Lake County Florida is conveniently located in the heart of Central Florida just West of Orlando. Lake County offers something for everyone of all ages and active lifestyles. Clermont is known as the “Choice of Champions” because of its international reputation as the training ground for elite athletes. The combination of pristine lakes, rolling hills and warm climate make it an ideal location to train for triathlons, track-and-field events, water sports and more. Choice of Champions also recognizes the championship spirit. Tyson Gay, Justin Gatlin, Damu Cherry, Kellie Wells, Nina Kraft and Jason Couch are some of the many “champions” who live or train in Clermont, Florida.
Clermont is home to South Lake Hospital’s National Training Center (NTC) where fitness goals are met with inspiration, guidance and the tools you’ll need to achieve them. Members can enjoy the high-tech strength and cardiovascular equipment, private personal training, group classes and much more. The NTC also offers youth programming such as swimming, soccer and track and field to keep your whole family healthy and active. In addition, the NTC is home to dozens of Olympic athletes and serves as a warm-weather training ground for individual athletes and teams from across the nation and the globe.
Stepping into Mount Dora is like stepping into a New England town overflowing with historic charm and a small town feel unlike anywhere else in Central Florida. Residents of Mount Dora enjoy a relaxing lifestyle centered around the area’s beautiful lakes. Enjoy waterfront dining and shopping then hop back in your boat for a sunset ride home.
Mount Dora is a unique town with local eateries and boutique shopping. It’s close enough to more urban areas of Central Florida to offer a convenient commute if that’s where you choose to work or play. Enjoy being away from the hustle and bustle of other areas in Central Florida that may be more congested, but close enough to be able to enjoy it. Disney World, Epcot, Universal Studios, International Drive and all the major attractions are just a short drive away.