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Welcome to Thendara Park

  Welcome to the Thendara Park Homeowners Association web page. Thendara Park is a residential cShippey Parkommunity of a little over 300 homes located West of Baldwin Road and East of Sashabaw Road.

  We are a community that is committed to providing a safe and friendly environment for all the families in Thendara Park.  Our mission is to become more connected with you!   If you live in our neighborhood and would like to be informed of upcoming events and newsletters by email, then please send an  email to info@thendarapark.com and we will add your name to the list.

 

 

"Welcome To Thendara Park" Needs You 

  Our Welcome Committee Chair is Toni Soehnlein. If you notice a moving van in your area of the neighborhood please contact Jeff at jjjeffery38@gmail.com to pass on the information about the new neighbors. Toni is anxious to welcome all of the new residents and let them know about our great neighborhood and local area.

 

Easter Party at Shippey Park

Saturday, 24 March, from 1 - 2.30 pm

Please look at the Events page for more information.

 

Radon Gas Danger in Thendara Park

As you are enjoying the warmth of your home nestled in the beautiful woods of Thendara this Winter, it would be a good time to think about how healthy of an environment you are actually living in.  You may be surprised to learn that radon gas levels within our community can be quite high and that many homes in our area currently have radon mitigation systems installed.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency and World Health Organization, Radon is responsible for up to 15% of the world’s lung cancers and kills over 20,000 people annually in the United States alone.

If you are like me, you may have bought a test kit or two over the years, however, this is quite an easy task to procrastinate on and the test must be followed carefully and takes a very brief snapshot of your potential radon risks as results can vary widely simply based on the time of year you test your home.

So, what can you do to protect you and your family’s health?  The best advice I can give is to buy an continuous radon gas detector.  The one I use in my home is a Pro Series 3 Electronic Radon Gas Detector.  You can buy them from Home Depot for around $129.00.

Better yet, as a dues paying member of the Thendara Park Homeowners Association, you can actually borrow the one we have purchased for use by homeowners.  If you are interested in borrowing the detector for up to a week to take your readings, please contact Doug McAlpine at 248-394-0009 and make arrangements with him to pick it up and drop it back off.

If your levels are deemed to be high ( at or above  a reading of 4 pCi/L), feel free to seek out a good local Radon Mitigation contractor or consider doing the project yourself.  When I installed mine, I found this site to be full of information and they sold all of the products I needed at very competitive prices:  https://www.indoor-air-health-advisor.com/

I wish you a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Tom Neal
President – Thendara Park Homeowners Association

 

 

Map of Thendara Park  (click for link)

 

Parking at Shippey Park is availalble between the mailboxes and the rock climbing/slide structure. When driving to the park please be respectful of the homes in the area and do not block access to driveways and mailboxes.

 

Social Events & Volunteer opportunity

   If you interested in helping with any events, just contact the social committee with an email to info@thendarapark.com

 

Homeowners' Association Dues

Did you know that you can pay your dues through Paypal?  Connect with the link below.

  paypal icon Pay your annual association dues here!

 

Walters Lake and other lake information: 

Lake access and privileges on Walters Lake is for those whose property borders the Lake. Homes in Sunny Beach (further around the lake) do currently have access. Thendara Park has access to Deer Lake in Clarkston.

Independence Oaks County Park has a lake for swimming, picnic shelters, play areas, non-motorised boating lakes, hiking trails, etc., and is at 9501 Sashabaw Road, just 2 - 3 miles away.

Orion Oaks County Park, with access from Clarkston Road, Baldwin, and Joslyn, has a dog park, fishing lake with non-motorised boating (but no swimming), and hiking trails.

Day or annual passes are available for Oakland County Parks, and there is a reduced rate for Oakland County residents, senior citizens, and adaptive and active military. Annual passes can be ordered online. For more information on Oakland County please visit their web page.

 

Road Surface Problems?

Contact the Oakland County Road Commission for problems with the roads at dcsmail@rcoc.org or call 877-858-4804.  Under the Links page it will direct you right to their contact page. Note: This does not apply to any of the private roads.

Disclaimer:  All information in the Thendara Park Homeowners Association pages are provided for your convenience and we hope that the information will be of help to you.  Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this information.  If any errors are found, please inform us at info@thendarapark.com.