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Parks and Recreation
845 Lake Markham Road
Sanford, FL  32771

Responsible for Sylvan Lake Park, Red Bug Lake Park, Sanlando Park, Seminole County Softball Complex and Soldiers Creek Park

Rick Durr
Greenways and Natural Lands
845 Lake Markham Road
Sanford, FL  32771

Responsible for all Natural Lands, Streetscapes, Trails, Boat Ramps and Passive Parks


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Parks and Preservation

Sylvan Lake Park

Sylvan Lake Park

Sylvan Lake Park is located in the Sanford/Lake Mary area adjacent to Lake Sylvan.
The park features both passive and active recreational areas as well as recreational programming.

6 Athletic Fields  9 Lighted Tennis Courts  1 Mile Jogging Path  4 Lighted Racquetball Courts  2 Large Pavilions and 6 Small Pavilions  Fishing  2 Meeting Rooms Exercise Stations

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:00AM-10:00PM
Saturday-Sunday 8:00AM-8:00PM
845 Lake Markham Road
Sanford, FL 32771
(407) 665-2180


For up-to-date information on weather conditions,
class and rental cancellations, as well as other park information, 
please call our Park Status/Rainout Information Line at
(407) 665-PARK (7275), Option 5

Sanford, Florida, weather forecast 

click here for youth tennis information!

Sylvan Lake Park offers group tennis lessons for youth ages 3-17 and for all skill levels.
Whether you are tournament ready or just learning the game, there is a course for you.
Each session is taught with an emphasis on the FUNdamentals. Certified tennis professionals
provide a great learning atmosphere where skills are developed through a positive learning experience
and with a sense of accomplishment. Class sizes range from 4 to 8 players per instructor. 

Programs offered:

Junior Development (for the beginning player)
Junior Training (for the advanced player)
Junior Tennis Tournaments
Junior Team Tennis

Please click on the graphic above for schedules and more information on each program! 

Enroll your kids in our summer camp programs!

Sign up for Summer Camp!

Junior Development Tennis Summer Camp Schedule
Junior Training Tennis Summer Camp Schedule

Have your kids experience the exciting sport of tennis this summer with one of our weekly "themed" summer
tennis camps! Each session is a 4 day tennis camp with 4 hours of instruction, match play, themed crafts and games
each day. Sessions begin on Monday and end on Thursday. Classes will run rain or shine.

Please click on the links above for schedule and more information.

Click here for adult tennis information!

Sylvan Lake Park offers a variety of group tennis lessons for adults 18 and up and for all skill levels. Our certified tennis
professionals teach a variety of Development, Intermediate, Advanced, and Strategy level group lessons.
We also offer a "heart pumping" Cardio Tennis program as well as weekly and monthly adult round robin events.

Programs offered:

Development, Intermediate, Advanced and Strategy Adult Group Lessons
Monthly "Themed" Mixed Doubles Round Robin Tennis Events
Cardio Tennis

Please click on the graphic above for schedules and more information on each program!

 Click below for tournament, league, and event information!


2014 USTA Sanctioned Tournaments

2014 USTA Level 8 Rookie Tennis Tournament Series

Click here for a park map! 

                                Click here for a list of facility rentals!

For athletic field rentals, please fill out this form
and contact Judy Delemarre here.

For questions regarding adult and youth programs,
please contact Michael Baker here.