Amenities, Services & Features
Tanglwood Lakes has a beautiful, sandy beach situated on Lake Wallenpaupack at the foot of Yacht Club Drive.(Our entrance is next to beauty salon.) The entire area is equipped with surveillance cameras . The beach is open to residents and children must be accompanied by adults. The TLCA area includes a covered handicap accessible gazebo with seating and cooking facilities, a bathhouse with rest rooms, an open deck picnic platform and additional picnic tables and charcoal grills on the grounds. There is also a volleyball court and paved parking area. Residents receive a yearly car or golf cart sticker to gain entrance. Golf carts and LSV’s are required to show proof of insurance coverage to the Office.
As a service to members, TLCA maintains a marina with 106 permitted boat slips which are rented annually. There is also a paved boat ramp for residents to launch without having a rented slip . Lake Wallenpaupack regulations call for removal of all boats from mid- October until early May. Security cameras are in place throughout the Beach and Marina.
Tanglwood’s playground is located on Tanglwood Drive across the road from the Nature Area. In addition to the swings and play apparatus this large open area includes a basketball court lined for Pickleball/Tennis, an open field, a walking track, picnic tables, and a handball court. The area has outdoor night lighting.
THE BRIARWOOD NATURE TRAIL
The Nature Trail is a one mile divided hiking trail with an Upper and Lower entrance within a 34 acre preserve located off of Tanglwood Drive bordering Rosewood and Briarwood Drives. The walking path is a great experience for hikers and includes streams, signage, and a variety of flora and fauna native to Northeast Pennsylvania. Quite a number of birds are spotted during migratory season. Our trail offers an opportunity to view the habitat of our woodland neighbors with benches along the way.
Lake Tanglwood is a 35 acre lake available for fishing (catch and release only) kayaking, and boating. Non-motor boats and electric motor boats under 3HP are permitted on the lake. No gasoline boats are permitted. There are two access areas to the lake. One is off of Indian Drive and the other is adjacent to the timeshares and Laurel Hill Drive. Racks are available for rent or you can launch from one of the docks.
Community Center /Fitness Room – Located on Tanglwood Drive the center is used for meetings, small parties, card games, classes and other activities. The Center has a full kitchen area, large screen television and Wi-Fi access. Outdoors at the center there is a picnic area with bocce ball court and horseshoe pit for residents to enjoy. The substation of the Tafton Fire Company is housed in this building. The Center is available for private rental.The Lending Library – Residents may borrow, trade, and donate books to our Library.
The Fitness Center was opened and ready by early 2017. It includes a large screen television, hand weights and mats, water cooler, sanitary supplies, a recumbent bike, an elliptical machine, two treadmills, and a Universal gym system. The various machines offer different settings and programs for speed, resistance, slope, and weight so that your workout, whether it is concentrating on endurance, strength, balance, or flexibility, will have you improving your overall health and fitness in time for beach season. The Fitness Center has a monitored camera system at the entrance and exit of the building for your safety and a separate entrance. Hours: 7:30 am - 9 pm
TENNIS, BASKETBALL, and PICKLEBALL
The area adjacent to our playground on Tanglwood Drive has a fenced in basketball court and is also lined for pickleball and tennis. The far end has handball court.
THE GOLF COURSE AT PAUPACK HILLS
Winding throughout the community is an 18-hole Tom Fazio Championship golf course. PPH is known in northeast Pennsylvania as a challenging, premium level course. Paupack Hills is under private management and is currently listed for sale.
The TLCA Maintenance Staff is responsible for weekly garbage pickup, overseeing the care for our common areas and facilities, and the upkeep of our grounds which includes road maintenance, the Beach and Marina, and winter snow plowing.
The Safety staff is on duty from 7a to 11p (1am on weekends) daily to enforce the Community rules and regulations. These duties include speed enforcement to protect the safety of our pedestrians and golf cart drivers and enforcement of property maintenance guidelines. Safety conducts regular patrols throughout the community including the beach and marina to keep our residents safe and provide assistance as required.
THE CHALET – TANGLWOOD LAKES OFFICE
The Chalet is the hub of the community housing the offices of our Management Staff. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm; Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm off season and 8:00am to 3:00pm Memorial Day to Labor Day. The Chalet includes a kitchen area, restrooms, a separate committee meeting room, and a fireplace lounge area.