I first heard about pickleball from a friend who lives in an active adult community in New Mexico. She described the sport as a cross between tennis, badminton and ping-pong. I though it was some crazy made-up sport, only played in secluded pockets of the country. I was right about it being a crazy, made-up sport, but it is one of the fastest growing sports in the country, … [Read more...] about The Villages is Pickleball Paradise
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.