Leisure Village West is a fenced and gated retirement condominium
community which consists of 2,692 homes and approximately 4400 residents.
The Village is located on 825 acres of land in Manchester Township, Ocean
County, New Jersey and is equidistant from New York City and
The Association is self-managed with more than 70, year round employees,
consisting of management, clerical, recreational, maintenance service and
grounds departments. Service is just a phone call away.
Our 17 person house maintenance provides 24 hour coverage for emergency
repairs and scheduled daily repairs from appliances to dripping faucets.
The 22 person grounds staff take the utmost pride in the landscaping in
the community. They mow the lawn approximately 26 times per year.
For relaxation and enjoyment of our residents, Willow Hall and Club Encore
are the two main recreation facilities within Leisure Village West which
provide such activities as swimming, billiards, bocce, tennis,
shuffleboard, ceramics and woodworking, a library and internet cafe, just
to name a few.
Additional recreation amenities include two nine-hole golf courses which
are open 12 months a year as well as a fully equipped greenhouse and our
newly acquired Leisure Fair building. This multi-use building is used for
residents' card parties and club meetings. With 54 clubs there is
something for everyone.
In addition to easy access to New Jersey state parks, and “The Shore”
residents can easily take bus trips to New York and Philadelphia or just
use the in-house bus service to visit the Mall, the grocery store or go
For those wanting entertainment, the in-house television studio broadcasts
events daily. Residents can also access basic cable programming, and
contract for internet and dish/cable broadcast. The Village's Recreation
Program and resident clubs sponsor classical and contemporary musical
concerts, movies, and educational programs.
Village West seeks to accommodate the needs and interests of all
residents. In addition to athletic facilities for active residents, in
recognition of the aging of its residents, the Village has completed
necessary alterations throughout the common buildings and common areas
such as altering the doorways, adding handicap restroom facilities and
wheelchair ramps throughout the streets. The facilities, walkways, offices
and parking lots in L.V.W are all in ADA compliance.
The Association is governed by a Board of Trustees, consisting of seven
resident members. The Board is advised, by residents from six divisions,
Financial, Plant, Resident Services, Administration and Activities. Each
Division is comprised of several committees which are used to investigate,
review and implement the requirements of the documents and requests of the
The Association's budget for fiscal year ending 2010 is 7 million dollars
and reserve funding of 4 million. The Board continually determines the
most effective method of managing its reserves through the Financial
Committee. This is accomplished by reviewing all aspects of the reserves.
A further accomplishment of the Board of trustees is that, historically,
monthly maintenance fees have increased at a rate lower than the Consumer
The Trustees have established an Appeals Board to provide a forum for
resolution of disputes between unit owners and the Association, and/or
other unit owners.
The Leisure Village West community and staff take pride in their
accomplishments through continued participation and cooperation between
residents, staff and the networking of township politicians and public