Welcome to Winter Haven


Lake Elbert. Winter Haven, Fla. (Photo by Tom Hagerty, Polk State.)


Known as the “Chain of Lakes City,” Winter Haven boasts 16 lakes connected by navigable canals.

Located in the heart of the state, Winter Haven is less than a one-hour drive away from Orlando and Tampa, offering an ideal location for visitors and permanent residents.

Within the city limits, you will find trendy boutiques, beaches, restaurants, numerous sports and entertainment attractions. An economically progressive city, Winter Haven offers a wealth of amenities for people to explore.

Winter Haven is best known as the home of Legoland, a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to children and families. Legoland Florida is the largest in the world, and attracts millions of visitors around the world.

A community of more than 38,000 residents, Winter Haven is an excellent place to attend school, raise a family or retire. With Disney World, Busch Gardens, SeaWorld and Universal Studios all within an hour's drive, it's also a perfect "home base" for vacations.

To learn more about Winter Haven, visit: 

Aug 17
Women's Soccer 10:00 AM
Warner University
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Aug 17
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
at Florida Southern College
Scrimmage Lakeland, FL
Aug 18
Women's Volleyball 1:00 PM
Lynn University
Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL
Aug 20
Women's Soccer 4:00 PM
Andrew College
Scrimmage Lakeland, Fla.
Aug 24
Women's Volleyball 12:00 PM
vs. State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
@ Hillsborough Community College
HCC Volleyball Invitational Tampa, FL
Aug 24
Women's Volleyball 6:00 PM
at Hillsborough Community College
HCC Volleyball Invitational Tampa, FL
Aug 25
Women's Volleyball 10:00 AM
vs. Miami Dade College
@ Neutral
HCC Volleyball Invitational Tampa, FL
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota 24-6 44-14-1
Hillsborough Community College 20-10 32-25
Polk State College 16-14 29-23
South Florida State College 13-16-1 27-27-1
Florida Southwestern 12-20 27-29
St. Petersburg College 6-23-1 18-34-1

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