Long Reach Pool Schedules

Long Reach Pool Schedules

Columbia Association (CA) is excited to be opening all 23 outdoor pools this summer starting Saturday, May 28th! Here is the 2022 schedule for all CA neighborhood pools. ​​​​​

There are four outdoor CA pools within the the Village of Long Reach:

For information on daily admission and pool membership, please visit columbiaassociation.org.

Cul de Sac Grants

Cul de Sac Grants

Want to spruce up your street’s cul de sac? We can help! If your plan is approved, we will provide up to $200 for the purchase of plant materials. To be eligible, you must live on a county-dedicated road with a cul-de-sac island. You and your neighbors must agree to develop, plant, and maintain the landscaping plan. The grants are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applications are available here. Questions? Email events@longreach.org

Let’s Go Birding! June 4

Let’s Go Birding! June 4

Saturday, June 4 at 8am

Meet at playground by Jackson Pond (off Lightspun Lane)
Join Long Reach CARES (Community Action and Resources for Environmental Stewardship) on a birding morning. Participants will be looking to see what birds enjoy Jackson Pond and the beautiful beech grove nearby. Please bring comfortable walking shoes and binoculars if you have them. Complete trip takes approximately an hour and a half, but attendees can leave early if needed. Every level of expertise welcome!
FREE! Register at lrca.eventbrite.com.

Master Gardener Presentations

Master Gardener Presentations

Join us for these free, online presentations from the Master Gardeners of Howard County. 

Growing Herbs Year Round Inside & Out – Mon, May 2 at 7pm

Learn simple tips on how to grow, maintain, and harvest herbs so that you can have a ready supply of herbs year round. This presentation provides general care ideas that apply to a variety of herbs.

Integrated Pest Management for Vegetable Gardens – Mon, May 9 at 7pm

Learn about identifying common insect pests attacking your vegetables and organic ways of dealing with them. Also learn about some common vegetable diseases and what can be done to avoid them.

Visit LRCA.eventbrite.com to register.

May 14 Yard Sale Streets

May 14 Yard Sale Streets

Use the map below to view streets participating in the May 14, 2022 Village-Wide Yard Sale

Sales start at 8am!

Participating Streets Include:

Black Star Circle
Blue Pool
Broken Wing
Canyon Head Lane
Coltsfoot Court
Deep Earth Lane (2 sales on this street)
Eaglebeak Row (2 sales on this street)
Emersons Reach
Footed Ridge
Gold Sunset Way
Goldamber Garth
Graywing Court (2 sales on this street)
Halflight Garth
Hayshed Lane
Helaine Hamlet Way
Lapwing Court
Majors Lane
Phelps Luck Drive (4 sales on this street)
Tamar Drive
Tidesebb Court
Waiting Spring (2 sales on this street)
Warm Granite Drive


ArtReach 2022 – June 4

ArtReach 2022 – June 4

Saturday, June 4th, 11am-7pm at the Long Reach Village Center

ARTreach is a free, one-day, family festival designed to promote the arts, celebrate Long Reach Village Center, and engage the community. In 2015 and 2016, the Howard County Arts Council produced the ARTreach Festival in collaboration with Howard County, MD and our partners, the Columbia Art Center, Columbia Association, and Long Reach Community Association. We are thrilled to bring the festival back to Long Reach this year on Saturday, June 4, 2022, from 11am to 7pm.

ARTreach 2022 will feature live music and performances by local and regional artists, children’s performers, and hands-on activities such as ceramics, print-making, tie dye, and piñata making. The festival will include an interactive photo booth, caricaturists, face painters, strolling magicians, and stilt walkers. Admission and all activities will be free!

For more information and volunteer opportunities, visit artreachfestival.org.

Village Election Results 2022

Village Election Results 2022

2022 Village Board Election Results

LONG REACH BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Edward Coleman – 286
  • Josh Friedman – 283

Edward Coleman and Josh Friedman were elected to the Long Reach Board of Directors for a two-year term ending April 30, 2024.

  • Total Number of Votes Cast: 317 ballots
  • Corporate Votes: 0
  • Disqualified Votes: 13
  • Total Number of Valid Ballots: 304