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Reston Association is working to update its capital improvement plan (CIP), which will prioritize facility maintenance, renovation and development projects over the next five years.

In a shift from previous years, projects in the 2025-2029 CIP will be ranked based on criteria identified through the recently adopted strategic plan, last year’s community survey and other sources of feedback, including a study of the condition of existing amenities that started on April 22, staff told the Board of Directors at a work session on May 9.


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Reston will usher in Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of summer by celebrating the grand reopening of Lake Thoreau pool.

The swimming pool at 2040 Upper Lake Drive will welcome its first patrons since closing in 2020 for renovations with a party this Friday (May 24) from 4-7 p.m.


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Reston Association is ready to dive into a new swimming season — one that will open all 15 pools to members for the first time in half a decade.

The 2024 pool season will kick off tomorrow (Saturday) with the heated pools at North Shore and Ridge Heights opening at 11 a.m. Eight other facilities, including the newly renovated Lake Thoreau Pool, will follow suit on May 25 for Memorial Day weekend.


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Reston Association will kick off a summer of family-friendly outdoor movies later this month.

The first entry in the RA at the Movies series will be “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem” at Browns Chapel Park on Saturday, May 18.


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The push to rename Reston’s Shadowood Recreation Area has reached a new phase with the launch of an online survey.

Reston Association announced on Wednesday (May 1) that it’s officially seeking community input on a possible name change for the swimming pool and tennis courts on Springwood Drive.


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(Updated at noon) Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road.

More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.


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New members of Reston Association’s Board of Directors officially took over following the first board meeting after the election.

The new board formally elected its officers following a month-long election and annual meeting this week, where the results were announced.


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Reston Association has officially filled two key leadership positions, the organization announced last week. 

Ed Vroom, a former finance director at a Florida-based technology company, took over as the organization’s Chief Financial Officer last week. Vroom worked as the finance director and controller for L3Harris, a company that offers services for federal, civilian, defense and intelligence customers. 


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It’s no secret that the renovations of Lake Thoreau and Shadowood swimming pools were delayed by several months.

Now, with both facilities set to open this pool season, Reston Association says it could have done a better job with communication and investigating existing conditions before commencing with the projects.


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Reston residents will soon get a chance to share their thoughts on a proposed name change for the Shadowood Recreation Area.

Reston Association plans to host a town hall meeting in early May after its Board of Directors voted last week to defer the initial date of April 15.


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