Winter Garden Area

Winter Garden is a city and suburb located 14 miles west of downtown Orlando in western Orange County Florida. As of 2005 the city population was 25,500. The population will continue to grow at an extremely quick rate as new housing communities are built. The Orlando metro area is predicted to grow faster than any United States metro area throughout the first quarter of the 21st century.

Schools:
Dillard Street Elementary School
  • Lake Whitney Elementary School
  • Lakeview Middle School
  • West Orange High School
  • Westside Tech

    Recreation Programming
    The Recreation department of Winter Garden offers many programs for young and old :

    • Active 50+ Programs
    • Adult Programs
    • Athletics
    • Aquatics
    • Youth Camp
    • Youth Programs

    Airports nearest to Winter Garden :

    • Orlando International Airport - (about 22 miles; Orlando, FL ID: MCO)
    • Orlando Sanford (about 29 miles; Orlando, FL; ID: SFB)
    • Lakeland Linder RGNL (about 50 miles, Lakeland FL ID: LAL)
    • Orando County (about 10 miles, Plymouth FL ID: x04)
    • Bob White Field (about 13 miles, Zellwood, FL ID: x61)
    • Executive (about 19 miles; Orlando, FL; ID: ORL)

    Points of Interest

    • Luther F. Tilden House
    • West Orange Trail
    • Winter Garden Downtown Historic District
    • Winter Garden Heritage Museum
    • Winter Garden Historic Residential District
    • Stoneybrook West Golf Club
    • Central Florida Railroad Museum
    • Garden Theatre
    • West Orange Trail
    • Winter Garden Downtown Historic District
    • Winter Garden Heritage Museum
    • Winter Garden Historic Residential District
    • Stoneybrook West Golf Club
    • Central Florida Railroad Museum
    • Garden Theatre
    • West Orange Trail
    • Winter Garden Downtown Historic District
    • Winter Garden Heritage Museum
    • Winter Garden Historic Residential District
    • Stoneybrook West Golf Club
    • Central Florida Railroad Museum
    • Garden Theatre


    Dining and Shopping:


    Historic downtown Winter Garden contains a charming collection of unique restaurants, boutiques, gift shops, and cafes, not to mention several museums, a theater, and a hotel. Daisy's Children's Boutique & Toy Store and Winter Garden Fencing Academy are the newest addition to South Main Steet in Historic Downtown Winter Garden.


    To the south, Winter Garden Village at Fowler Groves provides a vast array of chain retail and dining establishments. The 1,100,000 square feet open-air shopping center, located along Daniels Road just north of SR-429, is anchored by a Super Target, and a Lowe's.


    Area Parks:


    Braddock Park
    13460 Lake Butler Boulevard
    Amenities: Soccer, softball, playground

    Chapin Station Neighborhood Park
    501 West Crown Point Cross Road
    Amenities: Basketball courts, bicycling, leashed pets allowed, picnic area & grills, playground, tennis courts

    Dr. Bradford Memorial Park
    220 West Division Street
    Amenities: Fishing, leashed pets allowed, picnic area & grills

    Maple Street Park
    135 Florida Avenue
    Amenities: Basketball Courts, leashed pets allowed, picnic area & grills, playground, skate ramps, racquetball courts, volleyball court

    Newton Park
    31 West Garden Avenue
    Amenities: Boat ramp, fishing, leashed pets allowed, picnic area & grills, playground

    Old Fire Station Recreation Center
    127 South Boyd Street
    Amenities: Recreation programs

    Recreation Office and Farnsworth Pool
    1 Surprise Drive
    Amenities: fishing, picnic area & grills, swimming

    Veteran's Memorial Park
    420 South Park Avenue
    Amenities: Basketball courts, leashed pets allowed, picnic area & grills, multipurpose fields, softball fields, tennis courts, volleyball court, playground

    Walker Football Field & Sam Williams Little League Complex
    415 South Park Avenue
    Amenities: Football field & baseball fields

    Zander's Park and Bouler Pool
    362 11th Street
    Amenities: Basketball courts, picnic area & grills, playground, swimming

    Theatres


    The Garden Theatre
    160 West Plant Street
    Winter Garden, FL 34787
    Phone 407.877.4736
    Click here for performance schedules or more information about The Garden Theatre.

    Museums:
    The Winter Garden Heritage Foundation operates two museums in Winter Garden.

    Winter Garden Heritage Foundation
    1 North Main Street
    Winter Garden, FL 34787
    Phone: 407.656.5544

    Central Florida Railroad Museum
    101 South Boyd Street
    Winter Garden, FL 34787
    Phone: 407.656.0559