What’s in Your Bag: Hiking

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

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The world is your oyster and Estrella residents can make the most of it with access to more than 40 miles of hiking and biking trails. Before you begin enjoying the great desert scenery of the Sierra Estrella Mountains, here are a few must-have items and accessories to help make the most of your time on the trails.

Tags: Amenities,Lifestyle,Tips,Parks & Trails,Adventure,Area,Healthy Living,Fitness,Events & Activities

Paddle, Peddle and Sail With the Estrella Yacht Club

7/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

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One of the most unique amenities our new home community offers is the Estrella Yacht Club. Residents may choose from a variety of water vessels, free of charge, to take out on North Lake. From sailboats to canoes, learn more about what’s offered from the Estrella Yacht Club before your next day of fun in the sun.

Tags: Yacht Club,Amenities,Lakes,Lifestyle,Fitness

What’s in Your Bag: A Day at the Golf Club of Estrella

7/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Anytime is the perfect time to try out one of the most pristine golf courses in Phoenix — the Golf Club of Estrella. As any golfer knows, the gear you carry can make all the difference between a great day and one you’d rather forget. So before you head out to enjoy this award winning Nicklaus Design course in the Estrella community, make sure your bag is well stocked for a day on the greens with these essential items.

Tags: Golf,Amenities,Healthy Living,Fitness

The Fastest Growing Game with a Funny Name

2/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

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Yes, pickleball may sound like a game with a funny name, but it is the fastest growing sport in Estrella and in the United States! The sport now boasts more than 2.5 million players. Places to play have risen from 1,400 spots in 2013 to over 3,700 and growing in 2016 as reported by Pickleball Magazine.

Tags: Fitness,Amenities,Clubs & Groups,Healthy Living

Fitness from Aquatics to Zumba

5/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Estrella is home to many residents looking to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle and the facilities at Starpointe can help meet any fitness goals. With a lakeside view and wide variety of classes, it’s the perfect place to get some exercise!

Tags: Fitness,Starpointe Residents Club,Presidio Residents Club,Amenities

Life Hacks

4/13/2016 12:00:00 AM

Between hectic schedules and the never-ending list of things that need to get done, we don’t always have time to take care of ourselves. When time is limited, we like to rely on some simple and easy, every day changes and activities to help our families live and be a little healthier.

Tags: Fitness,Healthy Living,Tips,Lifestyle

Golf Tips from the PGA Pros at Golf Club of Estrella

1/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Anytime you’re trying to improve your skills in a particular field, it’s really nice to have a bona fide professional give you some pointers. If you’re hoping to improve your golf game in 2016, we have the perfect solution for you — Golf Club of Estrella has two PGA pros, Head Golf Professional Trevor Finton and PGA Pro Doug Rikkers, available for personal instruction. In the meantime, we chatted with them and they gave us some great advice for lowering your handicap and improving your golf swing in 2016. Here are some of our favorite tips.

Tags: Fitness,Golf,Lifestyle,Amenities

Salute Our Troops 10K, 5K and family fun run 2015

9/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

The Salute Our Troops Run returns to Estrella for the third time November 7 and you know what that means: It’s time to lace up those running shoes and race for a great cause. The 10K run, 5K walk/run and family fun run will weave through Estrella’s paths and trails system offering runners fabulous views of our lakes and landscape. 

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New Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Estrella

7/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Estrella continues to grow and we're excited about two recent additions to the communities’ recreational repertoire.  The Estrella Trails Committee recently completed its work on Overlook Trail that connects into the extensive community-wide trail system of more than 20+ miles.  Also, the City of Goodyear and West Valley Trails Alliance completed Phase II of the bicycle “pump track” located within Estrella, one of the hottest trends for cycling enthusiasts.

Tags: Amenities,Fitness,Lifestyle,Adventure,Parks & Trails

A few tips from a Starpointe personal trainer

7/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Starpointe Residents Club features a state-of-the art fitness facility and personal trainers that work on-site to help residents achieve their fitness goals. One such trainer, Bob Jankowski, offered up a few tips for starting and maintaining an exercise program. 

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Presidio Residents Club Groundbreaking

7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM

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Newland Communities is pleased to announce Estrella’s second residents club, Presidio, which broke ground on June 12. 

Tags: Amenities,Fitness,Presidio Residents Club