Countless recreation options are available for Lake Mary residents. Surrounding City Hall, Central Park is the epicenter of Lake Mary's parks system. Presenting shady paths, reflecting pond and picnic tables, residents can enjoy the outdoors for a day or a special event. Liberty Park is also situated in the heart of the city, on the shore of East Crystal Lake, featuring picnicking options, a boardwalk and playgrounds. Recently, Lake Mary opened a skate park that accommodates skate boarders, BMX bicycles, and in-line skaters. Amenities feature more than 8,000 square feet of concrete arena with a seven foot deep bowl.
For the golf enthusiast, four of Central Florida's top-rated country clubs boasting championship golf courses are nearby, including, Heathrow, Alaqua, Timacuan, and Magnolia Plantation Country Clubs. For soccer lovers, the U.S. Soccer Federation's National Training Center is just a few miles north where amateurs and professionals train and compete. As the ?City of Lakes,? water recreation is a favorite pastime for most of Lake Mary's populace. The Wekiva River welcomes canoeists; the St. Johns River is world renowned for its fishing and wildlife and Lake Monroe holds the Citrus Sailfest, the largest inland sailing regatta in the nation. Of course, the sandy ocean beaches are close enough to enjoy anytime.
Lake Mary and nearby Orlando offers plenty of great events planned year-round. Traditional events include the springtime Bluegrass Festival in nearby Apopka, summertime movies in the park, and community hosted events. While Orlando is probably best known as a family vacation destination, it's also a dream location for adult residents. Happening happy hours and themed nightspots of every persuasion, from medieval banquets to piano bars and country and western clubs provide endless options for a night on the town. Romantic date spots and grown-up indulgences like fine dining, championship golf, and pampering spa treatments add to the comprehensive appeal. Orlando offers you such a diverse range of leisure activities that residents will find something for everyone in the family.
Whether it's the diverse recreational opportunities, the wide range of housing and economic diversity or the beautiful weather, Lake Mary and the surrounding communities afford a quality of life second to none.