RA News
June 3, 2016
Reston Association's Weekly Newsletter




Reston Station
The Silver Line provides rail transportation from Dulles International Airport to downtown Washington. The first phase of the Silver Line opened on July 26, 2014. Click here for more information on the Silver Line and the Wiehle-Reston East station.


On the Rise
New projects and construction continue around Reston. Keep up with all the latest news by visiting the Development & Future of Reston section of RA's website.


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boardBoard OKs Lake House Funding
The Reston Association Board of Directors last week approved moving $430,000 from the Operating Fund bank account to the Lake House Fund bank account to pay for cost overages associated with the renovation of the property. Moving the cash will not impact other capital projects or member assessments. Read more
videoVideo: All Pools Now Open

Click on the image above to watch the latest Reston Today video. This week's segment is about Reston Association's 15 pools.  
swimSwim Lesson Registration
Reston Association is offering group and private swim lessons for the 2016 summer. For specific class details please check out our swim lesson schedule.To find out what the best level is for you or your child please find our level descriptions here.
For questions, help with registration, or to find out more about private lessons contact our Swim Lessons Coordinator at  swim@reston.org or visit our website.
triTriathlon Benefit this Sunday
Sunday, June 5
7 a.m.
Begins at Lake Newport Pool.

The 10th Annual Reston Sprint Triathlon will benefit Cornerstones. More than 600 participants will swim in the pool, bike on Reston Parkway, Wiehle Avenue and Baron Cameron Avenue, and then finish with a 5K run on Reston Association pathways north of the pool and through North Hills Park. The Lake Newport parking lot will close beginning Friday, June 4. The pool will open to members at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Please contact aquaticsinfo@reston.org if you have questions about this event.
waterFit, Flexible & Fun Waterobics
Sundays, June 5-Sept. 4 (no class July 4)
10:10-11 a.m.
North Shore Pool, 11515 North Shore Drive.
$10/ RA members ($5 for 55+)
$15/ non-RA members ($12 for 55+)
For questions call 703-435-6530 or visit www.reston.org.

Join us Sunday mornings for a heated pool workout. A combination deep and shallow class (students may stay in shallow water if desired) set to upbeat tunes for a weekend wake-up.
countCount to 10
Monday, June 6 or Tuesday, June 7
10-11 a.m.
Walker Nature Center, 11450 Glade Drive.
$7/child RA members, $9/child non-members
Ages 18-35 months (Children must be accompanied by an adult.)
Reservations required by June 3. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
The summer woods offer lots of opportunities for counting. Enjoy a guided nature walk and look for a series of fun items to count. 1 log to walk along, 2 large rocks, 3 birds in the sky - give your child a head start on preschool skills and a chance to notice numbers in our natural world. Snack and craft included.  
ParkwayPublic Parkway Meeting
Thursday, June 9
6:30-8:30 p.m.
Oak Hill Elementary School, 3210 Kinross Circle, Herndon, Va.

The Virginia Department of Transportation is holding public information meetings on a multimodal study of the 31-mile Fairfax County Parkway (Route 286) corridor from Route 7 to Route 1. The study is assessing existing transportation issues and developing short-term multimodal improvements that can be implemented within the next one to 10 years.
Click here for more information about other meeting dates and locations. 
solarSolar Oven Workshop
Sunday, June 12
2-3:30 p.m.
Walker Nature Center - 11450 Glade Drive
$7/person RA members, $9/person non-members
Adults and children 10+
Reservations required by June 9. Email naturecenter@reston.org or call 703-476-9689.
Solar ovens use sunlight to slow cook or warm foods without electricity or other fuel sources. Join us for a solar cooking demonstration and build a simple oven to take home for your yard or next camping trip. All supplies and recipes provided. Co-sponsored by Reston Community Center. 
five5% Day at Whole Foods
Wednesday, June 15
11660 Plaza America Drive.
Shop at Whole Food Market Reston on June 15 and 5% of the day's net sales will be donated to Friends of Reston, Reston Association's 501c3 supporting organization. Friends of Reston funds community projects such as environmental education, habitat restoration, youth scholarships and Helping Homes. Learn more about Friends of Reston at www.friendsofreston.org
Free Workshop
workshopGovernance, Legislative Updates
Thursday, June 16
6:30 p.m.
Reston Association, 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive.

This free workshop will address the latest legislative updates and the relationship between cluster/condo boards and Reston Association. Please RSVP by Monday, June 13 to covenantsworkshops@reston.org
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 RA's volunteer program consists of members in our community working in a variety of capacities. Volunteers are RA's strongest line of communication with the community. Each year a diverse group of RA members donates thousands of hours to the association. Through their dedication, we are able to provide a wide range of high-quality programs, services and events that make Reston a great place to Live, Work, Play and Get Involved.  

LakeCleanReston Lake Cleanup
Saturday, June 4 
10 a.m.-noon
Lakes Anne, Audubon and Thoreau.
Join fellow boaters and lake enthusiasts for the 10th Annual Lake Cleanup. We are looking for volunteers to get on their boats and to walk the shorelines to collect as much trash as possible.Supplies will be available at each lake.

To sign-up, call Ha Brock at 703-435-7986 or email habrock@reston.org.