Learn & Grow with The Enrichment Academy
The Enrichment Academy is excited to announce the kickoff of their new curriculum! Please join us from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on August 3, 2017 for the Learn & Grow Expo at Lake Sumter Landing Market Square.
For information about the expo and to obtain registration information, please click on the link below. We look forward to seeing you there!
Walk-in registration will begin on August 7th for residents at select locations – Lake Miona, La Hacienda, Eisenhower & Rohan Regional Recreation Centers. Registration will take place at these locations Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
July is National Park & Recreation Month
This July we will be getting our play on in our hometown! That’s right - dust off your jump ropes and lace up your sneakers because this year’s theme is “GET YOUR PLAY ON”. Come join us and sign up for any or all of the socials as we celebrate Park & Recreation Month. We will feature activities from Yoga to Water Polo and many more. Please click on the link below for a full listing of activities!
The Village of Fenney
Tour the beautiful new facilities and discover all the amenities available at the Fenney Recreation Center, Spanish Moss Recreation Center and Blue Heron Recreation Area, all located in the Village of Fenney! You can visit these centers by heading south on Morse Boulevard over SR44 to 3200 Fenney Way. For more information, please call 352-674-8460. We look forward to seeing you there!
Camp Villages 2017
Intergenerational fun for Villagers and their grandchildren!
Please join us for Camp Villages and make this a summer to remember! This exciting program offers a variety of activities for residents of The Villages and their grandchildren to enjoy together. The 9 week program begins June 12, 2017 and ends August 11, 2017. To view the complete brochure and registration information, please click on the link below.
Join Our Team
The Village Center Community Development District (VCCDD) employs staff to support the operations of The Villages® community. We contribute our successes to the members of our team! If you would like to learn more about becoming a part of our team, please click on the link below.
Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center
The Grand Re-Opening of the Saddlebrook Recreation Center is scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. We hope to see you there! Please click on the link below for additional information.
AARP Tax Aide - UPDATED 5/3/2017
AARP Tax-Aide has a Summer Program to provide assistance with IRS matters, such as Amended Returns for Tax Years 2014, 2015, and/or 2016, letters received from the IRS, or any tax-related questions. This will be at Lady Lake Library (225 W Guava St, Lady Lake, FL) on 1-3pm on Tuesdays starting May 23 and ending on October 3 (except July 4). The Library is located at 225 W. Guava Street, Lady Lake, FL 32159.Appointments can be made online at www.villagestaxaide.com
(click red Appointments button). If you have questions, email email@example.com
Lake Sumter Line Boat Tour
Welcome Aboard! Join us for a scenic tour of Lake Sumter on the Lake Sumter Line Boat Tour! Please click on the link below for additional information.
For the health, safety and wellbeing of your fellow Villagers, please refrain from opening the lids of any water coolers placed at recreation center facilities.
The Recreation Department offers a variety of walking sidewalks and trails for residents and their guest to enjoy. Please click here for additional information.
Pet Information and Pet Adoptions
The Recreation Department in conjunction with the Humane Society / SPCA of Sumter County will be hosting local pet information and adoptions days the 3rd Friday of each month at various recreation center pavilions. Please click on the link below for further information!
Recreation Center Emergency Address Information
Our dedicated staff is here to help you get the most out of your unique Villages lifestyle. When enjoying your choice of activities, we ask that you remember participating in recreational activities always involves some degree of risk. Participants assume full responsibility for and risk of bodily injury arising out of or in any way connected with participation or involvement in or presence at the activity or program. To assist you with emergency situations, the recreation department has provided all outside recreation areas with a bulletin board that has important 911 information including the address/county/phone number you are calling from. Emergency 911 phones are located at all equipment buildings and pools with pertinent emergency information. We encourage all residents to become familiar with their recreation centers and 911 information. Please when visiting any recreation center or swimming pool take a moment to locate these helpful areas.
Bicycle Friendly Community
The League of American Bicyclists has designated The Villages, Florida a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Silver Level in recognition of outstanding efforts to encourage bicycling in The Villages. The award is presented only to communities with remarkable commitments to bicycling. The award is current for four years 2014-2018. For additional information, please click on the Bicycle Information link below.
2017 Holiday Closing Schedule
For a list of the holiday closures in 2017, please click on the link below.
Lost and Found
Depending on where items are found, inexpensive items will be held for one month at La Hacienda, Laurel Manor, or Eisenhower Regional Recreation Centers. Valuables will be turned over to the Lady Lake Police Department, Sumter County Sheriff’s Office or Marion County Sheriff’s Office within 72 hours. At the end of each month, unclaimed items will be donated to local charities. The Recreation Department is not responsible for lost items.
Courtesy Phones at Recreation Facilities
Courtesy phones are available for use by residents and guests in case of an emergency or to reach a Recreation team member. Courtesy phones are available at all pools and the equipment sheds. The facility name and address are posted on the wall by the courtesy phone. For non-emergency issues you can call Community Watch. Click on the link below for a photo of one of our courtesy phones available for use.