May 23, 2017
Recreation Holiday Closures
All recreation offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2017.
The recreation centers, outdoor facilities, swimming pools, Colony Cottage, Laurel Manor, Mulberry Grove SeaBreeze & Rohan fitness clubs will be open for your enjoyment.
Guest Id Cards, Executive Trail Fees and Activity Registration will be available at La Hacienda, Lake Miona and Eisenhower Regional Recreation Centers 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 27th, Sunday, May 28th & Monday, May 29th .
Please always carry your original Villages Resident ID and be sure to tell your guest to always carry their valid photo ID showing their home address and Guest ID card when they are using a Villages recreation facility, even when accompanied by a resident. If they are under19 years of age, they must be accompanied by a Villages resident or a Villages guest 19 or over with a valid Guest ID card and photo ID.
Regular services will resume on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, enjoy your Memorial Day! If you have any questions or need further information, contact your nearest recreation center or call 352-674-1800.
Cart Path Only Executive Golf Courses
Due to drought conditions, the following golf courses will be “Cart Path Only” beginning Monday, May 15, 2017. When playing these courses, please refrain from driving your golf cart off of the cart path. This includes those residents playing with a Reasonable Accommodation Tag (RA’s). Those tags will NOT be recognized during this time at these golf courses. Please review the courses listed below and make adjustments to your tee times if necessary.
Mangrove, Palmetto, Bonita Pass, Tarpon Boil, Roosevelt, Sandhill, De La Vista
If you have any questions or need additional information on this transition, please contact District Executive Golf Offices at 352-753-3396. We appreciate your cooperation during this time.
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 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.