Featured Events

Community & Membership Meeting: Proton Therapy for Cancer

Learn about why Proton Therapy can provide an important alternative to traditional radiation treatment. This form of treatment which was only available in other parts of the USA now means that residents will have this form of treatment on their doorstep.

Find out more
Estero Park & Recreation Center, 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd
Estero, FL 33928 United States
+ Google Map

Village of Estero Meetings

01 May
9:30 am
14 May
15 May
9:30 am
Load More

Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

Latest news…
Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero

Road Safety in Greater Estero By Contributing Author, Mark Novitski, and Engage Estero Consultant.  Everyone has their definition of what determines road safety or, conversely, what makes our roads unsafe. In writing extensively about Corkscrew Road, I have...

read more
Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Sign-Up for Property Fraud Alerts

Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comprtroller Kevin Karnes is now offering an alert notification system for Lee County property owners to reduce fraud. When you sign-up, if a deed, mortgage, or other non-Court official record is recorded in your name, you will be...

read more

Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

Latest news…

Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

Latest news…
Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

Let’s Make Estero A HeartSafe Community!

The facts Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 300,000 lives annually. Approximately 95 percent of SCA victims die before they reach a hospital or receive medical attention. How Can We Help Reduce This...

read more

Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

Latest news…
Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

Estero High Cambridge Students Recognized

By Mike Wasson, Director, Engage Estero The Village of Estero Council issued a Proclamation its Meeting on Wednesday, March 6th honoring 39 Estero High School Students who were presented the Cambridge Outstanding Learners Awards. In his remarks, Jon McLain, Village of...

read more

Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

pedestrian and bicycle safety

Cyclist safety is a huge issue in Estero, as multiple deaths have occurred in recent years. The Village is working on a master plan for pedestrians and cyclists, but until those plans are all completed, there are habits that drivers can develop to keep everyone safe.

Ten Tips for Drivers:

  1. Appreciate Bicyclist Vulnerability
  2. Know Bicyclist’s Rights
  3. Adjust that Attitude
  4. Consider the Benefits of Bicycling — for Drivers
  5. Spare Them the Right Hook
  6. Beware the Left Turn
  7. Give Cyclists 3 Feet of Clearance
  8. Look Around – but not at your phone
  9. Look before you Exit your car
  10. Accept that Cyclists are Here to Stay

Read the full article for drivers at: https://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/coexisting-with-bicyclists-10-rules-for-drivers.html

Ten Tips for Cyclists:

  1. Inspect Your Ride
  2. Follow the Rules of the Road – all of them
  3. Think of Yourself as Invisible
  4. Be Predictable
  5. Be aware of common hazards
  6. Don’t Assume you’re in a Bike Friendly neighborhood
  7. Disengage from the rage
  8. Let Bygones by Bygones
  9. Keep your Rights in Perspective
  10. Be a Goodwill Ambassador for Bicycling

Read the full article for cyclists at: https://www.edmunds.com/car-safety/coexisting-with-drivers-10-rules-for-bicyclists.html