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Recreational Activities

Tangerine Woods has many activities and volunteer opportunities for its residents to enjoy.

TWERC: The Tangerine Woods Elected Recreation Committee (aka TWERC) is authorized by the Board of Directors to support various activities offering an active lifestyle to the residents of Tangerine Woods. Following are some of the activities which the community enjoys.

FULL ACTIVITIES LIST:

  • A Day Away

  • Bingo

  • Blood Mobile

  • Bocce

  • Book Club

  • Bridge

  • Bulletin Board

  • Ceramics

  • Chair Aerobics

  • Christmas Decorations

  • Christmas Luminaries

  • Corn Hole (Bean Bag Toss)

  • Craft Fair/Flea Market

  • Cribbage

  • Dominoes

  • Easter Egg Hunt

  • Euchre

  • Exercise Room

  • Golf; Men (M, W, TH), Women,  Couples

  • Hand and Foot

  • Horseshoes

  • Kayaking

  • Lazy Daze & Lazy Dazies

  • Library

  • Line Dancing

TENNIS: Tangerine Woods has two well-kept tennis courts which are in daily use year-round. During the winter season, the club participates in ladies, men's, and mixed doubles on a weekly basis against other communities in the area. These matches always provide great entertainment for both competitors and spectators. An intrapark tournament is played in March for all residents who enjoy playing the game. Tennis is well-supported during the summer months by year-round residents who play daily as well. There is no doubt that belonging to the TW Tennis Club provides the members with many fun-filled hours of competitive tennis, plus the opportunity to enjoy new friendships.

BOCCE: The very active bocce court displays great competitive games among the residents. Bocce lasts from January through March and is held four days a week. Yearly in March, a trophy luncheon salutes the winners.

 

SHUFFLEBOARD: Eight shuffleboard courts hold league play every winter. Ladies, Men's, and Mixed Pairs all play at various times throughout the week. In the spring, a Trophy Luncheon is held to salute the winners of each category.

HORSESHOES: The horseshoe pit draws both men and women who participate in the annual singles and doubles tournament held in February and March. The pit is open for general use year round.

 

GOLF: The men's leagues enjoy golfing at a variety of courses in the area each week.  The women's league currently golfs at a local links course.  Both men's and women's leagues look forward to the tournament at the end of the season. The couples league meets every other week for a fun round of golf followed by a social activity.

GAMES (YEAR-ROUND)

  • Bingo-The clubhouse is filled with the calling of numbers each Wednesday for this enjoyable pasttime.

  • Hand and Foot-A card game based on Canasta. Four to six players make books of numbers and play with partners to win the game.

  • Billiards/Pool

  • Bridge-Duplicate and Regular Tournament Play

  • Dominoes

  • Euchre

  • Mah Jongg (with lessons available)-A large group of players gather each week to enjoy playing this Chinese tile game. American Mah jongg rules are used by the members.

  • Pinochle

  • Poker

  • Texas Hold-Em-This popular form of Poker is now played weekly by some enthusiastic men and women.

  • Cribbage-This pegs and cards game is played on Tuesday nights.

 

INTELLECTUAL ACTIVITIES (WINTER SEASON)

  • Book Club-Books change monthly and members enjoy discussing the many themes.

  • 55 Alive Program-to improve driving skills

  • Memoir Writing-An excellent group that will help new people write down their past memories. They may also listen to the interesting stories of the other group members.

  • Trivia 

HEALTH 

  • Nurses' Group-blood pressure screenings and flu shot clinics

 

EXERCISE (YEAR-ROUND)

  • Swimming in the beautiful, large pool, plus an attractive hot tub

  • Water Aerobics, Water Jogging/ Aqua Fitness

  • Fast Walking, Fast Walking Fit and Tone, Chair Aerobics

  • Exercise Room is air-conditioned and includes exercise bikes, elliptical and treadmill machines and a bowflex

  • Line Dancing is a lively group of people who enjoy this form of exercise while dancing to popular songs of all genres 

  • Chair yoga encourages gentle stretching through the use of video instruction

 

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Weekly Saturday Morning Coffee for socializing and information

  • Parties and Entertainment- The recreation committee presents many wonderful events including live shows, dances and parties.

  • Day Away Trips-An opportunity to explore other parts of Florida while attending various events.

  • Movie Night-Enjoyable movies are shown on our 65" TV screen in the clubhouse monthly usually on Friday night. *Temporarily suspended while the clubhouse is recovering from Hurricane Ian.

  • W.I.N.G.S. -A group for widowed women who meet for dinner regularly throughout the season to enjoy socialization and support.

 

ARTS-RELATED ACTIVITIES

  • Ceramics-Residents enjoy a special room for creating decorative pieces. Lessons are willingly given by our resident ceramicists.

  • Quilting Club-A talented group of women meets weekly to share ideas on quilting. All experience levels participate to share projects and improve skills. Each year, the club members work together to create a beautiful new quilt to be raffled. Socializing and stitching…..what could be better? 

  • Woodcarving-The group's members enjoy carving various special creations with their knives. Beginner tools are available to help get you started.

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  • Mah Jongg

  • Master Calendar

  • Memoir Writing

  • Memorial Table

  • Name Tags

  • Party Photos/Residents Album

  • Pickleball

  • Pinochle

  • Poker/Texas Hold'em 

  • Quilting Club

  • Saturday Coffee

  • Showcase

  • Shuffleboard

  • Social Affairs

  • Storage Trailer

  • Sunshine Band

  • Tangerine Topics

  • Tennis

  • TW Nurses Group

  • Water Aerobics 

  • Website Committee

  • Welcoming Committee

  • W.I.N.G.S.

  • Woodcarving

  • Yoga

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