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Celebrate IPSC World Championships with Lakeland Parade, Water Ski Show and Fireworks

Posted on September 18th, 2014 by

Categories: Shooting, Uncategorized, Upcoming

Olympic Style Opening Ceremonies to Kick Off IPSC World Championships Frostproof may be the hub of activity for the shooting competitions for the upcoming IPSC World Shoot, the City of Lakeland will serve as the center of the ceremonial public events taking place during the event’s 19 day stint in Polk County. The largest competition […]

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Beginner Running Tips with PGTV Sports Central

Posted on September 16th, 2014 by

Categories: General, PGTV, Running

Want to get out and get fit? No better time than now. Check out these beginner running tips in the PGTV Sports Central video below.  

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on September 15th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Cycling, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. Ledger Junior Super Series Date: Saturday, September 13 – Monday, September 15 Venue:  Beerman Family Tennis Center, Lakeland – The City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation presents the Ledger Jr. Super Series at the […]

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What’s Happening in Polk County Sports

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Soccer, Upcoming

THIS WEEK IN CENTRAL FLORIDA SPORTS For a complete listing of upcoming events in Polk County, please visit our website at: CentralFloridaSports.com/events.aspx. FYSA ODP State Teams Training Date: Saturday, August 9 – Sunday, August 10 Venue: Lake Myrtle Sports Park, Auburndale – The Olympic Development Program (ODP) is an essential program inside of Florida Youth Soccer […]

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Running Shoes and Brews (or Coffee)

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 by

Categories: General, Running, Upcoming

In June, FitNiche and Red Door Wine Market were recognized on runnersworld.com as one of the 11 Great Beer Running Groups in the United States. Here’s a list of weekly pub, wine bar, and coffee house runs throughout Polk County. Tuesday Night Location: Red Door Wine Market, Lakeland Time: 6:15 p.m. Hilly 5K. Food and […]

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Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon & Duathlon July 27

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Running, Swimming, Uncategorized

7th Annual Scenic 17 Sprint Triathlon returns to Babson Park on Sunday, July 27. This year’s event is presented by Hawk Racing and hosted by Webber International University. It all begins on Saturday, July 26, 2014, as registration opens in the Yentes Center, at 3:00 p.m. The race is scheduled for Sunday, July 27, 2014. […]

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20 Ideas for Dad this Father’s Day in Central Florida

Posted on June 11th, 2014 by

Categories: Auto, Aviation, Baseball, Fishing, Fitness, General, Golf, Paintball, Shooting, Uncategorized, Water Sports

Looking for a great gift or activity that your father will enjoy this year? Check out our list of 20 ideas for Father’s Day, and you’re sure to find something he’ll enjoy! TRAVEL DEALS: Be sure to check out our Central Florida Travel Deals at VisitCentralFlorida.org/travel-deals where you will find discounts for many of the places below. Click […]

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Fireworks, Armed Forces Day & $1 Days Highlight Flying Tigers Eight-Game Homestand

Posted on May 14th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, Upcoming

The Lakeland Flying Tigers return home for an eight-game homestand against the St. Lucie Mets May 16-19 and the Charlotte Stone Crabs (Rays) May 20-23.  Tickets for all home games are available by calling the Flying Tigers at (863) 686-8075 or visiting LakelandFlyingTigers.com.  Box seats are $6 and reserved seats are $5. Seniors 55 and over […]

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Polk County’s Athlete Spotlight: DJ King of Fort Meade High School

Posted on May 13th, 2014 by

Categories: Baseball, General

Polk County is home to some of the top high school, collegiate, amateur and professional athletes in the world.  Home to more than 220 annual amateur sporting events, the Detroit Tigers and Lakeland Flying Tigers, the Florida Marine Raiders, and some of the top high school and collegiate athletic programs in the United States, there […]

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Save the Date for Polk County Commuter Services Day and National Bike to Work Day

Posted on May 7th, 2014 by

Categories: Cycling, Uncategorized, Upcoming

National Bike Month marks the fifth year anniversary of Polk County’s “Commuter Services Day,” as well as National “Bike to Work Day,” where all Polk County commuters are encouraged to save money on gas, travel, and improve health using alternative transportation modes, such as carpooling, vanpooling, public transit, biking, and walking. We invite you to […]

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