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TENNIS/PICKLEBALL OPENING GUIDELINES Opening May 15, 2020

TENNIS/PICKLEBALL OPENING GUIDELINES
 
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APRIL 28, 2020 ORDER FROM THE PINELLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE CDC
REQUIREMENT OF 6 FOOT DISTANCING AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REQUIREMENTS ALONG WITH THE CITY OF LARGO RECENT OPENINGS IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED THAT THE TENNIS/PICKLEBALL COURTS WILL BE OPENED BEGINNING:
 
FRIDAY MAY 15, 2020 AT 8:00 AM
 
THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES/RULES WILL BE IN EFFECT:
 
1.     HOURS OF OPERATION ARE 8:00 AM TO 8 PM EACH DAY.
        THE SCHEDULE AGREED TO BY BOTH THE TENNIS AND PICKLEBALL PLAYERS AS TO DAYS              AND TIMES OF PLAY SHALL APPLY.
 
2.     ALL RESIDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN WITH NAME,
        UNIT # AND TIME OF ENTRY.
 
3.     PLAYERS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THEIR OWN EQUIPMENT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO              RACQUETS/PADDLES, BALLS.
 
        SINGLES RATHER THAN DOUBLES PLAY IS ENCOURAGED.
 
        SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES OF 6 FEET TO BE FOLLOWED.
 
4.     MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PLAYERS ON ALL COURTS AT ANY ONE TIME IS LIMITED TO 8PLAYERS.
        PLAYERS WAITING TO PLAY MUST WAIT OUTSIDE THE COURTS.
 
5.     PLAYERS SHALL SANITIZE THEIR HANDS PRIOR TO PLAY AND AFTER EACH SET. BALLS BEING         USED SHALL BE SANITIZED PRIOR TO PLAY AND AFTER  EACH SET.
 
 6.     COURTS ARE AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS ONLY;
         GUESTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO USE THE COURTS.  

POOL AND SPA OPENING GUIDELINES May 4, 2020

POOL AND SPA OPENING GUIDELINES
 
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APRIL 28, 2020 ORDER FROM THE PINELLAS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, THE CDC
REQUIREMENT OF 6 FOOT DISTANCING AND THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REQUIREMENTS IT HAS BEEN DETERMINED
THAT THE POOL/SPA IN THE NORTH AND SOUTH MAY OPEN ON:
 
MONDAY MAY 4, 2020 AT 8:30 AM
 
THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES WILL BE IN EFFECT:
 
1.    POOL/SPA HOURS OF OPERATION ARE 8:30 AM TO 8 PM EACH DAY.
 
2.    ALL RESIDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN IN WITH NAME,
       UNIT # AND TIME OF ENTRY. RESIDENTS WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN PEN/PENCIL AS WE WILL NOT BE USING
       1 PEN/PENCIL AMONGST RESIDENTS.
 
3.    THERE WILL BE NO POOL CHAIRS OR LOUNGERS AVAILABLE, RESIDENTS MAY BRING THEIR OWN CHAIRS.
 
4.    ADHERENCE TO THE CDC SOCIAL DISTANCING GUIDELINES INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NO MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE               CONGREGATING IN THE POOL AREA AND AT LEAST 6 FEET OF DISTANCE FOR THOSE NOT LIVING IN  THE SAME HOUSEHOLD
 
5.    NUMBER OF RESIDENTS PERMITTED IN THE POOL AREA IS BASED ON 50% OF THE BATHING LOAD AND THE SOCIAL DISTANCE     REQUIREMENT. THE FOLLOWING IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE PERMITTED IN THE POOL/SPA AREAS AT ANY TIME.
·       SOUTH POOL --- 22   SOUTH SPA --- 4 ----TOTAL=26
·       NORTH POOL --- 18   NORTH SPA---- 2-----TOTAL=20
EXCEEDING THE NUMBERS OUTLINED ABOVE WILL
RESULT IN THE CLOSURE OF THE POOL
 
   7. DUE TO THE LIMITATIONS ON THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN
       THE POOL AREA AT ANY TIME, THE USE OF THE POOL IS  
       RESTRICTED TO RESIDENTS ONLY. GUESTS ARE NOT
       PERMITTED TO USE THE POOL AREA. NO RESERVING OR   
       HOLDING SPACES WILL BE PERMITTED.
 
  8. ALL RESIDENTS SHOULD TRY TO LIMIT THEIR USE OF THE  
      POOL TO 2 HOURS IN ORDER TO AFFORD ALL RESIDENTS
      AN OPPORTUNITY TO ALSO USE THE FACILITY.
 

Announcement from the Park Manager Rich Thomas March 21, 2020

Closure and Restricted Use of Common Area Amenities
 
As the Coronavirus event and growing threat continues to unfold additional precautions at Palm Hill are indicated.
 
Accordingly, commencing on Monday, 23 March and until further notice all common area amenities at Palm Hill will either be closed or restricted. The closures and restrictions are as follows:
 
Both the north and south Clubhouses will be closed
Both the north and south swimming pools will be closed
The Golf Pro-Shop will be closed
Both the north and south shuffleboard centers will be closed
The golf course itself and tennis/pickleball courts will remain open. Individuals use them at their own risk. Groups of no more than 10 individuals at a time should congregate in the vicinity of the pro-shop or courts. Individuals using these facilities must use their individual sports equipment. Tables and chairs oln the pro-shop porch will be placed inside the shop and be unavailable for common use.
The north laundry facility will be open however no more than 5 individuals should congregate in the facility at any one time.
 
Park Manager
Rich Thomas
 
          

Weekly Coffees Canceled until further notice

WEEKLY COFFEES.  Canceled
 
One of the several ways to know what's going on in Palm Hill is to attend the Monday and Wednesday coffees gatherings. In addition to the caffeine, current information flows. The Monday coffee is at the North Clubhouse, sponsored by the North Recreation Club. The Wednesday coffee is at the South Clubhouse, sponsored by the South Recreation Club. Each begins at 8 a.m.

Monthly Pancake Breakfast canceled

PANCAKE BREAKFAST Bob Gornicki 727-584-7324.
 
Pancakes will be served on Saturday Xxxxxx at the North Clubhouse from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., with takeout available. Tickets at $3 each may be purchased at both Monday and Wednesday coffees and from block captains. Tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event for $3.50. The pancake breakfast takes place the second Saturday of each month.

Monthly Pot Luck Dinner Canceled

POT LUCK DINNER
 
Palm Hill's monthly pot luck dinner will be held Friday,  Xxxxxx at the South Clubhouse.
Bring a salad, a dinner dish or a desert to share, along with personal dishes and silverware, and enjoy not only the food but the fellowship.
The pot luck dinner takes place the second Friday of each month.

Karaoke

 
 
Canceled until further notice 
KARAOKE Saturday night - 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm in the North club house. No need to bring CD’s, I have 350,000 songs to choose from. BYOB and bring some snacks and come out to sing, listen or maybe even dance.
Thanks,
Chuck Obi

Billiards Men & Women Canceled

canceled until further notice 
 
BILLIARDS John Neiswander 937-423-4535
 
billiards is each Wednesday in the North Clubhouse at 6:30 p.m

Palm Hill Players

PALM HILL PLAYERS Remo Malgieri 727-585-2151
 
Next season TBD
 

Line Dancing Canceled

LINE DANCING Ruth Butler 727-953-3457
 
Line Dancing classes will resume in January at the South Clubhouse. Here's the schedule: Wednesdays at 10 a.m. through April 29 in the clubhouse main hall.
 
Participants are asked to bring a donation for RCS when attending the Wednesday teaching class.

Ladies Golf Association The Ladies Golf Association


 
LADIES GOLF ASSOCIATION Fran Doyle 727-584-9794
 
DATES TO REMEMBER 2020 – 2021 2020
Nov. 13, Ladies Golf Assn. Meeting (North Clubhouse) 1 p.m. Nov. 27, Mixed Scramble – Food and Beverage
2021
Jan. 15, Ladies Golf Assn. Meeting (North Clubhouse) 1 p.m.
Jan. 22, Mixed Scramble – Hot Dogs and Beer
Jan. 30, Sadie Hawkins Tournament (Dinner South Clubhouse) (Rain Date Jan. 21) Feb. 27, Golf Fore The Cure (Dinner South Clubhouse) (Rain Date Feb. 28)
Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, Championship Tournament Fridays
Mar. 12, Ladies Golf Association Meeting (North Clubhouse) 1 p.m.
Mar. 20, Palm Hill Golf Awards Banquet (South Clubhouse)
Mar. 26, Mixed Scramble – hot dogs and drinks
 

Mens Golf Association


 
MENS GOLF ASSOCIATION Wayne Marshall 727-729-6101
 
Calendar of Events 2020
Nov. 9, Men’s Association Meeting North Clubhouse 11:00 a.m.
 2021
Jan. 4, Men’s Association Meeting North Clubhouse 11:00 a.m. March 1, Men’s Association Meeting North Clubhouse 11:00 a.m. March 6, Li’l Abner Golf
March 7, Li’l Abner Golf Rain Date
March 27, Ladies and Men’s Golf Awards Ceremony
April 3, Bandits Award Lunch
May 10, Men’s Association Meeting North Clubhouse 11:00 a.m.

Exercise canceled until further notice

Exercise Connie Paxhia 72-953-3457
 
Exercise Program workouts are offered to all residents, renters and guests Tuesday and Friday from 9 am to 10 am in the North Clubhouse. 
Please wear your park ID badge, bring your water bottle and be in your chairs and ready five minutes before starting time. Necessary equipment is provided (weights, ropes). 
 
 

Pickleball Canceled

PICKLEBALL
Lima Vautour 727-223-5192
 
Pickleball is played on the tennis courts every day except Sunday on the following schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; Tuesday and Thursday from 8 to 9:30 a.m.and from 3 to 4:30 p.m.; and Saturday from 8:30 to 11 a.m.
 
Everyone is welcome, experienced players or beginners.

Shuffleboard canceled.

SHUFFLEBOARD

Table Tennis Canceled

TABLE TENNIS John Wallace 740-258-3543 Table tennis is played at the North Clubhouse each Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Bocce Ball Canceled

Wednesday's at 6 pm South courts
 
Kitty Callahan 727-585-5099 and Julia Delahanty 727-584-5567

Tennis Canceled

TENNIS Len Klein 330-243-6161 and Anne Lecuyer 508-479-1296 and 727-588-0393
 
The Palm Hill tennis league schedule for open play is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 to 9:30 a.m. and 3 to 4 p.m. Set play is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Tennis balls are provided.
 
For extra fun a "Happy Hour" is held for everyone on the second Tuesday of each month beginning at 4 p.m. at the picnic tables next to the courts.
 
Those who prefer to play at times other than the ones scheduled may contact either of the coordinators. Annual dues are $10 per person.

Pilates Class Canceled

PILATES
Ruth Butler 727-953-3457

Water Aerobics Class Canceled

Canceled until further notice
For information about the North pool event: Joan Gaff 727-584- 1239 and Pat Leone 727-266-4344.
For information about the South pool event: Linda Wolf 515-988-2167.

Yoga Class - canceled

Due to the closing of the clubhouses, all Yoga Classes are therefore canceled.  Please sanitize your yoga mat and continue your practice at home. 
 
Namaste’
 
Peggy Novara
 

Book Club Canceled

BOOK CLUB Susan Fisher 813-312-3872 The Book Club meets in the South Clubhouse on the following dates, with social time beginning at 1 p.m. and book discussion from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Each discussion is followed by a related activity, details of which are announced at the discussion.

2020-21 BOOK CLUB Dates
NOVEMBER 12/Activity November 19 BOOK: “House Rules”
AUTHOR: Jodi Picoult
DISCUSSION LEADER: Phyliss Wulf
DECEMBER 10/Activity 17
BOOK: “A Gentleman in Moscow” AUTHOR: Amor Towles
DISCUSSION LEADER: Ginny Morris
JANUARY 14/Activity 21
BOOK: “Once We Were Brothers” AUTHOR: Ronald Balson
DISCUSSION LEADER: Roxanne Moses
FEBRUARY 11/ Activity 18
BOOK: “Where the Crawdads Sing” AUTHOR: Delia Owens DISCUSSION LEADER: Pat Boufford
MARCH 11* (and pick books for next season) Activity 18 BOOK: “The Great Alone”
AUTHOR: Kristen Hannah
DISCUSSION LEADER: Shiela Lyons
APRIL 1/Activity 8-1st week in April instead of 2nd because of people leaving Florida for the summer.
BOOK: “Educated”
AUTHOR: Tara Westover
DISCUSSION LEADER: in memory of Sheila Remley
 

Computer Club Canceled

COMPUTER CLUB Ed Becker 727-266-4521
 
The Computer Club meets each Tuesday at the South Clubhouse from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Participation in the club is free and open to all Palm Hill residents. Bring your questions; we can all learn together. Ed Becker invites anyone who needs help outside club meetings to call him.

Cuddles Club canceled until further notice

CUDDLES CLUB
Kitty Callahan 727-585-5099 
The Cuddles Club meets on the first Wednesday of each month in the South Clubhouse at 1 p.m.

Garden Club Canceled


 
Meeting dates TBD. Annual plot rental is $5. 

Bingo Game Canceled until further notice

WEEKLY BINGO Tuesday's North Clubhouse, Thursdays South Clubhouse.  Canceled 3/17 & 19
 

Bingo players get two opportunities each week to apply their skills -- and maybe enjoy a bit of luck. On Tuesdays the game is at the North Clubhouse and on Thursdays it's at the South Clubhouse. Starting
 time at each location is 7 p.m. Don't forget your badges! They must be worn to play.

Dominos Game Canceled

Looking for a volunteer to coordinate dominoes

Euchre Card Game CanceledII

EUCHRE
Joanne Tymchuk 727-586-1388 and Bob Gornicki 727-584-7324
Euchre is played every Monday in the North Clubhouse at 6:30 p.m

Hand and Foot Card Game Canceled

HAND-AND-FOOT CARDS

Shirley Montbleau 727-584-4269
 
New players are invited to join in as "Hand and Foot" card players gather each Friday at the North Clubhouse library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Social Bridge Card Game Canceled

SOCIAL BRIDGE Carol Clark 613-650-7400
 
Social bridge players gather at the North Clubhouse on Wednesday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and Thursday evenings from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.