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April 24, 2017

General Information

Softball Complex Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Buffalo Glen, Knudson, Saddlebrook, and Soaring Eagle Softball Complexes will be closed for maintenance April 16, 2017   through April 28, 2017.  The complexes will have general maintenance and upkeep completed.  Aeration and weed control will also occur in the infields and outfields.  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 Pimlico Recreation Center at 352-259-6990.


The Villages Senior Games

The Villages Senior Games continue to grow and provide fun, fellowship, fitness and competition for all Villages residents. The focus of The Villages Senior Games is not winning, but participating. Many recreation facilities will be utilized April 24-30, 2017 and signs will be posted at these facilities.  If you have any questions or concerns, please speak to the recreation center manager.  We thank you for your understanding!


Softball Evaluations

The softball evaluations held every Tuesday morning will be suspended until Tuesday, May 9, 2017.  Evaluations will resume on May 9th at 8:00am at the Buffalo Glen Softball Complex. 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 Pimlico Recreation Center at 352-259-6990.




AARP Tax Aide - UPDATED 2/21/2017

Tax-Aide appointments can be made online for the upcoming tax season at www.villagestaxaide.com , then click the red Appointments button.  Be sure to bring last year’s tax return to your appointment as we will have no data from prior years.  If you have a question, please 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. 
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
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 1
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 2

El Santiago Executive Golf Course Closure

To ensure a successful transition from winter play, the District Executive Golf Management Team is temporarily closing the El Santiago Executive Golf Facility, effective April 9, 2017.  This closure will allow us to begin cultural programs early after a busy winter of residents enjoying the larger cups and a successful renovation last summer.  Please stay tuned to www.DistrictGov.org for additional updates and we look forward to re-opening!  We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact the District Executive Golf Offices at 352-753-3396.


Savannah Center Sports Pool Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Savannah Center Sports Pool will be closed for improvements from May 1, 2017 through May 22, 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 Savannah Center at 352-750-6084.

Community Development District 3

Saddlebrook Pickleball Court Closure - UPDATED 3/31/2017

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Saddlebrook Recreation Center Pickleball Courts will be closed for resurfacing from April 11, 2017 to April 25, 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 Pimlico Recreation Center at 352-259-6990.



Saddlebrook Tennis Court Closure - UPDATED 3/31/2017

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Saddlebrook Tennis Courts will be closed for resurfacing from April 11, 2017 to April 25, 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 Pimlico Recreation Center at 352-259-6990.


Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center Closure – UPDATED 1/7/2017

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Saddlebrook Village Recreation Center and swimming pool will be closed for renovations beginning January 2017 through early summer.  The outdoor courts and picnic pavilion will remain open during this time.  All resident lifestyle volunteer groups have been relocated; please contact the club leader for specific information.  Portable restrooms are available east of the entrance of Saddlebrook for residents and guests utilizing the Saddlebrook outdoor courts or adjacent golf course.  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 Recreation Administration at 352-674-1800.  Please continue to visit www.DistrictGov.org for future updates.

Community Development District 4

Chatham Tennis Courts

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Chatham Recreation Center Tennis Courts will be closed for resurfacing from Wednesday, April 26, 2017 to Friday, May 12, 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 Chatham Recreation Center at 352-753-4570.

Community Development District 5

Lake Miona Bocce Court Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Lake Miona Recreation Center Bocce Courts will be closed for maintenance from Monday, April 24, 2017 to Wednesday, April 26, 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 Lake Miona Recreation Center at 352-430-2950.


Lake Miona Enterprise Room Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Lake Miona Recreation Center – Enterprise Room will be closed for maintenance from Monday, May 8, 2017 to Friday, May 19, 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 Lake Miona Recreation Center at 352-430-2950.


Villa Road Maintenance - UPDATED 3/17/2017

The District Property Management Department is coordinating with Rainey Construction to mill and overlay the Villa roads in VCDD No. 5 and 6 that were not previously completed.  The work is scheduled to begin on January 16, 2017 and continue through July 2017.  Each home impacted by this work will be notified with additional instructions and information.  Please note that this schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.
Please click here to view the schedule.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact District Property Management at (352) 753-4022. 


Community Development District 6

Lake Shore Cottages Pool Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Lake Shore Cottages Pool will be closed for mill/overlay of the parking lot May 8, 2017 to May 13, 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 Canal Street Recreation Center at 352-205-8571.


Canal Street Recreation Center & Billiard Room Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Canal Street Recreation Center will be closed for maintenance on May 20, 2017.  The Warwick Room will also be closed for the installation of table pockets on May 9, 2017. These schedules may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Canal Street Recreation Center at 352-205-8571.


Villa Road Maintenance - UPDATED 3/17/2017

The District Property Management Department is coordinating with Rainey Construction to mill and overlay the Villa roads in VCDD No. 5 and 6 that were not previously completed.  The work is scheduled to begin on January 16, 2017 and continue through July 2017.  Each home impacted by this work will be notified with additional instructions and information.  Please note that this schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances, including weather.
Please click here to view the schedule.  If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact District Property Management at (352) 753-4022. 

Community Development District 7

Colony Cottage Sports Pool

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Colony Cottage Sports Pool will be closed on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 for maintenance. It is scheduled to reopen on Thursday, April 27th.  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 Colony Cottage Regional Center at 352-750-1935.

Community Development District 8

Fish Hawk Bocce Courts

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Fish Hawk Bocce Courts will be closed for resurfacing from May 1, 2017 to May 3, 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 Fish Hawk Recreation Center at 352-750-3525.


Sterling Heights Tennis Court Re-Opening

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Sterling Heights Tennis Courts were closed for Maintenance Repairs and are now open for play!  Please stop by to see the improved facilities!  If you have any questions or need additional information please contact the Sterling Heights Recreation Center at 352-753-4510.

sterling heights tennis court reopening

Community Development District 9

Sweetgum Executive Golf Course

To ensure a successful transition from winter play, the District Executive Golf Management Team will be temporarily closing the Sweetgum Executive Golf Facility, effective April 23, 2017.  Some of the cultural programs that will occur during the closure include aeration and topdressing.  We appreciate your patience as we continue to meet your expectations in maintaining the infrastructure through the recommendations and agricultural programs that were implemented last fall.  If you have any questions or need additional information on this transition, please contact District Executive Golf Offices at 352-753-3396.


Bradenton Pool Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Bradenton Pool will be closed for deck repair from April 27, 2017 to April 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 Bradenton Recreation Center at 352-674-8380.

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

No updates at this time.