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Pool & Summer Programs Ready for a Great Summer!

Time to Swim!  The pool is open!

Memberships for still available!  RRF 2019 Co-Managers are Joe Hutchinson and Evan Black. Memberships are available for purchase at the door.  Fees remain unchanged for 2019. NEW this year! - credit card payments are now accepted for memberships, concessions and other RRF related charges ($10 minimum).  Note:  Rockwood homeowners must be current with annual dues to receive the in-Rockwood discounted price.  Be sure to check out the Pool calendar for special events - the 4th is going to be awesome!

Pool Opening Open House & Potluck Postponed - Weather postponed the annual open house for the Recreational Facility traditionally held the Friday of the opening weekend.  All Rockwood homeowners will be welcome at a later dates to check out the recreational facility grounds, play in the pool, share in a potluck dinner. 

Rockwood swim teams & swim lessons start have already started.  Session 3 for swim lessons starts June 24. Reminder that participants must be members of the pool.   Lessons are from 11:15-11:55 each scheduled day. Cost is $48 per child per session

Additional information & Application

Pool application forms for both In-Rockwood and Out-of-Rockwood homeowners are now available online, at the pool office or by calling HOA Management.   Summer is now at the Rockwood pool!

Rockwood Directory Process Starts

It's time to compile a new Rockwood directory! All Rockwood homeowners should have received an information request via mail from HOA Management for the 2020 Rockwood directory.  The directory, which is free to Rockwood homeowners, has a sole purpose to keep us current on the Rockwood neighborhood. Please complete the information you receive and return in the enclosed envelope as soon as you receive it.  This will help expedite the process of getting the directory printed and delivered to you as soon as possible. 

The Rockwood Board wants to communicate to homeowners that this information is gathered strictly for the purpose of the directory; the directory is distributed ONLY to Rockwood homeowners (in paper form only-not electronic); and NO information is provided to any third-party, including advertisers. 

 If you have any questions regarding this process and/or the information gathered, please contact HOA Management or a member of the Rockwood board.

WPD Bike Clinic

We thank The Wichita Police Department for holding a bike clinic for Rockwood 's elementary age children for a fun day of bicycle safety!   The kids had a full day of learning and practicing bicycle safety, checking out WPD and WFD emergency vehicles and then taking a spin through the neighborhood.  Pictures of the event are available on WPD's Facebook page. See you next year!


Check out the Rockwood Newsletter for some great tips to help increase your safety & security.

If you would like to help organize neighborhood activities, please contact a member of the board.

SAFETY FIRST - See Something?  Say Something!   Please pay attention to  what is going on in your neighborhood.  If you see anything that looks suspicious or out of the norm, please call 911.  This is important at all times, but especially during this time of the year. 

Please slow it down & watch for kids out on their bikes and people out walking, especially around the RRF!!  Walkers - Please wear light colored , even reflective, clothing to be more visible to traffic.  

IMPORTANT:  The dumpster in the Recreational Facility parking lot is available for your use if space is available in the dumpster.  PLEASE, if you take items to the dumpster, and it is full, DO NOT place items on top of or on the ground around the dumpster.  The dumpster is emptied three times per week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday; please just wait until it has been emptied.  Please, ask your contractors  to dispose of refuse properly, NOT in the RRF dumpster.  Your neighbors, not trash service personnel, are the ones cleaning up the area. 

HOA Management Services

HOA Management Services is contracted to oversee daily operations of the neighborhood including maintenance, accounting and covenant enforcement. Please direct questions regarding landscaping or structural improvements, covenants, assessments or pool membership to our community manager.

Kyrstin Gable, Community Manager 

1900 East Douglas, Suite 100, Wichita, KS  67214

Office: 316.351.7650, ext. 212; fax: 316.425.3117

Rockwood Covenants

We are a covenant community. All homeowners are responsible for reading and following the covenants. By accepting title to your home, you have accepted responsibility to abide by the covenants. Here is a copy of the Covenants. Homeowners will be given written notice if a covenant violation occurs and given a timeframe to resolve the issue. 

Making Home Improvements

As you make landscaping and structural improvements to your home; the fastest way to increase the value of your property, please contact HOA Management Services to review your plans to determine if approval from the Rockwood Board of Directors is necessary. Fences (new or replacement), decks, additions, sheds and paint color are among the most common improvements that may require approval. The covenants contain more specific information.  The Approval Form is available here or a fillable form can be requested from HOA Management.

See Something? Say Something!

Please report any suspicious activity to 911.

For non-emergency reports or questions, please contact the Wichita Police Department Community Policing Desk at 316.350.3420. Officer Thornton is the officer assigned to the Rockwood area. He attends the monthly board meetings.

2019 Board of Directors

Larry Duntz – President 

Bert Denny – Treasurer 

 Jeanne Mendoza – Secretary 

Randy Tobias – Vice President

Suzanne Tobias – Neighborhood Events/Communications 

Shelley Packard – At Large 

Darryl Awe – At Large 

Lee Wadsworth – At Large 

Tony Denker – At Large

If you would like to get involved, please contact a Rockwood Board member.

Helpful Numbers

Trash Service - Waste Connections provides a greatly discounted rate for Rockwood homeowners, much lower than the standard residential rates, making it the preferred trash hauler for our neighborhood. Waste Connections provides the option of using a 95 or 65 gallon cart, as well as recycling as an optional service also offered at a discount. Call 316.838.4920 to set up residential service and be sure to mention you are a homeowner in the Rockwood community.   

Tree Trimming - City of Wichita Deforestation Department (for trees along the street which are owned by the City) - 316.268.4361 or use the WichitaReport app.

Wichita Animal Control - 316.350.3360

Recycling - Household Hazardous Waste Department - Sedgwick  County - 801 Stilwell, Wichita, 316.660.7464

Williams Ace Hardware (batteries) - 6230 E. Central, 316.684.5145

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