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.

Camp Villages November Event

Need something to do with your grandchildren over the Thanksgiving holiday?  Why not try creating a “cone-ucopia”? 

Ring in the New Year - UPDATED 11/10/2017

The Recreation Department will be hosting 5 New Year’s Eve Celebrations with entertainment, party favors and more! 

Angels of The Villages

Spread your wings and be an angel to area foster children this holiday season. 

The Villages Christmas Parade

Join us on Saturday, December 9th at the Polo Fields for this annual holiday event!

Recreation Events

Camp Villages November Event

Need something to do with your grandchildren over the Thanksgiving holiday?  Why not try creating a “cone-ucopia”?  For additional information on this exciting Camp Villages event, please click on the link below!

 

Holiday Schedule for the Recreation & Parks Department

All recreation centers, offices, fitness clubs and boat tours will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017.  The outdoor facilities, swimming pools, and billiards located at Silver Lake and Saddlebrook will remain open for your enjoyment.
All offices will remain closed on Friday, November 24, 2017 but the recreation centers and fitness clubs will reopen. 
On the following dates, Guest ID Card & Trail Fee services will be available from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the La Hacienda, Lake Miona, Eisenhower and Rohan Recreation Centers:
Friday, November 24th
Saturday, November 25th
Sunday, November 26th
Regular services will resume on Monday, November 27, 2017 and then you can start planning for your December holiday guests!  For further information, please stop by your nearest Regional Recreation Center or call 352-674-1800.

 

Ring in the New Year - UPDATED 11/10/2017

The Recreation Department will be hosting 5 New Year’s Eve Celebrations with entertainment, party favors and more!  To find out more, please click on the link below!
 

Angels of The Villages

Spread your wings and be an angel to area foster children this holiday season.  Please click on the link below for additional information.

 

The Enrichment Academy

Several courses in TEA are still available and there are new course offerings beginning in January!  Please click on the links below for additional information!

New Offerings
 

The Villages Christmas Parade

Join us on Saturday, December 9th at the Polo Fields for this annual holiday event!
 

The Village of Fenney

Tour the beautiful new facilities and discover all the amenities available at the Fenney Recreation Center, Spanish Moss Recreation Center, Blue Heron Recreation Area, Fenney Springs Nature Trail and the Putt & Play 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!  For additional information on the Putt & Play, 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.

 

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.

 

Pedestrian Paths

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

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