There's No Place Like Heritage Village
A unique, 55+ active adult community, Heritage Village is located in Connecticut's beautiful town of Southbury, surrounded by natural ponds, rivers, and trails. Residents enjoy a wide variety of clubs, activities, tennis courts, and beautiful private swimming pools. An 18-hole golf course that winds its way through Heritage Village is available for membership. A 9-hole course and par 3 course are adjacent to the village. Heritage Village is a hub of activity conveniently situated between the excitement of Manhattan and all the best of Boston. We are home to a diverse group of active, friendly residents who will tell you “Heritage Village is a great place to visit and an even better place to call home."
Heritage Village Master Association/Heritage Village Foundation Non-Discrimination Policy - Click here to download policy
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Review Your Healthcare Plans for 2022 During Medicare Open Enrollment, October 15 – December 7
Meet with Paul Hinckley, a certified CHOICES Medicare Counselor, at the Heritage Village Meeting House. Space is limited, and appointments are required. Click here for more information.
Get Your Flu Shot at Heritage Village on October 20
The Activities Department, along with the Pomperaug District Department of Health, is sponsoring the annual flu clinic. It will be held on Wednesday, October 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Sarah Cooke Hall. Appointments are required. Register online using the SignUpGenius link, or call Activities at 203-264-9466, ext. 221. Cost is covered by Medicare and most insurance companies. Face masks are required.
24-Hour Security Has Resumed
Effective Monday, September 27, the Village once again has 24-hour Security coverage. To reach Security, please call 203-264-4001. For medical and other emergencies, please call 911.
REMINDER: Don’t Forget to Get Your Key Fob or Key Card Before the End of October
All Foundation Buildings have been fitted with a new security access entry system. Beginning Monday, November 1, residents MUST have a key fob or key card to enter the buildings. Here is how to get your key fob or card:
Weekdays, walk-ins are being processed at the Activities Building, 11 Heritage Way, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 – 3 p.m. It’s best to call ahead and confirm that someone will be there to process you.
Key cards are free, key fobs (small disc that attaches to your keychain) are $5. It’s one or the other, not both.
If you need to make arrangements for a weekend or evening pickup, please contact the Activities Desk at 203-264-9644, ext. 221 for assistance.
Volunteer Want Ad – Updated September 21, 2021
Heritage Village Master Association and Heritage Village Foundation need volunteers for several positions.
- The Activities Committee needs volunteers to assist with specific events, such as collecting tickets, setting up and cleaning up, etc.
Interested? Contact Terry Calnan at email@example.com or call 772-828-0370.
Foundation Buildings Hours
Fireside Building: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Meeting House: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Lodge: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fitness Center: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Activities Building: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Ethan Allen Library: Mon. – Sat. 10 to 12 p.m. and 2 to 4 p.m., Sun. 2 to 4 pm
Masks are required indoors. Guests are not allowed.
Masks Required in Foundation Buildings and No Guests Allowed
After careful consideration the Administration, Executive Offices and Executive Committee have decided to require masks when indoors in any Foundation building.
Knowing that even vaccinated residents can contract the Delta Strain of COVID-19, and hearing that another strain emanating from South America may even be a more contagious strain, we want to provide this pro-active measure for safety purposes.
Foundation buildings remain open. We caution you to maintain social distancing and we will limit the capacity for indoor large events. Outdoor meetings and gatherings will not require masks. Guests will not be allowed in or at any HV buildings or facilities.
Decisions we make are based on both the science and medical data available to us locally, regionally and statewide and may change with little notice.
One of the Top 55+ Communities in the USA!
Heritage Village ranks high—number 11—in a recent study of the best 55+ communities in the United States. Coventry Direct, the insurance company, analyzed more than 2,600 such communities, numerically ranking them based on both amenities and community details. HV received a perfect score for amenities, 50 out of 50—one of only six communities to do so!
In the amenities section, Coventry investigated access to Exercise and Wellness, Entertainment, and Outdoor Activities. Heritage Village blasted past most competitors, especially in Entertainment and Outdoor Activities.
In the community details section, Coventry reviewed such details as the prices and affordability of homes, age limits, and security. Once again, the Village showed its stuff, powering its way into the top communities of this study.
Out of the top 25 communities for 55+ on this list, Heritage Village is the ONLY one in the northeast and practically the only one not in the Sunbelt. For those who enjoy changing seasons, Heritage Village is number one.
Recycling is now picked up weekly. The schedule is as follows:
Monday: Condo 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
Tuesday: Condo 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, and 24
Thursday: Condo 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 15
Friday: Condo 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 23
2021 Grounds Maintenance and Shrub Pruning is in Progress
The Bears are Still Around
There have been several sightings of black bears here in the Village. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has posted recommendations to help keep bears away and what to do should you come upon one. For more information click here to visit the DEEP website.
Do You Need Help Paying Your Connecticut Water Bill?
COVID-19 extended payment plans are available for any customer with past due balances, without requiring a determination of financial need. The "H2O – Help 2 Our Customers" program provides financial assistance and/or payment plans to support customers who may be experiencing financial challenges. Click here to learn more.
The Town of Southbury has Experienced an Uptick in Confirmed Rabid Wildlife
Animal Control asks owners to make certain that all pets, indoor and outdoor, are up to date with their rabies vaccinations, and reminds owners to supervise their pets and be cautious about leaving them unattended outdoors. While walking outside or hiking, it is recommended you have a second person accompany you and to carry an air horn.
Some common symptoms of rabies can be unprovoked aggression, difficulty walking, and excess salivation. If you or your pet have had contact with wildlife, call Southbury Animal Control and follow up with a healthcare provider and/or veterinarian.
For further questions, or to report wildlife contact with a human or pet, please call Southbury Animal Control at 203-262-0613.
Living with Pets
We want to remind you to keep your pets indoors, unless you have them on a leash. Along with the beautiful wooded landscape that Heritage Village has to offer, there is also the risk of pets getting lost and the risk from natural wildlife. We also want to make sure that any resident who is not an animal lover is not bothered by any of our pets. One last reminder: Please remember to pick up after your pets and throw the bags away appropriately. Please do your part to keep your dearly loved pets safe and our beautiful village clean.