Lake Christopher Homes Association
Lake Christopher Homes Association


The Lake Christopher community surrounds beautiful Lake Christopher in the Centerville District of Virginia Beach, Virginia. We are near the intersection of Indian River Road and Kempsville Road, about 1 mile from I-64 and Regent University. There are 361 homes and four private parks in the Lake Christopher community, surrounding our 60 acre private lake. Public schools serving Lake Christopher are Tallwood High School, Brandon Middle School, and Indian Lakes Elementary School.

The Lake Christopher Homes Association (LCHA) consists of every person who owns a lot in Lake Christopher. This association of homeowners, which is a corporation, has existed since the 1970's. There is a nine member Board of Directors which governs the association, and of this nine member board there are the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.


Christmas Decoration Contest

Sponsored by the Lake Christopher Garden Club


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!!!


Judges will be walking and driving around Lake Christopher from Friday, December 15th to Monday, December 18th, 2017!


Winners of both the Halloween and Christmas contests will be anounced in the next edition of The Legacy.


Virginia Beach Foster Care Program


The Virginia Beach Foster Care Program needs caring and supportive individuals, like you. On average, there are over 200 children in the temporary custody of Virginia Beach Department of Human Services.

The letter below was received by the LCHA, and contains details on information sessions.  Although this web posting may not be in time for you to plan to attend a session, the contact information is still relevant.  Please feel free to contact Ryan Jones @ (757) 385-3272 or if you want to learn more about the Foster Care Program.


Virginia Beach Foster Parent
Foster Parent Information.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [65.9 KB]

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Flood Insurance Survey


The LCHA has been contacted by RTI International, a non-profit research institute that is partnering with DHS on a project designed to understand how people in Virginia think about flooding and flood insurance, and what their experiences with flooding have been. 


They understand that the potential for flooding is a particular issue in some parts of Virginia, and they’re interested in reaching residents of communities in the Chesapeake, Norfolk, Newport News, Portsmouth, and Virginia Beach areas.  While working through the City of Virginia Beach, they learned about our HOA, and are asking us to help them with their current survey.


Interested residents can participate in this study through one the following ways:


1. Through a link to an online version of the survey (preferred).  You can preview the survey by opening the survey document below, and then complete the survey itself online at this link:


2. Print and fill out the survey form (below).  RTI staff would then either pick up the completed surveys or provide a self-addressed envelope with pre-paid postage for mailing the surveys back to them.


The survey is funded by DHS. The survey is completely voluntary and it is unpaid. However, the results of the survey are extremely important and community members may find the survey interesting or helpful. Results from the survey will be used to help them to develop education and other materials that will help people in our community. It shouldn’t take more than 15 minutes to complete.


For questions about the survey itself, contact Sarah Ray, Communication Scientist, Science in the Public Sphere Program, Center for Communication Science, RTI International, Century Center 1, 2987 Clairmont Rd. NE, Suite 400, Atlanta, GA 30345, 770.407.4934

DHS Flood Survey
VA Flood Survey.docx
Microsoft Word document [244.7 KB]

2017 Neighborhood Watch (NW) Training


The Lake Christopher Community is being invited by the VBPD Crime Prevention Unit to help reduce crime or potential crime in the neighborhood by learning crime prevention techniques, networking throughcommunications, and finally; Neighborhood Watch.


The VBPD is conducting community training for residents at the following dates and locations:


  • Wed, June 21st, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Municipal Center Bldg #19
  • Tues, August 8th, 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Bayside Library
  • Wed, September 20th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Municipal Center Bldg #19
  • Wed, October 11th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Central Library
  • Tues, December 12th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Municipal Center Bldg #19


This training is free and available to all residents of Lake Christopher, not just NW block captains.  The city wants 15% of a community trained for an effective NW program.  Please plan to attend one of the sessions!


Contact Sharon White or MPO Bryant (our VBPD liaison) for more information.  Advance registration is not required.


Trees and Shrubs!


Thinking of planting shrubs or trees?  Not sure what kind to plant?  Visit the Garden Club page to see a list of recommended shrubs and trees for our area.

If you Swim in the Lake...


Remember, there are no lifeguards on duty.  See the Parks and Lake page for more information.

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  • Sunday, December 10th, Santa in the Park, 2:00pm.
  • Tues, December 12th, Neighborhood Watch Training, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Municipal Center Bldg #19
  • Monday, December 18, 2017, LCHA Board Meeting

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