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Shorty Robbins
Parks and Recreation Manager
100 E. 1st Street
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
100 E. 1st Street
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   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! 

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!

Click here for a park map! 

                                   Click here for a list of facility rentals!

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