5 Hobbies to Pick Up During Retirement at The Lakes at Harmony

  As a master-planned community in Orlando, Harmony is the perfect community for your retirement. We offer a variety of amenities to keep you busy, active, and happy! Florida is known as the “Sunshine State”, so why not go outside and enjoy the beautiful weather while you’re living in Harmony? We’re highlighting five outdoor hobbies you can take part in at The Lakes. Hiking The Lakes at Harmony is perfect for those who want to enjoy a peaceful walk or hike. There are over 12.5 miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails around Buck Lake and Cat Lake. Some trails also go through beautiful nature preserves! The community was carefully designed so residents can walk, jog, or hike to parks, local schools, and the Town Square Marketplace. Hiking in Harmony is the perfect way to relax and unwind while staying active and enjoying your environment.  Bird Watching Harmony spans 11,000 acres, and 70% will remain lakes, conservation areas, and green space. You can embrace the master-planned community lifestyle at Harmony with bird watching in any of these beautiful areas. Bird watching can not only be a great opportunity to learn about different species of birds and how to identify them, but it can also be extremely relaxing. Why not give it a try and see how many different birds you can find? Swimming Residents of The Lakes at Harmony have access to a resort-style pool with a spacious pool deck at the Recreation Center. Enjoy some reading in the sun, relax at the Sunset Gazebo, or cool off in the pool! Swimming can be a great way to get some exercise and meet your neighbors at the same time. The Lakes' amenities can enrich your life here at Harmony, and swimming is just one of them. Be sure to check out our other activities at the Rec Center. Bocce Ball Ever played bocce ball? The Lakes features bocce ball courts for residents — another great way to get some exercise and socialize with other members of the community! Grab a friend or play it with a group of people to make two big teams. Bocce ball can help you unwind, laugh, and have some fun. Gardening Have you ever tried growing your own fruits and vegetables? Harmony offers a community garden that provides a great way to meet new friends, learn from others, or just have some fun! With no public access to Cat Lake, you can enjoy the peace and quiet as you improve your gardening skills and appreciate your surroundings. If you’re looking for a master-planned community with plenty of amenities and activities for your retirement, Harmony could be the perfect place for you. Download the free Neighborhoods of Harmony eBook to learn more! Neighborhoods of Harmony eBook