Our Story

Established in 1968, as a 55+ community, Mainlands Sections 1 and 2 is located in Tamarac, Florida. Our community, consisting of 529 homes, is situated close to the Florida Turnpike, I-95, Sawgrass Expressway and a short drive down Commercial Boulevard to Lauderdale by the Sea beach.

Mainlands Sections 1 and 2 is called home to many permanent residents as well as many seasonal residents wishing to get away from the cold winter months of the north to enjoy the warmth and the sunshine of South Florida. Our community offers many amenities that add value to the lives of our homeowners:


✓ Library
✓ 2 Heated Community Pools
✓ Lawn Care (Irrigation and mowing)

✓ Billiards
✓ Pétanque Courts
✓ Shuffleboard Courts

Within walking distance is the beautiful Mainlands Park. This amazing park includes a multi-use trail, a nature kiosk, fitness stations (including an energy fitness station), fishing pier/observation platform, covered picnic tables, drinking fountains, restroom facilities, and parking. In addition, we have a beautiful Clubhouse equipped with a commercial kitchen to accommodate the wide variety of entertainment and activities offered to our residents including dinners, movie nights, BBQ’s and dances. Mainlands Sections 1 and 2 also provides helpful onsite management to assist in any way needed. Come join the community! In Mainlands 1 and 2, it′s senior living at its best!  

Our Events & Activities

✓ Bible Study – Mondays 10:00 AM – Clubhouse
✓ Billiards – Anytime – Administration Building
✓ Library – Anytime – Administration Building
✓ Mah-Jong – Tuesdays – 12:00 PM – Owlsnest Lounge
✓ Men’s Club – TBA
✓ Movie Night – Mondays 7:00 PM – Clubhouse
✓ Pétanque – Dawn to dusk daily
✓ Pools – Dawn to dusk daily
✓ Shuffleboard – Dawn to dusk daily
✓ Women’s Club – TBA
✓ Board of Directors Meeting – 3 rd Wednesday of the Month – 7PM

Our Administration


Paul Mutchler

Susan O’Sullivan

Wanda Brown

Manuel Thomas

Brian Beaton

Karen Dewar

Bonnie Levine

Mainlands Sections 1 & 2, known for our friendly atmosphere, is governed by a duly elected Board of Directors that care about their community.
Our volunteer Board of Directors’ help provide staff, resources, and experience so Mainlands Sections 1 & 2 Civic Association and community can thrive. Because our Board of Directors care about their community, they strive to work together as a team to make positive decisions and set measurable goals that add value to the lives of the homeowners.
Proven teamwork and effective communication between our board members improves trust and collaboration as well as enhances the flow of information between the board members and homeowners as they stive to be informative and transparent.
Your board of directors can be contacted at any time by email. Don’t hesitate to use our contact links to voice your concerns, compliments, ideas or share constructive criticism.
The participation of all the community is what makes Mainlands 1 & 2 such a wonderful place to live!

⬧ manuel.thomas@mymainlands1-2.org

⬧ brian.beaton@mymainlands1-2.org
⬧ karen.dewar@mymainlands1-2.org
⬧ bonnie.levine@mymainlands1-2.org

Board of Directors meetings, open to all homeowners, are held monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 7 PM.
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