To: Homeowners
From: The Board of Directors
Date: July 17, 2020
Re: Officer of the Corporation Positions
The Board of Directors is seeking qualified applicants interested in becoming Officers of the Corporation. The Officer of the Corporation position is a Board Member in Training Position. The qualified candidate would attend board meetings and would be allowed to provide input on decisions but is not allowed to vote on any item before the board.
Complete and return application to The Board will contact interested candidates.

Columbus Grove Updated Pool Reopening Policy (07/15/20)
The following updated pool reopening policy will go into effect on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, which coincides with CDC-endorsed health and safety protocols as the Association’s top priority is the health and safety of all residents. Effective July 15th there will be no pool attendant at the entry gate, however the pools will still be monitored daily. If we find that the pool is above the posted occupancy, our staff will make every effort to avoid closing the pools, however if residents cannot adhere to the guidance, we will close the pool immediately. The modified new rules for amenity use are:
Hours of Operation: Monday – Sunday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Lap Swimming (Group 1)
  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Lap Swimming (Group 2)
  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Senior Use Only (60+)
  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Closed for Cleaning
  • 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. General Use (Group 1)
  • 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Closed for Cleaning
  • 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. General Use (Group 2)
  • 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. General Use (Group 3)
Reservation System
  • Residents must be registered to the Association website at to make reservations.
  • To begin, click on the “Members” dropdown from the menu at the top of the page. Next, click on “RSVP” which will take you to the various sessions and dates available to register for at both pool locations.
  • One week at a time will be posted. A maximum of three (3) reservations per swimming session may be made in any seven (7) day period per household.
  • If you made a reservation and can no longer use it, please be sure to cancel your reservation to help make sure all the available spaces are used by other community members & families.
  • There will be no walk-ins. Residents may NOT use the pool without a reservation.
  • No guests are allowed. Due to limited capacity, Columbus Grove residents will take priority and will only be permitted at this time.
  • Maximum number allowed to register will be up to six (6) members of your household for General Use Swimming and up to two (2) for Lap & Senior Swimming Sessions.
  • For every 3 children, there must always be 1 adult supervisor present, as defined by pool and spa rule 18.1.5. per the Columbus Grove Association governing documents.
Pool Key Fobs
  • There will be no pool attendant to check you in. Once it has been determined that we have a signed waiver from your household address, key fobs associated with the property address registered will be activated for reserved swim time slots. Click here to download a copy of the waiver if you have not already signed one and email it to:
  • Key fobs will only open one gate at each pool location:
    • Grove House Pool – North Gate
    • Sweet Shade Pool – Front Main Gate
  • Please do not use your key fob to open the gate for someone who cannot gain entry using their key fob or who does not have a key fob.  If someone cannot access the pool area, chances are they are not authorized to be there. 
Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation and support in honoring these new rules. We look forward to keeping our amenities open for as long as these health and safety measures are followed. It will take the cooperation and consideration of all residents to allow us to keep our pools open. We will continue to monitor state and local regulations related to the use of our amenity spaces, and will adjust our guidance along the way, if needed.
User Capacity
Initially, the pool facilities will operate at 25% normal capacity. This number may be changed over time. It is the intention of the Association to increase the capacity over time. However, the determination as to an increase or decrease in capacity will be made based upon directives from governmental authorities and appropriate use by residents adhering to the rules and guidelines.
Spa and Wader Pools
Spa and wader pools will be limited to one household at a time.
Restrooms will be limited to one household at a time. Please be respectful and ensure the restrooms are not currently in use prior to entry.
Showers are currently closed.
BBQ Areas
The barbeque areas are currently closed.
Pool Furniture
Pool furniture is currently not available for use. Residents are encouraged to bring their own folding chairs to use. Residents are responsible for any damage caused to the pool deck by their folding chairs.
Specific Use Guidelines
  • Lap Swimming - During lap swimming time, residents will be permitted to swim in one of the designated lanes.
  • Senior Use - During senior use, only residents aged 60 or older may use the pool.
  • General Use - During general use time, users shall be required to maintain proper social distancing while swimming and/or lounging on the pool deck.
Social Distancing, Hygiene, and Other General Safety Guidelines
  • Users should maintain a safe distance of 6 feet or greater from other users.
  • Users should wash their hands frequently with soap and water.
  • Users should bring and use hand sanitizer (minimum of 60% alcohol) before and after encountering any touchable surface.
  • Users should bring disinfectant wipes and wipe down any touchable surfaces in the pool before and after contact.
  • Users should cover their coughs and sneezes and should avoid the pool area if they are experiencing symptoms of illness including a fever of 100℉ or above, sore throat, runny nose, chills, sneezing, coughing, abdominal pain or diarrhea.
  • Residents should wear a cloth face covering when traveling through common areas of the property where it may not be possible to maintain physical distancing, including to and from the restroom.
Disinfection Plan
  • Designated Party.  West One Property Services is the designated party responsible for completing the disinfection tasks at both pool facilities.
  • Cleaning Schedule.  Cleaning of the pool areas will take place daily, from 7 a.m. – 8 a.m., 10 a.m. – 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Frequently Touched Surfaces.  The frequently touched surfaces that will be cleaned include the restroom door handles, light switches, toilets, faucets, dispensers, gates, latches, tables, vending machine, and pool handrails.
Management Office Hours/Contact Info
The Property Management office is currently closed to walk-in traffic, however it is fully operating onsite. Staff will be available by email & telephone during regular business hours, Monday thru Friday from 8am-5pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8am-5pm.
Emailing will be the preferred and faster way to communicate your needs and/or concerns.
General Manager, Fatima Lahouty:
Assistant Manager, Michelle Phillips:
Weekend Facility Monitors, Debra Osorio & Jennifer Hwang:
Otherwise, you may still call the office at (949) 726-0720. If you leave a message, your phone call will be returned as soon as possible. If it is after hours, please call (800) 408-2242.
Call Patrol Masters at (877) 648-0602 for general security concerns; however, in the event of an actual emergency always call 911. 
You may also use this website for information or answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ). Click on the Members dropdown from the Menu at the top of the page for various documents and additional resources.
Do You Live In a Sub Association?
See below for your property management information:
Ainsley Park Association – Michele Rossi
Phone: 949.535.4538
Clarendon Association – David Kelley
Phone: 949.535.4531
Kensington Court Association – Morgan Bomboy
Phone: 714.557.5900
Savannah Association – Eric Fordyce
Phone: 949.330.6350

Welcome to Columbus Grove!  Here at Columbus Grove we continue to build strong community connections that grow. On every street, in every amenity and in the spirit of pride that courses through this community, Columbus Grove celebrates its heritage and continues the legacy of Tustin and Irvine’s founding fathers by providing today’s families with a vibrant place to live and thrive.
Columbus Grove enjoys an ideal place on the map: Central Orange County! From here you can easily access John Wayne Airport, major freeways, booming employment centers, and an array of entertainment destinations, including The Market Place, Irvine Spectrum, South Coast Plaza and Fashion Island.
Inspired by the beauty of Columbus Tustin’s prolific sycamore trees, Columbus Grove pays homage to a simpler way of life. The suburban streets celebrate the area’s agricultural past with signature heritage trees in front of historically designed homes. From authentic craftsman and California Bungalow, to farmhouse and Colonial Revival styles, and more, Columbus grove is a beautiful blend of architectural favorites.
We are more than a master planned community; Columbus Grove’s close knit appeal can be attributed to its well-planned social infrastructure. With an interactive website it’s easy to stay connected.

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