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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.
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July 25, 2017

General Information

Shuffleboard Court Closures – UPDATED 7/11/2017

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, several shuffleboard courts will be closed over the next few weeks for maintenance. 

Odell Shuffleboard Courts:  July 24, 2017 – July 27, 2017
Mission Hills Shuffleboard Courts:  July 24, 2017 – July 27, 2017
Hillsborough Shuffleboard Courts:  July 24, 2017 – July 27, 2017
Creekside Landing Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
St. James Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
Dunedin Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
Hadley Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
Key Largo Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
Sabal Chase Shuffleboard Courts:  July 31, 2017 – August 3, 2017
Duval Shuffleboard Courts:  August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017
Hemingway Shuffleboard Courts:  August 7, 2017 – August 11, 2017

These schedules may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Recreation Administration at (352) 674-1800.


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 .


Polo Fields

The polo player entrance gate off of Buena Vista Boulevard will be locked beginning December 15, 2015 until further notice.   All clubs will need to enter through the electronic gate at the south end during off season.  Walkers and approved Resident Lifestyle Groups will be allowed admittance from 7:00a.m. -12:00p.m.  The timer is being set and the gate will automatically open as each car/golf cart hits the pad during these hours.  For further information, please contact Saddlebrook Recreation Center at 352-259-5377.


Weather Policy

The Recreation Department has created consistent and uniform guidelines regarding inclement weather that may impact the public, health, safety and well-being of staff, volunteers, participants and facilities.  Please click here for the complete guidelines!


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. 


Announcement from the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

Effective July 1, 2013, The Florida Legislature amended FS 319.14 to allow the conversion of a Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) to a golf cart.  For additional information on the process of converting a LSV to a golf cart, please click here.

Village Center & Sumter Landing Community Development District

No updates at this time.


Lady Lake / Lake County

Paradise Recreation Center Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the upper buildings of the Paradise Recreation Center will be closed for quarterly maintenance on Saturday, July 29, 2017.  The lower building is scheduled to be closed on Sunday, July 30, 2017.  These schedules may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Paradise Recreation Center at 352-753-0637.


Hill Top Executive Golf Course Closure

Due to extensive work to reroute the irrigation mainline pipe from the current position near the Paradise Fire Station, the Hill Top Executive Golf Course is currently closed.  This closure is to ensure the playing surfaces are protected with the reduced watering capabilities of the superintendent. As soon as the pipe is completed, the course will reopen for normal operations and play.


Rio Grande Lawn Bowling / Croquet Court Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Rio Grande Lawn Bowling / Croquet Court will be closed beginning Monday, July 24, 2017 for greens maintenance.   It is scheduled to reopen on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 7:30 a.m.  This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Chula Vista Recreation Center at 352-753-0002.

Community Development District 1
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 2
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 3

Storm Pipe Repairs

Sumter County will be performing storm pipe repair work on the sections depicted on the attached map in District 3.  This work is anticipated to occur over the next few weeks. 


Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center  – UPDATED 7/10/2017

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. 

Saddlebrook Grand Re-Opening

Community Development District 4

Amberwood and Oakleigh Executive Golf Course Closures

The District Executive Golf Management Team is temporally closing the Amberwood and Oakleigh Executive Golf facilities, effective immediately.  These courses are being closed to begin the water management implementations required for lowering certain water retention basins that have met capacity.  This also enables us to move water to areas with lower levels. This movement of water from one area to another helps the District ensure the integrity of our holding capabilities throughout the various retention basins.  We anticipate reopening in a very short time period and appreciate your patience.  Please stay tuned to www.DistrictGov.org for additional information and updates. If you have any questions or need additional information on this transition, please contact District Executive Golf Offices at 352-753-3396.

Community Development District 5

Laurel Manor Sports Pool Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Laurel Manor Sports Pool will be closed for maintenance July 26, 2017 through July 28, 2017. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Laurel Manor Recreation Center at 352-751-7110.


Lake Miona Recreation Center Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Lake Miona Recreation Center will be closed for quarterly maintenance on Sunday, July 30, 2017. All outside facilities will remain open. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Lake Miona Recreation Center at 352-430-2950.

Community Development District 6

No updates at this time.

Community Development District 7
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 8
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 9

No updates at this time.


Community Development District 10
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 11

No updates at this time.

Community Development District 12
No updates at this time.