Village News

Posted 3/12/21
COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline number: 602-542-1000  Hours of Operation Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  New appointments posted Friday mornings; call at 10:45 a.m., option 1, skip announcements and wait for volunteer to pick up.
Posted 3/12/21
SRP Scheduled Construction Work (Phase 2) in Sunland Village.  Click Here to read letter sent to SRP customers dated March 5, 2021.
Posted 2/16/21
The Sunland phone books for 2021 have arrived.  Copies will be available for pick-up outside the office next to the front window.  We received one copy per household.  Feel free to take copies to your home-bound neighbors. 
Posted 1/19/21
On January 19 at 1 p.m., the SVCA Board of Directors discussed and voted to gradually reopen facilities through January 29:
Outdoor facilities such as Tennis, Pickleball, Horseshoes, Shuffleboard and Bocce Ball are OPEN with coronavirus guidelines: Masks must be worn except when participating on the courts, maintain 6 feet distance and limited group size.  Spectators are not permitted unless you are waiting to play.  Only personal bottled beverages are permitted; no food.
The pools and hot tubs are open with guidelines: Masks must be worn except when actively exercising or swimming, maintain 6 feet distance and limited group size.  Only personal bottled beverages are permitted. 
The Library, Fitness Center, Billiards, Ceramics, Woodshop, Lapidary, Room 9 and Sunset Room are open with coronavirus protocols to open safely for residents. The Auditorium will re-open to Walkers, Pilates and Yoga classes with guidelines
Masks must be worn during the whole club activity or class session unless actively working out or exercising (please wear mask when entering or leaving Fitness Center, Auditorium for exercise class and pool areas).  Each room’s capacity is limited according to room size in order to maintain a safe 6’ distance.  Only personal bottled beverages are permitted.  No food or eating.
All clubs and groups are asked to track or keep attendance of who participates or plays each day on the courts or inside the rooms.  If anyone is feeling ill, please stay home.  Please follow sanitizing protocols and wash hands often.  Thank you. 
Sunland Board of Directors
Posted 1/13/21
Regarding a New Year’s Day pool incident.
Here are the facts:
  • The incident occurred at the South pool complex.
  • At  12:54 am January 1, a person jumped over the pool fence. 
  • By 1:02 am several cars were parked in the parking lot.
  • A total of approximately 13 people entered the pool complex.
  • Security arrived at 1:03 am responding to a call. The people left without incident.
  • No damage or injury occurred.
In the future, if you see something, say something. We thoroughly and promptly investigate all security issues.
The pool fence has been modified to make entry more difficult.
We take these types of incidents seriously and take steps to reduce future probability.
Darwin Albrecht CMCA ® AMS ®
General Manager, Sunland Village Community Association
Posted 11/11/2020
The Board of Directors approved a SVCA Facility Usage - Coronavirus Requirements document at the Board meeting on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.  Click Here to Read
Posted 8/28/2020
The Fitness Center is open with normal posted hours.
Everyone must follow the posted rules. Cardio equipment will have every other machine turned off to maintain social distancing. All people must maintain social distance and practice good health habits. Face covering policy are subject to the City of Mesa and Maricopa County rules.
Users of all other facilities must follow the posted rules and room limits.  
The following precautions should be followed by people utilizing all recreational facilities:
·       Stay home if sick.
·       If you are at a higher risk for severe illness, you should avoid visiting the recreational facilities. People at higher risk for severe illness include adults 65 or older and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions.
·       Stay at least 6 feet away from other patrons.
·       Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth.
·       After leaving the facility, use hand sanitizer. When you get home, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
Access may become more restrictive or less restrictive in the coming weeks. Everyone must practice good health habits and maintain physical distancing. Most important of all, stay at home when you are sick.  Anyone that unnecessarily jeopardizes the health of others may be subject to having their privileges revoked by the Board of Directors as per the Code of Conduct policy. 
Until further notice, NO GUESTS will be allowed. Sunland Village residents only for all facilities.
At-risk people should consult with their doctor before using the recreational facilities.  Caution signs will serve as a reminder that this effort should be considered at your own risk. A level of risk will likely be with us for some time and nothing anyone does will provide 100% safety. These are extraordinary circumstances so everyone needs to reevaluate how we view our surroundings.  We should all mitigate our risk and maintain physical distancing and practice good health habits.
Until further notice, the Association office will remain CLOSED to walk-in traffic. Residents should make an appointment before coming to the office. The majority of the Association business can be conducted online at or over the phone at 480-832-9003.  The web site has been upgraded to better serve you. We have downloadable PDF forms that can be sent to the office by email, fax, or placed in the dropbox in front of the office.  Notary, Fax and Photocopy Services are suspended.
Please be assured that the Association is fully prepared to meet the needs of the business and has taken actions to ensure continued service to our residents. We are prepared to serve you while protecting everyone’s health. The board of directors and management remains vigilant and is monitoring the situation and responding as rapidly as conditions evolve.
Darwin Albrecht    CMCA ® AMS ®
General Manager
Posted 6/2/2020 - PLEASE READ
At its May 12 meeting, the Sunland Village Board authorized the reopening of several SVCA facilities, including the pools and fitness center, subject to certain restrictions that were deemed necessary to safely allow some facilities to be opened.  Use of the reopened facilities was limited to Sunland Village Residents ONLY.  Billboard signs were placed at the entrances to certain facilities stating: 
Residents only, No Guests, No Children. 
The Board and your fellow residents appreciate your cooperation in complying with the restrictions.  Unfortunately, some residents have ignored the restrictions put in place to allow facility reopening.  The Resolution adopted by the Board clearly stated that residents who failed to comply with the rules would have their fobs deactivated.  To date, letters and phone calls have been made to residents violating the rules to remind them that guests are not allowed.  Office staff have been verbally berated.  Two weeks should be sufficient time for residents to understand the rules. 
Therefore, EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, there will be NO reminder letters and phone calls and violators will have their fobs deactivated when the violation occurs.  We hope this action will be sufficient so that facilities can remain open. 
Thank you again for your cooperation.
Bonnie Sims,  SVCA Board President
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