Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.  Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.
Public Records Custodian Florida has a very broad Public Records Law. Most written communications to or from State and Local Officials regarding State or Local business are public records available to the public and media upon request. Please forward requests to:
Jennifer McQueary, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
jennifer.mcqueary@districtgov.org
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at deedcompliance@districtgov.org to report any concerns you might have.

Recreation Events

Fall Leagues

It’s time to dust off your equipment and join us for some friendly competition in one of our many Fall Leagues!  For a copy of the league booklet and registration form, please click on the link below. 

 

Women's Cup Pickleball Tournament

Register now for the Women’s Cup Pickleball Tournament!   For a copy of the registration form, please click on the link below. 

 

Fenney Putt & Play

Please join us for the Fenney Putt & Play grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.!  Parking and transportation will be available at the Fenney Recreation Center.  For additional information, please click on the link below. 
 

Recreation News

Due to Hurricane Irma, we were unable to publish the Recreation News this week.  The club notices will be published again beginning with the September 21st edition of the Recreation News. Club contacts are still available by visiting the following link: www.districtgov.org/images/ClubsListing.pdf.  This is an alpha listing of all the clubs and the contact’s name and phone number.  We appreciate your understanding.   
 

Storm Recovery

As the District continues to assess damages caused by Hurricane Irma, we are happy to announce that several of our offices and recreation facilities are able to re-open.  As the safety of residents of The Villages community and District staff remain our top priority, please understand that although some facilities will be open, storm recovery and clean-up will be an ongoing process.   To view an updated list of closures and information related to storm recovery, please visit the main page of www.Districtgov.org.

 

Camp Villages Participant Survey

The Recreation Department thanks you and your visiting grandchildren for participating in the Camp Villages summer activities!  Please take a few minutes to answer questions and share your comments regarding your summer experience with Camp Villages.  We look forward to providing an array of opportunities throughout the year to make memories with your grandchildren!  To take the survey, please click on the survey link below.

 

Survey

 

Resident Parades - Volunteer Notice

The Resident Parade Committee is seeking volunteers for the upcoming Italian American Parade that will be held on Tuesday, October 3rd and the Oktoberfest Parade that will be held on Tuesday, October 17th.  To learn more about the many volunteer opportunities, please contact Sally at thevillagesparades@gmail.com

 

Scheduling of Outdoor Facilities

The Recreation Department has the responsibility to manage and program the numerous recreation facilities available for your use in your community.  Staff makes every effort to provide ample play time for all residents.  Please click on link below for detailed information for use of the respective courts.

 

Fall Craft Show

Residents of The Villages have an opportunity to showcase homemade crafts at the Fall Craft Show!  The Fall Craft Show will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  For an application and listing of important dates, please click on the link below.  Please note that all applications must be received at the La Hacienda Regional Recreation Center by September 20th.  If you have any questions, please contact us at (352) 753-1716.

 

Learn & Grow with the Enrichment Academy

The Enrichment Academy is excited to announce the kickoff of our first semester curriculum! Walk-in registration at Lake Miona, La Hacienda, Eisenhower & Rohan Regional Recreation Centers will occur Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For more information, please click on the link below. To register online, please click on the following link:  Online Registration
 

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!

 

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.

 

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 appointments@villagestaxaide.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.

 

Water Coolers

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.

 

Walking Trails

The Recreation Department offers a variety of walking sidewalks and trails for residents and their guest to enjoy.  Please click on the link below 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.
Contact Us
Recreation Administration
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, FL  32162

Phone: 352-674-1800
Fax: 352-674-1805
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984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, FL  32162
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Phone: 352-674-1800
Fax: 352-674-1815

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8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., EST
Monday – Friday