April 24, 2017
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!
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.