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Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in the White Pine Neighborhood

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk in the White Pine neighborhood. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers, and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to hear residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues.
 
If you live in the White Pine neighborhood or an adjacent community and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team please call Community Services at
561-791-4796.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in the White Pine Neighborhood

On Tuesday, April 28, 2015 Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk in the White Pine neighborhood. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers, and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to hear residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues.

 

If you live in the White Pine neighborhood or an adjacent community and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team please call Community Services at

561-791-4796.

 

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

 

Wellington Aquatic Complex Alters Schedule for Swim Meet

The Wellington Wahoo Swim Team is hosting a long course swim meet at the Wellington Aquatic Complex the weekend of May 15th – May 17th. The entire pool will be closed during the meet but will re-open to the public once the competition is completed. Available pool hours are listed below:
 
Friday, May 15th, Open to the public from 10am – 2pm.
Closed for the meet from 2pm – 6pm.
 
Saturday, May 16th, Closed all day.
 
Sunday, May 17th, Closed per normal schedule.
 
The Aquatics Complex is located at 12072 Forest Hill Boulevard and features an Olympic-sized swimming pool, diving boards, water slides, an aquatic spray ground, baby pool, concession stand, and locker rooms.
 
The facility is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10am to 6pm through May 25th, 2015. Daily admission is free for children ages 2 and under, $3 for children ages 3 to 17, $5 for adults ages 18 to 54, and $2 for seniors ages 55 and older. Wellington also offers discounted Splash Passes, Annual Passes, and Water Aerobics Passes.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Financial Literacy for Teens

Wellington’s Community Services Department has partnered with Wells Fargo Bank to offer a free “Financial Literacy Information Session” for Wellington teens.
 
The session will take place Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 4:00pm at the Village of Wellington’s Community Services Office located at 1092 Wellington Trace.
 
If you are interested in attending, please RSVP by contacting Community Services at 561-791-4764. Seating is limited.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov  or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Water Reclamation Facility Receives Plant Operations Excellence Award

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded Wellington’s Water Reclamation Facility the 2014 Plant Operations Excellence Award. The award is presented annually to facilities that demonstrate a commitment to excellence in operations, maintenance, and compliance. This year, the award was presented during the Florida Rural Water Association’s “Focus on Change” seminar in Tamarac, Florida.
 
Selection criteria was based on compliance history, record keeping and reporting, customer relations, outstanding operation and maintenance practices, and facility operation, including safety and staff training.
 
Wellington’s Water Reclamation Facility treats approximately 3.4 million gallons of water per day. The facility uses an Eimco Mechanical Aeration biological treatment system to achieve secondary treatment. Other components include a Dynasand Reuse Filter System, and a Fenton Solids Dryer. These systems play and integral part in achieving high quality reclaimed water and producing beneficial  biosolids.
 
The award-winning facility also earned the Florida DEP Operations Excellence Award in 2004, 2005, and 2006, as well as numerous other industry awards for excellence in operational performance and safety.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Learning Express Program

 
Wellington’s Community Services Department is partnering with the Palm Beach County Wellington Branch Library to host a “Learning Express Program.”  This program is designed for Wellington residents who are seeking assistance with Computer Software Skills, GED practice exams, College placement tests, adult education, and SAT practice test training. 
 
The “Learning Express Program” will take place Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 2:30pm at the Palm Beach County Wellington Library located at 1951 Royal Fern Drive.
 
If you are interested in attending please contact Community Services at 561-791-4764 to RSVP.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Wellington Community Services Gets Residents Talking in 12th Fairway Neighborhood

On Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Wellington’s Community Services Department will conduct a Walk & Talk in the 12th Fairway neighborhood. Neighborhood advocates, code compliance officers, and PBSO deputies will be in the community from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to hear residents’ concerns and discuss neighborhood issues.
 
If you live in the 12th Fairway neighborhood or an adjacent neighborhood and would like to receive a visit from our Walk & Talk team please call Community Services at 561-791-4796.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.
 

Self Defense Classes for Youth and Adults offered with Wellington

Let Wellington’s Parks and Recreation Department Master Instructors teach you how to  defend yourself, at your own speed, in a safe and positive environment!

Self Defense (HapKiDo) training not only helps you lose weight and stay in shape, but it’s safe, practical and effective. Participants ages 12 and up learn an extensive variety of joint locks, kicks, strikes, take downs, and disarming techniques. No previous experience is necessary.

Self Defense (HapKiDo) will be offered throughout the Summer on Mondays (8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.), Thursdays (7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.), and Saturdays (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.).

Registration is $70 for Residents and $88 for Non-Residents. Participants must have a membership with the International HapKiDo Federation, a $40 initial fee and $30 annual renewal, payable through the instructor.

For more information please visit the Parks and Recreation “Program Flyers and Guides” page at www.wellingtonfl.gov, or call (561) 791-4005.

For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

Adult Men’s Softball Registration Open

 Wellington’s Parks and Recreation Department is now taking registrations for their Summer Men’s Softball D League, lower and upper divisions. 
 
New teams can sign up for available spots beginning Wednesday, April 15th. Participants must be 18 and older. The cost to register is $525 per team, and the deadline to register is Wednesday, April 22nd, or as the league fills. 
 
A mandatory Managers’ Meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 27th at 6:30pm at Village Park, 11700 Pierson Road. Games begin Tuesday, May 5th and are played on Tuesdays and Thursdays at Village Park. 
 
For more information please visit the Parks and Recreation “Program Flyers and Guides” page at www.wellingtonfl.gov, or call (561) 791-4005.
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

March Madness Spring Break Camp a HUGE SUCCESS at Tiger Shark Cove Park

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 More than 50 Wellington children participated in this year’s “March Madness” Spring Break Camp at Tiger Shark Cove Park. This is the camp’s fourth year, providing free activities to Wellington youth ages 5 – 16 from 10:00am to 1:00pm during Spring Break. 
 
The event was organized by Wellington’s Interfaith Group. Children and teens in attendance, participated in flag football, kickball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, and various arts & crafts. Lunch was provided by Interfaith and community partners such as Walgreens, Wellington Preservation Coalition, the Mall at Wellington Green, Jet Hauling, Tara Management, and the Young Professionals of Wellington. 
 
For information about other Wellington programs, events, activities, and updates, please visit www.wellingtonfl.gov or watch Channel 18 for the latest happenings.

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