The holiday season has arrived, and there’s no shortage of great events in and around North Fontana to get into the spirit of the season. Check out our list of holiday-themed area happenings and events as we make our way through December.
Get swept away by the Sugar Plum Fairy and Tchaikovsky’s timeless melodies at Inland Pacific Ballet’s rendition of The Nutcracker this Christmas.
With rides, live music, holiday treats, and photos with Santa, the Festival of Winter will provide an afternoon’s worth of good times for all local community members.
Join the City of Fontana in their celebration of Christmas this year. This family-friendly event promises festive floats and holiday cheer for everyone present.
Enjoy A Delicious Holiday Breakfast and meet Cha! Cha!, take pictures with Santa, play games and activities, take home goodie bags, enter a raffle and win prizes, and receive an exclusive retail discount!
Vibrant lights and spectacular sights are just a drive away. Check out the scene on Thoroughbred Street, the Inland Empire’s most prominent display of Christmas lights, and enjoy the seasonal snacks its residents sell.
Golf Courses at Their Finest!
For beginning putters and golf enthusiasts alike, The Arboretum has you covered with an array of golf courses nearby.
It’s an exciting golfing experience at Sierra Lakes Golf Club, with an 18-hole, par-72 golf course to put your skills to the test. Featuring gently rolling fairways and easy walkability, the courses at Sierra Lakes are friendly to golfers of all skill levels and offer stunning views of the San Bernardino Mountains.
Welcome to a scenic parkland-style course at Goose Creek Golf Club, in the Hidden Valley Wildlife Area along the Santa Ana River. This stunning course offers a fun and challenging way to take your game to the next level.
Hit up the next tee time at Whispering Lakes Golf Course, a newly renovated facility with a brand new clubhouse! With generous tree-lined fairways and a tranquil setting, this local favorite continues to be the best bang for your buck for golf in San Bernardino County.
If you want a more relaxed, social golf outing with food, drinks, music, and fun for all ages, try Topgolf. This premier entertainment destination includes climate-controlled all-weather hitting bays with TVs, a range of game options, and a fun atmosphere.
Whether you are a seasoned golfer or a beginner, these golf courses offer a haven to enjoy the sport, connect with nature, and create lasting memories with friends and fellow golf enthusiasts.
Discover how a vibrant lifestyle can be in this great North Fontana location by getting on our interest list and exploring our future amenities today. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to keep up to date with all neighborhoods and all things The Arboretum.Fun Fall Activities
Fall is here! And that means plenty of fun activities to enjoy around The Arboretum for the whole family.
Join the Spooky Splash: Halloween Dive Movie at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center, the Halloween Trick-or-Treat Alley at Don Day, Jessie Turner, and Cypress Centers, or the Halloween Howl at the Jessie Turner Center. Let’s be honest though—it wouldn’t be autumn without a visit to your local pumpkin patch. Lucky for you, residents of The Arboretum live close to the Seasonal Adventure Pumpkin Patch in Rancho Cucamonga. Enjoy mechanical rides, blow up slides, obstacle courses, bounce houses, a petting zoo, and a train. There’s also the Live Oak Canyon Pumpkin Patch in Yucaipa, just a short 35-minute drive away! Fun rides, games, corn mazes, delicious food, and perfect family photo ops await you.
When adventure calls, you can also head over to well-loved local trail spots such as Santa Ana Riverwalk Trail for an easy-going walking path that runs alongside the Santa Ana River, and take in the sights along the way. For the more adventurous spirits and experienced hikers, there’s Icehouse Canyon to the Cucamonga Peak Trail or the Third Stream Crossing via Middle Fork Trail—where breathtaking views are guaranteed.
If you’re feeling a little less outdoorsy and more in the need of something cozy, take a short drive and look no further than the Ontario Museum of History & Art. There’s something for every interest and inquisitive mind! Enjoy the Dia De Los Muertos exhibition or get creative with some hands-on art such as the Paint in the Dark: Dia de Los Muertos.
At the end of it all, you have the ingredients for a perfect fall right in your own home. Gather around your kitchen island to DIY some themed crafts with the kids or grab your family recipe book and bake away! Whether you choose Grandma’s classic pumpkin pie, caramel apples or any other classic Fall treat, your spacious gourmet kitchen will have plenty of room for a delicious evening of family-bonding. End the night on another high—grab your freshly baked treat, a cozy blanket and settle into your spacious great room or loft for movie night!
No matter what seasonal activity speaks to you, your home at The Arboretum, the incredible community and exciting local destinations ensure that you’re always close to everything you need to have a ball this fall. To keep up with this engaging community, sign up for updates and follow us on Facebook and Instagram.Bright Futures Ahead
Laying down a solid foundation from the start with the support of inviting classrooms and an inclusive environment, award-winning Sierra Lakes Elementary School offers curious minds the space to explore and discover through an engaging curriculum and after-school programs.
Meanwhile, dedicated teachers at this educational starting point encourage students to explore their full potential while developing foundational skills that set them up for success, working side by side with students and their families throughout the academic year.
But an unshakable foundation can be fostered in so many ways—and Sierra Lakes gets that. Parents are invited to regular “coffee with the principal” events to stay in the know—because encouraging and nurturing strong family and community relationships is just another way Sierra Lakes Elementary will keep your kids happy and thriving.
As an AVID® National Demonstration School, Wayne Ruble Middle School prioritizes encouraging a future generation of critical thinkers and civic-minded citizens. By fostering the application of rigorous AVID strategies school-wide and a love of learning through an emphasis on independent thinking and creative problem-solving through a fine-tuned curriculum and a host of after-school clubs and programs—this school prepares students to tackle what lies ahead. Go, Wildcats!
At Summit High School, an institution nationally ranked on US News & World Report’s Best High Schools list and recognized by the California Distinguished Schools Program, students will revel in a well-rounded, learner-centered culture that focuses on career and college readiness. The school encourages students to engage in subject-specific academics, hone high-demand skills and partake in championship sports programs and performing arts programs. AP Capstone™ is a special program that offers them the chance to develop their abilities in research, analysis, evidence-based arguments and presentation. Attendees at Summit High School are challenged to achieve excellence in every manner—and it shows.
Nestled in the foothills of Mt. Baldy, plenty of schools and educational opportunities help young minds thrive and work toward their brightest future. That’s why, as a future resident of The Arboretum, you can rest assured that you’ve made the smartest choice for your little ones. Take a closer look at this gated community, then give us a call at (909) 487-1986 to schedule a tour or drop by in person.A New Beginning at The Arboretum
Recently future residents got to experience the newest chapter of The Arboretum with the grand opening of five brand new neighborhoods by Lennar – Blue Sage, Wildrose, Acacia, Azalea and Silverberry. Attendees had the opportunity to tour the 11 stunning model homes and explore the new additions to this North Fontana master planned community.
Welcomed by a knowledgeable sales team and a generous spread of refreshments and fun, hundreds of families were embraced by the feeling of coming home. Visitors got a glimpse of the one- and two-story options within this gated community, as well as the customizable NextGen® suites included in select floor plans. And this was merely the first look – community at The Arboretum continues to blossom with each new day with more on the way, including stunning amenities and more new home opportunities.
Becoming a resident at The Arboretum is now possible with 11 models open daily. See the community to check out the homes and learn about upcoming amenities and the surrounding area. Click to get directions and plan your visit today!Life in North Fontana
Convenient. Happening. Vibrant—life in North Fontana is all-inclusive, all-fun, all the time. No matter what your day-to-day looks like, this is the place to be for just about anyone. And because you call The Arboretum home, it’s all within reach.
From local eateries to charming boutiques and lifestyle destinations—this is a one-stop spot for all your needs. Discover endless shopping hubs just minutes from your front door—from Falcon Ridge Town Center and Sierra Lakes Shopping Center to tree-lined Victoria Gardens. There truly is an option for every need! When you’re really looking to treat yourself, high-end outlet stores will be waiting at Ontario Mills.
If you’re looking for a swinging good time, break out your putter and get ready—because with Sierra Lakes Golf Club around the corner, a day on the links is in the cards for you.
If your vibe is a little more playful, then the Jessie Turner Health and Fitness Center is ready to welcome you with open arms. This 43,000-square-foot facility offers a number of ways to spend the day. Take a class (or two, or three). Work on your wellness goals at the fitness room. Or dance it out in the aerobics room while your little ones play and explore at the Tiny Tots room. It’s up to you!
Looking to cool down? Splashdown at the Fontana Park Aquatic Center, where a lap pool and network of waterslides are sure to keep the kids endlessly entertained. Otherwise, head over to the Fontana Skate Park for some adrenaline-pumping fun.
A life well-lived is never too far from home—especially when home is Fontana, California. Call the sales team at (909) 487-1986 to schedule a tour or drop by to discover why The Arboretum is the right community for you.Amazing Home Opportunities
There’s no place like home—especially at The Arboretum. Here, beautiful home designs, crafted by Lennar and inspired by nature, are complemented by a wide range of single-family options uniquely suited to every need.
At the entrance of this striking gated community, Azalea welcomes you in. These one- and two-story homes bring up to 3,339 square feet of space—with available NextGen® suites to keep guests or extended family close and comfortable. Featuring up to five bedrooms and four bathrooms, there’s plenty of room to spread out or come together.
If you’re searching for cozy spaces that pack a punch, you’re searching for Blue Sage or Dayflower. Ranging from 1,563 to 1,970 square feet, these three- and four-bedroom homes offer enough room to live it up thanks to convenient top-floor bedrooms and an open-concept main floor with access to a private backyard.
Wildrose brings even more variety to the table—that’s why these homes feel tailor-made to your family’s routine. You can choose from floor plans ranging from 1,905 to 3,105 square feet and featuring between three to five bedrooms. Plus, this neighborhood’s convenient location at the heart of the community puts you at the threshold of the Gardens Clubhouse, a daycation-inspired amenity dedicated to fun for all ages.
The six current new-home neighborhoods at The Arboretum place you within minutes of every convenience, as well as a growing network of parks and trails that connect you to a rich lifestyle and amenities beyond imagination. Don’t hesitate—put yourself on the path to your perfect home today. Our models are open daily, so drop by our Welcome Center for a chance to take a tour or give us a call at (909) 487-1986 to get a sense of home. Your ideal space awaits.An Amenity for Everyone
Inhale. Exhale. At the heart of The Arboretum, surrounded by scenic mountain views, lies the Gardens Clubhouse. An amenity unlike any other, this space puts your wellness at the forefront in every way.
Good times poolside? You can say that again. Enjoy a refreshing dip at this resort-inspired amenity, where a sparkling lounge pool and spa offer the perfect spot to wind down. Looking to unleash your inner Olympian? This is your spot.
When you’re feeling a little siesta under the sun, find your way toward one of our cozy poolside cabanas. Eager to catch up with neighbors-turned-friends? Strike a pose at the outdoor yoga space or grill up an alfresco meal at the BBQ Pavilion—nothing pairs better with our next-level amenities than your company.
At The Arboretum, our indoor spaces also welcome leisure and activity of every kind. We’re looking at you, cyber café. While workspaces serve as an extension of your home office, reservable event spaces provide an exclusive spot to gather and celebrate. From small joys to big moments—there’s room for every occasion.
And for the littlest members of the brood, a world of wonder awaits. Let your kids play, explore and thrive at a dedicated tot lot or bond with your four-legged fur babies at the bark park, right in the community.
Whether you’re looking to breeze through your workout goals at a state-of-the-art fitness center or finding your zen-ter at one of Gardens Clubhouse’s daycation-inspired hangout spots—drop by and let us take mundane off your plate. A warm welcome always awaits!