Outdoor Excursions

Explore the Great Outdoors

Explore our hometown lakes with a guided excursion and enjoy the perfect backdrop provided by Mother Nature. Experience Lake Sumter and Lake Okahumpka up close as you kayak, take a scenic cruise, pontoon ride, or guided fishing tour. You’re bound to spot some native wildlife as you enjoy the beauty and serenity of being on the water! 

Surround Yourself in Nature's Beauty

Boat Tours

Cruise with friends and family on the Lake Sumter Line and learn the legend of how Lake Sumter came to be. Cameras and binoculars are encouraged, as you’re sure to spot some wildlife and breathtaking views. 

Guided Kayaking

Enjoy the wildlife and natural surroundings as you paddle your way around Lake Okahumpka or Lake Sumter. Or if you’re new to kayaking, try out the introduction class offered at Lake Okahumpka Recreation. 

Guided Pontoon Boats

Grab your binoculars and bring your camera as you cruise Lake Sumter on a pontoon boat! Your guide will share their knowledge of the environment and ecosystem while you admire the wildlife and beautiful scenery.

Guided Fishing Tours

Whether you are a seasoned sportsman or an amateur angler, you’ll love going after the trophy fish on this exclusive catch-and-release lake excursion. Step aboard!

What's New in Recreation

Come visit and experience
the lifestyle our residents
enjoy every day!

Play golf, pickleball, enjoy FREE nightly entertainment and try something new.

Stay from 4-7 nights in a private Villa, complete with golf car and bicycles, perfect for exploring The Villages and what your life could be like living in Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.


Hot Legs

A Tribute to Tina Turner




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Cost of Living

The Lofts at Brownwood brings all new apartment-style living to The Villages — featuring one, two and three-bedroom open floorplans, with on-site recreation, golf car accessibility to Brownwood Paddock Square, entertainment, dining, shopping and fun! Through your monthly amenity fee, you’ll also have access to all of The Villages’ recreation, amenities and lifestyle our 55+ community offers.

Enjoy all The Villages lifestyle has to offer. Our surprisingly affordable monthly amenity fee of just $189.00 includes:

  • Free golf on all of our executive courses*
  • Swimming, tennis, pickleball, bocce and many more facilities are all conveniently located throughout the community
  • Over 3,000 organized activities every week through our Recreation Department
  • Fishing lakes, waterfront parks and fitness trails
  • 24 hour community watch service

*A trail fee applies if you wish to use your golf car on the trails of the executive courses. 

Amenity Fee




Water & Sewer


Trash Collection


Spectrum TV & Internet


Total Per Month**


**Total cost does not include monthly rent. Please understand that all prices reflected or estimated in printed material are subject to change without notice of obligation. Some items listed above will be charged based on usage.