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Welcome to Great Island at the Pinehills! We are a community of 600 homes, specially designed for active adults who are 55 and older. Our website is your one-stop-shop for all things Great Island. Here, you will find information about our neighborhood, clubs, activities, rules and regulations, and the resources available to our residents in our clubhouse.
 
As part of the larger Pinehills community, our residents have access to a wide range of amenities including miles of walking trails, tennis and bocce courts, exercise rooms, pools, ponds and golf. There are at least a dozen golf courses within a 30-40 minutes drive and two right across the street. All of these are set in an idyllic woodland retreat, making Great Island the perfect place for active adults to call home.
 
Whether you're a current resident or considering joining our community, our website is the best source of news, information, and resources for the residents of Great Island. Please take the time to explore our website and discover all that Great Island has to offer. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us. We look forward to welcoming you to Great Island.
 
See all our Activities, on the date and time Calendar 
 

Latest News

Change of Lecture Topic from Center for Coastal Studies
Posted on Feb 2nd, 2024
Great Island Activities Group regrets that they have just been informed that Stormy Mayo, who was to lecture on the North Atlantic Right Whales of Cape Cod Bay, will not be able to make it on the scheduled date. He will reschedule his Whale Lecture at Great Island as soon as he is available.  Meanwhile Bryan Legare, Manager of the Shark Ecology Research Program at the Center for Coastal Studies, has agreed to come and lecture on Friday February 23rd at 7pm on his specialty – SHARKS. His talk is entitled “Shared Spaces: Understanding Shark Habitat Use and Behavior.”
 
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The Good Neighbor Program for Winter Help
Posted on Nov 30th, 2023
The Great Island Good Neighbor Program, now in its 9th year, identifies by street fellow residents who are willing - at their discretion - to assist neighbors who may find it difficult handling some of the winter seasonal challenges such as putting out their trash bins, applying ice melt to drives, walks and front steps, and clearing snow away from gas meters and vents
 
The list of Good Neighbors is available under Helpful Info.
 

Upcoming Events

Managing Caregiver Burn Out
Friday, January 26th to Thursday, March 28th, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
A workshop on Managing Caregiver Burn Out will be presented by Dovetail Companies on Thursday, March 28th 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  There is no fee for this workshop - please sign up at the Clubhouse if you wish to attend.
 
Understanding Shark Habitat Use and Behavior
Thursday, February 1st to Friday, February 23rd
On Friday Feb 23rd at 7 PM the Great Island Activities Group will host a lecture on "Shared Spaces: Understanding Shark Habitat Use and Behaviour" given by Bryan Legare, Manager of the Shark Ecology Research Program at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown.   Clipboard sign-up at the Clubhouse.
 
 
Candlepin Bowling
Friday, February 2nd to Thursday, February 29th
Join us for Candlepin Bowling on Thursday February 29th at Alley Cat Bowling Lanes, 7 Tarklin Road, Kingston, 781-585-2191 Sign up via clipboard before Feb 28th.  Please be at bowling lanes no later than 3:45 PM.