out under the stairs and the custom bar with LED remote-controlled lighting options to suit any mood.

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Basset Lane — Vollman & Hobrla

A childhood visit to a nascent New Town left a lasting impression on Lee Hobrla. Years later, when she and Jim needed to relocate to the metro area from Michigan, Lee knew where to look. They toured 30 properties in a single weekend, and Basset Lane came out on top! Twenty-five years later they still call Basset Lane home, though it has gone through several transformations to keep up with their changing lifestyle. Highlights including a backyard oasis, gorgeous kitchen, and a newly renovated master bedroom suite that will surely delight tour goers.

Fountain Drive — Wright

After living in Great Falls for 20 years, Larry and Mary Wright down-sized from their 12,000 square foot single family home to their 4,000 square foot Paramount Condo on the 13th floor. Their 600 square foot patio overlooks the Blue Ridge mountains to the west and Reston Town Center to the south and is the ideal pace to view fireworks on the Fourth of July. Filled with interesting artifacts from their international travels and renovated throughout, this spectacular condo is like no other. The kitchen underwent a major renovation and includes a backsplash containing 50-million-year-old fish fossils from a prehistoric lake bed in Wyoming. A Xian warrior stands guard in the dining room. The master bathroom renovation was just completed last year!

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Round Pebble — Xeller

When Tara, Steve, and their two young children relocated from California to Reston in 2006, they rented at first to get to know the area. They soon discovered they loved Reston and wanted to stay. After a couple more children, and with number five on the way, it was time to buy! They purchased Round Pebble realizing quickly that some things needed to be changed for their family of seven! They moved into a short-term rental down the street and watched as their vision and their architect's plans came to fruition. Nine months later they returned to a gorgeous and functional home that exceeded their expectations. The focal point is the kitchen with a wall of windows overlooking their pool and a large island with ample seating for friends and family to gather.

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Signature Apartments — Bozzuto Open 11-4 p.m. on Tour Day

Reston Town Center’s new Signature Apartments will be on tour this year. Designed to LEED Silver standards for green building, the property’s cluster with two high-rise and two low-rise buildings — each unique — integrates extensive amenities amid varied residences and inspired outdoor spaces. Tour the models, see the luxurious common areas with a SkyTop fitness center on the penthouse level, fire pits and shuffleboard on the 7th floor abutting the pool, and the expansive entertaining spaces on the main level. Enjoy a "taste of autumn" catered by Balducci’s, the new gourmet store at RTC.

Glade Drive — Blaustein

Ring Road — Everett

As veteran renovators (the 2014 Reston Home Tour showcased their transformed Moorings Drive condo ), Emily and Kevin turned their 50-year-old, virtually untouched rambler into a modern dream home! Reconfiguring the layout to an open floor plan while pairing bargain finds with high-end pieces allowed the couple to create an eclectic and very cool home they half-jokingly describe as “postmodern, mountain/ cabin/farmhouse chic.” The exterior now has a craftsman look people desire, and inside Emily’s love of mixing materials and juxtaposing textures is evident throughout the house. FUN and current is what this house is, and definitely original!

Ken and Mari were drawn to the Wharf’s unique architectural personality. They appreciated the contrast between the public facing front with its understated, 70s-era, Reston aesthetic and the semi-private, pond-facing back featuring private decks overlooking fish ponds, creeks, a waterfall and fountains. Their contemporary eclectic home was nearly move-in ready when they purchased. Major renovations, executed by the previous owner, transformed the interior allowing open rooms to flow from space to space, level to level. The couple installed the latest Smart Home technology to optimize energy use and provide security. The entire platform is controllable from inside and outside the home. Intelligent and unique!

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Treasured Places

Reston’s public art and recreational areas are natural partners BY JANET REMS

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njoying Reston’s wealth of parks and other recreational areas and its growing and diverse inventory of public art are not mutually exclusive. In fact, there are a number of places where both can — and should — be enjoyed simultaneously. This union of experiences is not accidental. When Reston was founded more than 50 years ago by Robert E. Simon Jr., he wrote seven key goals or principles to guide his new planned community. The first among them was “That the widest choice of opportunities be made available for the full use of leisure time. This means that the New Town should provide a wide range of cultural and recreational facilities as well as an environment for privacy.” Further articulating this Simon objective, the Public Art Master Plan for Reston, adopted in December 2008, states, “Reston’s parks and recreation facilities are some of the community’s most treasured places, for which members of the community feel a strong connection and ownership. … Artists can play a role in enhancing these important community assets — existing, proposed, imagined — strengthening the way they impact Reston’s visual identity and writing new chapters in the legacy of Reston’s hidden

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treasures.” The following are five permanent public art sites in Reston — out of 46 inventoried by the nonprofit Public Art Reston — and three more in process where both types of leisure-time, lifestyle experiences envisioned by Simon may be appreciated.

“FLUX” AT DOGWOOD POOL

“Flux,” by internationally known mosaic artist Valerie Theberge, is an interactive fountain commissioned and owned by the Reston Association as part of the Dogwood pool renovations in 2013. Sponsored jointly by RA, Public Art Reston and the Reston Community Center (RCC), the prominently situated mosaic-clad fountain functions as a visual centerpiece of the recreational facility and an aesthetic object of interest even when the pool is closed. It also is a joyful place for children to play, and, because it resides outside the fenced pool, they can play there regardless of RA pool membership. Complementing and surrounding the fountain are three short concrete elliptical benches inset with Theberge mosaics. Theberge guided students from Dogwood Elementary School who created the mosaics for one of the benches. At the time of its

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Enjoying Reston’s wealth of parks and other recreational areas and its growing and diverse inventory of public art are not mutually exclusive. installation, Larry Butler, RA director of Parks and Recreation, noted that in addition to its aesthetic appeal, the fountain is simply “fun.” Explaining how it shoots fourto six-feet-high jets of water from its splash pad and, if someone stands on one pop jet, the others will rush up higher, Butler said, “Interaction will be encouraged. It is part of the vitality of the site.”

“RESTOSAURIA” AT LAKE NEWPORT POOL “Restosauria,” which translates to “Restonian Creature,” is a welded-steel sculpture created by artist John Parker in 1990. The dinosaur-esque name was inspired by the size and mass of the piece — approximately 12 feet high and 3,000 pounds. “Restosauria” was constructed while Parker was an artistin-residence in Reston. He used the patio at South Lakes High School as his studio and

encouraged students to view his process, ask questions and work with him as he moved from concept models to fabricating the sculpture’s pieces out of massive steel plates. “Restosauria,” sponsored by South Lakes High School, RA and the Greater Reston Arts Center, was unveiled at a ceremony on June 9, 1990, and was placed on indefinite loan until RA decided to purchase the piece as a permanent installation at the Lake Newport Pool. With the support of the community and private funds, RA was able to purchase the work for $6,000, and “Restosauria” became the first community acquisition of public art.

“VAN GOGH BRIDGE” LINKING WASHINGTON PLAZA AND WATERVIEW CLUSTER


FLUX BY VALERIE THEBERGE

“RESTON’S PARKS AND RECREATION FACILITIES ARE SOME OF THE COMMUNITY’S MOST TREASURED PLACES, FOR WHICH MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY FEEL A STRONG CONNECTION AND OWNERSHIP. … ARTISTS CAN PLAY A ROLE IN ENHANCING THESE IMPORTANT COMMUNITY ASSETS.” “Public Art Master Plan for Reston,” adopted in December 2008 An exemplar of the fact that public art comes in many forms, not just sculptures or

murals, the “Van Gogh Bridge,” which dates back to 1965, is a wooden and steel footbridge that links Washington Plaza at Lake Anne Village Center with the homes of Waterview Cluster. Set along a running route through the plaza, the bridge created by William Roehl — an associate partner with the architectural firm of Conklin & Rossant that designed Reston’s first village center — was inspired by its famed namesake’s paintings of Arles, France. Now owned by RA, the bridge was constructed to encourage residents to be outdoors as well as to connect residential Reston with its commercial buildings, schools and playgrounds. Although a visually engaging site year-round, “Van Gogh Bridge” is most captivating in the springtime when its surrounding trees and other flora are in full bloom, and it is reminiscent of the

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famous Dutch artist’s colorful masterpieces.

“IRIS” IN RESTON TOWN SQUARE PARK

“Iris,” by Daniel Goldstein, is a seven-foot-high, stainlesssteel sculpture located at the corner of Market and Saint Francis streets in Reston Town Square Park in Reston Town Center. The sculpture, created in 2006, was donated by Sallie Mae in 2008 as a contribution to making Reston Town Center “a more beautiful place to work and play,” according to Sallie Mae employee Paul Smith. Owned by the Reston Urban Core Association (RUCA), the sculpture is “meant to both complement and juxtapose the landscape around it.” Its organic form ties the sculpture into the park’s trees, plantings, seating and water jets. In contrast, its strong difference in color, texture and height moves the

eye away and upward from the greenery, “keeping the viewer both absorbed and intrigued in the park’s unique setting.” Goldstein spoke with Public Art Reston about his piece. He said, “The concept for the sculpture is based on the form of the iris flower. … The sculpture intentionally looks completely different from every angle. I wanted the sculpture to have the dynamism and energy that these changing views could give it.”

“RESTON RONDO” IN RESTON TOWN CENTER

Located in a swath of parklike green space at the other end of Reston Town Center, across from the Hyatt Regency Reston and visible from Reston Parkway, “Reston Rondo,” by Mary Ann Mears, is a sitespecific sculpture realized in 2014. Constructed of aluminum painted a vibrant

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AROUND RESTON | HOT SPOTS | LOCAL INTEREST | TRENDING yellow and surrounded by bluestone paving, the large abstract sculpture is owned by the Reston Town Center Association (RTCA) and was sponsored by RTCA along with RCC and Public Art Reston. Intended to be elegant yet with a feeling of lyricism and whimsy, “Reston Rondo” aspires to welcome people approaching the center. Its movement is gestural and graceful, inviting the viewer to move around and through it, and its clean organic forms suggest a lively energy. According to Mears, she enjoys the challenge of responding to the physical and spatial qualities of new sites, whether architectural — interior or exterior — or natural.

“PORTAL SEATS OF MEMORY” ADJACENT TO SUNRISE SQUARE RESIDENCES

A new public artwork, “Portal Seats of Memory” by Restonbased sculptor Marco Rando, is situated on a site off Sunrise Valley Drive, adjacent to Sunrise Square. The site is a public park and meadow on which the American Press Institute (API) building was situated. That building, designed by internationally recognized architect Marcel Breuer, was demolished last year. The site-specific artwork is situated just off a path and overlooks the meadow. A project funded by Sekas Homes and coordinated by Public Art Reston, Marco Rando created “Portal Seats of Memory” to commemorate Breuer’s historic building and his noted brutalist style of architecture. Rando’s artwork is composed of a series of five sculptural stools cast in concrete and aligned corner to corner. The sculptural stool form is derived from Breuer’s repetitive use of trapezoids in many of the window (portal) designs of his buildings. The sides of the stools have reliefs of the former API building’s layout and address as well as a

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LEARN MORE Public Art Reston is a group of civic leaders who represent Reston’s key community organizations. It seeks to inspire an ongoing commitment to public art and create a new generation of artworks in Reston. It imagines public art throughout Reston that inspires the community and engages the mind and senses. In 2008, Public Art Reston adopted a Master Plan that outlines a vision for public art in Reston, key opportunities for new projects and an action plan for success. Public Art Reston is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt, not-for-profit organization. Visit www. publicartreston.org or call 703-880-1177 to find out more or to get involved.

quote by Breuer. The five seats also represent the five physical senses and the act of sitting as an opportunity to trigger memory.

DANNY LANE GLASS SCULPTURE, SIGNATURE PARK, RESTON TOWN CENTER

Situated next to the new Signature residential tower in Reston Town Center is the recently installed, gently twisting glass sculpture by London-based, Americanborn artist Danny Lane. The sculpture both harmonizes with the high-rise building’s elegant architecture and serves as a welcoming transition to and from the adjacent public green space. Known for his large-scale glass and steel sculptures, Lane, whose works can be

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ARTIST MARCO RANDO INSTALLING HIS ARTWORK PORTAL SEATS OF MEMORY

IRIS BY DANIEL GOLDSTEIN

found in collections around the world, contrasts the seeming fragility of glass as a material with the sturdiness of steel to create sculptures that are at once commanding and elegant. At the Signature site, Lane creates a sculptural environment that places the 12-foot-high glass sculpture in the center of a circular area where three pedestrian paths converge. The circular area is defined by a visible change in hardscape material, creating a transition from the paths to the sculpture site. On the perimeter of the circle, Lane also created three tapered elliptical granite benches that mimic the line of the landscaped circle and the

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VAN GOGH BRIDGE BY WILLIAM ROEHL

PHOTO BY CHARLOTTE GEARY

RESTON RONDO BY MARY ANN MEARS

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sculpture’s base. The benches serve as resting places from which to view the central sculptural element.

COMING SOON, ARTIST-DESIGNED BIKE RACKS

Public Art Reston, working along with RA’s Multimodal Transportation Advisory Committee, plans to install artist-designed bike racks at the Walker Education Center, the Lake House, the Pony Barn Park and Hunters Woods Village Center. Selected artists were invited to submit designs for site-specific racks that are imaginative, functional and represent Reston’s

unique aesthetic, natural and cultural identities. The date of the unveiling has yet to be announced. Janet Rems is chairman of Public ArtReston’s Communications Committee. The former editor of The Reston Times, she regularly freelances for The Fairfax County Times, writing primarily about the arts.

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Leading Sustainable Change — Protecting Reston’s Vital Interests I BY KEN KNUEVEN

PHOTOGRAPHY BY JIM KIRBY

first experienced Reston as a kid in the late 1960s attending the dedication ceremony at Lake Anne. It was an amazing experience. My family was living in Alexandria at the time, and when I arrived at Lake Anne that day, I saw a very different approach to suburban living. The cookie cutter neighborhoods I was accustomed to were nowhere to be seen. It became instantly apparent to me that Reston was breaking all the rules of traditional design, traditional building methods, traditional development — traditional everything. Twenty years later I moved to Reston to purchase my very first home, and I’ve been here ever since. I’m in my fourth place now, my dream home, on Lake Anne. I love it here.

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It inspired me to get involved with my community, a first for me, and the rest is history, as they say. So, you might ask: What does this have to do with Parks and Recreation and the Reston Association’s Design Review Board (DRB)? Well, I must admit — and I suspect I’m not alone in this — when I first moved here in 1987, I knew very little, and cared even less, about Reston’s governance. Assessments? Design guidelines? A board? A DRB? Huh? What? My initial reaction was, “I should have listened more carefully to the realtor at the time.” Fast forward 31 years — I’ve learned a lot and experienced even more, and I get it. Reston is truly a unique place, built on guiding principles that still have

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power and still have impact to this day. These principles provide the centerpiece for RA’s governance structure and are found in the community’s governing documents. One of these key elements is the maintenance and management of the community’s most valuable asset — its real property. To give you an idea, Reston Association oversees the following: ƒƒ 1,350 acres of land in over 375 legal parcels ƒƒ Four lakes and three ponds ƒƒ Four very large, wellengineered dams ƒƒ A 72-acre nature center, the Nature House, a yearround environmental learning center ƒƒ 55 miles of paved pathways

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Eight miles of natural surface trails 107 bridges, 25 underpasses, and 378 lights 15 outdoor pools, including a 50-meter pool 52 outdoor tennis courts, including 26 lighted, eight clay and four for children 10 and under 30 multipurpose courts 15 picnic pavilions and arbors 35 tot-lot playgrounds 22 ball fields Three community buildings, including the new Lake House 113 picnic tables, 308 trash cans and 18 play fields 27 asphalt and four gravel parking lots 124 recreational vehicle spaces for members and 40 for canoes and kayaks


WE RIVAL MANY LARGE TOWNS AND CITIES WITH THESE TYPES OF AMENITIES, AND AS OUR COMMUNITY CONTINUES TO GROW, WE NEED TO ENSURE THAT ANY POTENTIAL CHANGES OR IMPACTS TO THESE ASSETS ARE COMMUNITYORIENTED, SUSTAINABLE AND TRUE TO THE ORIGINAL PRINCIPLES OF RESTON’S FOUNDING. ƒƒ

A 6-acre maintenance facility/warehouse and associated vehicles and equipment That’s a lot. We rival many large towns and cities with these types of amenities, and as our community continues to grow, we need to ensure that any potential changes or impacts to these assets are community-oriented, sustainable and true to the original principles of Reston’s founding. This is where the Design Review Board comes into play. One of the advantages to owning a Reston property is the Design Covenants document included in the Reston Deed of Dedication. When property is purchased, buyers (and yes, developers) agree to comply with these and other covenants, thereby

agreeing to maintain the design standards established for Reston. Even RA itself is subject to these governing documents. The Design Covenants along with the Design Guidelines established by the DRB foster and preserve an aesthetic balance among the variety of residential, public use, commercial and recreational properties in the community. Even if a developer secures approval from Fairfax County for a planned redevelopment, those plans still must pass muster with the DRB. Its evaluation of an application is concurrent and separate from any review and evaluation by Fairfax County. The objectives are clear: ƒƒ To promote those qualities in the environment that bring value to the

property. To foster the attractiveness and functional utility of the community as a place to live, including a harmonious relationship among structures, vegetation and topography. Regarding Reston’s open spaces and recreation facilities, the DRB has specific priorities: ƒƒ Integration of the built and natural spaces ƒƒ Site layout (setbacks, open space, overall design concept) ƒƒ Integration with adjacent areas, trails and facilities ƒƒ Massing, scale and height of buildings and structures ƒƒ Amenity design The DRB is made up of nine RA members, your neighbors. Six of them are design professionals, and ƒƒ

three are non-architects or lay members. These membervolunteers define the design standards for the community and offer their professional expertise and assistance to help all of us achieve and maintain these standards. Thanks to our protective covenants and the DRB, Reston’s neighborhoods, open spaces and facilities are stable. After more than 50 years, the quality of the community continues to be maintained, with few exceptions. Ken Knueven, DRB Lay Member

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Discover Hidden Gems Along RA’s Trails M BY JESSICA BIGGER

ost residents use Reston Association (RA) paved trails to get from point A to point B or for daily exercise. However, each trail has little hidden gems to explore along the way. So, the next time you are out for a walk, run or bike ride, keep your eyes peeled for new discoveries. Reston’s five different paved surface trails are colorcoded. The Pink Trail is a loop trail in North Point. The Green Trail takes you from Lake Anne to Reston Town Center. The Red Trail is a loop trail around Lake Thoreau. The Blue Trail goes from Tall Oaks to Lake Anne and all the way to North Point. The fifth trail — Turquoise Trail — takes you from South Lakes Village Center to Hunters Woods. Some trails run through more green space than others. I had never been on the Turquoise Trail, so I grabbed my dog Patches and set out for an adventure to see what hidden gems we could find. I picked this trail because it runs along a stream and is surrounded by forest, wetlands and meadows. So the naturalist in me figured this trail would reveal some surprises along the way. And my trip didn’t disappoint. I started my hike at the Twin Branches trail marker and headed toward Hunters

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Woods. The first thing I came upon was an area of wetlands. I discovered a large patch of milkweed along the trail — perfect monarch butterfly habitat. Since this was spring, it was too early to see any monarchs, but later in the summer there’s a good chance of spotting a few. Along the way, I noticed several rock outcroppings, a shelf mushroom on the ground that looked like a large white flower and, finally, some

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wetlands with skunk cabbage (which looks like dark green lettuce). For me, it’s a familiar sign of wetland habitat. Not too long after starting my hike, I discovered a real hidden gem between markers 14 and 15. Tucked away you will find a bench in the middle of the meadow, right by the stream. If you are not looking out for it, you’ll miss it. There is a nature surface trail off to your right that takes you there. While taking a short break there, I saw a fox scamper by and several small butterflies hopping around in search of nectar. I also stumbled

upon my first eastern tiger swallowtail butterfly for the year. As I continued along, I spotted some wetlands filled with snags (dead trees) — prime woodpecker habitat. There were a variety of woodpecker holes, large and small. I stopped briefly and spotted a couple of hairy woodpeckers and an acorn woodpecker banging away high up in the trees. Between markers 17 and 18, I spotted a bluebird house and, as I looked up, sure enough there was a bluebird singing while perched on a tree


BLUE TRAIL MARKING GUIDE

Y THE SCENIC S THROUGHOUT TIFUL RESTON

king Program was created and the Reston Association Pedestrian g Advisory Committee.

GREEN TRAIL MARKING GUIDE

PINK TRAIL MARKING GUIDE

TALL OAKS TO LAKE ANNE TO NORTH POINT TRAIL

RESTON TOWN CENTER TO LAKE ANNE

NORTH POINT PARKS LOOP TRAIL

3.44 MILES

1.43 MILES

4.07 MILES

ENJOY THE SCENIC TRAILS THROUGHOUT BEAUTIFUL RESTON

ENJOY THE SCENIC TRAILS THROUGHOUT BEAUTIFUL RESTON

The Trail Marking Program was created and produced by the Reston Association Pedestrian and Bicycling Advisory Committee.

The Trail Marking Program was created and produced by the Reston Association Pedestrian and Bicycling Advisory Committee.

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Reston Association 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, Virginia 20191-3404 www.reston.org Phone: 703-437-7658 Fax: 703-435-6555

Photos courtesy of Jim Kirby.

Photos courtesy of Charles A. Veatch and Jim Kirby.

Photos courtesy of Charles A. Veatch.

not go unnoticed. We walked by several cute chipmunks running back under the brush to get to safety, saw a blue jay chasing a red-shouldered hawk and enjoyed passing by large fields of ferns that looked like a scene out of a fairy tale. Even though I did not see any turtles, frogs or lizards along the way, the stream is prime habitat for these little critters. It’s just a matter of keeping a lookout as you walk along. To my delight, I found another hidden gem through an opening in the fencing along the trail. I went off the

LAKE THOREAU LOOP TRAIL

2.1 MILES

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branch nearby. As I continued to walk along, I noticed several trails that led into Walker Nature Center’s property. I had never before noticed these trails on the other side of Glade Road opposite the nature center. Patches and I took a few detours off the main trail to check out the park. We discovered beautiful wild irises along the stream and almost stepped on a snake. A barred owl flew silently over our heads and landed on a large branch. For me, that was the highlight of the trip. Even little discoveries did

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beaten path to check it out and, lo and behold, there was another bench out of sight from the main trail. Throughout our walk I heard or spotted numerous birds: pileated woodpecker, wood thrush, warblers, Carolina chickadees, and an eastern wood pewee. Although there were few flowers in bloom this time of year, come summer and fall that will change. I plan on coming out midsummer and early fall to see what is in bloom — most likely, wild roses along the trail and wildflowers throughout the

meadows and wetlands. Although I explored one trail this season, there are more hidden gems to find on any of RA’s other paths, especially wildlife. So the next time you are out hitting the trails, stop, look and listen periodically, and see what appears. You can pick up a trail map for a nominal fee at RA’s main office or print up a map at reston.org. Jessica Bigger is a freelance writer who lives in Reston.

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HISTORIC RESTON | 1964 | PLANNED COMMUNITY | ROBERT E. SIMON

The First Recreation Facilities and Parks in Reston T BY SHELLEY S. MASTRAN wo of Robert E. Simon Jr.’s original goals for Reston address the community’s parks and recreation. The first goal was “That the widest choice of opportunities be made available for the full use of leisure time. … [with] a wide range of … recreational facilities as well as an environment for privacy.”Another goal stated “That commercial, cultural and recreational facilities be made available … from the outset of development — not years later.” Simon followed through on these goals. The Reston Master Plan, developed in 1962, set aside one-seventh of the community for open space. Much of this open space was a network of heavily wooded stream valleys, which fulfilled Simon’s wish for an “environment for privacy.” Reston’s extensive trail network began early on, winding through these woodlands. Simon also began installing recreation facilities at the very opening of Reston. By the end of 1965, even with only 400 residents, Reston had one man-made lake (Lake Anne), two swimming pools, four tennis courts, one

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volleyball court, an 18-hole golf course, a riding center and neighborhood playgrounds. As Ada Louise Huxtable wrote in the New York Times in 1965 (with slight exaggeration), “the new Reston resident acquires more than four walls, … he also has the use of lakes, golf courses, bridle paths, hiking trails, and bath and tennis

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clubs as well as open land, playgrounds and plazas.” Many of these first facilities were located near Lake Anne Village Center, the first village center in Reston. Tennis courts went in along the canal into Lake Anne with North Shore pool across the way, a volleyball court was built between Washington


THE FIRST GOAL WAS “THAT THE WIDEST CHOICE OF OPPORTUNITIES BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR THE FULL USE OF LEISURE TIME. … [WITH] A WIDE RANGE OF … RECREATIONAL FACILITIES AS WELL AS AN ENVIRONMENT FOR PRIVACY.”

Plaza Cluster and Hickory Cluster, and the Reston North Golf Course (today’s Hidden Creek Country Club) was laid out within one-quarter mile of Lake Anne. The golf course opened in May 1964, eight months before the first resident moved into Reston. In addition, in January 1967, the Reston Times announced the opening

of the Reston ski tow on a 100foot hill near the Lake Anne garden plots at Wiehle Avenue and Fairway Drive. Here was a 600-foot ski run for use whenever it snowed! In Hunters Woods, before there was a shopping center or Glade Road, Reston had two riding stables, an indoor and outdoor horse ring and

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seven miles of bridle paths. This equestrian infrastructure was based upon the legacy of the Fairfax County Hunt. The A. Smith Bowman family, who owned Sunset Hills Farm and the Bowman Distillery, established the Hunt in 1928. Today the Fairfax Hunt has become the Loudoun Fairfax Hunt with events in Loudoun County, but the old Fairfax Hunt Club still exists near the entrance to Lake Fairfax Park as a private facility for rent. Out of these beginnings, Reston’s park and recreation system has evolved to meet the needs of the growing community. Today, Reston can pride itself on providing an impressive array of park and recreation spaces for its residents. Shelley S. Mastran is Chair of the Board of the Reston Historic Trust.

RESTON MUSEUM HOURS Monday-Friday 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday Closed

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MEMBER SERVICES WELCOME TO RESTON

New to Reston and have questions? The Reston Association is here to help you get the most out of your community and start enjoying all Reston has to offer. Contact Member Services for more information on programs and events. We look forward to serving you.

UPDATING YOUR WWW.RESTON.ORG ACCOUNT

This account is used for your Property transactions: ƒƒ Assessment payments ƒƒ Covenants payments ƒƒ Disclosure Document purchases Please take a moment to update your online profile so can conveniently make property payments online. If you forget your username or password, click the appropriate link to receive assistance. If you would like to change your billing address for assessment mailings, please contact Billing_ Collections@Reston. org or 703-435-7991.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS For what kinds of activities can I rent The Lake House? The Lake House on Lake Newport is an ideal venue for corporate functions and retreats, workshops and seminars, or small weddings and celebrations. The entire facility can accommodate up to 150 people or you can rent one of the two rooms separately for smaller groups. For more information and availability, go to www. restonwebtrac.org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link. Are there any guidelines about using Reston’s paths and natural areas? We welcome you to explore the 55 miles of paved and natural surface pathways winding through Reston’s open spaces. All trails are multi-use so users can expect to encounter walkers, joggers, bicyclists, wheelchairs and pathway maintenance vehicles. Please keep the following in mind: §§ Stay on the trails §§ Leave all plants and animals where you find them §§ Deposit all litter in trash or recycling containers or carry it out with you §§ Always keep pets on a leash and pick up their waste §§ No motor vehicles are allowed on the pathway system For a map of Reston, navigate to www.reston.org > Parks, Recreation & Events > Facilities, Maps, & Rentals > Reston Map.

Who maintains the roads in Reston? VDOT maintains most of the roads in Reston, although there are some roads within clusters that are cluster responsibility. RA does not maintain the roads. If you have a question about a specific road, please call the RA Central Services Facility at 703437-6658 for assistance, or go to www.virginiaroads.org, VDOT’s interactive mapping application.

Are the tennis courts locked, and do I need a key? RA’s 52 tennis courts are not locked. All 44 hard courts are open year round, and clay courts are open April-October, weather permitting. Please note that they are monitored by RA’s tennis staff who will check for your current pass. When do the pools close? RA’s last two pools close on September 30. The 2018 Pool Schedule can be found on www. reston.org by navigating to Parks, Recreation & Events > Aquatics, then, download the schedule from the right side of the page. How do I find out about volunteer opportunities in Reston? The easiest way to stay up to date on the latest volunteer events and opportunities is through our social media pages. Find us on Facebook as ‘Volunteer Reston,’ on Twitter @VolunteerReston, and on Instagram @volunteer_ assistant. You can also receive more information from our website or by emailing Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at habrock@reston.org.

RESTON ASSOCIATION 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive Reston, VA 20191 HOURS OF OPERATION

Monday-Friday

8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Email: member_services@reston.org Phone: 703-435-6530

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What property changes require review and approval by RA and/or the DRB? Currently, most exterior alterations and additions, no matter how large or small, and including tree removal, require review and approval by either the DRB or the RA Covenants staff prior to implementation. To contact your property’s Covenants Advisor, go to www.reston.org and navigate to About Reston Association > Contact Us and click on RA Staff on the left side. You can also call Member Services to be put in touch with your advisor.

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Facility Inquiries: reservations@reston.org


WEBTRAC RA’s Online Registration System for: §§ Aquatics, Camps, Health and Wellness, Nature and Tennis programs §§ Pool and Tennis Pass renewals and purchases §§ Event and trip registrations §§ Community building and picnic pavilion reservations If you created your account in 2017, you are all set to begin shopping. If you forgot your username or password, use the appropriate link for assistance.

STEP 1: CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT

§§ Visit www.restonwebtrac.org §§ Click on “Need an Account? Click Here.” §§ Be sure to include all members of your household. §§ Accounts may take up to 2 business days to process. §§ After you have created your account and received a confirmation email, you are able to begin shopping.

STEP 2: SHOP FOR ACTIVITIES

§§ Enter your username and password to log in. §§ Use the Quick Link “Browse Activities” or click on one of the shortcut photo buttons. §§ Here, you may search by any of the following methods: ˚˚ Type in the “Activity Number” (9 digits included in this magazine and indicated with this icon ) ˚˚ Type in a “Keyword” related to the activity ˚˚ Search broadly by selecting criteria such as age or category from the drop down menus. §§ Choose your activity by clicking the plus sign (+) in the “Add to Cart” column. §§ You can continue shopping or check out by clicking the “Add to Cart” button in the window at the bottom of your screen. §§ You will be asked to select the applicable family member(s) for each of the items in your cart. §§ Follow onscreen directions to complete your transaction by Visa or MasterCard. To pay by check or cash, please visit Reston Association. For any questions or assistance in creating your household account or with making a purchase, please contact Member Services at member_services@reston.org or 703-435-6530.

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POOL & TENNIS PASSES FOR RA MEMBERS BUYING YOUR PASS Online Purchase ƒƒ

Go to www.restonwebtrac.org and log in or create an account if you did not create one in 2017. For first-time purchasers, please email a labeled photo of each household member to Member Services with “Pass photos” in the subject. Also, include the name of the primary person registered for the account. If you wish to opt out, please notify us of this request via email. Adults who opt out will be required to show their pass and a government-issued photo ID at pools. Children will be admitted with only a pass. Photos are not printed on passes and are used only for verification purposes at the pools. Free shipping or office pick-up for all online orders.

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In-Person at Member Services Reston Association 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191 Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Email: member_services@reston.org Phone: 703-435-6530 All pool and tennis passes are non-refundable.

New for 2018: Passes purchased in 2017 can now be renewed online* *Applies to Adult, Child and All-Season Guest passes only.

PASS OPTIONS

FEE

DESCRIPTION

Adults

$30 First-time purchase $28 Renewal

18+

Children

$12 First-time purchase $10 Renewal

Ages 1-17

Tennis Key Tag

$3

GUEST OPTIONS

FEE

All-Season Guest Pass

$40

For your convenience to attach to your tennis bag or key chain with purchase of a pass

DESCRIPTION Allows admittance of one guest, regardless of age, with pass holder (household ID numbers must match).

Pre-Paid 5-Visit Guest Passes

$40 $40 $20

Tennis guests (all ages) Pool, Adult guests Pool, Child guests

Valid for 5 visits. This is a great option when bringing multiple guests and eliminates carrying cash. It is the equivalent of getting five visits for the price of four.

One-Day Guest Pass

$10 $10 $5

Tennis Pool, Adult Guest Pool, Child Guest

The one-day tennis guest pass can be purchased from the roving court monitor.

Property Owners and Renters must be in good standing and provide proof of owning or renting a Reston Association property. Renters: Please note that proof of residency will be verified every year. Guests must be accompanied by host pass holder at all times.

Replacement Passes

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$8 Adult & Child $15 All Season Guest Pass

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*If you did not keep the pass(es) issued to you in 2017 or have misplaced your pass(es), contact Member Services to order a replacement card after you have completed the renewal transaction online. We will deactivate your original pass(es) and provide you with new ones.


POOL & TENNIS PASSES FOR NON-MEMBERS

SPECIAL OFFER

COME PLAY IN RESTON

We welcome non-RA members to enjoy our pool and tennis facilities throughout the year.

Prices are half off starting July 16 for the remainder of the season (excludes Guest and Trial Pass options)

New for 2018: Passes purchased in 2017 can now be renewed online* *Applies to Adult, Child and All-Season Guest passes only.

PASS OPTIONS Individual Pass Family Pass

TENNIS ONLY

POOL & TENNIS

$260 $130

$370 $185

(Effective on July 16)

(Effective on July 16)

$360 $180

$530 $265

(Effective on July 16)

(Effective on July 16)

Pickleball PassA

DESCRIPTION Annual, non-transferable pass for any age card holder (supervision requirements apply). Annual, non-transferable passes for two adults (18+) and up to four children (1-17). Colts Neck Recreation Area. Annual, non-transferable pass for any age card holder.

$75

GUEST OPTIONS

TENNIS ONLY

POOL & TENNIS

DESCRIPTION

One-day Admission

$10

$10 Adult $5 Child

Available online, at our headquarters building, at all pool facilities, and from our roving court monitor.

Five-punch Admission

$40

$40 Adult $20 Child

Available online or at our headquarters building, this option is a great way to eliminate carrying cash and offers a 20% discount compared to one-day admissions.

All-Season

$60

$60

Admits one guest per entry. Household ID numbers on card holder and season-long guest passes must match.

GUESTS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A PASS HOLDER AT ALL TIMES.

Replacement Passes

$8 Adult & Child $15 All Season Guest Pass

*If you did not keep the pass(es) issued to you in 2017 or have misplaced your pass(es), contact Member Services to order a replacement card after you have completed the renewal transaction online. We will deactivate your original pass(es) and provide you with new ones.

TRIAL PASS OPTIONS Individual

$50

Family

$100

A 10-day pass for out-of-town guests and those interested in testing the waters before buying a pass. Valid at all RA facilities. The family pass admits up to two adults and four children. Trial pass fees are applied to non-member pass purchases made within 14 days. Purchase online at www.restonwebtrac.org or in person at Member Services.

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AQUATICS & SAFETY 2018 POOL SCHEDULE POOL

OPEN SWIM TIMES Weekends

Weekdays

CLOSED DAY

FITNESS HOURS (for pass holders age 16+)

Season 3: June 16-August 12 Autumnwood Pool

Noon-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Mon & Wed

Dogwood Pool

10 am-7 pm

9 am-7 pm

Thu (fitness hours)

Glade Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Mon

Golf Course Island Pool

Noon-7 pm

Noon-7 pm

Mon & Wed

Hunters Woods Pool & Spa

Noon-7 pm

Noon-9 pm

Tue & Thu

Lake Audubon Pool

Noon-7 pm

Noon-7 pm

Fri

Lake Newport Pool

Noon-7 pm

Noon-8 pm

Fri

Lake Thoreau Pool & Spa

10 am-7 pm

10 am-6 pm

Wed & Fri (fitness hours)

Thu, Noon-7 pm

Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm Wed & Fri Only, 10 am-6 pm

Newbridge Pool

10 am-8 pm

Noon-8 pm

Mon & Wed

North Hills Pool & Spa

10 am-7 pm

11 am-9 pm

Tue (fitness hours) & Thu

Tue, Noon-9 pm

North Shore Heated Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

Noon-6 pm

Mon (fitness hours)

Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm Mon Only, Noon-6 pm

Ridge Heights Heated Pool

11 am-7 pm

Noon-7 pm

Thu

Shadowood Pool

Noon-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Tue

Tall Oaks Pool

10 am-8 pm

Noon-8 pm

Tue & Thu

Uplands Pool

10 am-7 pm

9 am-7 pm

Tue & Thu

Dogwood Pool

10 am-7 pm

9 am-7 pm

Thu

Glade Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Mon

Hunters Woods Pool & Spa

Noon-7 pm

11 am-9 pm

Tue

Lake Newport Pool

Noon-7 pm

Noon-8 pm

Fri

Lake Thoreau Pool & Spa

10 am-7 pm

10 am-6 pm

North Hills Pool & Spa

10 am-7 pm

10 am-9 pm

North Shore Heated Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

Noon-6 pm

Ridge Heights Heated Pool

11 am-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Uplands Pool

10 am-7 pm

9 am-7 pm

Glade Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Mon

Lake Newport Pool

Noon-7 pm

Noon-8 pm

Fri

Lake Thoreau Pool & Spa

10 am-7 pm

10 am-6 pm

Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm

North Shore Heated Pool & Spa

11 am-7 pm

Noon-6 pm

Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm

Ridge Heights Heated Pool

11 am-7 pm

11 am-7 pm

Season 4: August 13-19

Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm Weekdays, 6-9 am & 6-10 pm Weekends 7-9 pm

Season 5: August 20-26

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2018 POOL SCHEDULE OPEN SWIM TIMES

POOL

Weekends

Weekdays

FITNESS HOURS (for pass holders age 16+)

CLOSED DAY

Season 6: August 27-September 30 North Shore Heated Pool & Spa

10 am-8 pm

1-8 pm

Ridge Heights Heated Pool

10 am-7 pm

4-7 pm

Inclement Weather

In the event of a storm (or if the weather is cool, raining or drizzling), all Reston Association pools will close, with two exceptions: Lake Thoreau and North Shore Pools (unless normally closed on that day).

Lightning

All Reston Association pools will close until one-half hour after the last sound of thunder or visible lightning.

EXCEPTIONS TO POOL SCHEDULE

RSTA

Wednesday, July 18 Lake Newport Pool Early closing at 4 p.m. for RSTA IM Finals (rain date 7/19) Swim Sunday, July 22 *Various Early closing at 5:30 p.m. for RSTA team Parties Meets: (*Autumnwood, Glade, Golf Course Island, Saturdays Hunters Woods,Lake Audubon, Lake Newport, Opening late North Hills, and Ridge Heights) at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 28 Lake Newport Pool Late opening at 2 p.m. for RSTA All-Stars Meet (rain date 7/29) for specific Sunday, July 29 *Various Early closing at 7 p.m. for Reston staff event dates and (*Newbridge and Tall Oaks) location see NOTE: Other pools close at their regularly scheduled 7 p.m. page 54. Sunday, August 5 Ridge Heights Pool Late opening at 1 p.m. for Reston Kids Triathlon Monday, September 1-3 *Various Follow us on social media for updates to the pool schedule. Monday, September 3 Labor Day: Pools operate on weekend schedule Follow us on social media for announcements on additional pools to be reopened Sunday, Sepember 30 End of pool season: North Shore and Ridge Heights pools close for the season.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PARTNERS Reston Aquatics would like to recognize the following businesses for the goods, services, time and effort they are donating to our 2018 Aquatic Season.

Tisseront Orthodontics

Simin’s Ice Cream

bsi.

Kona Ice

www.tisserontorthodontics.com 703-773-1200 12+ years of donating the iconic Tisseront Towel to our lifeguard staff

www.bsigroup.com/ehs Annual staff training by Certified Industrial Hygienist (and avid lap swimmer) Dan Chute

Curb-side vending of tasty frozen treats at the RA pools

Tasty treats at RA events and 20% of all sales being donated back to Reston Aquatics

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AQUATICS & SAFETY RA POOL AND FEATURES

Golf Course Island

= Accessibility amenities on site. Please see pool description for specific amenities.

703-435-8397 11301 Links Drive Lane depth: 3-12 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: 1-meter diving board, large grass picnic area and wading pool with beach style entry and water play fountains. Amenity: Pool-side chair lift. Nearby: Basketball courts, tot lot and garden plots.

Autumnwood Pool

Hunters Woods

LAP SWIMMING: Each 25 meter pool will have at least one dedicated lap lane available at all times during open swim. Select facilities noted below will have additional lanes.

703-467-0903 11950 Walnut Branch Road Lane depth: 3.5-5.5 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: Wading pool with fountain, covered picnic area and large grass picnic area. Nearby: Lighted tennis courts, tot lot, basketball court and access to Pink Trail.

Dogwood

703-476-5717 2460 Green Range Road Lane depth: 3.5-5 feet Length: 25 meters (1 dedicated lap lane) Amenities: Beach style entry and water play feature, in-water benches and plank-style diving board. Amenities: Fully compliant parking lot and bathhouse, in-water wheelchair and pool-side chair lift. Nearby: Exterior water feature featuring IPAR sculpture, picnic pavilion, The Greens Recreation area and Bordeaux Recreation area.

Glade

703-476-5732 11550 Glade Drive Lane depth: 3.5-12.5 feet Length: 25 meters (1 dedicated lap lane) Amenities: Two story water slide, in-water benches, 1-meter diving board, heated spa and wading pool with beach style entry and water play fountains. Nearby: Lighted clay tennis courts, basketball court, tot lot, Walker Nature Education Center and access to Turquoise Trail.

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703-391-2187 2501 Reston Parkway Lane depth: 3.5-8.5 feet Length: 25 meters (1 dedicated lap lane) Amenities: In-water volleyball court, in-water basketball court, plank-style diving board, interactive splash pad, heated spa and large grass picnic area. Amenities: Ramp into main pool and in-water wheelchair. Nearby: Basketball courts, tot lot, picnic pavilion and access to Turquoise Trail.

Lake Audubon

703-860-3080 2070 Twin Branches Road Lane depth: 3-5 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: Plank-style diving board, grass picnic area and wading pool. Nearby: Basketball courts, tot lot, boat launch ramp and access to Turquoise Trail.

Lake Newport

703-467-0694 11601 Lake Newport Road Lane depth: 3.5-5.5 feet Length: 50 meters (3 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: Two 1-meter diving boards, wading pool, covered picnic area with charcoal grills and sand volleyball court. Amenity: Pool-side chair lift. Nearby: Basketball courts, tot lot, soccer/ball fields and access to Blue Trail.

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Lake Thoreau

703-860-0640 2040 Upper Lakes Drive Lane depth: 3-5 feet Length: 25 meters (4 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: Heated spa, plankstyle diving board, wading pool and grass picnic area. Nearby: Scenic views of Lake Thoreau and access to Red Trail.

Newbridge

703-476-1301 11768 Golf Course Square Lane depth: 3.5-12 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: 1-meter diving board and wading pool. Nearby: Tennis courts, basketball court and tot lot.

North Hills

703-435-6769 1325 North Village Road Lane depth: 2-5 feet Length: 25 meters (1 dedicated lap lane) Amenities: Heated spa, wading pool with fountain, covered picnic area and large grass picnic area. Amenity: Pool-side chair lift. Nearby: Lighted clay tennis courts and access to Pink Trail.

North Shore

703-689-4091 11515 North Shore Drive Lane depth: 3-11 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: Heated spa, seasonally heated main pool, covered picnic area on upper deck, small grass picnic area, wading pool and plank-style diving board. Amenity: Pool-side chair lift. Nearby: QuickStart children’s tennis courts, Lake Anne Plaza and access to Green and Blue trails. NOTE: Parking only on North Shore Drive.

Ridge Heights

703-476-7084 11400 Ridge Heights Road Lane depth: 3-5 feet Length: 25 meters (3 dedicated lap lanes during Season 3) Amenities: Seasonally heated main pool, wading pool, two grass picnic areas and plank-style diving board. Amenity: Pool-side chair lift. Nearby: Langston Hughes Middle School, South Lakes High School and access to Red Trail.

Shadowood

703-860-8075 2201 Springwood Drive Lane depth: 3-5 feet Length: 20 meters Amenities: Water slide, wading pool and grass picnic area. Nearby: Lighted tennis courts.

Tall Oaks

703-435-1072 12025 North Shore Drive Lane depth: 3-12 feet Length: 25 meters (2 dedicated lap lanes) Amenities: 1-meter diving board and wading pool. Nearby: Tall Oaks Village Center and access to Blue Trail.

Uplands

703-435-2586 11032 Ring Road Lane depth: 3.5-8.5 feet Length: 25 meters (1 dedicated lap lane) Amenities: Upper lap pool with in-water benches, lower splash pool with beach style entry, interactive water play fountains, in-water benches and splash pad play area. Amenities: In-water wheelchair for splash pool access. Nearby: Tennis courts.


Bring your dog for a final dip this season!

September 7, 4-7 p.m. Dogwood Pool, 2460 Green Range Rd. August 25, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. North Hills Pool, 1325 N. Village Rd. October 6, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Ridge Heights Pool, 11400 Ridge Heights Rd.

Register online at www.restonwebtrac.org or walk up on the day! All fees are per dog. ADVANCE: $6 DAY OF: $10

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Note: People are not permitted in the water with dogs. Current Dog License required! Dogs must remain under control and sociable at all times or will be asked to leave without refund. Female dogs in heat are not permitted. RA reserves the right to deny admission to any patron/dog owner.

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AQUATICS & SAFETY 2018 SWIM LESSON SCHEDULE Toddler* and Me

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LAKE NEWPORT

10:15 am

11 am

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NORTH HILLS

11 am

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RIDGE HEIGHTS 7 pm

AUTUMNWOOD

10:15 am

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LAKE AUDUBON 7 pm

UPLANDS

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SESSION 5: AUGUST 6-17 MONDAY-THURSDAY FOR TWO WEEKS LAKE NEWPORT

11 am*

LAKE AUDUBON

10:15 am

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GROUP LESSONS

Questions? Contact our Swim Lesson Coordinator at 703-4356520 or swim@reston.org.

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Group swim lessons are non-refundable except for documented medical reasons or family emergency – 10% processing fee applies. Any class canceled by Reston Association will result in a full refund or opportunity to transfer to another class that meets your needs. All group lessons are 35 minutes in length except Levels 4 & 5, which are 40 minutes.

Would you prefer more personalized instruction? RA offers private and semiprivate swim lessons throughout the summer. Private lessons provide a one-on-one learning environment between student and instructor while semiprivate lessons accommodate two students with one instructor. All ages and skills levels are welcome. Classes are provided in four 40-minute sessions, scheduled at the convenience of the participant and instructor. Private swim lesson refunds will be given for any pending sessions that are reported to the Swim Lesson Coordinator before Oct 1.

Interest?

Submit form at https://tinyurl.com/ra-swim SWIM SCHOOL CONVENIENCE AT A FRACTION OF THE PRICE Private: $104 $114 Semi-Private: $88/person $108/person

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Youth Swimming 2 GROUP SWIM Students are encouraged to LESSON LEVEL perform the skills independently by the end of the class. DESCRIPTIONS ƒƒ Enter and exit water safely ƒƒ Jump in to chest-deep water * ‘Baby and Me’ and ‘Toddler and Me’ classes are available as four lessons or eight lessons. Customers who purchase four lessons may attend any four in the two week sessions.

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Youth Swimming 1

All skills are completed with assistance and support. ƒƒ Safely enter and exit water ƒƒ Blowing bubbles three seconds with mouth and nose submerged ƒƒ Submerging face repeatedly ƒƒ Flutter kick on front and back: two body lengths ƒƒ Float with recovery ƒƒ Front and back glides: two body lengths with recovery ƒƒ Roll from front to back and back to front ƒƒ Arm and hand treading action (in chest-deep water) ƒƒ Arms — front crawl two body lengths ƒƒ Finning and 'tickle, T, pull' arms on back two body lengths

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Submerge face/head, recover object from bottom — two times Bob five times with rhythmic bubble blowing Submerge face in water at least three seconds while blowing bubbles with nose and mouth Kick on front and back, with support (threefive body lengths) Front and back floats with head in proper position and ability to stay floating w/o support Gliding with recovery Roll from front to back and back to front without support Change direction while swimming on back and front Front crawl: threefive body lengths Swim on back, threefive body lengths Elementary backstroke arms or finning three body lengths Introduce back crawl arms, supported/ guided by instructor Treading using arm and leg actions, 15 seconds in shoulder-deep water

Youth Swimming 3

Students perform all shallow water skills independently and with confidence while being introduced to deep water skills. ƒƒ Safely enter/exit water by jumping from the side into deep water ƒƒ Bobbing while moving towards safety, in chest-deep water ƒƒ Retrieve multiple objects underwater in chest-deep water ƒƒ Introduction to underwater skills ƒƒ Push off in a streamlined position on front and back, then begin flutter kicking,

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three-five body lengths Elementary backstroke kick Breaststroke kick Rotary Breathing, 10 times Front crawl, 15 yards Elementary backstroke, 10 yards Back crawl arms, five yards

Deep Water Skills ƒƒ Bobbing, five times, at wall ƒƒ Front and back floats with recovery ƒƒ Treading water ƒƒ Sitting and kneeling dives

Youth Swimming 4

The majority of this class is conducted in deep water. Students will work on technical improvement of strokes. ƒƒ Swim underwater, threefive body lengths ƒƒ Front crawl, 25 yards (with rotary breathing) ƒƒ Front crawl, open turn ƒƒ Back crawl and elementary backstroke, 25 yards each ƒƒ Backstroke, open turn ƒƒ Breaststroke kick, 15 yards — emphasis on knee position and effective propulsion ƒƒ Breaststroke, full stroke, work up to 15 yards ƒƒ Tread water, one minute

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Dolphin kick, 15 yards (emphasis on keeping legs together) Front crawl bilateral breathing drills Sitting and kneeling dives

Youth Swimming 5

Students will increase endurance and continue to receive feedback on stroke proficiency. ƒƒ Circle swimming, surface dives, racing dives ƒƒ Open turns and flip turns ƒƒ Butterfly arms, kick, and timing — work up to 15 yards ƒƒ Front crawl, 50 yards (with bilateral breathing) ƒƒ Breaststroke, back crawl, and elementary backstroke, 50 yards each ƒƒ Standard scull, 30 seconds ƒƒ Tread water, two minutes ƒƒ Sidestroke

Adult Beginner

Students will work within their own comfort level to learn floating, locomotion and increase overall confidence in the water.

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AQUATICS & SAFETY HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Reston Aquatics offers various water fitness classes throughout the summer to help you get fit. Offerings include drop-in, onsite individual classes as well as multiweek sessions with advanced registration required. We are happy to offer an Unlimited Fitness Pass that allows the holder to attend unlimited drop-in classes. Passes are nontransferable and cannot be used for admission to the multi-week registered sessions.

Unlimited Fitness Pass $100 ($70 for 55+) $200 ($140 for 55+) On sale now at www. restonwebtrac.org.

WaterART

Onsite, per-class fee $10 ($6 for 55+) $20 ($12 for 55+) Cash only.

Weekend Wake-Up

Deep and shallow water class that includes both strength and cardio workouts mixed with water resistance to build your core. Low impact on joints, increased flexibility, and improved muscle tone. Noodles and hand weights provided. Please bring your own optional flotation belt (available at local retailers). Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 am North Shore Pool

Join our Aquatics Program Specialist, Laura C., for a funfilled and seriously soaking workout. Students will be guided through warm-up, cardio and strength exercises, stretching, and cool down — all set to high energy tunes and done in shallow water (~4 ft.) Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 pm North Hills Pool

FLOWMOTION FITT

Join the newest craze in water workouts on top of a FlowMotion mat this summer. High intensity, low impact, conditioning workouts that build core strength and improve balance and mobility on every turn of the mat.

FlowMotion Sessions

Lunch Break

This deep water workout energizes you for the rest of your day. Noodles and hand weights provided. Please bring your own optional flotation belt (available at local retailers). Mon/Wed/Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Lake Newport Pool – diving well

40 minute classes that meet once per week for six weeks or twice per week for three weeks. All equipment provided. Pre-registration limited to 6 participants. 3 “Drop-In” trial spaces available each class. RSVP to aquaticsinfo@ reston.org to reserve.

6-class session

$65 $85 Registration required.

Single ‘Try it Out’ session $20 $30 First come, first serve. Limited to 10 students.

Flow Motion Yoga

Designed to improve flexibility while relieving tensions and renewing energy. Flow Motion Yoga is low impact, making it an ideal way for people with joint pain to improve their strength, flexibility, and range of motion. Plank, chaturanga, down dog and cobra are all performed on the mat. Floating in savasana, it turns out, never felt so blissful! 8/3-9/7 Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 am Lake Audubon Pool

Flow Motion Boot Camp

This class will tone and strengthen your core like never before! Flow Motion Boot Camp is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. We throw everything on the mat! Ripples, bumps and fun! 8/7-8/23 Tue 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Lake Audubon Pool

TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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RESTON KIDS TRIATHLON SUNDAY, AUGUST 5, 8 AM

RIDGE HEIGHTS POOL REGISTRATION OPENS www.restonkidstri.org FREE training clinics will be held throughout the summer to help participants prepare for the big day. Check website for dates. Contact 703-435-6530 or aquaticsinfo@reston.org for details.

PARTNERSHIP OF: TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

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NON-MEMBERS

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AQUATICS & SAFETY First Aid/CPR/AED Training

SAFETY TRAINING

Reston Association is your one-stop shop to become a lifeguard, renew an existing lifeguard certification, obtain a local pool operator’s license, earn certification in a nationally recognized premier Aquatics Facility Operator course or become a swim instructor. Contact lcutrona@reston.org or 703-435-6531 for details.

Reston Association is happy to offer First Aid/CPR/AED Certification through the American Red Cross. Courses are taught by certified instructors using the latest science in Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Fee includes take-home Quick Reference cards for both Adult and Pediatric conditions. A 6 student minimum is required to hold class. Registration opens 60 days before each class online at www.restonwebtrac.org

Lifeguarding

Reston Association is proud to be a Licensed Training Provider of American Red Cross Health and Safety and Aquatics courses. All Reston Association lifeguards are certified through the American Red Cross program using the most up-to-date science and techniques to promote safety in aquatic environments.

See www.reston.org for a fact sheet with additional details.

Already certified but need to renew?

Certification

Both blended learning and classroom/in-person offerings are available. Course prerequisites include twominute tread without use of hands, 300-yard continuous swim using front crawl or breaststroke and timed retrieval of a submerged object in 7-10 feet of water. Certifications earned: Lifeguarding (includes First Aid, CPR, and AED); valid for two years.

301010203 7/29 Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 8/8-8/10 Wed & Fri 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm 8/19 Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 9/23 Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm 401010203 10/16-10/17 Wed & Fri 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm 11/18 Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

301200201 7/9-7/13 Mon-Fri Times vary by day* 7/20-7/29 Fri-Sun Times vary by day 7/23-7/27 Mon-Fri Times vary by day* 8/6-8/10 Mon-Fri Times vary by day* RA Headquarters and RA pools Ages 15+ $175 $225 See ‘Add’l Info’ button on WebTrac to view full class details.

301010204 7/25-7/27 Wed & Fri 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm 8/12 Sun 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm 8/26 Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 9/23 Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm 401010204 10/18-10/19 Thu & Fri 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm 11/18 Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Ages 13+ $80 $90

Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Instructor course for American Red Cross swim lessons. Please note that students are required to access online learning before the pre-course day as well as between each class session. Course prerequisites include demonstrating swimming skills consistent with the American Red Cross Level 4 proficiency in front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and butterfly. Students must also be able to maintain a floating position on their back for one minute in deep water and tread water for one minute. Full course details are viewable on our program fact sheets online at www.reston.org. Registration dates vary by class. 201200205 7/22-7/30 RA Headquarters and RA pools Ages 16+ $240 $275 See ‘Add’l Info’ button on WebTrac to view full class details.

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Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Certification

Premier facility operator certification from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The AFO course is a two-day instructorled training, with the exam administered on the second day. Candidates receive a copy of the AFO manual prior to arriving. Certification is valid for five years and can be renewed through CEUs or retesting. Potential AFOs are highly encouraged to review the manual content prior to arriving at the course. Registration closes Aug. 24. 401010206 9/13-9/14 Thu & Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Adult $150 $225 See ‘Add’l Info’ button on WebTrac to view full class details.

TEACH LIFEGUARDING

Reston Aquatics is happy to be able to offer the instructor course so that experienced lifeguards can move up and learn new skills and so that we’re sure to have a solid group of instructors in place for the years of lifeguards to come.

NOW HIRING

Lifeguard Instructor (LGI) This course prepares experienced lifeguards to instruct the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course including CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid. Prerequisites: Current certification in Lifeguarding from the American Red Cross (or equivalent) and 2 years’ experience as a lifeguard. Ability to complete all basic level Lifeguard training exit skills and pass the written exam with 80% or better. Registration closes Aug. 10. 301200208 9/16-9/27 Sun/Tue/Thu 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm RA Headquarters Ages 17+ $240 $275

Reasons to work for Reston FREE Pool & Tennis passes Flexible hours Competitive wages Advancement opportunity Making a difference in Reston! Apply today at careers.reston.org. Reston Association is an EOE and drug-free workplace.

A-TEAM PROFESSIONALS Looking for real-world experience and training in incident management, staff management, life saving skill development, and facility operations? Wishing you had banked a couple grand this summer? FREE Information FREE Training FREE Uniforms

Info Sessions: Follow us on social medial or email willa@reston.org to hear about our info sessions. Sponsors and Supporters: Cornerstones and the RestON Neighborhood Governance Team Friends of Reston for Community Projects Virginia Recreation and Park Society – Aquatics Resource Group

Employment agreement for summer 2019. Open to ages 14+ (as of May 1, 2019)

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

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AQUATICS & SAFETY POOL EVENTS

Check out our schedule of pool events this summer, including:

Frozen Treat Frenzy DIY ice cream sundaes, free popsicles and shaved ice vending are coming to a pool near you!

Kick Back with a Throw Back – MOVIES at the Pools! Classic films from the 1970s and 1980s as well as modern titles will be featured at both our family-oriented “Dive-In” movies and mature audience “Hot Tub Club” nights. Concessions and refreshments available for sale on site.

SCUBA OFFERINGS

Reston Association partners with Nautilus Aquatics to offer SCUBA Certification classes and youth camps with great deals for RA members. Nautilus Aquatics is a full service SCUBA provider with retail locations in Sterling and Vienna. They offer training, equipment and dive-themed travel packages at exotic locations around the globe. For more information, visit www.nautilusaquatics.com.

SWIM TEAMS Reston Swim Team Association (RSTA)

Developmental summer league for youth ages 6-18. Any new swimmer (i.e. not returning or winter swim) who is 10 or under must pass a new swimmer evaluation. For more information: www.rsta.org. Swim Meet Schedule: July 14, Glade, Hunters Woods, Golf Course Island and Lake Newport July 21, Glade, Lake Audubon, Ridge Heights and Lake Newport

Reston Masters Swim Team (RMST)

The RMST is an adult (18 and older) swim league for Reston area residents. We have something for everyone — a mixture of fitness swimmers, triathletes and very highly competitive swimmers. Some of our members swam in high school and/or college; others have used the training at RMST to become USMS national champions. RMST also has swimmers who are not competitive but simply enjoy swimming in an organized program. We enjoy the team camaraderie of training together under the guidance of an experienced coach. General Information: www.restonmasters.com

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SAFETY AROUND THE POOL

Reston Association and Reston Community Center have teamed up to improve pool safety in our community. Drowning remains the nation’s second leading cause of injury-related death among children age 1-14 (CDC). Please contact us to set up either of the following landbased Drowning Education Awareness Programs (DEAPs)! All DEAP offerings are FREE. By working together, RCC and RA strive to ensure our community’s access to healthy and safe fun in all of Reston’s pools. Reston Community Center 703-476-4500 option 2 Reston Association 703-435-6532

WHALE Tales

(5-12 years old, presented in similar age groups) 30-60 minute sessions available. Longfellow’s WHALE Tales is an interactive presentation that provides easy to follow information to help children learn safe behavior in, on and around the water. Taught in a classroom environment, WHALE Tales makes water safety fun and easy to learn. Each lesson is reinforced with color posters, worksheets, activities and a video that features Longfellow, the animated whale.

General Water Safety

(18 years and older) This presentation (60-minute lecture and 30 minutes of Q&A) focuses on the importance of water safety training and provides general

information for keeping family members safe in, on and around the water. The presentation is designed for rotary clubs, PTAs, home school networks, church groups and other civic

organizations and can be scheduled at their facility.

POOL PARTY All RA pools are available for private rental by members and non-members during closed hours.

Fees vary by pool, number of guests and member status. Security deposit and alcohol fee required. Submit your Permit Request on WebTrac now. Permits will be approved in the order they are received — completion of permit and submission of all necessary paperwork is due within 10 days of original permit request (at least 7 days in advance of event date). See www.reston.org for a fact sheet with additional details. Contact lcutrona@reston.org or 703-435-6531 for details.

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

. PRICES ARE LISTED FOR BOTH

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NATURE WALKER NATURE ALL AGES All ages welcome. Children must be CENTER accompanied by a registered adult.

Located at 11450 Glade Drive, the Nature Center provides a variety of educational and recreational programs and amenities. There is free parking and restroom and trail access dawn to dusk, 365 days a year. The mission of the Center is to foster an environmental stewardship ethic in the community. The Center enhances people’s awareness, knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of the environment. The 72-acre wooded site features: §§ 1 mile of loop trails §§ An education building known as Nature House §§ A picnic pavilion §§ Picnic tables and trailside benches §§ A fire ring §§ Outdoor displays and interpretive signs §§ Demonstration gardens and meadow §§ A pond §§ The Glade Stream Valley §§ Snakeden Branch stream’s entrance to 44-acre Lake Audubon

REGISTRATION

Advance registration and payment is required for all programs, unless otherwise noted. Visit www.restonwebtrac.org to register online, or contact naturecenter@reston.org or 703-476-9689, ext. 5, for assistance.

Cancellation Policy: Nature activities may be canceled due to severe weather, severe weather warnings or low enrollment. Refund Policy: Refunds are available with two weeks’ notice or if we cancel for any reason.

Fireflies in July

Just what makes those little bugs glow and why do they do it? Learn what they eat and where they live. How can you attract them to your own backyard? Find out the answers to these questions and more as we stroll by Lake Newport and explore Brown’s Chapel Park to catch a glimpse of this bioluminescent phenomenon. Make a glowing craft to take home. Register by July 9. 306011008 7/12 Fri 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm The Lake House All Ages $6 $8

Reptiles Rule

Learn about the scaly residents of our community. What are the most common reptiles found in Reston? Meet the Nature Center’s snake and turtle up close. Then take a hike to look for reptiles at Lake Audubon. Do you know the difference between a copperhead and a northern watersnake? Register by August 2. 306011008 8/5 Sun 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm All Ages $5 $7

Beaver Hike

Reston’s beavers are busy, and The Glade Stream Valley is the best place to observe their activities. Explore their history in Reston, their unique characteristics and the habitats they create. Meet Buster the Beaver, then hike to the Beaver Management Area. Park on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road. Register by August 6. 306011008 8/9 Thu 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm Walker Nature Center Fire Ring All Ages $5 $7

Stream Slosh

Dip into a cool stream to escape the heat of summer. Use a net to search for fish and frogs, and take a peek under rocks to look for insects. Wear your wading shoes and clothes that can get dirty. We’ll provide the nets and buckets. Register by August 15. 306011007 8/18 Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Walker Nature Center All Ages $5 $7

Campfire Fun

Join us for one last evening of fun around the campfire before summer ends and school starts. Play games, sing silly songs and toast marshmallows with your family and friends. Park on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road. Register by August 21. 306011003 8/24 Fri 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Walker Nature Center Fire Ring All Ages $5 7

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Enjoy exhibits and displays. See some native animals up close. Talk with a naturalist. Use the nature resource library. Do a simple activity or read a nature story with a child. Learn about the green features of this LEED Gold building.

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Check holiday schedule for additional closings.

Want to rent space at the Walker Nature Center? See page 83 for details. TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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& TRICK-OR-TREAT TRAIL AT WALKER NATURE CENTER, 11450 GLADE DRIVE

AGES 3-ADULT RAIN OR SHINE EVENT

CHOOSE FROM ONE OF FOUR EVENT TIMES: Friday, October 26, 6:00 - 7:15 pm or 7:30 - 8:45 pm Saturday, October 27, 6:00 - 7:15 pm or 7:30 - 8:45 pm Buy tickets at www.restonwebtrac.org. Click on “Halloween Tickets” in Quick Links.

TICKETS: Online advance tickets only. No refunds.

$12/person

$15/person

You’re invited to the best family-friendly Halloween event this side of Transylvania.

(Adults and children must have tickets) IMPORTANT - Make sure you have created your WebTrac user account by September 26. Go to www.restonwebtrac.org and click “Need an Account” under “Member Login.” Your account may take up to two business days for approval. RA Members Only Sale begins on Monday, October 1, at 9:00 am. We highly recommend that you purchase your tickets online on the first morning of sales. This event sells out extremely quickly. If any tickets remain, non-member sales will begin Tuesday, October 2, at 9:00 am. Gate opens 15 minutes prior to the event start time. Please park along Glade Drive or at Glade Pool, and bring a flashlight. Children must be accompanied by a ticketed adult at all times. Ticket price includes a Trick-or-Treat bag and a refreshment. Participants are encouraged to wear non-scary costumes and enjoy the activities at their own self-guided pace.

Meet a creative cast of characters, including live animals, along our nature themed Trick-or-Treat Trail and inside our Nature House turned Halloween House for this very special evening. Enjoy jack-o-lanterns, carnival style games, sound and light effects and creatures of the night. This is NOT a horror show or a haunted house.

For more information, call 703-476-9689 and press 5 or TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED email ACTIVITY naturecenter@reston.org. NUMBER . PRICES ARE LISTED FOR BOTH RA MEMBERS AND To volunteer, see page 89. WWW.RESTON.ORG |

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NATURE Fall Favorites

ALL AGES

All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Follow a trail of clues and discover some natural wonders. Look high in the trees and low on the ground. Use field guides and other aids to help you solve some nature mysteries. Collect a prize at the end. Register by September 6. 306011008 9/9 Sun 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Walker Nature Center All Ages $5 $7

Caramel apples, corn husk crafts, smells of cinnamon and spices. What fall traditions does your family have? Celebrate the natural delights of the season with some Nature Center favorites. Register by October 11. 406011012 10/14 Sun 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Walker Nature Center All Ages $8 $10

Bats of Reston

See a presentation on Reston’s bats, then take a stroll to Lake Audubon to look for bats. We’ll scan the sky for our favorite flying mammal and use a bat monitor to detect bat traffic. Learn the latest from the bat world and enjoy some evening wildlife. Register by September 11. 306011008 9/14 Fri 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Walker Nature Center All Ages $5 $7

Autumn Campfire

As temperatures and leaves begin to drop, it’s the perfect time of year to cozy up to a crackling campfire. Sing songs, hear stories and enjoy the change of seasons. Roast a hot dog and enjoy a tasty s’more. Park on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road. Register by September 25. 306011003 9/28 Fri 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Walker Nature Center Fire Ring All Ages $7 $9

Fairy Festival Calling all fairies young and old! Experience the magic of gossamer wings, fairy wands and whimsical tales. Explore a woodland trail filled with fairy houses, and help to build a fairy house from natural materials. Sip fairy tea and enjoy refreshments with the Fairy Queen. Make a craft, and find hidden fairies. Register by July 18. Choose from two event times. 306011306 7/21 Sat 10:00 am - 11:15 am Or 11:30 am - 12:45 pm Walker Nature Center All Ages $7 $9

Participants will be invited to enter a Fairy House Contest with prizes for best children’s or adult/family fairy houses, plus a Fairy Costume Contest for adults and kids.

Attention Scout Leaders The Walker Nature Center can help your organization to earn patches and badges.

Education Programs

Fun and educational programs are available in achievement areas such as Forester, Naturalist, Wildlife, Eco-action, Earth Connections, Earth is Our Home, Earth and Sky, Water Everywhere, Senses, Animals and more.

$5/scout (min. charge $50) $7/scout (min. charge $70)

Campfire Programs

Campfire Fun and Campfire Cookery programs are available upon request.

$6/scout (min. charge $60) $8/scout (min. charge $80) Note: Fire Ring can be rented for self-use. You bring the wood and the water.

$20/hour

Service Projects

Community service projects such as planting and trail maintenance days can be arranged for your group.

FREE.

Activity Kits: Activity kits are also available on loan for Birds, Trees and Watershed requirements.

$30/hour

Call 703-476-9689 and press 3 or email naturecenter@reston.org for details and reservations. TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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BABES IN THE WOODS

Ages 18 months through 35 months. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees are applied per child.

Nature’s Numbers

Summer brings many great things to count! How many chicks in a nest? How many ants on a log? Explore and count blooming flowers, leaves and critters! Make a natural numbers craft and sing counting songs. Park at Hunters Woods Pool. Register by July 6. 306111001 7/9 Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 am Or 7/10 Tue 10:00 am - 11:00 am Hunters Woods Pavilion, 2501 Reston Parkway Ages 18-35 months $7 $9

Busy Squirrels

Acorns are falling from the trees and squirrels are hiding them away for a winter’s day. Listen to a story about a busy squirrel and make a squirrel craft. Munch like a squirrel on a crunchy snack, then look for acorns along the trails. Register by September 7. 306111001 9/10 Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 am Or 9/11 Tue 10:00 am - 11:00 am Walker Nature Center Ages 18-35 months $7 $9

Hot August days are perfect for dipping your feet into cool water. Explore Snakeden Branch stream looking for frogs, tadpoles, minnows and other aquatic creatures. Wear your wading shoes and clothes than can get dirty. We will provide nets and buckets. Park on Soapstone Drive between Glade Drive and Lawyers Road. Register by Aug. 3. 306111001 8/6 Mon 10:00 am - 11:00 am Or 8/7 Tue 10:00 am - 11:00 am Walker Nature Center Fire Ring Ages 18-35 months $5 $7

Bring the kids and the cake to a fun-filled, creative party at the Nature Center. Thematic parties include a two-anda-half hour facility rental, with 45 minutes of staff-led activities and party favors. Choose from the following themes:

Nature Detectives Ages 3-7

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Critters in the Creek

Planning a Birthday Party?

Receive the quarterly newsletter, Branching Out, as well as announcements of upcoming special events. To subscribe, email naturecenter@reston.org. You can also email nature questions to this address. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ walkernaturecenter Instagram at @walkernaturecenter Follow us on Twitter @restonnature

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

Learn to be a good nature detective by using your eyes, ears, nose and hands. Play sensory guessing games, find what doesn’t belong on our “unnature” trail and follow clues to solve a mystery animal’s trail. Favors include a magnifying hand lens, a mini-notebook and a Nature Center pencil. The birthday child receives an Earl the Squirrel stuffed toy.

Dinosaurs Ages 3-9

Share what you know about these amazing animals. Uncover bones and shells like a paleontologist, and make your own fossil imprints in clay. Go on a dinosaur egg hunt that will lead you to a nest full of eggs. Favors include a dinosaur egg, a dinosaur sticker and a fossil imprint. The birthday child receives a dinosaur coloring book (ages 3-5) or sticker book (ages 6-9).

Nature Crafts Ages 3-12

Learn new skills and nature facts as you make a variety of crafts to take home. Younger crafters will make bug boxes, rock insects and wildlife masks or puppets. Older crafters will try their hands at leather crafts, bird feeders and beads.

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How to Book • • • •

Parties may be booked up to three months in advance. Weekend dates are limited and fill quickly. Consider a weekday afternoon or evening party. Maximum 15 children per party.

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NATURE PRESCHOOL HAPPENINGS

3 to 5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees are applied per child.

Knee Deep in a Creek

Hot days are perfect for dipping your feet into the cool water. Explore Snakeden Branch stream looking for frogs, tadpoles, minnows and other aquatic creatures. Wear your wading shoes and clothes that can get dirty. We will provide nets and buckets. Register by July 11. 306121008 7/14 Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Walker Nature Center Ages 3-5 $5 $7

Animal Hide and Seek

How do animals hide? How do they find each other? Discover ways that animals disguise themselves. Create a camouflaged critter and play a special kind of hide-andseek. Go on a walk to use your senses to locate animals hiding in the Nature Center woods. Register by August 19. 306121008 8/22 Wed 10:30 am - 11:30 am Walker Nature Center Ages 3-5 $6 $8

Wiggle Worms

They wiggle. They’re slimy, and they live in the dirt. But there’s a whole lot more to worms. Find out how worms move through the dirt and how they help turn leaves into soil. Watch worms crawl, have worm races and wiggle like a worm. Make a squirmy treat to snack on. Register by September 15. 306121008 9/18 Tue 10:00 am - 11:00 am Walker Nature Center Ages 3-5 $6 $8

SCHOOL PROGRAMS The Walker Nature Center offers free elementary programs for Reston schools, as well as programs for preschools and non-Reston schools at affordable rates.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Ages 5 to 12. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees are applied per child.

Elementary Field Trips

§§ Fall, Winter, Spring §§ 1 ½ to 2 hours Topics include: Earth Cycles, Sensory Awareness, Habitats, Trees, Geology

STEAM Workshop — Fantastic Flight

From the smallest of insects to the largest of birds, animals defy gravity when they take flight. Learn the science of how animals stay in the air and do some simple experiments. Watch birds through binoculars to see how they move. Construct some flying contraptions to test your skills of flight. Register by October 5. 406131012 10/8 Mon 10:00 am - 11:30 am Walker Nature Center Ages 5-12 $6 $8

Elementary Classroom Visits

§§ Winter only §§ 50 minutes Topics include: Season of Change, Wild About Weather, Winter Survival, Wonderful Watersheds

Preschool Field Trips & Classroom Visits §§ Fall, Winter, Spring §§ 45 minutes Topics include: Fall Frolic, Crack-a-Nut, Animal Adaptations, Winter in the Woods Fee: $45/program (Reston schools) $75/program (Non-Reston schools)

Contact enviroed@reston.org or call 703-4356509 for more information and reservations.

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TRAVELING NATURE TRUNKS from the Walker Nature Center

Nature Trunks are a great way to bring environmental education to your classroom while meeting Virginia SOL requirements. Each trunk is a treasure chest filled with audio-visual materials, equipment for hands-on learning and activity guides. Materials are customized to Reston and may also be borrowed by youth group leaders. Reston schools/groups: FREE Non-Reston schools/groups: $25

NEW Insect Trunk (Grades K-3)

Help your students understand the ecological and agricultural importance of insects as pollinators. Contents include field guides, story books, collecting equipment, viewers, specimens, puppets, stamps and acrylic models.

Tree Trunk (Grades K-3 or 4-6)

Teach your students about plant life cycles, photosynthesis, Virginia’s natural resources, and how people affect forests and the environment. Contents include posters, CDs, DVDs, books, classifying games, and hands-on materials to study leaves, seeds and tree rings.

Watershed Trunk (Grades 3-6)

Contact 703-435-6514 or nature@reston.org. Funding provided by Dominion Energy, Friends of Reston and The Sallie Mae Fund

Use the interactive watershed model by EnviroScape to demonstrate the watershed concept and how people impact our streams and lakes. Contents include an activity guide, DVD, and Virginia/Fairfax County watershed maps.

Songbird Blues Trunk (Grades 2-4)

Help your students understand how local actions and activities abroad influence songbird survival. Contents include a CD, DVD, specimens, puppets, a felt board story, books, posters, and binoculars.

A Unique Way to Recognize Someone or Something Make a lasting community enhancement. Donations are appreciated in any amount and are tax-deductible. Sponsoring a needed item for one of our park facilities is a great way to memorialize a loved one, promote your organization or commemorate a special occasion. Full donation amounts include an engraved plaque, if desired. Locations are based upon community need as well as your preference. After a location has been agreed upon with RA staff, donations are gratefully received by its 501(c)(3) supporting organization, Friends of Reston, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston VA 20191. Please make checks payable to Friends of Reston and write the item you are donating towards in the memo section of your check.

Pathway/ Recreation Area Bench: $1,000

Adopt-A-Bench

Help to increase seating along Reston’s pathways and at recreational areas such as tennis courts. Benches are recycled plastic with heavy duty steel support.

Tennis Bench: $600

Adopt-A-Recycling Bin

Help Reston increase recycling in the community. Bins are especially needed at picnic pavilions and tennis courts. The bins are made from recycled plastic lumber and fastened to a sturdy, recycled, cast-aluminum frame.

Recycling Bin: $1,000

Adopt-A-Bike Rack

Help promote bicycling as an alternative form of transportation by providing a convenient way for patrons to secure their bikes at our recreational facilities. The racks have a heavy duty frame and a 4-loop design.

Bike Rack: $750

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NATURE Fermentation — Sauerkraut Workshop

ADULT PROGRAMS Dragonfly Class: An Introduction

Discover the fast and fascinating lives of Reston’s “flying dragons.” Learn basic identification, natural history and conservation of local dragonflies. Learn to identify Reston’s common dragonflies and get a basic introduction to their bizarre behavior and complex history. Guest Presenters: Ken Rosenthal and Don Coram. Register by July 23. 306201205 7/26 Thu 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Walker Nature Center Adults $5/person, free for count participants

Dragonfly Count

Join us for the annual Dragonfly Count through Reston's natural areas. Meet local dragonfly lovers, learn tips on identification and have fun while helping to obtain important information on our fast-flying friends. Enjoy a free lunch, tally results and swap stories at Nature House. Guest Leaders: Ken Rosenthal, Don Coram. Register by July 25. 306201205 7/28 Sat 9:45 am - 1:00 pm Walker Nature Center Adults Free

The ancient technique of fermentation produces some of the most beloved food products around the world. Learn about this technique then practice it by making a jar of your own sauerkraut to take home. Oktoberfest is the perfect time of year to discover this recipe. Guest presenter: Katie Strong, Virginia Cooperative Extension. Register by September 5. 306201012 9/12 Wed 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Walker Nature Center Adults $20 $25

Backyard Composting

Dealing with all of the fallen leaves in your yard can be tough. Learn how to recycle them the natural way. Plants will love the rich organic soil that your composting efforts provide. Also learn how kitchen waste and other yard debris can be composted right in your own backyard. Register by September 23. 307221004 9/26 Wed 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Walker Nature Center Adults $5 $7

Nature Walk at Reston National Golf Course

Join a naturalist from the Walker Nature Center and some golf course neighbors to learn about the natural resources and experiences that this valuable open space provides. Look for a variety of birds, including Purple Martins, and visit old field and pond habitats. Co-sponsored by Rescue Reston. Meet at South Lakes Park, 11100 South Lakes Drive between Escalante Ct. and Olde Crafts Drive. Register by September 27 406201007 10/1 Mon 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Adults Free

Beekeeping for Beginners

Certified Master Beekeepers Todd and Jane Harding will present an overview, covering the basics of keeping honeybees. This class provides information on honeybees as well as the rules and regulations for keeping them locally. Learning about the costs, equipment and time involved in keeping them will help you to make an informed decision about pursuing this wonderful hobby. Register by October 17. 406201006 10/20 Sat 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Walker Nature Center Adults $5 $7

SUMMER SHORTS FILM FESTIVAL Temperatures are hot outside, so join us inside for some of the coolest short films that shed new light on environmental topics in concise, creative and quirky ways. Popcorn and drinks for sale. 306201052 8/3 Fri 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Adults Free $5 suggested donation

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BIRD WALKS

Adults. No registration required. Free

Beginning and expert birders are invited to help find birds in some of Reston’s most beautiful natural areas. Cosponsored by the Audubon Society of Northern Virginia and The Bird Feeder store.

July Bird Walk: Buttermilk Creek/Lake Fairfax

August Bird Walk: Twin Branches Trail

8/12 Sun 7:30 am - 10:30 am Park on Glade Drive near intersection with Twin Branches Road Adults Free

September Bird Walk: Stratton Woods Park

9/16 Sun 7:30 am - 10:30 am 2431 Fox Mill Road Adults Free

7/8 Sun 7:30 am - 10:30 am Uplands Pool, 11032 Ring Road Adults Free

Native Shrub Sale

Beautiful gardens and healthy woodlands have vibrant shrub layers. If you’ve had trouble finding native shrubs, pre-order some Nature Center favorites and enjoy the savings.

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Place orders by Monday, September 24, 5:00 p.m. Pick up on Saturday, October 6, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Shrubs will include deer resistant species. A plant list and order form will be available in August at www.reston.org and at the Nature Center. Contact naturecenter@reston.org or 703-476-9689 for more information or to get on the order form list.

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

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An art photography, nature and informational book and guide to Reston’s habitats all in one beautiful hardbound volume. ON SALE for $20 at Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive All proceeds from the book sales go to the Walker Nature Center.

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NATURE PROHIBITED PLANTS IN RESTON

Reston Association’s Board of Directors has updated the invasive plant ban to include all plants on the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Heritage Program’s invasive plant list. Although many of these plants can be purchased at nurseries and garden centers, they are detrimental to the local environment. They may not be planted by homeowners in RA member yards or by staff at RA facilities and natural areas. Invasive exotic plants are nonnative to North America. They spread quickly and outcompete native vegetation. Often, invasives get their start in yards where they can become a serious problem for the property owner and adversely affect neighboring properties as well as RA natural areas. The proliferation of invasives decreases plant diversity and harms wildlife that depends on native plants for food and shelter. Many invasives overtake native shrubs and trees that are a signature of the Reston community. Efforts to control these species on RA property are ongoing and costly.

Banned Invasives

The banned invasive plant species include: ƒƒ Flowering Pears (Pyrus calleryana cultivars) ƒƒ Winged Burning Bush (Euonymus alata) ƒƒ Japanese Barberry (Berberis thunbergii) ƒƒ Exotic Bush Honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.) ƒƒ Exotic Bamboos (Bambusa spp.) ƒƒ Chinese Wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) ƒƒ Japanese Wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) ƒƒ English Ivy (Hedera helix) ƒƒ Oriental Bittersweet (Celastrus orbiculatus)

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Porcelain-berry (Ampelopsis brevipedunculata) Yellow Flag (Iris pseudacorus) Chinese Privet (Ligustrum sinense) Periwinkle and Greater Periwinkle (Vinca major and minor) Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria)

Reston’s Official Bird: The Pileated Woodpecker

Additional banned plants can be found at www.dcr.virginia.gov/ natural-heritage/invsppdflist. If you would like to learn about alternative native plants, visit the RA website at http://bit.ly/2qwjRbH. If you would like to volunteer to help control invasive plants in Reston, contact Ha Brock at habrock@reston. org. Please direct questions to our environmental resource staff at 703-437-7658.

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BRUSH CHIPPING RA’s brush chipping program offers you a place to bring your brush for chipping at no cost. RA Guidelines state that no brush may be dumped on RA property. Just drop off your brush at the locations listed below, and RA crews will chip it for use on RA open space. PLEASE: Brush only (branches should be less than 4 inches in diameter). No grass clippings, dirt, trash, paper, vines, thorns or other debris. Brush may be dropped off at any time during the days listed. No contractors.

DATES & SITES: July 21-22 Lake Audubon Pool August 18-19 Central Services Facility September 15-16 Lake Audubon Pool

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Prints by Dana Ann Scheurer Limited Edition Prints Available for $125 Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive The original watercolor, commissioned by Friends of Reston and created by the Reston artist Dana Ann Scheurer, is part of the permanent collection at the Walker Nature Center. Exclusive limited edition iris giclee prints are available. Scheurer’s works are highly recognizable. They include a mural of Reston’s founder, Robert E. Simon, located at the Reston Town Center. All proceeds from the sales of the prints benefit Friends of Reston, dedicated to helping Reston Association bring charitable, scientific and educational projects to the community. Visit its website at www.friendsofreston.org.


The Lake House Sponsored by Comstock

EXPANDED HOURS Monday-Saturday 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Reston Association’s Event Venue on Lake Newport Now taking reservations for: • Corporate Retreats & Workshops • Weddings & Engagement Parties • High School Reunions • Baby & Bridal Showers and more! Attractive Rates: $100-$275/hour Available for members and non-members year round. RA members in good standing are given priority in all facility rental requests.

To search for availability, go to www.restonwebtrac.org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link. For monthly drop-in hours, see the Event Calendar. Contact Member Services: reservations@reston.org or 703-435-6530

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE RESTON, INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER 11450 BARON CAMERON AVENUE, VA 20190

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Totally Trucks

Bring the kids and check out all the big trucks that Reston Association uses to make Reston beautiful. In addition, we may have a police and fire truck on display. Children will receive a “Totally Trucks” construction helmet. Horn free hour 8:309:30 a.m. Rain or shine. 307011301 8/3 Fri 8:30 am - 12:30 pm RA Central Services Facility All Ages $1/person (0-2 years) $2/person (3+ years)

Pirate and Princess Party

Ahoy, me hearties and fair ladies, ye all be invited for a Pirate Parrrrrty and a Pretty in Pink Princess Party. This adventure will transform your child into a pirate or princess, complete with dress-up. Enjoy crafts, games and fun activities. All pirates and princesses from kingdoms not so far away are encouraged to dress up as their favorite pirate or princess. 307121013 8/8 Wed 10:30 am - 11:30 am RA Headquarters Ages: 3-5 years $10 $14

Kick Back With a Throw Back – MOVIES at the Pools!

(Also known as Dive-In Movies) Classic films from the 70s and 80s as well as modern titles will be featured at our family Dive-In Movie nights. Popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase, but don’t forget your favorite float. Movie titles will be advertised at the pools. Canceled in the event of rain or threatening rain. Contact Ashleigh@reston. org or call 703-435-6577 for weather-related cancellations. Start time: 8:30 pm Dates & Locations: Mon 7/9 Newbridge Pool Sat 7/14 Lake Audubon Pool Wed 7/18 North Hills Pool Sun 7/22 Hunters Woods Pool Tue 7/31 Golf Course Island Pool Fri 8/10 Ridge Heights Pool

Ice Cream Socials

Hot enough for you? Come out to the pool and enjoy some refreshing ice cream as you lounge pool side. Make sundaes for the kids and for yourself. Supplies are limited. FREE. These events are canceled in the event of rain or threatening rain. Contact Ashleigh@reston. org or call 703-435-6577 for weather-related cancellations. Time: 2:00 pm – until ice cream is gone

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CHILDREN’S EVENTS

ALL AGES

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Sun Newbridge Pool

7/15

Wed 7/25 Shadowood Pool Thu 8/2 Lake Newport Pool

Trip to the Eastern Market in D.C.

Join us for a shopping experience at Washington’s oldest continually operated fresh food public market located in the heart of the historic Capitol Hill neighborhood. Shop the indoor market for the finest meats, poultry, seafood, produce, pasta and more, then head outside and check out the market stalls selling everything from farmfresh produce to handmade jewelry. Experience what Eastern Market has brought to the Hill since 1873. Enjoy lunch at the market or at one of the many surrounding restaurants. 307011601 8/4 Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters All ages $30 $38

National Book Festival in Washington, DC

Join us for a charter bus trip to the Washington Convention Center for the National Book Festival. This annual event is a celebration of the joy of books and reading that is sponsored by the Library of Congress and gives attendees the opportunity to visit with more than 175 award-winning authors, illustrators and poets who will talk about and sign their books. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. 307011612 9/1 Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters All ages $30 $38

Dates & Locations: Mon 7/9 Tall Oaks Pool TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6577 FOR MORE INFO.

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2018 NATIONAL BOOK FESTIVAL BY ILLUSTRATOR GABY D'ALESSANDRO

Reston Association has something for everyone including trips to local places of interest, monthly movies for seniors and a community yard sale, just to name a few. Contact Ashleigh@reston. org to be added to the email distribution list for events.


COMMUNITY

E L A S D R YA SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 8:30 AM - NOON (RAIN DATE 9/16)

1900 CAMPUS COMMONS DRIVE

(CORNER OF SUNRISE VALLEY DR. AND WIEHLE AVE.) GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG TO REGISTER ACTIVITY #:307201304 $39/RA MEMBERS, BOOTH SPACE $49/NON-MEMBERS, BOOTH SPACE

Eighty-five families will be selling a variety of items, so this event is a great opportunity to find things for a new home or a college dorm. Sign up to have a booth, or stop by to browse for great bargains. Booth space is two parking spaces. Tables are not provided. Space is limited. Vendors must pre-register with payment to secure a space. All sales are final. No refunds unless canceled due to rain.

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SPECIAL EVENTS ALL AGES

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Apple Picking at Stribling Orchard

Spend the afternoon picking apples in beautiful Markham, Virginia. We’ll leave RA headquarters at noon and return by 4:30 — plenty of time to explore all the apple varieties that Stribling Orchard offers. Plan the perfect family day: pack a picnic, pick pumpkins and shop at the Harvest House. 307011617 9/16 Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters $10/Adult (13+) $8/Child (3-12) $12/Adult (13+) $10 Child(3-12) Free (ages 0-2)

ADULT EVENTS

Ages 17 years and older.

Kick Back With a Throw Back – MOVIES at the Pools!

(Also known as Hot Tub Movies) Classic films from the 70s and 80s as well as modern titles will be featured at our Hot Tub Movie nights. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Movie titles will be advertised at the pools. Canceled in the event of rain or threatening rain. Contact Ashleigh@reston. org or call 703-435-6577 for weather-related cancellations.

Tai Chi Tai Chi, when practiced correctly and in a consistent, sustained way, yields numerous benefits. Some of these include improved coordination, agility, balance and general body strength. Practiced by millions the world over as a gentle, weight-bearing callisthenic or “moving meditation,” Tai Chi is an ancient internal martial art and mind-body discipline rooted in Chinese tradition. This weekly six-week class is taught by Jeffery Edwards. 305200810 9/4-10/9 Tuesday 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Glade Room Ages: 30+ $70 $90

Start time: 8:30 pm Dates & Locations: Wed 7/11 Glade Pool Fri 7/27 North Hills Pool

Trip to see Capitol Steps

Corn Maze in the Plains

Voted a top fall attraction in Northern Virginia, Corn Maze in the Plains boasts a 5-acre corn maze with a new, fun theme every year. Besides the incredible fun of the maze itself, Corn Maze in the Plains has fun outdoor activities like hayrides, pumpkin slingshot, animal petting zoos, obstacle courses, slides for the kids and more. Fees includes admission to the maze and transportation. 307011617 10/14 Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters $18/Adult (13+) $12/Child (3-12) Free (ages 0-2)

Join us as we journey to the Ronald Reagan Building to see the Capitol Steps perform live! The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. They poke fun at the headlines of the day and have created song parodies and skits that convey a special brand of satirical humor. All sales are final. 407201615 10/12 Fri 5:45 pm - 10:30 pm Bus pick-up: RA Headquarters Ages: 18+ $52 $62

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55+ EVENTS

Ages 55 years and older.

Senior Movie Day

The Reston Association, in cooperation with Reston Town Center Bow Tie Cinemas, and sponsored by Tall Oaks Assisted Living, present Meet Me at the Movies on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Refreshments are provided, and door prizes are distributed prior to the movie. Darkest Hour 7/25 Book Club 8/22 TBD 9/26 Doors open at 9:00 am Showtime is at 10:00 am Bow Tie Cinemas Ages: 55+ FREE

Learn How to Ride the Bus and the Metro

Become familiar with the regional transit systems through an innovative transportation experience. Take a ride on the MATT (Mobile Accessible Travel Training) bus, which is a hands-on learning experience. Learn how to read bus schedules and route maps, how to determine and pay fares, how to signal the driver to stop, as well as other travel skills. We will stop at the Silver Line, where you will learn how to determine the fare and purchase Metrorail fare cards, read the rail system map and board the train to travel by rail. 307221010 8/16 Thu 10:00 am - 1:30 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ FREE

55+ Bike Ride to Capitol Hill

Join the 55+ bike riders for a multi-modal ride to Capitol Hill and the surrounding area. We’ll meet at Reston’s Wiehle Metro station and take the Metro into the city. Bring a bike in good repair, a Metro pass or money to buy one, some money for lunch in DC and a lock. Helmets are mandatory, so bring and wear yours. The biking distance will be about 15 miles. 307220701 9/5 Wed 9:30 am - 3:00 pm Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station Ages: 55+ $8 $10

Hike and Lunch Outing

Join us for a guided hike in Great Falls. We will travel by bus to the starting point near Colvin Mill and follow Difficult Run to Great Falls. This moderately strenuous hike will move at about 3 mph over natural trails and take between 90 and 120 minutes. Enjoy the hike and then lunch at Great Falls with others who share this interest. Lunch will be provided. 307220703 9/12 Wed 9:45 am - 1:30 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ $25 $32

Senior Social: Fiesta Theme

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Reston Community Center and Reston Association as we pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. Join us for lunch, door prizes and fun entertainment, while learning about upcoming trips, classes and events. 307221015 9/20 Thu 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm RCC at Hunters Woods Ages: 55+ $8 $15

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

Walking Art Tour at Lake Anne Plaza

Have you ever really noticed all the art around Lake Anne plaza? Join us for a walking tour and learn more about these wonderful pieces that you see around the area. This tour will be led by art historian Phoebe Avery. We will begin in front of the Lake Anne Coffee House. Presented in collaboration with Public Art Reston. 407220703 10/12 Fri 9:30 am - 11:00 am Lake Anne Plaza Ages: 55+ $5 $8

Make a Connection

Find a new friend or meet your future companion. Make a Connection is a fun way to meet new and interesting people through a series of five-minute chats in a welcoming environment. Light refreshments will be served. This event is co-sponsored by Reston Community Center and Reston Association. Register early for this popular event. 407221015 10/19 Fri 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm The Lake House Ages: 55+ FREE

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Holiday Shopping

We know that the holidays are a busy time of year, so let us take care of the driving and parking during the holiday shopping season! You’ll need only your list and your wallet. Transportation provided to local shopping venues in Northern Virginia on weekends in November and December. Contact Katherine at 571-4420665 or kcaffrey@ reston.org for details.

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SPECIAL EVENTS 55+ TRIPS AND TOURS Ages 55 years and older.

We will take a variety of trips this year to locations such as museums, shows and local places of interest. Join us as we have fun visiting the area’s hot spots. For upcoming trip dates, details and to get on our trip mailing list, contact Ashleigh@ reston.org or call 703-435-6577.

Tour of the American Recycling Center

Join us for a trip to the American Recycling Center in Manassas, Virginia where we will learn about recycling in a classroom setting before taking a walking tour around the outside of the center. We will also get a glimpse of how it all works when we visit the viewing room. 307221617 8/14 Tue 9:15 am - 12:30 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ $25 $32

Hunter Mill Road Historical Tour

Join us on a narrated bus tour conducted by local, wellknown historian/tour guide Jim Lewis. Although focused on the Civil War era, the tour covers some 275 years. See locations of numerous military forts/stockades, encampments, structures, cemeteries, mill sites and old roads. Hear stories about famed military figures and colorful citizens who lived in or graced our area. Numerous period photos will support the narrative. Of special interest will be a stop at some pristine Confederate earthworks (trenches, rifle pits, fox holes and artillery positions). We will be getting off and on the bus to check out these treasures up close. 307221027 8/29 Wed 8:30 am - 11:30 am Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ $35 $42

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons at Wolf Trap

Oh, what a story! Frankie Valli, the street corner Jersey kid who came to fame in 1962 as the lead singer of the Four Seasons, is hotter than ever in the 21st century. Join us to enjoy such classic songs as “Big Girls Don’t Cry,” “Walk Like a Man,” “Rag Doll,” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You.” Seats are located in the Prime Rear Orchestra section. 307221610 8/24 Fri 6:15 pm - 11:00 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ $85 $98

Trip to Paradise Springs and The Winery at Bull Run

Join us for a bus trip to Paradise Springs Winery in Clifton, Virginia, and The Winery at Bull Run to explore two of the many beauties within Virginia Wine Country. Paradise Springs Winery is a relaxing winery that has a large tasting room with seating indoors as well as on the outdoor patio. The Winery at Bull Run has an authentic 19th-century setting. Tastings are on your own. Pack a picnic lunch to enjoy. 307221604 9/6 Thu 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Bus pickup: RA Headquarters Ages: 55+ $25 $32

Hidden Treasures of Reston Bus Tour

Join us for a guided tour of the hidden treasures throughout Reston. Even if you have lived here for a long time, have you ever seen the trolls under the bridge near the Reston police station, the significant monarch trees, the Lake House or the Nature House? We will be getting off and on the bus to check out these treasures up close. 307221005 9/17 Mon 9:45 am - 12:30 pm Bus pickup: The Lake House Ages: 55+ $22 $28

55+ Advisory Committee

This committee, established by the Reston Association, advises the board on how to enhance the general welfare and well-being of the association’s older adults (55 and over) through advocacy and initiative. We are looking for NEW ideas and FRESH perspectives. Give something back to your community by volunteering your time and join this active RA committee.

WHERE Reston Association, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive

WHEN 3rd Wednesday of each month, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6577 FOR MORE INFO.

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Join us for this festival that brings together the people of Reston to celebrate our rich medley of cultures. Everyone is encouraged to dress in attire from their own cultural roots and share the stories that we gather on the pathways of our lives. Reston Community Center presents the Reston Multicultural Festival; it is hosted by Lake Anne Plaza and co-sponsored by Reston Association, with partners from a variety of Reston-based organizations and businesses.

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Lake Anne Plaza FEATURING: Naturalization Ceremony National Heritage Award Fellows Arts & Crafts Art Mirrors Culture Exhibit Exciting Entertainment Delicious Food and More! For more information, please contact Kevin Danaher, RCC Community Events Director, at 703-390-6166.

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

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www.restoncommunitycenter.com/MCF

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TENNIS ACES

Aces 2

Aces 1

ORANGE BALL FUTURES

This exciting new play format for learning tennis is designed to bring kids into the game by utilizing specialized equipment, shorter court dimensions and modified scoring — all tailored to age and size. Kids enjoy a fun, motivating introduction to tennis, emphasizing fun and play. A parent or guardian will join in the fun to make this class a success. To be enrolled in Aces 2, you must have completed Aces 1 for two sessions. Once a week for five weeks. 308100902 Session 4 7/17-8/18 Tue 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 am 10:00 am - 11:00 am North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 5-7 $105 $115 Once a week for four weeks. 408130902 Session 5 9/4-9/29 Session 6 10/2-10/27 Tue 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 am 10:00 am - 11:00am North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 5-7 $84 $94

MUNCHKINS TENNIS

Tennis is a whole new ball game, with balls, racquets and courts sized just right for kids. It’s all about the play. Children learn best when they have an opportunity to play and have fun. Reston Tennis Youth classes focus on practice, learn and play using the QuickStart format. Children will learn to play tennis by playing tennis. Reston Tennis implements the games-based approach to tennis, which means involving participants in tennis play within the first hour of the program.

Once a week for five weeks. 308100903 Session 4 7/18-8/18 Wed 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Fri 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 6-8 $105 $115 Once a week for four weeks. 408130903 Session 5 9/5-9/29 Session 6 10/3-10/27 North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 6-8 $84 $94

Futures Orange Ball is played on a 60-by-21-foot court, with an orange ball and a 23- to 25-inch racket.

Orange Ball Futures 1

Orange Dot Balls travel at half the speed of a standard tennis ball, giving it a lower bounce and making the game more accessible to children 7 to 10 years old. This course will include drills for footwork, shot preparation and recovery.

Once a week for five weeks. 308100901 Session 4 7/17-8/18 Tue 10:00 am - 10:45 am Fri 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Sat 9:00 am - 9:45 am 10:00 am - 10:45 am North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 3-4 $90 $100 Once a week for four weeks. 408120901 Session 5 9/4-9/29 Session 6 10/2-10/27 North Shore Tennis Courts Ages 3-4 $72 $82

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Twice a week for three weeks. 308100908 Session 6 7/16-8/1 Session 7 8/6-8/22 Session 8 9/10-9/26 Session 9 10/1-10/17 Mon & Wed 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 7-10 $140 $150 Once a week for five weeks. 308100908 Session 4 7/27-8/25 Fri 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Hook Road Tennis Courts Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 am Barton Hill Tennis Courts Ages 7-10 $120 $130 Once a week for five weeks. 308130908 Session 4 7/23-8/20 Mon 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Barton Hill Tennis Courts Ages 8-10 $155 $165 Once a week for four weeks. 408130908 Session 5 9/7-9/29 Session 6 10/5-10/27 Fri 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Hook Road Tennis Courts Sat 9:30 am - 10:30 am Barton Hill Tennis Courts Ages 8-10 $96 $106

Once a week for four weeks. 408010908 Session 5 9/10-10/1 Session 6 10/8-10/29 Mon 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Barton Hill Tennis Courts Ages 8-10 $124 $134

Orange Ball Futures 2

While this course will work on improving basic strokes, the emphasis will be on developing game tactics and strategy for match competition. There will be drills for footwork, shot preparation and recovery. A third of every lesson will be devoted to match play.

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Twice a week for three weeks. 308100909 Session 6 7/17-8/2 Session 7 8/7-8/23 Tue & Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Hook Road Tennis Courts Ages 8-10 $189 $199 Twice a week for three weeks. 408130909 Session 8 9/4-9/20 Session 9 9/25-10/11 Tue & Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Hook Road Tennis Courts Ages 8-10 $189 $199

TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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GREEN DOT

This class is appropriate for students 9-12 years old who have mastered the Orange Ball Court and for beginner and intermediate players 11-12. Lessons focus on the fundamentals, such as the ABC’s – Agility, Balance, and Coordination, court movement, and greater emphasis on stroke production and tactical play.

Green Dot with Coach Chume

Twice a week for three weeks. 308130921 Session 6 7/16-8/1 Session 7 8/6-8/22 Mon & Wed 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 9-12 $189 $199 Twice a week for three weeks. 408130921 Session 8 9/10-9/26 Session 9 10/1-10/17 Mon & Wed 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 9-12 $189 $199

JUNIOR TENNIS

This is RA’s Beginner and Advanced Beginner Lessons for ages 11-13. These classes are intended for kids still developing their technical abilities and ball recognition skills.

Level 1

Level 1 is designed for students with little or no tennis experience. Players will learn proper grips, footwork patterns and correct swing technique for forehand, backhand, serve and volleys.

Level 2

Level 2 will have heavy emphasis on ball control, hitting over the net with margin of error and learning to rally.

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

Level 1

Twice a week for three weeks. 308100905 Session 6 7/17-8/2 Session 7 8/7-8/23 Tue & Thu 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $140 $150 Twice a week for four weeks. 408130905 Session 8 9/4-9/27 Session 9 10/2-10/25 Tue & Thu 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $186 $196

Level 2

Once a week for four weeks. 308100906 Session 5 8/4-8/25 Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $140 $150 Once a week for four weeks. 408130905 Session 6 9/8-9/29 Session 7 10/6-10/27 Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $140 $150

Level 1

Once a week for four weeks. 308100905 Session 5 8/4-8/25 Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 am Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $140 $150 Once a week for four weeks. 408130905 Session 6 9/8-9/29 Session 7 10/6-10/27 Sat 9:30 am - 11:00 am Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-13 $140 $150

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TENNIS Level One

TEEN TENNIS

Teens (ages 13-17) will enjoy tennis with their peers and learn the fundamentals of tennis techniques and strokes. Emphasis is on fun, fitness and play. Class size is limited to six.

Level One

This class is for players with little or no tennis background.

Level Two

This class is for players who have started to rally and understand the correct stance and grips. Players should have completed Level One at least twice unless an RA instructor has approved moving up to Level Two.

Once a week for four weeks. 308100911 Session 5 8/2-8/23 Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Shadowood Tennis Courts Ages 13-17 $140 $150 Once a week for four weeks. 408140911 Session 6 9/6-9/27 Session 7 10/4-10/25 Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Shadowood Tennis Courts Ages 13-17 $140 $150

Level Two

Once a week for four weeks. 308100912 Session 5 8/2-8/23 Thu 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Shadowood Tennis Courts Ages 13-17 $140 $150 Once a week for four weeks. 408140911 Session 6 9/6-9/27 Session 7 10/4-10/25 Thu 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Shadowood Tennis Courts Ages 13-17 $140 $150

JUNIOR VARSITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Junior Varsity Development is a Yellow Ball Class for intermediate level juniors ages 11-15 who want to raise their technical skills to an advanced/competitive level. Instructors will focus on developing advanced ground stroke, serve and volley techniques. Classes will consist of conditioning, stroke instruction, various drills and exposure to match play. Instructor approval is required for entry into this class.

Twice a week for three weeks. 308100913 Session 6 7/17-8/2 Session 7 8/7-8/23 Tue & Thu 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-15 $140 $150 Twice a week for three weeks. 408140913 Session 8 9/4-9/20 Session 9 9/25-10/11 Tue & Thu 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 11-15 $140 $150

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS INNOVATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM This is Reston Association’s highest level of play for juniors. This program is for rising high school players and those already in high school. This match play program will develop competitive skills for both singles and doubles play under actual match conditions. Emphasis will be on strategy, conditioning and footwork. Players must already be competitive to enter this program.

Twice a week for three weeks. 308100914 Session 6 7/17-8/2 Session 7 8/7-8/23 Tue & Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 12-17 $189 $199 Twice a week for three weeks. 408140913 Session 8 9/4-9/20 Session 9 9/25-10/11 Tue & Thu 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 12-17 $189 $199

TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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ADULT TENNIS

18 years and older.

Beginners

Introduces serve, volley, forehand and backhand strokes, court positions and tennis terms. Advanced Beginners Reviews beginners’ strokes with an emphasis on stroke execution. Introduces lob and overhead, scoring and rules. Students must know the basic strokes and forehand rallying.

Intermediate

For those wishing to perfect their strokes through drills with an emphasis on consistency, singles and doubles strategy and match play. Note: We cannot guarantee court preference. On some occasions, classes may be combined at one location or students may be asked to move from one level to another to maximize the ability for congenial class instruction. Depending on class enrollment, class times may be subject to change.

PRIVATE TENNIS LESSON

Private lessons available for RA members and nonmembers. Please call Erin at 703-4356534 for prices and availability.

Beginners

Twice a week for three weeks. 308200915 Session 6 7/16-8/2 Session 7 8/6-8/23 Mon & Wed 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tue & Thu 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Twice a week for four weeks. 408200915 Session 8 9/3-9/27 (make-up class for Labor Day) Session 9 10/1-10/25 Mon & Wed 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Tue & Thu 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $189 $199

Advanced Beginners

Twice a week for three weeks. 308200916 Session 6 7/16-8/2 Session 7 8/6-8/23 Mon & Wed 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tue & Thu 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Twice a week for four weeks. 408200916 Session 8 9/3-9/27 (make-up class for Labor Day) Session 9 10/1-10/25 Mon & Wed 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Tue & Thu 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $189 $199

Intermediate

Twice a week for three weeks. 308200917 Session 6 7/16-8/2 Session 7 8/6-8/23 Mon & Wed 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tue & Thu 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Twice a week for four weeks. 408200917 Session 8 9/3-9/27 Session 9 10/1-10/25 Mon & Wed 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Tue & Thu 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $189 $199

TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER

Beginners

Once a week for four weeks. 308200915 Session 5 7/28-8/18 Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Once a week for four weeks. 408200915 Session 6 9/8-9/29 Session 7 10/6-10/27 Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156

Advanced Beginners

Once a week for four weeks. 308200916 Session 5 7/28-8/18 Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Once a week for four weeks. 408200915 Session 6 9/8-9/29 Session 7 10/6-10/27 Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156

. PRICES ARE LISTED FOR BOTH

Intermediate

Groups of three to six students meet with one instructor. Once a week for four weeks. 308200917 Session 5 7/28-8/18 Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 am Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156 Once a week for four weeks. 408200915 Session 6 9/8-9/29 Session 7 10/6-10/27 Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 am Autumnwood Tennis Courts Ages 18+ $146 $156

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Priority of Play

18 years and older.

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Tue 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Lake Newport Tennis Courts: 1,2,5,6 *Drop-in tennis is for Reston Association Members and tennis members only. Non-members must purchase an RA tennis membership to participate. How it works: You must have your RA pass with you to participate. Bring a can of balls and your game. Doubles will be the format when people are waiting to play. Teams will play best of five games using NOAD scoring. The winning team will stay on the same court but will split and no longer be partners. Losing team will slide to the next court down where a winning team will have split and will accept one player each. If the court next to you has not finished, you are asked to wait outside the court or on a bench. This format will continue until nobody is waiting to play. Once people are waiting to play, you are asked to go back to the five game NO-AD matches. Courts one and two should be used by players 3.5 and below when no line is present. Courts five and six should be used for 3.5 and above when no line is present. If court three has no lessons at 9 p.m., it will be reserved for drop-in tennis. Call the tennis office at 703-435-6502 for details.

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Robert is the Reston Tennis Program Manager who lives in Reston. With two decades of experience in tennis sales, he is the “go to” guy when you’re trying to find the right equipment for your game.

ERIN KOENIG

Erin was a scholarship player at Oklahoma State University. After becoming a USPTA certified instructor, she coached at IMG/Bollettieri Tennis Academy. As Reston’s tennis lesson coordinator, she is happy to help find you the right lessons for your level.

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Players must place their membership card or key tag and racquet (or racquet cover) on a numbered hook on courtside gates. Failure to display either racquet or cover and membership card or key tag means court is not reserved. Players reserving courts must remain courtside while waiting to play. Players may not reserve courts while playing. One member may reserve a court to use a ball machine or ball hopper. Reston Association may reserve courts for lessons, tournaments, junior activity, league play and court rentals. Check our online calendar at www.reston.org

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Reston Association and staff, court monitors and Reston Tennis Association officers will enforce the rules of court play. Failure to adhere to the rules will result in loss of court privileges. RA cards are available at Reston Association headquarters or online at www.reston.org. Guest passes can be purchased from court monitors. For further information, call 703-435-6530.

TENNIS KEY TAGS

Great for easy identification and your convenience. Key tags are available for $3 at Reston Association.

LIGHTED COURTS

The following 26 RA courts are lighted until 11 p.m. for night play: ƒƒ Autumnwood Courts ƒƒ Glade Clay Courts ƒƒ Hook Road Courts ƒƒ Lake Newport Courts ƒƒ North Hills Clay Courts ƒƒ Shadowood Courts

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Info available on our Reston Tennis News Facebook page www.facebook. com/ RestonTennisNews Find the following upto-date information in the tennis section on the Reston Association website at www.reston.org. RTT Scoreboard is listed at www.restontennis.org. Tennis ladder is listed on www.tennisengine.com. USTA Tournament and entry forms are listed on www.usta.com.

TO REGISTER FOR ACTIVITIES, GO TO WWW.RESTONWEBTRAC.ORG OR CALL 703-435-6530 FOR MORE INFO.

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Bus Trip THE 2018 US OPEN | THURSDAY, AUGUST 30 | 5:15 a.m.–11 p.m. Availability is limited so contact us to purchase your tickets today. Call or email Erin at 703-435-6534 or ek@reston.org TO FIND PROGRAMS AND EVENTS, USE THE INDICATED ACTIVITY NUMBER . PRICES ARE LISTED FOR BOTH RA MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS $190/RA members $200/ Non-members WWW.RESTON.ORG | JULY 2018 77


FACILITY RENTALS

Have Your Next Event at a Reston Picnic Pavilion

Plan outdoor private parties or weddings, group and corporate gatherings, or family picnics at one of our seven affordable pavilions. Available for rent seven days a week from April through October. NEW To search for availability, go to www.restonwebtrac.org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link.

Contact Member Services: reservations@reston.org or 703-435-6530 Rental Fees: $165 $340

Dogwood

2460 Green Range Drive Size: 1,200 square feet ƒƒ Spray and play water feature available April through October ƒƒ Four picnic tables and a large built-in grill ƒƒ Features ADA-accessible parking lot and picnic pavilion area ƒƒ Parking shared with pool facility or at curbside ƒƒ Pool restrooms are available during open pool hours. (Pool access is not included in pavilion reservation.)

Now Taking Reservations Golf Course Island

North Shore Drive and Links Drive Size: 775 feet ƒƒ Four picnic tables and one grill ƒƒ Parklike setting with tot lot and a playground, both equipped with swings ƒƒ Near a basketball court, trail, and plenty of open space

Hunters Woods

Corner of Steeplechase Drive and Reston Parkway Size: 842 square feet ƒƒ Four picnic tables (two are ADA-accessible) and one grill ƒƒ Ample parking shared with pool facility or at Hunters Woods Park ƒƒ Pool restrooms are available during open pool hours. (Pool access is not included in pavilion reservation.) ƒƒ Nearby basketball court, tot lot, and trail

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Lake Anne

11301 North Shore Drive Size: 900 square feet NEW

Available for Half-Day Rental: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. or 3-10 p.m. Fees: $100 $190

Featuring: ƒƒ Water spray fountain available April through October ƒƒ Seven picnic tables and two large grills ƒƒ Restroom facility ƒƒ Water and electricity ƒƒ Tot lot, benches, trail, and ample parking, including curbside ƒƒ Nearby basketball and volleyball courts not included in reservation

North Hills

Center Harbor Road and North Village Road Size: 1,024 square feet ƒƒ Eight picnic tables under cover and three large brick barbecue grills ƒƒ Two portable restrooms ƒƒ Electricity, water, lights, and a water fountain ƒƒ Tot lot, ample parking and green space

Pony Barn

Corner of Steeplechase Drive and Triple Crown Road Size: 2,006 square feet ƒƒ Eight picnic tables and one large grill ƒƒ Two portable restrooms ƒƒ Parking available in 11 spaces or at curbside ƒƒ Water fountain ƒƒ Wood-chipped tot lot equipped with swings

Temporary Road

Corner of North Shore Drive and Temporary Road Size: 892 square feet ƒƒ Seven picnic tables and one large grill ƒƒ Two portable restrooms ƒƒ Parking available in 16 spaces or at curbside ƒƒ Water fountain ƒƒ Four benches and a swing set situated throughout the park ƒƒ Large, level field excellent for group activities

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Reston Association

Conference Center

12001 Sunrise Valley Drive | Reston | Virginia | 20191 | www.reston.org

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70” LCD TV with laptop projection capability Wireless connectivity in each room Ceiling-mounted projectors and projection screens Wireless microphone capability in tabletop, handheld, or clip-on/lavaliere-style Teleconferencing capability

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Pantry with microwave, coffee and tea supplies, refrigerator and disposable serving supplies Audio-visual equipment Wireless microphones Outside catering

RA members in good standing are given priority in all facility rental requests. NEW

To search for Conference Center availability, go to www.restonwebtrac. org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link.

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The Lake House

SPONSORED BY COMSTOCK

Celebrate Your Special Day Lakeside! Host your wedding, reception or engagement party overlooking beautiful Lake Newport in Reston, Virginia. This airy and modern space is in a park-like setting and features two light-filled rooms both providing spectacular views of the lake. It’s not too early to book spring and summer 2019 wedding receptions on the lake. Ask us about our Wedding Package, including Brown’s Chapel. Attractive Rates: $100-$275/hour Available for members and non-members year round. RA members in good standing are given priority in all facility rental requests.

To search for availability, go to www.restonwebtrac.org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link. For monthly drop-in hours, see the Event Calendar. Contact Member Services: reservations@reston.org or 703-435-6530.

11450 BARON CAMERON AVENUE, RESTON, VA 20190

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FACILITY RENTALS

RA COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

Rent one of our indoor venues for your next event. Facilities are available to rent seven days a week. RA members in good standing are given priority in all facility rental requests. NEW To search for availability, go to www.restonwebtrac. org and click on the Facility Rentals quick link. Contact Member Services: reservations@reston.org 703-435-6530 Brown’s Chapel and the Glade Room are frequently used for: ƒƒ Group & business functions ƒƒ Classes, workshops & training programs ƒƒ Community and club meetings ƒƒ Birthday parties and wedding ceremonies & receptions ƒƒ Cluster meetings ƒƒ Faith group meetings

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Brown’s Chapel

1575 Brown’s Chapel Road Size: 914 square feet A very cozy and affordable facility close to home. Its tall ceilings provide excellent acoustics and its parklike grounds offer a lovely setting. The facility has chairs to seat 50 people, three tables, restroom facilities, heating, air conditioning and ample parking.

Glade Room

11550 Glade Drive Size: 881 square feet This facility is equipped with chairs to seat 75 people, four tables, restroom facilities, heating and air conditioning. Enjoy nearby facilities such as tennis courts, tot lot, and the Glade Pool. Rental Fees: $25-$90 per hour (security deposit required). Available for members and non-members year round.

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The Lake House

11450 Baron Cameron Avenue Size: 1,490 square feet The Lake House, sponsored by Comstock, is Reston Association’s newest community building on Lake Newport and is frequently used for: ƒƒ Small to midsized weddings, engagement parties ƒƒ Milestone birthday and anniversary parties ƒƒ Family holiday gatherings ƒƒ Corporate retreats and holiday parties ƒƒ Private functions ƒƒ Workshops, classes and conferences

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Ask us about our Wedding Package, including Brown’s Chapel. Attractive Rates: $100-$275/hour Available for members and non-members year round.

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RENT SPACE AT THE WALKER NATURE CENTER WALKER NATURE CENTER 11450 GLADE DRIVE

Looking for the perfect spot for a community meeting, family gathering or business retreat? Affordable and attractive rentals are available at the Nature Center.

Nature House Multipurpose Room

664 square feet of space, capacity 60 people, seats 40 people with tables and chairs. Parking and restroom access. RA member or Reston not-for-profit fee $40/hour Non-member or non-Reston not-for-profit fee $60/hour For profit/corporate fee $80/hour

Nature Center Pavilion

576-square-foot pavilion with picnic tables and bench seating in a beautiful woodland setting. Parking and restroom access. RA member or Reston not-for-profit fee $30/hour Non-member or non-Reston not-for-profit fee $40/hour For profit/corporate fee $60/hour

Fire Ring

Fire pit in woodland setting with bench seating, small pavilion and picnic tables. Roadside parking. No restroom. Renters must supply their own wood and water to extinguish the fire. RA member or Reston not-for-profit fee $20/hour Non-member or non-Reston not-for-profit fee $30/hour For profit/corporate fee $40/hour Make a facility reservation request online using Reston Association’s WebTrac system at www.restonwebtrac.org. For assistance or further information, call 703-476-9689 and WWW.RESTON.ORG | JULY 2018 press 3 or email naturecenter@reston.org.

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VOLUNTEER RESTON | GET INVOLVED VOLUNTEER RESTON

for the RA Board of Directors or Design Review Board, or they serve on advisory committees and working groups. RA is seeking volunteers to enhance the community in a variety of areas. There are many opportunities available in such areas as environment and ecology, the Walker Nature Center, recreational programs and facilities, special events and many more.

Whether you are hoping to meet new people, spend time with friends, make a positive impact in your community or complete school service hours, Volunteer Reston has something for everyone. Regardless of the reason, we are happy you are interested. Reston Association volunteers all have one thing in common — they are all helping to make Reston a better place to live, work, play and get involved, and we think that is outstanding.

If you are interested in getting involved in the community, please contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at habrock@reston.org or 703-435-7986. We look forward to having you join our amazing group of volunteers.

CONNECT WITH VOLUNTEER RESTON ON SOCIAL MEDIA!

The mission of Volunteer Reston is to enhance Reston Association’s services and programs by matching the varied talents of individuals and groups of all ages, interests and skills with a variety of engaging and challenging projects and endeavors. RA volunteers consist of people of all ages with a variety of skill levels, including senior citizens, corporate teams, faithbased groups, families, college students, retirees, scouts and youth community service volunteers. Some of these volunteers have been involved in Reston for many years. They help at community events and festivals, provide office and program support and participate in cleanup projects at Reston lakes and along the pathways and natural areas. Some volunteers choose to participate in one-time events or programs, and they return to the same events each year. Others run

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Our Everday Hero Jay Steinberg

Following our accounts is a convenient way to stay up-to-date on volunteer opportunities in the Reston community. Get the latest updates about our events, share your experiences and photos with us, and see what all of our incredible volunteers are up to.

Facebook.com/VolunteerReston Instagram@Volunteer_Reston Twitter@VolunteerReston

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Our “Everyday Hero,” Jay Steinberg, has been volunteering with the Reston Association for 14 years. He spends at least 20 hours a week assisting RA in various departments, including Member Services, Human Resources, Finance, Covenants, and Parks & Recreation. Jay is dedicated to the various tasks we assign him and makes sure he is carrying out our instructions with much attention to detail. He is ALWAYS asking how else he can help, and we know we can count on him to be there and get the job done. What makes Jay outstanding is his eagerness to offer his time, regardless of the task. He intuitively understands how doing even the simplest of tasks helps us out tremendously. He is reliable and supports the Reston Association team in our efforts to engage members. He helps set up conference rooms, assemble new association member welcome packets, clean conference room tables, stuff envelopes, send out mailers to our members and fold hundreds of camp t-shirts.

HE IS ONE OF OUR MOST HUMBLE, SINCERE AND HARDWORKING VOLUNTEERS, AND HE NEVER SLOWS DOWN. He always has a smile and a friendly word for everyone at RA, and he brightens our day with his presence. He is an invaluable resource for the RA team. A volunteer who is so flexible in doing so many different tasks is rare indeed and is exemplary of the overall spirit of volunteerism. It is a privilege to have such a wonderful volunteer like Jay.


VOLUNTEER INFORMATION PORTAL

(VOLGISTICS/VICNET)

We invite you to become a vital member of the Volunteer Reston team. You can join our team by completing a one-time volunteer application in Volgistics and pre-register yourself for a shift in VicNet. If you are already registered, go to STEP 3 to sign up. STEP 1: COMPLETE YOUR VOLUNTEER APPLICATION (VOLGISTICS) ƒƒ Complete the one-time volunteer application at: http://bit.ly/ VolunteerRestonApplication. ƒƒ After you submit your application, you will receive an email from Reston Association to go into VicNet to set up your volunteer account. STEP 2: CREATE YOUR VICNET ACCOUNT ƒƒ Click on “Need a password” and follow the prompts on the screen in order to create your password (check junk/ spam folder if you don’t receive an email.) ƒƒ Enter your login name (the email address you submitted on your online volunteer application). STEP 3: HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A VOLUNTEER SHIFT IN VICNET ƒƒ Visit VicNet: http://bit.ly/VRVicNet. ƒƒ Once you are logged in to VicNet, click on the “My Schedule” tab. ƒƒ In the blue box, use the dropdown menu to select any assignment(s) that you want to review or where you want to volunteer. ƒƒ Scroll down to see the calendar, which will display “Help Wanted” icons for opportunities where volunteers are needed. ƒƒ Click “Schedule Me” for the shift for which you would like to volunteer. ƒƒ Click “Yes” to confirm your shift. ƒƒ Click “Continue” to go back to the monthly calendar, or click “Exit” to log out of your account. ƒƒ Bookmark or save VicNet on your desktop or mobile device. ƒƒ Visit often as we frequently post new volunteer opportunities.

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VOLUNTEER RESTON | GET INVOLVED NEED SERVICE HOURS FOR SCHOOL?

Many students around the Reston community and surrounding areas are required to perform a specific number of community service hours for school. If you are one of those students — or if you know one of those students — we would love to help you earn your hours with Reston Association. You may be able to complete your service hours by volunteering at one of our many special events, such as festivals, Habitat Heroes, watershed cleanups and many others. Not only will volunteering help you earn your service hours, but it will also allow you to make an impact in your community. We can’t guarantee that you’ll be able to complete all the hours you need during one special event, but we welcome your participation in one or multiple events. Each special event will have a limited number of spots available for volunteers, so it is very important you notify us well in advance to sign up for one of the slots. Volunteer Reston opportunities are posted on X2VOL, VicNet and the RA website at www.reston.org. To volunteer or learn more about how you can get involved with Volunteer Reston, call Ha Brock at 703-435-7986 or email habrock@reston.org, and she will help provide ideas and options that are well suited for your talents.

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR RESTON MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL

Saturday, September 22 (Rain or Shine) Hours: 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Location: Lake Anne Plaza – 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston, Virginia Age: Volunteers must be 13 years or older; younger volunteers must be accompanied by an adult. The Reston Multicultural Festival is an annual event that brings together the people of Reston to celebrate our rich medley of cultures. The festival opening will include a Naturalization Ceremony at which America’s newest citizens will take the Oath of Allegiance. Bring family, friends and neighbors to share the music, entertainment, dress, food and cultural treasures from around the world that are all right here in Reston. The Reston Multicultural Festival is hosted by the Lake Anne of Reston Condominium Association and co-sponsored by Reston Association, with partners from a variety of Reston-based organizations and businesses. This signature Reston event honors the diversity that is one of our greatest assets. Volunteers are an essential part of the festival, and each year it takes more than 100 volunteers to make the event a community success. Please carefully review the job descriptions listed below. Volunteers will receive a food voucher and a festival volunteer T-shirt.

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Festival Volunteer Schedule

Festival set-up Friday, Sept. 21, 3-6 p.m. Set-up Saturday, 8-11 a.m. Specific jobs at the festival (see job descriptions) Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Specific jobs at the festival (see job descriptions) Saturday, 2:30-6:30 p.m. Breakdown Saturday, 6-8 p.m. When you register to volunteer, please specify which shift you prefer. If you are taking more than two shifts, we will provide you with breaks between shifts. Please note: Set-up will take place at 8 a.m., and breakdown will begin at 6 p.m.

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Survey Takers: Volunteers will walk around festival site asking attendees to fill out a brief survey. Volunteers should be outgoing and comfortable talking with people. Concession: Assist with selling popcorn, hotdogs and cotton candy. Set-up/Breakdown: Setup crew in the morning will help with decorating the plaza, setting up tables, chairs, tablecloths. May be required to do heavy lifting.

For more information, contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at 703-435-7986, or email habrock@reston.org.


ENVIRONMENTAL WORK DESCRIPTION & FIELD SAFETY Support habitat restoration, trail maintenance and/ or landscaping projects by performing any number of related tasks. The work may include removing weeds and invasive vegetation, planting seedlings, pruning vegetation, clearing trails, collecting trash and loading/unloading tools and materials. These tasks may incorporate the use of tools including, but not limited to, wheelbarrows, brooms, trowels, shovels, rakes, pruning shears, gardening hand tools, hand picks, pitchforks, weed wrenches and hand saws.

Work is to be accomplished over a period of two hours and max of eight hours on any given day.

Ticks: Ticks are common carriers of Lyme disease. Please check your clothes and body after working outdoors. Take a shower to wash away ticks. Yellow Jackets: Yellow jackets’ nests are commonly found in trees and on the ground in natural areas. Yellow jackets are often difficult to spot, but if you see one, try not to follow it back to its nest. Instead, clear the area immediately and warn others. If you know you are allergic, please take precaution for your safety. Poison Ivy: You will most likely work around poison ivy. The oil in poison ivy can cause a severe rash, especially if you are allergic to it. Staff will provide preventative and cleansing poison ivy wipes. Washing off with soap within three to four hours will help prevent a rash from forming. Tools/Back Safety: Be aware of the tools you are using. Make sure you know the correct way to use and transport them. Keep space between you and other volunteers. Use your legs when lifting or pulling heavy vines/objects.

HABITAT HEROES PROJECTS Our native trees, ferns and wildflowers are under attack by invasive plants like English ivy, oriental bittersweet and burning bush. We need heroes like you to join us in rescuing Reston’s beautiful parkland. These fast-growing, aggressive plants escape from people’s yards and threaten local ecosystems, taking away vital food and habitat from already stressed wildlife populations. You don’t need to be an expert to assist in protecting and restoring Reston’s woods. Our volunteering opportunities each month provide you with all the training you need to become an honorary Habitat Hero! We do a lot of invasive removal year-round. Join us! For all projects: Please wear long sleeves and long pants to protect against biting insects, thorns and poison ivy. There is poison ivy at almost all sites. Staff will provide preventative and cleansing poison ivy wipes. Bring gardening gloves if you have them. RA will provide some tools, gloves, snacks and water. Age Requirement: Must be at least 13, but all ages are welcome with adult supervision. Registration: Visit http://bit.ly/VRVicNet and click on the date. Refer to page 85.

Wainwright Restoration FIELD SAFETY

RA staff will provide volunteers with a safe work environment and will identify any potential hazards in the work area. While staff strive to create the safest environment possible, it is impossible to eliminate all potential hazards when working outside in nature. Staff should be notified immediately if any injury occurs. Dress Appropriately: Wear clothes that can get dirty, a long-sleeved shirt, long pants, closed-toe shoes (no flip flops or sandals), layers for changing weather and rain gear if necessary. Bring a personal water bottle.

SECCHI DIP-IN Participate in the Annual DipIn between July 1 and July 31. Volunteers will monitor the transparency of the lakes and ponds in Reston using a Secchi Disk. The values are used to assess the transparency of volunteermonitored lakes in the United States and Canada. This is a quick activity best accomplished by boat. We are looking for one volunteer on each lake. To schedule a date for training, contact Nicki Bellezza at 703-435-6560 or email Nicki@reston.org.

Saturday, July 21, 10 a.m-Noon Volunteers will remove the aggressive burn bush and English ivy that have spread throughout this community natural area. Volunteers will use tools such as weed wrenches, saws and loppers to take out the invasive shrub and create space for native plants to thrive. Meet at Wainwright Rec Area. Look for the RA vehicle.

Protect Trees, Pull Ivy

Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m.-Noon Help reduce the English ivy overload on the RA open space. Volunteers will work at the natural area near the Wiehle overpass to help stop the ivy from taking over trees. Please park along North Shore Drive, between Northgate Square and Wiehle Avenue. There is poison ivy at this site. Look for the RA vehicle.

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VOLUNTEER RESTON | GET INVOLVED RESTON ASSOCIATION ADOPT-A-SPOT PROGRAM

As you travel around Reston, you may see a special place that you admire and enjoy. Whether it’s a publicly owned spot in your neighborhood, a park, pathway, stream, wooded area or ballfield adjacent to your work or home, those places help make Reston an exceptional place to live, work, play and get involved. Some of these special places are kept litter free, thanks to the many committed Reston residents who have volunteered their time to the Reston Adopt-a- Spot Program. Our dedicated volunteers care for these places, and it shows. Reston Adopt-A-Spot Program volunteers help keep Reston clean and beautiful, one spot at a time. Volunteers clean an adopted spot five times or more a year for two years and, in return, receive recognition for their efforts. In addition, volunteers have access to cleanup equipment and supplies. Adoptable locations include RA recreational areas, pathways, streams, wooded areas, ballfields and tot lots.

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Any individual (18 years or older), community group, youth organization (supervised by adults), civic organization, business, church or other group may adopt RA recreation areas, pathways, tot lots or any RA property. The adopting individuals or organizations commit to cleaning up the adopted site at least five times a year or more for two years. Those who complete 10 or more cleanups annually receive special recognition in our publications. At their site, a sign that recognizes their contributions is placed and maintained by RA staff.

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If the participants are unable to honor their agreements, the signs will be removed. Participants are required to report the results of their cleanup to the Volunteer Reston Manager so results can be used in various reports and analyses.

HOW TO JOIN:

Volunteer Reston can designate an area or you can pick an area you would like to keep clean, maybe a local tot lot or your favorite stretch of trail. With 1,300 acres of open space, there are many opportunities. Reston has always been the leader in caring for our natural areas, and the success of this wonderful program will put Reston in a leadership role again in terms of caring and preserving all that is beautiful about our community. For more information or to sign up to Adopt-a-Spot, contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at 703-435-7986 or email habrock@reston.org.

NATIONAL DAYS OF SERVICE

National Days of Service are a great way to get involved with your family, friends and co-workers. Youth age 5+ and groups are invited to join us on recognized Days of Service, including: ƒƒ Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service – With 100+ volunteers, Volunteer Reston runs one of the largest MLK Days of Service events in Reston in partnership with Reston Community Center, Southgate Community Center, the Closet and Cornerstones. ƒƒ Global Youth Service Day – Volunteer Reston leads a volunteer project for youth and adult volunteers to make a difference. ƒƒ Make a Difference Day – Volunteer Reston encourages everyone to take one day a year to try to make a difference in your community and in the world. Remember, making a difference doesn’t have to involve a grand gesture;

it can be as simple as buying a cup of coffee or lunch for someone in need or donating your unused clothes to shelters. For National Volunteer Week, nominate a deserving volunteer who has made an impact in the Reston community. Join Volunteer Reston as we honor the contributions of individuals, businesses and groups in the Reston community at our annual Volunteer Reston Service Awards reception during National Volunteer Week. Showcase your company and your commitment to Volunteer Reston by sponsoring one of our annual Days of Service. In addition to engaging your employees, your company will also benefit from positive marketing and awareness opportunities that our unique events provide.

FALL STREAM CLEANUP Saturday, October 20 10 a.m. - Noon All ages are welcome. Where?

Potential sites are located near the Hunters Woods Village Center, Soapstone Drive and Southgate Community Center neighborhoods.

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Why?

Tons of trash ends up in the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay every year from our watersheds. Litter is harmful and an eyesore in our neighborhoods and open spaces. Let’s do our part. It is amazing what a group of people can accomplish in a few hours.

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HALLOWEEN HOUSE & TRICKOR-TREAT TRAIL

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Mascots – Kids love the Nature Center mascots, Walker the Woodpecker and Myrtle the Turtle. They love having their picture taken with them, too. We need volunteers to wear these adorable headto-toe, furry costumes. Mascots need excellent people skills and should be able to animate their character without talking.

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Friday, October 26 5-9:30 p.m. Saturday, October 27 5-9:30 p.m. Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive, Reston Rain or shine event

The Walker Nature Center’s Halloween event is one our most exciting volunteer opportunities of the year. We’re looking for more than 50 funloving, energetic volunteers to bring this event to life. This is a great opportunity for adults, teens, civic organizations and college groups. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old to play a character role. Volunteers between the ages of 13 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult who will volunteer at the same station. Most volunteers will be outdoors during the duration of the event, so please dress warmly and wear good walking shoes. Volunteers will receive a pizza dinner, snacks and hot drinks during the event. To volunteer: Go to http://bit.ly/VRVicNet and click on the date(s). Refer to page 85. Please do not sign up until you are sure you can commit to the date and position. Volunteer Orientation: Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6-7 p.m. Anyone who has NOT participated in this event before must attend orientation. Orientation is optional for returning volunteers, but highly recommended for returning volunteers in a character role. This is an indoor/outdoor meeting, so please dress for the weather.

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Breakdown – Help clean up the event at the end of the night. Many hands make for light work.

For more information, contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at habrock@reston. org or 703-435-7986. Volunteers must be pre-registered to help with this event.

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VOLUNTEER RESTON | GET INVOLVED STREAM MONITORING SUMMER MONITORING Upcoming dates: Saturday, July 28, 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, 1:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Register: http://bit.ly/VRVicNet and locate the date. Refer to page 85. What better way to do this than to get your feet wet in one of Reston’s streams? RA welcomes new volunteers to assist with stream monitoring at several locations. The summer stream monitoring season occurs between July 1 and August 31. Get involved with a small team to collect data and identify insects with the goal of assessing the health of Reston’s stream. Not only do you get to learn about streams, it also provides an opportunity to make new friends. If you are interested in assisting with stream monitoring for more than one or two sessions, training and practice opportunities are offered by joining seasoned volunteers and RA staff. You can earn a Virginia Save Our Streams stream monitoring certification by successfully demonstrating your ability to identify macroinvertebrates. Each monitoring session consists of 2-3 hours. Any interest and commitment levels are appreciated. Please join our volunteer monitor email distribution list to receive notices of upcoming monitoring dates. Email wpeterson@reston.org with the message, “add me to the stream monitors list” to begin receiving emails. For more information, contact Ha Brock at 703-435-7986 or email habrock@reston.org.

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STORM DRAIN MARKING PROJECT

What can you do to protect our local streams, lakes and the Chesapeake Bay? One way is to participate in the Storm Drain Marking Project. Our storm drains prevent flooding of roads and neighborhoods by carrying rain and snowmelt away from streets and sidewalks. Unlike water from our taps and tubs, water flowing into our storm drains is not treated. Storm drains connect directly to our streams and empty into our lakes. Trash, pet waste, motor oil, paint and other materials dumped or washed into storm drains pollute our watersheds and, ultimately, the Chesapeake Bay. Markers on each storm drain remind all of us to keep storm drains and our streams clean.

Since there are over 4,000 storm drains in Reston, many volunteers are needed to mark the storm drains and to help educate the community about the connection between the storm drains and our streams and lakes. New for 2018, we are looking for volunteers to utilize Reston’s ArcGIS mapping software to update storm drain marker locations. This is a great way for students to complete community service hours.

To get your project started or for more information, contact Will Peterson at 703-435-6535 or wpeterson@reston.org.

Many storm drains in Reston are on private roads. In order for volunteers to mark the drains, clusters need to grant permission first. Contact your local cluster board member, and get your neighborhood involved today. The Storm Drain Marking Project in Reston is sponsored by the Fairfax County

Show Your Lakes Appreciation Challenge

The goal of the challenge is to promote and encourage support for Lakes Appreciation Month. Here’s how you can join in: 1. Take a picture of yourself or someone you know enjoying or working on a lake or reservoir during July. 2. Log on to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and upload your picture. 3. Add an informative, funny or witty caption along with the name of the lake. 4. Be sure to type #LakesAppreciation in your post so we can find your entry. Why should you join in? ƒƒ You can win PRIZES ƒƒ You can get RECOGNITION. With your permission … ˚˚ NALMS may include your photo on our Lakes Appreciation Month webpages or other media. ˚˚ NALMS will consider your photo for the Photo of the Month in NALMS Notes. ƒƒ Because YOU’RE AWESOME ˚˚ And you are! Thank you for joining the challenge and for appreciating your lakes!

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Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, the Northern VA Soil and Water Conservation District, the Virginia Department of Transportation-Northern VA District, and Reston Association.

JULY IS LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH Sponsored by the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS)


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s members of Reston Association (RA), you have access to Reston’s private lakes. During July, you can visit your local lake with friends and family and participate in Lakes Appreciation Month, which is a way to focus attention on the value of our lakes to society as well as the threats that lakes face. On Lake Anne, you can rent a paddleboat, canoe or kayak or use a trolling motor on your own boat to explore the lake. Then, visit the restaurants and shops at Lake Anne Plaza or stop by the Farmers Market on

Saturday mornings. On Lake Newport, you can bring your own hand-carried boat and launch from the RA boat dock on the dam and enjoy watching the turtles swim and dragonflies dance above the water. Lakes Newport, Anne and Thoreau have walking trails that circle the lake, and you can stop by the local village centers for a quick bite to eat or a drink. On Thoreau, you can go birding and try to snap a picture of the cormorants on the point or watch the fireworks on the Fourth of July. On any lake, you can cast your line in and go fishing from the dams or RA properties. If you don’t want to get on the water, you

can arrange a cleanup event with your neighborhood or just enjoy the view from one of the many benches along the lakes. Help make Lakes Appreciation Month great this year by sharing your stories, events, photos, videos, etc. on social media. This inspires your friends and families to do the same and might even spread the news to someone unfamiliar with Lakes Appreciation Month. Be sure to use the hashtag #LakesAppreciation and tag Reston Association and the North American Lake Management Society (NALMS). We love to see your stories and lake photos.

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VOLUNTEER RESTON | GET INVOLVED CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING WITH A DIFFERENCE

Volunteer Reston offers your company a flexible, efficient and professional means of mobilizing employees for a well-run volunteer experiences. We have 15+ years of experience producing custom service projects for groups of 25 to 100+ people in a single day.

Who Are We?

Reston Association is one the largest community associations in the U.S. We serve over 60,000 residents in Reston. Even though we’re not a “town” per se, we provide services and programs similar to a town or city government. We own and maintain over 1,300 acres of parkland, 15 outdoor pools, 48 tennis courts, a 72-acre Nature Center, 55 miles of pathways and four man-made lakes. Living in Reston is like living in a park. Your project will go through the Friends of Reston, a 501(c) (3) organization established in 1999 to support the Reston Association in bringing valuable projects to the community. The Friends group allows the association to tap into other resources to bring great community projects to fruition on our land, at our facilities and within our programs.

How It Works

Depending on your group size and other requirements, we will offer a range of opportunities that meet your specific needs. Projects can take place during the week or weekend, on a one-time basis or more frequently, and may include employees’ families and clients, if desired. Based on your input, our team will plan the day(s), order supplies, handle setup and logistics and prep any employees who wish to serve as volunteer team captains. On the day of service, we are onsite

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to support your volunteers and make sure your engagement runs smoothly. Some corporate service projects include: ƒƒ Landscaping, trail clearing, and other beautification efforts at Reston’s tot lots, facilities, picnic pavilions and lakes ƒƒ Clearing invasive species and increasing biodiversity in Reston’s natural areas ƒƒ Assisting with special projects and fundraising events in support of the Friends of Reston ƒƒ Assisting with programs that take place at the Nature House, including Nature House 5K, Spring Festival, Arbor Day, Earth Day and Halloween House & Trick-or-Treat Trail, which requires 50+ volunteers each year Partnerships start at $300 for the production and supplies of a custom day of service engaging up to 25 volunteers. Volunteer Reston is largely supported by volunteers, corporate partners and donations. We make it easy for your company to volunteer by managing the process

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from A to Z. Donations and contributions go toward plants, tools and supplies that support the service projects. To get started on your Corporate Day of Service, please complete the Corporate Volunteer Application: bit.ly/ VRCorporateApplication For more information, please contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at habrock@ reston.org or 703-435-7986.

Serve on Boards and Committees

Serve on our Board of Directors or on any of our Committees. Our Advisory Committees are where you can really immerse yourself in a cause or area that suits you. Advisory Committees are composed of RA members who provide advice on association matters and perform such duties as may be requested by the Board of Directors. Advisory Committees exist for a term of one year from the annual or initial meeting of the Board of Directors and may be renewed at the discretion of the Board of Directors. The Board currently has four such advisory committees: ƒƒ The Environmental

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Each committee is composed of up to 15 members, includes a Board member and at least one staff liaison, and generally meets once per month. More information on the committees and an application can be found at www.reston.org.


CORPORATE SERVICE PROJECTS Volunteer Reston offers expertise in community service to corporations by creating customized projects that complement team building, leadership development and philanthropy initiatives. Philanthropy comes in various ways: from event sponsorship, monetary donations, in-kind contributions and employee volunteerism. Opportunities for support are numerous and we would be delighted to connect with corporations to customize an opportunity beneficial to your philanthropic goals. For more information on corporate partnership opportunities contact Ha Brock, Volunteer Reston Manager, at habrock@reston.org or call 703-435-7986. DELOITTE

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BOARD & GOVERNANCE | ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS | DIRECTORS BOARD ACTIONS The following actions were taken by the RA Board of Directors at meetings held in the months of March 2018 through April 2018. Please note that some of the motions below are abbreviated. To access the full motions, please see the board meeting minutes found in the Governance section of www.reston.org.

March 10, 2018

ƒƒ Extended an offer of employment as in-house counsel to Anthony R. Champ.

March 22, 2018

ƒƒ Approved March 22, 2018 Regular Meeting Agenda as amended. ƒƒ Adopted the March 22, 2018 Consent Calendar, including motions on the following: ˚˚ Adoption of meeting minutes. ˚˚ Approval of Legal Committee report. ˚˚ Approve the Reston Historic Trust’s request to use Lake Anne on Saturday, August 11, 2018 for the first annual Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta. ˚˚ Appointed various RA Members to the Friends of Reston Board of Directors, Environmental Advisory Committee, Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee, and Design Review Board. ˚˚ Granted Williams-Transco an extension of the temporary work space and construction easements over RA Common Area for the installation of valves until the work and restoration is completed to the satisfaction of Reston Association. ƒƒ Approved the Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee’s draft 2018-2019 Work Plan. ƒƒ Approved the 55+ Advisory Committee’s draft 2018-2019 Work Plan.

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ƒƒ Approved the amended Whistleblower Policy to set up an independent, anonymous reporting mechanism for the Association. ƒƒ Approve the proposed charge of the Lakes, Docks & Boats Working Group, including its purpose, objectives, target dates, composition, and coordination with other committees, and direct staff to issue a call for candidates. ƒƒ Authorized Reston Association staff to undertake its proposed list of Capital Projects in the second quarter of 2018. ƒƒ Directed land use counsel to notify Lake Anne Development Partners, its successors and assigns and its counsel, as well as to notify Fairfax County that RA deems the Land Exchange Agreement, dated June 26, 2014, terminated and no longer having any force or effect. ƒƒ Awarded a one-year contract with an option to extend by one year to perform recreation area landscape and maintenance services to Blake Landscaping, Inc. ƒƒ Entered into a master services agreement to perform on-call engineering services to KimleyHorn.

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ƒƒ Awarded the Lake Anne Dredging & Dock Replacement project to Delta Marine Construction LLC to perform marine construction services. ƒƒ Entered into a master services agreement to perform lake services to Lake Services LLC. ƒƒ Approved the proposed amendments to Assessments & Finance Resolution 7; Purchasing & Procurement.

April 11, 2018

ƒƒ Adopted the April 11, 2018 Regular Board Meeting Agenda. ƒƒ Approved the minutes of the March 27, 2018 regular meeting of the board of directors. ƒƒ Elected the following officers: David Bobzien as President; Sridhar Ganesan as Vice President; John Mooney as Secretary; Eric Carr as Treasurer; and Sabrina Tadele as Assistant Secretary. ƒƒ Directed staff to issue a call for candidates for the vacant Hunters Woods Dogwood District Director position and schedule interviews with candidates during the May 24, 2018 regular meeting of the board. ƒƒ Approved the Secretary’s Certificate.

ƒƒ Approved board committee assignments.

April 19, 2018

ƒƒ Approved a contract to hire Larry Butler as Acting Chief Executive Officer.

April 23, 2018

ƒƒ Approved a revised Secretary’s Certificate.


MEET THE BOARD & OFFICERS / BOARDOFDIRECTORS@RESTON.ORG

Sridhar Ganesan, Vice-President At-Large Director BODganesan@reston.org

John Mooney, Secretary North Point District Director BODMooney@reston.org

Eric Carr, Treasurer At-Large Director BODCarr@reston.org

Andy Sigle At-Large Director BODSigle@reston.org

Ven Iyer At-Large Director BODIyer@reston.org

Julie Bitzer South Lakes District Director BODBitzer@reston.org

Sherri Hebert Lake Anne/Tall Oaks District Director BODHebert@reston.org

Caren Anton Hunters Woods/Dogwood District Director BODAnton@reston.org

Larry Butler Acting Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer Larry@reston.org

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INFO & RESOURCES | GUIDELINES | FACILITIES | MAP

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Owners, including Owners of property adjacent to the Common Area, shall not attempt to nor improve, alter, landscape or mow Reston Association (RA) Common Area. Owners, including Owners of property adjacent to the Common Area, shall confine all fencing (including invisible fencing), sheds, or any other development to their own property.

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RA meadows in the Common Area shall be mowed annually by RA staff only.

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Smoking is prohibited within all RA Community Buildings and is also prohibited in all Pool facilities; on and within all Tennis Court facilities and Picnic Pavilions; on all Ballfields, Multi-purpose Courts, Garden Plots or Garden Plot Areas; and on or within Tot-Lots or TotLot Areas. This smoking ban is also in effect within a fifty (50)-foot-wide perimeter around the exterior of any building or the boundary of any facility, to the extent that such fifty (50)-foot area, or any portion thereof, comprises RA Common Area. The utilization of electronic cigarettes is also prohibited on these RA common areas. On those Association Common Areas where smoking is not prohibited by this resolution, RA strongly discourages smoking and requests that all persons refrain from smoking.

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Dogs are to be walked on a leash in accordance with Fairfax County regulations. Cats, while on Common Area, must also be walked on a leash. Except for service dogs, no pets are permitted on active recreation areas, including but not limited to, such areas as playgrounds, picnic and multi-purpose courts, and play fields. Dumping of any refuse, including but not limited to, grass clippings, leaves, Christmas trees, appliances, old sofas, crank case oil, etc., is prohibited. [Also see Amended Deed Section VI.2(b).]

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No invasive exotic plants or animals (especially invasive plants such as bamboo and English ivy) shall be introduced to the RA Common Area.

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Unless specifically authorized by the Association, the use of any motor vehicles or other motorized vehicle, other than governmental police, fire and rescue vehicles, on walkways or other Common Area, is prohibited. [Also see Amended Deed Section VI.2(db)(10).]

10. Loitering, as defined by Fairfax County Code Article 1 Section 5-1-2, is prohibited. Specifically, it shall be unacceptable for any person to loiter at, on, or in RA Common Area in the following manner: a. To interfere, impede or hinder the free passage of pedestrian or authorized vehicular traffic; b. To threaten or do physical harm to another member or members of the public; c. To threaten or do physical damage to the Common Area; or

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d. To breach the peace or engage in disorderly conduct by the use of words or acts or other conduct that clearly threaten, intimidate or present a danger to others. Except where 10 a-d apply, before contacting local law enforcement, Reston Association, in its sole discretion, may contact an appropriate organization(s) to assist in the intervention with or removal of individuals from the Common Area. 11. Unless specifically authorized by the RA Board of Directors, the following actions are prohibited in the RA Common Area: a. Carrying or discharging of firearms, air guns, archery equipment, including but not limited to, bow and arrow, and B-B guns; b. Hunting, trapping, harvesting or collecting of any wildlife, including but not limited to, mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians; c. Feeding of nondomesticated wild animals (except songbirds); d. Practices that attract non-domesticated wild animals or those that may be vectors for infectious diseases, including but not limited to, leaving pet food out of doors overnight in a location accessible to nondomesticated wild animals; e. Fires or burning; f. Overnight camping; g. Harvesting or collecting plant life, except as authorized by the Association.

12. Fishing in the Association’s Lakes and Ponds is permitted as per Section 8(i) of Common Area Rules & Regulations Resolution 2 on Lake Use & Access. 13. Geocaching [use of Geographic Positioning Systems (GPS)] to locate a cache of materials is permitted only by Members under the following rules: a. Members interested in performing geocaching must notify the Association of all cache sites; b. Cache sites located on the Common Area must be completely hidden from view; c. Cache sites are not permitted near wildflowers, a wildlife nest or den; d. Cache sites located in the Association’s Common Area, known as the Walker Nature Education Center, must be no more than ten feet from a pathway or trail edge; e. The Association shall not be held liable for any injuries or personal property damage incurred by those participating in geocaching on the Common Area. 14. The Board of Directors may, for specific management purposes on certain properties, amend these rules or implement additional rules to meet land and resource management objectives.


Fishing and Boating Guidelines Reston’s four man-made lakes — Anne, Thoreau, Audubon, and Newport — along with Reston’s two ponds — Bright and Butler — cover 125 acres and provide recreation and stormwater management for the community. While swimming and ice skating are not permitted, fishing, boating, wildlife watching, and lakeside picnicking are available to RA members and their guests.

Fishing in Reston

Fishing is allowed on all of Reston’s lakes and ponds from designated areas. Species of fish that may be caught include: largemouth bass, channel catfish, crappie, blue gill and sunfish. ƒƒ ƒƒ

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Places to Fish

Lake Newport: Along the dam (park at Brown’s Chapel Park.) Lake Anne: Along the Lake Anne Plaza steps and public docks, along south shore of the canal and along the dam.

Lake Thoreau: Along 80 feet of shoreline and the public dock near Lake Thoreau pool, along dam by Lake Audubon, along bridge near golf course, and along timber wall at Purple Beach. Lake Audubon: Along dam by Lake Thoreau, at boat ramp by Lake Audubon Pool off Twin Branches Road, and along shoreline for 150 feet near the Nature Center (docks are private).

Boating in Reston

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A free general access permit for hand-carried boats to four lakes is available at RA headquarters, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, during regular office hours. Proof of boat size is required. The concrete boat ramp at Lake Audubon, off of Twin Branches Road, is available to launch boats from trailers. (Electric motors only) Access points are monitored between April and October.

Other general access points for hand-carried boats include: ƒƒ On Lake Thoreau, the grassy area by the underpass at the intersection of South Lakes Dr. and Ridge Heights Road; ƒƒ On Lake Anne, the area at the north end of the dam at the intersection of Wiehle Ave. and Inlet Court; ƒƒ On Lake Newport, at the east end of the dam at the wooden dock.

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Boats (jon boats, canoes, deck boats, sailboats, etc.) may be up to 18 feet long, and no more than 10 feet wide. One electric motor (no gas motors) up to three horsepower may be used. Inflatables must have three separate compartments and sidewalls. All boats are required to have a wearable flotation device for each passenger on board. All boats left in the water between November 1 and March 31 require a permanent mooring permit.

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Only lakefront owners may permanently moor a boat on Reston’s lakes. Individual clusters or condo associations which own lakefront property have specific rules regarding mooring boats consistent with RA rules and regulations. For more information, see Resolution 2: Lake Use Access in the Governing Documents download the Boat Guide at http://bit.ly/RABoatGuide. If you see an abandoned boat floating around or you have lost your boat on our lakes, call Watershed Specialist Will Peterson at 703-435-6535 to help track it down.

KAYAK & CANOE CLASSES Canoe Kayak and Paddle Company offers a variety of classes and trips for all skill levels. Check out the introductory classes held on Lake Audubon or venture further from home on a scenic trip in our nation’s capital.

Contact Mike for details, 703-850-1257 or visit www.kayakreston.com.

Surf Reston

Surf Reston will help you enjoy the fastest growing paddle sport with attention to safety, fitness and the environment. Sessions are guided by certified instructors with no more than five paddlers per instructor. Join us for weekly sessions held primarily on Thursday evenings and weekends at Lake Anne, every other Wednesday at Lake Audubon, and monthly at Lake Newport and Lake Thoreau. Special requests for dates and times are available as well. Intro Class $40/RA members, $45/Non-members Make your reservation at www.surfreston.com

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INFO & RESOURCES | GUIDELINES | FACILITIES | MAP AUTUMNWOOD POOL (1)

LAKE NEWPORT POOL (13)

RESTON ASSOCIATION HEADQUARTERS (22)

11950 WALNUT BRANCH ROAD

11601 LAKE NEWPORT ROAD

12001 SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE 703-435-6530

AUTUMNWOOD TENNIS COURTS (1) 11950 WALNUT BRANCH ROAD

BARTON HILL TENNIS COURTS (2) SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE/ BARTON HILL ROAD

LAKE NEWPORT TENNIS COURTS (14)

COLTS NECK ROAD

BROWN’S CHAPEL PARK (4) 1575 BROWN’S CHAPEL ROAD

11032 RING ROAD

11452 BARON CAMERON AVENUE

11400 RIDGE HEIGHTS ROAD

UPLANDS TENNIS COURTS (28)

LAKE THOREAU POOL (15)

SHADOWOOD POOL (24)

11032 RING ROAD

2040 UPPER LAKES DRIVE

2201 SPRINGWOOD DRIVE

UPPER LAKES TENNIS COURTS (29)

NEWBRIDGE POOL (16)

SHADOWOOD TENNIS COURTS (24)

UPPER LAKES DRIVE/SUNRISE VALLEY DRIVE

11450 GLADE DRIVE 703-476-9689

WALKER NATURE CENTER CAMPFIRE RING (31) SOAPSTONE DRIVE/LAWYERS ROAD

2201 SPRINGWOOD DRIVE

NEWBRIDGE TENNIS COURTS (16)

TALL OAKS POOL (25)

11718 GOLF COURSE SQUARE

12025 NORTH SHORE DRIVE

NORTH HILLS PICNIC PAVILION (17)

TEMPORARY ROAD PICNIC PAVILION (26)

1325 NORTH VILLAGE ROAD

TEMPORARY ROAD/NORTH SHORE DRIVE

DOGWOOD POOL (5) 2460 GREEN RANGE ROAD

WALKER NATURE CENTER (30)

UPLANDS POOL (28) RIDGE HEIGHTS POOL (23)

11768 GOLF COURSE SQUARE

COLTS NECK TENNIS COURTS (3)

THE LAKE HOUSE (27) 11450 BARON CAMERON AVENUE

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GLADE POOL (6) 11550 GLADE DRIVE

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GOLF COURSE ISLAND POOL (7) 11301 LINKS DRIVE

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HUNTERS WOODS POOL (10)

POLO FIELDS RECREATION AREA (19)

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THUNDER CHASE DRIVE

LAKE ANNE TENNIS COURTS (11)

PONY BARN PICNIC PAVILION (20)

11301 NORTH SHORE DRIVE

TRIPLE CROWN/ STEEPLECHASE DRIVE

LAKE ANNE PICNIC PAVILION (11) 11301 NORTH SHORE DRIVE

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LAKE AUDUBON POOL (12)

12250 SUNSET HILLS ROAD 703-437-7658

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