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Jennifer McQueary, District Clerk
984 Old Mill Run
The Villages, Florida 32162
jennifer.mcqueary@districtgov.org
Phone No. (352) 751-3939
Fax No. (352) 753-6430
Please Note Florida law prohibits the Board of Supervisors from communicating with residents about Deed Compliance or Architectural Review issues/cases.  Please contact the Community Standards Department directly at deedcompliance@districtgov.org to report any concerns you might have.
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August 20, 2017

General Information

Fenney Springs Nature Trail

Please join us for the grand opening and ribbon cutting celebration for our newest recreation area – Fenney Springs Nature Trail!  The ceremony will take place on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Fenney Springs Nature Trail.  It is located at 3200 Fenney Way, next to the recreation center in The Village of Fenney.  Please click on the link below for additional information.  We hope to see you there!

Fenney Springs Nature Trail


Softball Complex Closures

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, all softball complexes (Buffalo Glen, Knudson, Saddlebrook, and Soaring Eagle) will be closed for general maintenance Monday, August 14, 2017 through Sunday, August 27, 2017.  Some of the maintenance will include roto-tilling, laser leveling, the addition of turf-ace and new batters boxes. 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 Saddlebrook Recreation Center at 352-259-5377.


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 appointments@villagestaxaide.com .


Polo Fields

The polo player entrance gate off of Buena Vista Boulevard is locked.   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. Participants assume full responsibility for and risk of bodily injury arising out of or in any way connected with participation or involvement in or presence at the activity or program. 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

Chula Vista Floor Replacement

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Chula Vista Recreation Center will be closed beginning Friday, August 18th for floor replacement.   It is scheduled to re-open Friday, September 1st at 7:30 a.m.   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 Chula Vista Recreation Center at 352-753-0002.

Community Development District 1
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 2
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 3

No updates at this time.

Community Development District 4
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 5

Lake Miona Sports Pool Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Lake Miona Sports Pool will be closed for maintenance Wednesday, August 23, 2017 to Friday, August 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 Lake Miona Recreation Center at 352-430-2950.

Community Development District 6

Bacall Billiards Room Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Maltese Falcon Billiards Room in the Bacall Recreation Center will be closed for table recovering September 6, 2017 to September 8, 2017. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Bacall Recreation Center at 352-350-2281.


Canal Street Recreation Center Closure

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Canal Street Recreation Center will be closed for maintenance on Sunday, August 27, 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.


Community Development District 7
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 8
No updates at this time.
Community Development District 9

No updates at this time.


Community Development District 10

Big Cypress Billiards Room

In our efforts to keep the recreation facilities in optimal condition, the Goldenrod Billiards Room in the Big Cypress Recreation Center will be closed for billiard table maintenance from Wednesday, August 16, 2017 to Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. This schedule may be adjusted due to unforeseen circumstances.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the Big Cypress Recreation Center at 352-674-8385.

Community Development District 11

No updates at this time.

Community Development District 12
No updates at this time.