Facilities Open/Closure Status

Updated: Jun 5


The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted our world and all facets of life. FirstService Residential, SAMLARC’s Management company is closely monitoring the latest information from the California Department of Public Health, Governor’s Office, County of Orange, and other governmental agencies. The health and safety of SAMLARC Members and their families is the SAMLARC Board of Directors' foremost priority. The Board appreciates the flexibility and thoughtfulness of the Membership during this time. SAMLARC’s Coronavirus response measures have been successful thanks to the patience and community-mindedness of SAMLARC Members.


Please read on for current facility open/closure statuses. Please adhere to social distancing and public health requirements. Group gatherings and group activity are prohibited at all facilities.


Trails – Open


Lakeshore – Open

  • Use at your own risk

  • Comply with all posted signage for Lakeshore walkway, including counter-clockwise pedestrian traffic

  • Group gatherings prohibited

  • Social distancing required

Parks – Open with Modifications

  • Cañada Vista Park (including the City owned and operated Skate and Dog Parks) is open. Group gatherings and organized activities prohibited

  • Restrooms are open

  • Grass areas and sidewalks are open

  • Playground and fitness equipment are closed

  • Picnic shelters and tables are closed

Tennis & Pickleball Courts – Open beginning June 6

  • All SAMLARC tennis and pickleball courts will reopen for unrestricted Member use beginning Saturday, June 6th, 2020

  • Use at your own risk

  • Adhere to all posted signage at the courts

  • Social distancing required 

Baseball Fields, Basketball Courts, and Volleyball Courts – Open with Modifications

  • Group play is prohibited

  • Use at your own risk

Pools – Closed


Beach Club – Closed

  • Closure includes, Lagoon, Fiesta Room, Restrooms, gate access, and Office to visitors

  • Beach Club Office is available to assist Members via telephone or email.

SAMLARC Business Office – Closed to Visitors

  • Business Office is available to assist Members via phone or email

These measures will be re-evaluated as the situation with the Coronavirus continues to evolve. Questions regarding SAMLARC’s COVID-19 response measures may be sent to Candice Fullenkamp, Community Executive Officer, at 949-709-0015 or candice.fulllenkamp@fsresidential.com.

22342A Avenida Empresa, Suite 102A, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688

(949) 709-0010

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