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Friday News

This week's photo submission is from: Lynn Conrad

Public Safety Updates:


Last week, we reviewed some basic grilling fire safety tips. We hope everyone passed the test or learned some valuable information. Now, we’re going to focus on gas grills and how to check them for leaks. Gas grills are within Bent Tree Rules and Regulations to use, but the use of propane can lead to dangerous situations if there is a leak. Please follow the link below to our website to access a very short video with instructions on checking your gas grill for safe operation.


Administration & Board Updates:

A Message From the Architectural Committee

Now that summer is upon us, it is important to remember that all boats (inflatables included) must not be visible from the road, or any neighboring lot, unless you live on a lakefront lot.  Then your boats are allowed to be just off the greenbelt along the lake.  Kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, and other hard watercraft may be stored at the Marina if they are currently registered and paid for 2024 at the Administrative Office.

News From the Courts Pro

Summer Camps are kicking off next week! It’s the perfect opportunity for your kids to stay active, make new friends, and learn new skills on the courts.

There's still time to register! Secure your child’s spot now by contacting The Courts at 770-893-2623. Limited spaces are available, so act fast!

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to keep your kids entertained and active during the summer break. We look forward to seeing your young athletes on the courts!

Other Upcoming Things for Your Calendar!

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events. Please come join us, as a player or even spectator. It’s truly a fun atmosphere. Also be on the lookout for Free Beginner Tennis and Pickleball Clinics. These will be offered on weekdays and weekends, in hopes you’ll be able to fit us in somewhere. You’ll be glad you did. Please reach out to Coach Bob with any questions at 770-883-2623. Hope to see ya soon.

Upcoming Couple's Event: Join us for our monthly Couple's Event on the last Friday of every month! The next event is scheduled for June 28th at 12:30 p.m. This 4-person team event is a fantastic opportunity to enjoy a friendly round of golf followed by drinks after play. Everyone is welcome, regardless of skill level. The entry fee is just $5 plus any cart fees. Come out and enjoy the camaraderie that Bent Tree is known for!

Father's Day Grill Out at the Tavern

Celebrate Father's Day with us at the Tavern on June 16th! We're firing up the grill and smoker for a special afternoon filled with delicious food and great company.


  • Hotdogs
  • Sliders
  • Sausage
  • Wings

Hours: 11:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Pricing: $15 plus tax per adult (gratuity not included)

Special Promotions:

  • Enjoy special drinks and beer promotions throughout the event.

Weather permitting, we'll be grilling and smoking to perfection, so bring your family and friends for a fantastic Father's Day celebration. See you there!

Save the Dates for some upcoming fun in June!

News From Bent Tree Realty

189 Frost Pine Circle

1.61 acres

4 Bedrooms

3 Baths



News from The Stables

Do you have children? Do you have grandchildren? Do you have neighbors who have children? Do you know any children? Were you ever a child? If you answer yes to any of the above Read on. Do you remember being taught to look both ways before crossing? How about Stop, look and listen? And maybe don’t talk to strangers? These are all centered around keeping us safe. Summer is here and there are more people visiting Bent Tree and more children riding because of summer camp. PLEASE keep safety top of mind.

  1. SLOW DOWN. The speed limit near the stables is 15 MPH, not 20.
  2. STAY IN YOUR LANE. If horses are on the road, which sometimes happens, stay in your lane.
  3. GIVE A WIDE BERTH. If you are passing horses, move over and slow down.
  4. EDUCATE YOUR VISITORS. Please tell your friends that horses may be on the road.
  5. LEASH YOUR DOG. When horses are approaching, please have your dog under control.

Animals are unpredictable and the more precautions we make to mitigate crisis situations the better experience for everyone. Recently 5 people were on a trail ride, including the guides, and the horses were stopped at the spillway waiting for a car to cross. One rider was a young teenager who was on a horse for the 2nd time in her life. For whatever reason, the driver chose to gun the car; water sprayed high above the car wheel wells, splashing and created an unexpected environment. Fortunately, the horses remained calm, but the situation could easily have turned into a calamity. Please be thoughtful regarding sharing the road with riders and horses.

News from the Activities Committee

Beach Music

Beach Party!


Live Music on the Sand

Lake Tamarack Beach

Saturday, June 15th, 7 - 10 PM


Bring your chairs, beverages and edibles

For more information: or Click Here


Third Monday of each month


The Cottage

June 17th at 10:30 AM

Promote the enjoyment of the written word.

Attend just once, part-time or every meeting! No requirements!

For more information: or Click Here  


Senior Activities

Sip & Paint a Birdhouse Party


The Tavern

Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 pm

The workshop is scheduled for 2 ½ hours.

Cost varies based on the bird house you choose. 

2 tiers: $35 and $45

Advance registration is required since seating is limited.  Email  or call with questions 770-710-1133. For more information and Venmo payment instructions Click Here

Men’s Thursday Morning Bible Study

Study Begins June 06, 2024

Club Tamarack Fireside

9:00 am to 10:00am

Quest 52

by Mark E. Moore

Bestselling author of CORE 52

For more information: Call Bryan George at 931-982-0978 or Click Here


3 More Possible Benefits of Water Aerobics

--Mental Stimulation

--Weight Loss

--Aquatic Exercise is Enjoyable

Mon-Wed-Fri at 9 AM(weather permitting)

Upper Pool - $3 per Session

Contact to add 

your email address to receive 

cancellation notices due to weather.

For more information: Click Here

Bent Tree Road Race
July 4, 2024
Registration Fee: $25 (includes awards)

Registration Information: Runners 2024: Bent Tree Road Race 2024 or registration form available at Admin
For more information: or Click Here

Senior Activities

Get Ready to shout "Bingo"

Wednesday, July 10th

 Club Tamarack Rec Room

2:00 - 4:00

Info: Patrick McMorrow 770-710-1133 or Click Here

For more information about events and all things BTAC visit our committee page on the Bent-Tree website. View Upcoming and Ongoing Events!

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News from the Animal Shelter

Kitten season has started!!  These little white kittens and calico sister are just precious .
This beautiful boy is Icarus. He loves having his beautiful fur brushed.
Sweet Potato our shelter dog   is still looking for her forever home.
Call or text 678-414-1047 to come visit our Bent Tree Shelter and meet these sweethearts.

News from Lake & Wildlife


There is no program on July 6th.

Looking ahead to August 3rd, we will hear from our favorite GA Adopt a Stream trainer Lori Forrester.

The first installment of WILDLIFE WEDNESDAY was published on the Bent Tree Facebook pages. It is also available here!

Partnering with BTCI Communications, these short articles highlight the connections between wildlife, their habitat, and our actions.

News from Outside the Gates

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