Operational Weather Alert 01/25/2023

Posted: January 25, 2023


SOLD OUT: Wine & Shine Tasting Tour

Posted: January 23, 2023


Cancelled – Harlem Globetrotters

Posted: January 23, 2023


Pocono Farms Welcomes Hot Yoga!

Posted: January 6, 2023


Holiday Hours

Posted: December 21, 2022


Cancelled – Chili & Wing Cook Off

Posted: December 21, 2022


POSTPONED: Winter Solstice Celebration

Posted: December 16, 2022


Operational Weather Alert 12/16/2022

Posted: December 16, 2022


Operational Weather Alert 12/15/2022

Posted: December 15, 2022


Trunk or Treat Location Change

Posted: October 27, 2022


Playground Notice 10/27/2022

Posted: October 27, 2022


Pool Renovation 2022/2023

Posted: September 26, 2022

Update 1

With the outdoor pool replacement project underway, as of August 2nd, PFCCA, INC. will provide updates to the progress of the pool for residents to view on our website! Check back often for new photos of each area of the pool and follow along at home.

Below are photos of different angles of the pool that you can view in your browser. We will continue to show photo updates as often as possible.

Update 2

Pool Replacement Update – End of week #1  08/08/2022

Progress report – most of the 1st week of the pool replacement project was spent gaining access into the pool by removing the wall nearest the main gate entrance.

Stone was then brought in to create a ramp into the pool so that the large equipment had access to the deep end wall.

After more stone was placed in the deep end to create a base for the equipment to work off of, portions of the deep end walls were then removed.  Those areas will eventually be pinned to minimize collapse areas while they are working in the deep end of the pool.

The removal of the old pool shell will be from the deep end out to the shallow end.

Update 3

Pool Replacement Update – End of week #2 08/13/2022

At the completion of the second full week of the pool renovation project, the soils were removed back to the pump hose wall.  The exposed wall will be replaced as it is leaning into the pump room.

The earth to the left and right of the pump room walls were secured with rebar and wire mesh, concrete, and then pinned to secure them.  There will be two other sections of concrete and pinning in the deep end as the work progresses.  This will provide a safe working area for the crew to form the pool and run the pool piping.  These secured areas will stay in place and add extra stability once the pool walls are formed and back filled.

This upcoming week, they will remove more of the deep section of the pool, and secure those sections.

Update 4

Pool Replacement Update – End of week # 3 08/23/2022

At the completion of the third week of progress at the pool, the site contractors were able to shore up and pin the second layer of wall. They also started removing the soils in the deep end of the pool in preparation of the third and final layer of shoring and pinning. That is scheduled for tomorrow or Thursday.

Once all three layers are pinned, the shell floor in the deep end will then be removed. They will then work their way out of the pool, removing the walls and floor in the shallow ends. Once the floor is removed, the contracted soil engineers can then start to perform their soil samples to check the integrity of the soils and if they are good or bad. Based on their results will determine if, and how much of the soils must be removed before a final grade can be done, and before building/compacting the base for the new pool.

The pool committee did meet with the pool contactor on Friday 8/19/22. They went over the details of the pool drawings and made some comments that will be implemented into the final drawings. Once they are returned for final review, the drawings will be reviewed and stamped with calculations attached. Once the final plans are stamped, they will use this to produce a rendering of what the pool looks like and we will post that for members to view. They are also close to a final rendering of what the splash pad will look like and the elements that will be placed within the pad area. After the committee signs off on those, they will be posted as well.

Update 5

Pool Replacement Update – End of week #4 08/27/2022

At the conclusion of this weeks work, all efforts were made to shore up the areas in preparation of removing the flooring in the deep end and start to work their way out into the shallow end.

As they remove the floor in the deep end, the soil engineers will be on site taking soil samples. Based on those results will provide us more clarity on the direction forward and how much, if any, of the existing soils will need to be removed before they can get to final grade. Once this is complete, then they can set their final bench marks.

Update 6

Pool Replacement Update – End of week #5 9/3/2022

The weather has been cooperating with the demolition of the pool. Most of the work this week focused on removing the walls in the shallow ends of the pool.

They will continue to remove the walls this coming week. Then the week of September 12th, all of the flooring will be removed and the soil testing will begin. They will also mark the exact location of the splash pad and start the excavation for that area.

Update 7

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #6 9/10/2022

After the recent rains, the work this week will focus on the removal of the pool floor. As the floor is removed, our soil engineers will be testing the soil and will hopefully arrive at a good conclusion, meaning that they can set the depth of the floor. The soil test will tell us how much earth, if any, may need to be removed to set the final grade.

Then they can start to set the floor piping and form some of the rebar for the shape of the pool.

Update 8

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #7 9/17/2022

The entire pool shell is now removed.

The right side of the shallow end soils have been certified by the soil engineer.

The left side and deep end have not been.

Those areas will be undercut as needed this coming week and then tested for certification.

Once they are certified, the stone base will be placed and then they will start to frame the new pool and place the ground piping.

Update 9

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #8 9/24/2022

At the conclusion of this week’s work, the final grades were set in both shallow end areas. This is evident by the stone placement and the markings.

There is still a little more work to do in the deep end before the final grade and stone can be placed within the entire area. Some areas have been set in the deep end. The goal is to have that completely set by Tuesday or Wednesday of this coming week.

The corners of the pool area have been set in the shallow end in preparation of the piping and rebar framing to start taking shape. This is a great stage to be in for this project. This means that things are starting to be put back!!

The site work company will also start excavation of the splash pad area this coming week.

The site work company will also be working on the perimeter drain system that will capture any rain water sub surface and drain it away from the pool.

Update 10

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #9 10/1/2022

The pool is starting to take shape.

All of the grading markers were hit.  The framing is being installed that will make support the concrete.

The piping for the pool was delivered on Friday.

The contractors also started the excavation of the splash pad area.

Next week they will continue with the framing and splash pad excavation

Update 11

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #10 10/8/2022

This week’s work at the pool was focused on finishing the framing. One deep end wall needs to be completed.

You can also see in some of the photo’s where the mini excavator is placing corrugated pipe under the stone that will allow any water present to drain through the pipe and out away from the pool.

The zero entry area is now visible. This will allow for easier access into the pool versus traditional ladders or steps.  This is where the bench seat will be located.

Piping and then a lot of rebar will be placed in the next two weeks. There may be a chance to shotcrete the pool this season.

Work was also done on the splash pad area.

Update 12

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #11 10/15/2022

They were able to complete the framing of the pool this week. They also started to wrap the framing in preparation of eventually spraying the shotcrete.

 

You will also see in the pictures that they have started to place the return lines. Those are the pipes sticking up out of the stone and capped. Those will get cut down once the shotcrete is sprayed.

 

They were able to place the two main drains in the deep end of the pool. The large black pipe sticking up out of the ground between the wood framing and the pump house is the line coming off of the drains, which will return into the building.

 

We are waiting on the pricing for the replacement wall of the pump room. Once the committee signs off on that change order, that wall will be removed and replaced. Then the remaining pipes can be run into the pump room.

 

Once the remaining floor return lines are placed, they will start to place the rebar in preparation of spraying the shotcrete. They have scheduled the concrete trucks for the first week of November.

Update 13

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #12 10/22/2022

This past week’s worked consisted of finishing up the floor returns and then covering the lines back up with stone.  Those lines were then pressure tested to ensure that there were no leaks in the piping.  The system is holding air which is good.

They will complete the in pool plumbing and then move to the piping for the skimmers.  Those are the square boxes you see in all of the pictures.  Once all of the pool plumbing is completed, less the pump room, they will move on to the splash pad plumbing.

The metal rebar will be delivered this week in anticipation for them to start framing with it on the 31st.

Update 14

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #13 10/29/2022

As you will see in the pictures, the steel tex – the orange colored fabric on the walls of the pool, was completed this past week.

The skimmers were also set in the boxes.

This week, they will be framing the pool with rebar in front of the steel tex that will allow them to shoot the concrete.

Once the rebar is set, it will be bonded per code by the electrician.

Update 15

Pool Replacement Update – End of Week #14 11/5/2022

We are almost ready to shoot some concrete!!

A you can see from the pictures, the rebar is almost complete.

It will be completed today, 11/4, then it will be inspected.

We are scheduled to start to receive our cement trucks on Monday, 11/7. There are 8 trucks a day for 5 days. That totals about 400 cu yards of material. The weather looks really good next  week for this application.


Parent & Me Returns for September!

Posted: September 14, 2022

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday in our Garden View Room located under the Fitness Center from 10:30am – 12:00pm!

This is a pre-school program that includes activities, crafts, music, fun and group play.

September Schedule:

Tuesday September 20th – Football team helmet logo coloring – Color in your favorite teams logo!

Thursday September 22nd – Hand print apple tree – Make an apple tree with your hand prints!

Tuesday September 27th – Finger Painting

Thursday September 29th – Color of the day – Blue – Wear blue and take part in activities involving the color blue

A parent must stay with their child the entire time, no drop offs allowed!

For more information, contact our Recreation Director, Noah Drayton at recreationdir@poconofarms.com or call 570-894-4435 ext. 113


End of Summer Beach and Kayak/Paddle Board Hours!

Posted: September 9, 2022

Take one last weekend of summer in!

The beach and kayak/paddle board availability will be open:

Saturday September 10th from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Sunday September 11th from 11:00am to 6:00pm

Thank you for a terrific 2022 summer season, we look forward to seeing all of you in the spring!


Join Us For Our Labor Day Weekend Celebration!

Posted: September 1, 2022

Join Pocono Farms Country Club Association for our Labor Day Weekend Celebration from Friday September 2nd, 2022 through Monday September 5th, 2022!

Friday September 2, 2022:

  • 6:30pm-9:30pm – Live Music by The Pocono Duo in the Lakeside Grill & Pub
  • Dusk – Family Movie on The Beach with Bonfire and Smores – Sing 2

Saturday September 3, 2022:

  • 11:00am-6:00pm Kayak and Paddleboard Availability
  • 12:00pm-6:00pm – Tiki Bar Open on the Beach
  • 12:00pm-6:00pm – Per Piece Family BBQ
  • 12:00-pm-5:00pm – Bounce House and Family Fun Games
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm – Petting Zoo
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm – Face Painter
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm – Live Action Magic Show with Magician Artie Miller
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm – Free Cotton Candy
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm – Live Music by Jim Roberti on the Beach Bandstand
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm – Candy Bingo
  • 6:30pm-9:30pm – Live Music by Andrew Moses in the Lakeside Grill & Pub

Sunday September 4, 2022:

  • 11:00am-6:00pm Kayak and Paddleboard Availability
  • 12:00pm-5:00pm – Tiki Bar Open on the Beach
  • 12:00pm-5:00pm – Per Pierce Family BBQ
  • 1:30pm-3:30pm – Strolling Ventriloquist and Interactive Entertainment
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm – Cornhole Tournament
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm – Live Music
  • 3:00pm 4:00pm – Free Sno Cones

Monday September 5, 2022:

  • 11:00am-4:00pm Kayak and Paddleboard Availability
  • 12:00pm-6:00pm – The Lakeside Grill & Pub Open
  • 1:00pm-4:00pm – Family Fun Games

Member Services Office Closed Labor Day 9/5/2022

Posted: September 1, 2022

The Member Services Office will be closed in observance of Labor Day September 5th, 2022.

Fitness classes will also not be held that day.


Voting Results of the Annual Meeting Held on July 16, 2022

Posted: July 19, 2022

VOTING ISSUE #1: ASSESSMENT RESERVE CONTRIBUTION

Motion:  The annual operational assessment be raised $50.00 for an improved lot to $1,570.00 and for an unimproved lot to $1,160.00.  The $50.00 shall be allocated to the Replacement Reserve fund to replace over time the funds used for the pool project and future replacement (or major repair) of the existing assess of the Association.

Total ballots received:  122

Total ballots valid:  122

Total ballots disqualified:

 

RESULTS:

Yes:  85 = 69.7%

No:   37 = 30.3%

 

The motion passes.

 

VOTING ISSUE #2:  BYLAW CHANGE REGARDING ASSOCIATION OWNED PROPERTY

Motion:  To allow the Board of Directors of Pocono Farms Country Club Association the ability to sell a home owned by Pocono Farms Country Club Association.

Total ballots received:  123

Total ballots valid:  121

Total ballots disqualified: 2

 

RESULTS:

Yes:  100 = 82.6%

No:   21 = 17.4%

 

The motion passes.

 

VOTING ISSUE #3: BYLAW CHANGE REGARDING THE CHANGE TO STANDING COMMITTIES

Motion:  To correct the oversight from a previous year’s voting issue.  The change is, from three (3) associate members to (4) if the associate members do not constitute a majority of the committee

Total ballots received:  122

Total ballots valid:  120

Total ballots disqualified: 2

 

RESULTS:

Yes:  103 = 85.8%

No:   17 = 14.2%

 

The motion passes.


Taco Wednesday!

Posted: July 13, 2022

New! New! New! Beginning Today!

Every Wednesday is now Taco Wednesday!

Choose from:

Taco salad $10.95

Mixed greens diced tomato, red onion, shredded cheddar jack, black olives and your choice beef, shredded chicken, or fish, all served in a 12″ tortilla bowl. Served with sour cream and salsa or your choice of dressing.


Tacos $9.95

3 soft or 3 hard shell corn tortillas filled with shredded lettuce, diced tomato, then your choice of ground beef, shredded chicken, or blackened fish. Tacos then topped with shredded cheddar jack cheese and served with sour cream and salsa. Upgrade to 5 for $14.95


Tasty Taco Feature Of The Week $12.95

3 soft or 3 hard shell corn tortillas filled with shredded lettuce, diced tomato, dirty rice, beer braised beef brisket and topped with black bean and corn salsa.


This Week’s Margarita Feature – Watermelon $6.00


Reservations are kindly requested.

To make a reservation, please contact reservations@poconofarms.com or 570-894-4435 ext. 131


2022 Fall Golf Special!

Posted: July 12, 2022

$350 Fall Golf Special!

For $350 play from 8/1/2022 through the end of the 2022 season!

Should you decide to join as a new member for the 2023 season, $250 will be applied towards that year’s new membership!


Lakeside Notice 7/6/22

Posted: July 5, 2022

 

On Wednesday July 6th, 2022, the Lakeside Grill & Pub will be closing at 5:00pm.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


Fireworks Announcement

Posted: July 2, 2022

4th of July Weekend Celebration!

Fireworks Announcement

Dear PFCCA, Inc. Members,

We know that many members have family up for the activities today and the fireworks show tonight. All of today’s activities are taking place behind the Clubhouse.

Although there is a chance for a passing shower later this afternoon and another one tonight, we are STILL moving forward with the fireworks display tonight. We need a 15 minute window to set off the display. Once the display is set up at around 2pm today, they must be set off.

There are plenty of activities going on Sunday for you and your families to enjoy!!

Enjoy your weekend


Phone System 07/01/22

Posted: July 1, 2022

Notice for Friday 07/01/22

The phone system for the Lakeside Grill & Pub is out of service.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and we ask that you if you wish to make a reservation or place a to go order to come in person to the Lakeside Grill & Pub or email katrinaw@poconofarms.com


Venue Change for The PFCCA, Inc. Annual Meeting

Posted: July 1, 2022

Venue Change for The PFCCA, Inc. Annual Meeting

After the initial mailing went out for distribution, we were notified by the school district that they could not accommodate that date for our annual meeting. The PFCCA, Inc Annual Meeting will now be held at the Mt. Airy Casino Resort in their conference center located at:

312 Woodland Road

Mt. Pocono, PA 18344

Take RT 611 South. Turn left at the light at Woodland Road. Meeting time is still on Saturday July 16th, 2022 at 10:00am.

Thank you for your understanding.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Dave Timko – General Manager

PFCCA, Inc.


July 2022 Board of Directors Meeting

Posted: July 1, 2022

2022 Board of Directors Meeting Update

Due to a previously booked function, the Board of Directors Meeting on July 15, 2022 at 7:00pm, has been moved to the Garden View Room.

As a reminder, when visiting the Lakeside Grill & Pub, please use the wooden deck entrance on the parking lot side to enter.