Lengthy summers and mild winters create ideal recreation conditions in Central Florida year-round. The area’s many waterways host a wide variety of activities and drier pastimes abound as well. Recreation sports include bicycling, fishing (the Tikki Bar on Lake Minneola is excellent and is only 20 minutes from Villa 500), golf, hot air ballooning, jogging and walking, tennis, watersports.

Spectator Sports include: baseball, basketball, football, greyhound racing, hockey and Jai-Alai.