Community Events at Vista Lakes
Residents of Vista Lakes look forward to a number of community-wide events throughout the year that encourage them to get out and socialize with their neighbors and friends. Some events include the regularly scheduled Movie in the Park series, garage sales, dine-in movies, and even block parties. Other events and gatherings organized by the Events Committee include Spring Picnics, Fiesta in the Park & Egg Hunt, Fathers’ Day Celebration, National Night Out, Independence Day Celebration, Trick or Treat, and the annual Christmas Winter Wonderland Event.
Recreation at Vista Lakes
Residents of Vista Lakes don’t have to search very far to enjoy in some recreational fun; in fact, all they have to do is just go a few steps out their front door! Whether you’re looking to go swimming or wading at any of the community’s three pools, want to play a few games of tennis or run a few laps around the soccer field, enjoy in a picnic at Amhurst Park, Vista Lake Park, or Milford Haven Park in Newport, take a leisurely stroll around the lakeside trail or even go boating, Vista Lakes has something for you. A Residents’ Club is also available in the community for the benefit of residents.
Students living in Vista Lakes attend Primrose School, Vista Lakes Elementary School, Odyssey Middle School, and Colonial High School. They may also attend the public schools of the Orange Country Public Schools district which is made up of 117 elementary, 36 middle and 18 high schools. Private and parochial schools are also available throughout Orange County and are ready to serve the educational needs of students in a faith-based learning environment.
For those who are ready to embark on a collegiate level learning career, University of Central Florida is located nearby, as are Valencia Community College, Florida Southern College, and Seminole Community College. Private seminaries, trade schools, universities and colleges located in the Orlando metro area include Asbury Theology Seminary, Barry University School of Law, Strayer University, Rollins College, Florida Institute of Technology, Webster University, Florida A&M, Full Sail University, and Florida Metropolitan University, along with a long list of many others.
Economy & Job Market in the Greater Orlando Area
When one thinks of the Greater Orlando area’s economy and job market, tourism and the entertainment industries come to mind with Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios taking the lead. Although the tourism, travel, hospitality and retail industries serve as the heart of the area’s economy, other industries such as agriculture, aerospace, military defense, technology and biotechnology greatly contribute to the county’s economic make up. The convention industry is also a major economic contributor as The Orange County Convention Center is recognized as the second largest convention center in terms of space in the United States. Film, television and the electronic gaming industry also have a major presence within the local economy with Universal Studios, Full Sail School, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Florida Interactive Entertainment Academy providing internship and employment opportunities for residents.
Major companies headquartered in the Greater Orlando area include Lockheed Martin, Electronic Arts, Siemens, JetBlue, Darden Restaurants, Inc., The Walt Disney Company, Symantec, Pulte Homes, Ryland Homes, AirTran, Tupperware Corp., NBC Universal and Oracle Corporation.
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