Wesley Chapel Parks
Located just off Boyette Road and Overpass Road, Wesley Chapel’s, first regional park, opened phase I in July of 2007, with phase II to be completed in soon. Encompassing 144 acres and offering a host of amenities to meet the needs of this growing community for Wesley Chapel Residents, you can find multiple soccer fields, football, baseball, tennis, and basketball courts, swimming pools, and boundless playgounds. The recreation facility near the center will include a gymnasium and community meeting rooms. Bike paths wind through much of the park. Tons of parking exists too, so pack up the whole family and head out for a day of fun! There are many other smaller parks too – so have fun visiting them all. Wesley Chapel provides many outdoor opportunities for families to enjoy. As Wesley Chapel grows more and more family fun things to do will become available. We could never keep up with all of the new parks and trails.
Wesley Chapel Restaurants
For such a newly occupied community, Wesley Chapel, Florida has some wonderful restaurants. The residents who live here and in the neighboring communities have no problem finding a place to dine. There are such a wide variety of restaurants to choose from and are literally so close to home; we could never keep up with them! Most of Wesley Chapel’s restaurants are franchise operated, but there are still a few of the smaller individually owned places we all enjoy. As you can imagine, there are some of your favorites just right around the corner from many of the Wesley Chapel subdivisions. Most Restaurants in this community are located right off SR 54 and Bruce B. Downs. Since restaurants come and go frequently we hesitate to recommend our favorites – have fun experiencing them all as you find them in and around Wesley Chapel.
Shopping in Wesley Chapel
Since Wesley Chapel, Florida borders New Tampa on Bruce B. Downs, there is never a problem finding a shopping center. From grocery stores to home improvement warehouses to electronics mega stores and craft shops, you will not have to go far to get what you need. Tampa Premium Outlet Mall is probably the most exciting addition to Wesley Chapel – right on Highway 54. Wesley Chapel also has its own membership warehouse and two “super” discount centers within a couple miles of each other. The plan for a new mall called Cypress Creek Town Center is scheduled to open soon will make shopping even more convenient. This mall is said to be the largest in Florida, adding to the many stores and restaurants already located close to Wesley Chapel. Other shopping centers are the Shoppes at Wiregrass and an outlet mall called The Grove on the northern perimeter.
Saddlebrook Resort and Spa is a secluded Bahama style retreat set on 480 acres lavish countryside in the heart of Wesley Chapel. This resort offers amenities like no other allowing guests to refresh themselves with spa treatments in their 7,000 square foot spa or challenge themselves with a round of golf on their championship golf course, yet still stay close to home. This resort not only caters to the locals, but is world renowned through the Arnold Palmer Golf Academy which trains top professionals from all over the world. The academy also holds year round clinics tailoring their instruction to each individual. The golf course is a pleasant sight surrounded by lagoons set amidst rolling terrain. Saddlebrook Resort also offers an abundance of tennis courts and 5 lighted tennis courts for nighttime play. Like the golf academy, there is also a tennis academy that provides individual instruction tailored to its guests needs ranging from beginner to professional. The spa at Saddlebrook Resort has 12 private treatment rooms and provides a variety of treatments and services. In addition to these rooms there is a couple’s room, whirlpools, steam rooms, saunas, women’s and men’s dressing areas and a terrace in the courtyard. The treatments are not just exclusive to Saddlebrook guests staying at the resort, but are open to all residents and area visitors. The choices are endless. You can stay for a few hours, a full day, the night or all week if you choose. If you do chooseto stay for a length of time, all accommodations surround the half million gallon “superpool” as do the spa, the tennis and golf shops, the conference center and the restaurants. This convenience is only one way Saddlebrook makes its guests’ visit more accommodating. Another way Saddlebrook accommodates their guests is by offering dining in an elegant or casual atmosphere to satisfy any mood. The Saddlebrook Resort is a wonderful way for Wesley Chapel residents to put the hustle and bustle of everyday life behind them, yet stay so close to home. Saddlebrook Resort is just another reason why Wesley Chapel property owners love their community.