25 Reasons to Love Lakewood Ranch

Dated: May 9 2019

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For Lakewood Ranch, 2019 marks our 25th year of creating community. Today more than 31,000 residents proudly call Lakewood Ranch home.

Although it’s hard to narrow down all the reasons why the community is beloved, we can easily highlight 25 – starting with polo and ending with the zippy new gravity rail at Bob Gardner Park.

Photo of Polo Match

UNPRETENTIOUS POLO                                                 
Polo may be known as the sport
of kings, but in Lakewood Ranch,
it’s refreshing egalitarian. Home
of the Sarasota Polo Club.


Photo of People Gathering Around a Fountain on Main Street

Resembling a Norman Rockwell
painting – Who needs Main Street
in downtown Sarasota when
everything you need is on Main
Street in Lakewood Ranch?

Photo of Polo MatchTHE MOMS ROCKThe LWR Moms Group has more than 300 members and functions as a lifeline for area mothers, especially new-to-town mothers looking to connect with other families.

Photo of Polo MatchNATHAN BENDERSON PARKConsidered a major perk, this park is huge with 600 acres of green space, 400 acres of which is an open lake dedicated to recreational sports and spectator competitions.

Photo of Polo Match

The irreverently named Village
Idiots Cycling Club takes full
advantage of LWR’s interconnected
streets, generous bike lanes and
unblemished pavement.

Photo of People Gathering Around a Fountain on Main Street

In 2006, Lakewood Ranch became
home to the Sarasota International
Cricket Club. The club runs year-
round, offering locals the chance
to learn, play or watch a match.


Read the full article in LWR Life Magazine’s spring issue, here.

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