BASKETBALL COURT: The Basketball Court is available to residents and their guests (accompanied by the resident) from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM daily and cannot be reserved. Basketballs are available for use at the Security Office.
GOLF COURSES: There are two (2) Golf Courses located in Friendly Valley that span several Oak lined acres of the Common Grounds; a nine (9) hole Executive Course and an eighteen (18) hole Pitch & Putt Course. The courses are open seven (7) days a week, unless posted closed for grounds keeping, safety reasons, or scheduled golf tournaments. Guests, who must be accompanied by the resident) are charged a fee for play, as listed in the Golf Rules section. (See Golf Rules section for additional rules.)
GOLF LOUNGE: The Golf Lounge and patio are available during the hours of 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM daily. The Golf Lounge is available for reservation by residents and Clubs, Classes, and Groups. However, the Men’s & Women’s Golf Clubs have priority use of the facility.
LAWN BOWLS: Lawn Bowling is the only activity permitted on the manicured greens. Free bowling lessons are provided during posted hours by members of the Friendly Valley Lawn Bowls Club. The LAWN BOWLS CLUBHOUSE is available for reservation by residents and Clubs, Classes, and Groups. However, the Lawn Bowls Club has priority use of the facility. Persons wishing to bowl in the absence of Club members must notify Security prior to using this facility.
PICNIC AREAS: There are three (3) designated picnic areas located in the Friendly Valley recreational area. Please keep in mind that these are outdoor facilities and dirt, dust or leaves may accumulate any time after cleaning. Upon arrival, all residents, should be prepared to remove any debris that may have accumulated.
BBQ PICNIC AREA: BBQ at THE BRIDGE Located by the Bridge that crosses the Honby Channel. This facility has a BBQ grill and picnic tables that are available for reservation in the Business Office. A non-refundable $25.00 Clean-Up Fee is required when the use of the grill is requested.
GATHERING PLACE: Located under the large Oak Tree by the Lawn Bowls Clubhouse. This facility has a BBQ grill and picnic tables that are available for reservation in the Business Office. A non-refundable $25.00 Clean-Up Fee is required when the use of the grill is requested.
JUNIOR PLACE: A small picnic table located on the Walk of Friends. The Junior Place does not require reservations.
SHUFFLEBOARD: Flat soled shoes are required for play on the Shuffleboard Courts. Anything that may leave indentations is detrimental to the maintenance of an essential smooth surface. All equipment is available to residents and their guests at the Security Office.
SWIMMING POOL & SPA: The swimming pool and spa are heated at 82 degrees April through November for your pleasure. Shower and Locker Rooms are available for the convenience of swimmers. Lockers are for storage only while using the pool. Items are not to be left in lockers overnight. (See Pool Rules & Regulations section for additional information.)
ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES: Both Ping Pong and Cornhole equipment are available for use by residents and their guests. Most available outside areas can be designated for play. Inquire at the Security Office for the use of equipment.