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Nov. 21, 2016


Recreation Centers

Of Sun City West, Inc.



Date:              November 21, 2016

To:                  RCSCW Governing Board

From:             Mike Whiting, General Manager

Subject:          Weekly Activity Report – November 21, 2016


  1. Running Construction will begin setting security fencing around the new Pickle Ball site around the January 4 or 5.  Blue Stake and private locator will mark out the utility lines.  Estimated construction start date is projected to be January 9.  Work is expected to take three months.


  1. DFG Builders has been selected as the lowest qualified vendor to complete the conversion of three Pickle Ball courts and one Platform Tennis Court into a full-sized Tennis Court at the R. H. Johnson Facility. Schedule is pending.


  1. Running construction poured the footings for the bench at the Beardsley Meditation Garden. Forms are being constructed for the poured in place bench.


  1. Starkweather Roofing has started the roof felt replacement at the R. H. Johnson Metal Shop located on Camino Del Sol and has started the re-coating of the main Theater lobby roof at the Kuentz Facility. They will then move on to the Kuentz Women’s Club Bldg. and the Kuentz Wood Shop.


  1. Beardsley Clay Club has requested quotes for 35 more lockers. RFQs have been sent out to three vendors.  This will be club funded if the cost is approved by their membership.



  1. Our next So You Think You Have Talent at Kuentz Courtyard is on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 11:00 a.m. Entertainment is provided by “Roundabout”.


  1. Our next Jam Session is Nov. 28 from 1 – 3 pm at the Kuentz Courtyard. If you play a stringed instrument or other instruments join in on the fun.  We supply the sound and chairs for the musicians, you supply the talent!


  1. Our McDougal West Holiday Show on Wednesday, Nov. 30th is sold out! This Peter, Paul and Mary Tribute Band sing songs of the season from their holiday specials.

Sports Pavilion:

  1. 58 football fans attended our Football event on Sunday and brought in $115.00 in revenue.


  1. Our Sunday Special brought in $475 in revenue this weekend. Attendance at this event continues to be good.  Last Tuesday’s Bowling Special brought in $181.


  1. We had two more 300 games bowled. Congratulations go out to Jeff Tracy and Gary McCoy.  Both Jeff and Gary are on the same league and their 300 games were bowled on the same lanes!


Village Store:

  1. Security mail boxes are back at the Village Store as of Thursday. Five have been sold so far.


  1. Sales at the Fall Arts & Crafts Fair were the highest they’ve been since 2009.



  1. Friends of the Library received a donation of a very large (52” x 43”) professionally framed photograph “The Road to Sneffels” by Dale Malmedal. It is on display in the library.  The Friends are offering it for sale for $1,195.


  1. Library Holiday Hours are as follows; closed Thursday and Friday (Nov. 24 & 25), Open Saturday (Nov. 26). Thanksgiving Story Time will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday.


General Services:

  1. Our Systems Network Administrator Gregg continues to work to relocate the fiber optics line to accommodate the R. H. Johnson Pool Project as well as the Tennis Tower.


  1. Web Master Jason Hiller implemented a Help Desk program where residents/golfers can get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about the Golf Portal. We are hoping this cuts down on some of the office phone calls.


Golf Operations:

  1. Revenue is up $50 over prior year. Rounds are down 252 for the same time period.


  1. Range Ball revenue is up $39,000 over prior year. We have sold 456 debit keys during the month of October through November 19.


  1. Our night putting tournament went well on Friday. 100 golfers putted on a neon, glow-in-the-dark putting course at Echo Mesa.  After play we had snacks and drinks and handed out prizes to the top 12 teams.


  1. Three courses will be closed for Thanksgiving: Grandview, Deer Valley and Desert Trails.  Our other four courses, Echo Mesa, Pebblebrook, Stardust and Trail Ridge are all open and regular business hours apply (7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.).


Financial Services:

  1. End of the month Financials for October will be completed and posted today.


  1. We presented our proposed cash transfer to the B&F Committee Meeting last week. This will be presented and discussed at the December Workshop and voted upon at the Dec. Gov. Board Meeting.



Upcoming Events:        




Every Tue at Kuentz                    SO YOU THINK YOU HAVE TALENT! 11 am at Kuentz Courtyard.

                                                            Join us for our sixth season highlighting many new acts and all of your old favorites! Join us in the Kuentz Courtyard starting at 11 a.m. Tuesdays for an hour of fun.  Our lineup for November is:

                                                            Nov. 22 – Roundabout

                                                            Nov. 29 – Singer Jerry Keizer. New to our talent.


Mon  Nov  28                                  JAM SESSION,  1-3 pm, Kuentz Courtyard. Join us from 1 to 3 p.m. for two hours of entertainment in the Kuentz Courtyard.  You can join in or just sit back and relax and enjoy the music. This starts our third season. If you play a string instrument or other similar instruments join in on the fun. We supply sound and chairs for the musicians. This is open to SCW residents and their guests. For questions or information, contact Dori Miller at 623- 544-6193.



Wed Nov 30                                     MacDOUGAL WEST HOLIDAY SHOW,  7 pm, Palm Ridge Rec Center.  Stoke the holiday spirit with this Peter, Paul, and Marry Tribute Band  singing songs of the season from their holiday specials.  This event is SOLD OUT!.


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