The grand opening of Everglades Recreation Center was held on Friday, November 8, 2019. Everglades is located in the Village of Marsh Bend near the northwest corner of County Road 468 and Florida’s Turnpike. This is the biggest recreation complex so far in The Villages, and spans more than ... Continue Reading » about Inside Everglades Recreation Complex (Photos / Video)
The Villages Recreation
The Villages Recreation Department organizes and runs hundreds of activities and events throughout the week at 96 Regional, Village, and Neighborhood recreation centers located throughout the community.
Regional Recreation Centers (RRC) typically consist of meeting rooms, arts & crafts room, theater, pool and outdoor facilities.
Village Recreation Centers (VRC) are a little bit smaller and consist of meeting rooms, a card room, billiards hall, kitchen, pool and outdoor facilities.
Neighborhood Recreation Centers (NRC) are even smaller still and usually contain a pool, bocce court, shuffleboard court and a horseshoe pit.
Check out some of the articles we've written about recreation in The Villages, below.
The latest issue of Vmail celebrates the opening of the Fenney Recreation Center, and takes a look at progress of two new nine-hole executive courses, Red Fox and Gray Fox. Plus, a look at all of the fun the recreation department has planned for the month of July. Take a look: ... Continue Reading » about Fenney Recreation Center Grand Opening
Based on its reputation as the fastest growing active adult community in the country, it should surprise absolutely no one that The Villages is also known for having a vast collection of clubs associated with just about every hobby, interest, and activity. But while everyone can logically assume ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Clubs and Activities
There is no arguing that golf is by far the most popular recreational activity in The Villages. However, there is plenty of debate over what activity can claim the number two spot. Fishing is definitely one of the leading candidates for that role. Because of the year-round warm weather, there ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Best Fishin’ Holes
Because golf often takes center stage at The Villages, it is often overlooked that the community is also a spectacular place for swimmers and anyone who enjoys spending their time by the pool. With more than 70 pools to choose from, there is no shortage of options, and all of the facilities are ... Continue Reading » about Swimming in The Villages
In The Villages there are lots of ways to express your creativity and even give back to the community. One of those places is at The Villages Woodshop. The Villages Woodworkers Club was started in 2001 to provide a place for Villagers who were passionate about working with wood to express ... Continue Reading » about The Villages Woodworking Shop