Victoria Park
Community News Around the Park               7/31/14
A Publication of the Victoria Park Community Council
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Save the Date!

Aug 01    Family Fun
              Night at
              Speedway Skate
Aug 02    Discover Scuba
              Diving Free Info
Aug 03    Rays Fan Express
Aug 12    Kid's Summer
              Night's Dream
Aug 14    Kids in the
Aug 20    Nutritional
Aug 21    Day Trip: Hard
              Rock Casino
Aug 21    Mulligan's
              Happy Hour
Aug 23    Zumba & R.E.D.
      Warrior Demo
Sept 06   Back-to-School
             Slime Bash
Sept 12  Resident
Sept 19  Day Trip to
             Ponce Inlet
Sept 26  Parrot Party
the 2nd Thursday of the month at 12 p.m. at Mulligan's Tavern & Grille

1475 East Taylor Road
Building A
DeLand, FL 32724


525 E. Victoria Trails Blvd

DeLand, FL 32724

Phone - 386-279-7700

Fax - 386-279-7702


Hours Of Operation
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily

Closed 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

(Also use for after-hours emergencies)


Click here for info!

Victoria Hills
Golf Club

Mulligan's Pastabilities Dinner - Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday!

Golf Clinic Information - July, August & September
Click here for info!

KC Tennis Academy Schedules & Events

Family Fun Night at
Speedway Skate Park

Friday, August 1
5:30-7:30 p.m.
$2 Skate Rental Paid at the Door

Don't miss this fun event - we have a private reservation just for Victoria Park! Please call 386-738-2112 to reserve your family's spot today.

Saturday, August 2
1 p.m.
Magnolia Ballroom at Victoria Gardens

Join us at the Gardens Club to meet the candidates running for the Mayor, City Commission and County Commission races in DeLand and Volusia County.

Please send any questions you are interested in asking a candidate. Please indicate if the question is addressed to a city commission candidate or county commissioner candidate. All of the questions will have to be approved and apply to all the candidates being addressed. You may Email your questions to Mimi Carter at or call the clubhouse 386-785-2700 option 4.

Online Registration Available Again!
Online registration for community events is back up and running!  Visit and click on the Lifestyle tab and scroll down to  Activities and Events. From there you'll enter your email address and password.  If you need assistance with your password please contact Celi Rosario in the Community Management office by phone 386-738-2112 or email

Travel to a Tampa Bay Rays Game on the Rays Fan Express!
Sunday, August 3
Depart at 10 a.m.
Game: 1:40 p.m.
$45 per person

Join your Victoria Park neighbors and friends aboard the Fox Sports Tampa Bay Rays Fan Express.  The Ray's Fan Express will depart from the Victoria Trails Amenity Center on Sunday, August 3 at 10:30 a.m. for a 1:40 p.m. game against the Los Angeles Angels.  $45 per person includes game ticket, transportation and Ray's souvenir.  Reservations are limited to 46 people!  Don't delay, get your Ray's Fan Express tickets today.  Please call (386) 738-2112 to reserve your spot.


Group Exercise Classes


Classes held at the Victoria Trails Amenity Center and adapted for all fitness levels.

Zumba & R.E.D Warrior Demo Clinic
Saturday, August 23 | Starts at 10 a.m.
Amenity Center Multipurpose Room
Join our R.E.D. Warrior & Zumba instructor Patti for a FREE demo clinic!

Once you try it you will understand why Zumba is one of the most popular fitness classes in the world! Be one of the millions of people who are having fun getting fit. Zumba is an effective interval based workout that is for all fitness levels. Come join the party!


R. E. D. Warrior is a 60 minute workout for men and women that combines fitness and martial arts movements set to music. You can tailor your workout for endurance, strength and flexibility based on your fitness level. R. E. D. Warrior connects the mind and body leaving you feeling exhilarated, energized, inspired and empowered.

Victoria Park TV Channel - 732
Did you know you can find out about the latest Lifestyle happenings in Victoria Park right from the comfort of your easy chair?  Just tune in to BrightHouse Channel 732 to learn more about what's going on here in Victoria Park.  Sit back, grab your remote and tune in!

Mystique Krewe of Victoria Park
The Mystique Krewe of Victoria Park is a social club for residents. The next party is October 18 and the Krewe welcomes new members. For more information or to join, please phone Earleen at 318-623-7686 or Tessie at 386-717-2922.
Kids in the Kitchen
Thursday, August 14
4:30-6 p.m.
$12 per child (inclusive)
Mulligan's Tavern
& Grille

Join Chef Scot for an evening of fun!  Roll out your pie crust and make a mini apple or blueberry pie!  While your pie is baking, enjoy a hamburger, hot dog or chicken tender dinner. Drink and dinner specials available for mom and dad too!  $12 per child includes pie, dinner and drink.  For reservations please call 386-738-2112.
A Kid's Summer Night's Dream

Saturday, August 16 | 10 a.m.

Victoria  Commons Amphitheatre

Join us for a kid-friendly, ten minute production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" put on by local children ages 7 -13. Lifestyle will provide donuts and juice for those in attendance. Please bring your blankets and lawn chairs! In case of rain, the performance will take place at the Victoria Trails Amenity Center. Please RSVP on Active Net or phone 386-738-2112. The class and production was organized by Victoria Hills resident Ron Song Destro, who runs the Oxford Shakespeare Company in New York.
Day Trip: Hard Rock Casino
Thursday, August 21
- Departs at 9 a.m. from the
  Victoria Trails Amenity Center
- $20 per person includes transportation
  and a light snack

Enjoy a day of gaming and exploring at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Tampa. Transportation and light snack will be provided. You will be responsible for your lunch - a variety of dining options are available at the Hard Rock. Bring your Hard Rock Players Card along for great perks or register for one that day!  Reservations are required by calling 386-738-2112.

Discover Scuba Diving
Free Information Session
Saturday, August 2 | 10 a.m.
Victoria Trails Pool

Have you always wanted to dive but needed the extra push or more information?  Meet the instructor at a free information session on Saturday, August 2 at 10 a.m. at the Victoria Trails Amenity Center pool.  To reserve your spot, call instructor Emyano Mazzola any time at 917-589-4531.  If the August 2 date does not work for you, other arrangements may be made by phoning Emyano.

Immerse yourself in a world of fun!
Learn how to breath and swim weightless underwater with an experienced instructor.
These small classes teach students all of the basic requirements needed to begin diving in a shallow pool.

Programs for ages 8-99 starting at only $89 including all gear. If you would like to explore the magnificent reefs of Florida, OPEN WATER, and ADVANCED certification courses also available exclusively for Victoria Park residents and their guests in August, September, October and November.

*Waivers and medical questionnaire must be completed prior to any water activities.
Nutritional Health with
Dr. Stephen Hayman
Dr. Stephen W. Hayman -
Nutritional Health

Wed., August 20
9:30-10:30 a.m.
Victoria Trails Amenity Center
Multipurpose Room
Open to all Victoria Park Residents

Ready to learn more about your nutritional health? Come and find out about your health as Dr. Stephen W. Hayman speaks about clinical nutrition educating you about the power of eating healthy and the link between nutrition and diseases - including prevention and natural treatment of diabetes. He will be more than delighted to answer all your concerning questions. Don't miss out!

An RSVP is required for this event. Please RSVP by phone to (386) 738-2112. Thank you!
Sponsored by Victoria Park Community Council

Victoria Park Back-to-School
Slime Bash
Saturday, September 6 | 4-6 p.m.
Victoria Commons Pool

Join us for a back-to-school bash where it will be kids versus parents!

- Gooey Slime
  Course Contest
- Best Battle Gear Contest
- Slime & Pool Water Punch
- DJ
- Healthy Slime Snacks
- Prizes & Tons of FREE Family Fun

Parents: Please note that food coloring will be used during activities, so choose clothing accordingly!

Please RSVP for this fun event by calling
(386) 738-2112.
Resident Appreciation Night
Friday, September 12 | 6-8 p.m.

Mulligan's Tavern & Grill Patio
All Victoria Park residents are welcomed to join the fun for our Resident Appreciation Night! We will have free hot dogs, chips and refreshments. Along with a DJ, bounce house and free give-a-ways! Reservations are required for this event. Please register on Active Net or by phone 386-738-2112 no later than September 6.

Trip to Jags vs. Dolphins Game!
Sunday, October 26
Depart at 9 a.m.
$85 per person

Includes game ticket in the 200 level, tailgating lunch and chartered bus transportation. Game time is 1 p.m. Bus will depart from the Community Management Office at 9 a.m. Limited tickets remaining! Call 386.738.2112 to reserve your seat!
Other Happenings & Info

CERT is actively seeking resident volunteers in Victoria Park.  For more information or to get involved, please call Fred McIntyre at 386-738-7702.

Print and clip the $5 off ticket available here and visit an EPIC Theatre, enjoy a great TUESDAY movie and save money too!
Sunday, Monday & Wednesday
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Court 4 - Victoria Commons Tennis Courts

Tuesday & Thursday | 10:15-11:15 a.m.
$30/month or $5/class paid to instructor

Please contact Nadine at 386.527.2159 for more information or to sign up.

If you are interested in registering your child for group or private swimming lessons, please contact Ms. Becky at Swim with Becky and Friends, LLC, 386.490.2190 or Kerri Lightfoot with Skills to Swim By at 386.216.4804. Both instructors teach in the area and welcome Victoria Park residents. Despite our best efforts, we are not able to offer group lessons at the Victoria Commons Pool.

Recycle today for a cleaner and safer tomorrow!

The Victoria Park HOA is implementing a program to recycle batteries and fluorescent bulbs which are not part of the current weekly recycling. Click here to see how you can help contribute to your community.
Certified ISR instructor Peter Kopka is offering INDIVIDUALIZED SWIMMING INSTRUCTION FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN ages 6 months to 6 years teaching competence and confidence in the water. For more information or to schedule your lesson, please contact Mr. Pete at: or 386.804.9744. Mr. Pete teaches at the Victoria Commons pool or his residence in Lake Helen. For more information on Infant Swimming Resource (ISR) visit

Save The Date!

Fall Mix-N-Mingle 

Please note that the Mix-N-Mingle previously scheduled for Wednesday, August 6 has been cancelled. Those of you that have already paid will receive a full refund. Please keep an eye out in future newsletters for our new Fall Mix-N-Mingle Date! We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TENNIS! Any resident interested in tennis lessons, play or league play, please contact Kurt Collis of KC Tennis Academy at 386.801.7725.