Arts & Recreation Center (ARC)

Building Hours 

Mon. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. 

*Extended hours available for rentals 

Office/Admin Hours 

Mon. - Fri. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Welcome to the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center! This facility houses many programs, rental opportunities, houses the Clermont Performing Arts Center, pool, Community garden, and a gymnasium. 

Please note that the outdoor Pickleball Courts will be closed Wednesday (1/25), and Thursday (1/26) for maintenance. 

Join us Jan. 31 at 10 a.m. at the Arts and Recreation Center for the Grand Opening of our new Pickleball Courts!

There are six new pickleball courts built on property at the ARC and we can't wait to officially open them. Join us for the brief ceremony starting at 10 a.m. and immediately after the courts will be available for open play! Call the ARC for any further details or questions.  

Facility Options 

Black Box - Our Black Box theater is a smaller theater with stadium seating. It hosts several comedy and small play performances. This is a great place for school practices, drama clubs, and local theater performances. 

Mainstage - The Mainstage theater can hold up to 1,070 seats and has been home to legendary acts from Broadway to bluegrass, opera to comedy, and legendary starts from the worlds of rock and roll, theater, movies, and television. 

Rooms - In the Recreation wing of the building there are many room options available. They currently hold training, programs, and meetings. A great spot for HOA, and small club meetings. 

Gymnasium - The ARC gym is one court and has two basketball goals. Many athletic programs take place in the gym on a rotational basis including but not limited to pickleball, basketball, and volleyball. 

Pool - There are three pools at the ARC, a lap swim pool, a small square pool, and a wading pool. The pool is seasonal and offers aquatic programming options. For details visit our Aquatics page. 

Facility Rentals 

To rent the Black Box, Mainstage, and Theater Rentals contact Suzanne O'Shea at 352-708-5987. 

For rental of the Recreation wing rooms contact the ARC staff at 352-394-3500. 

Rental Applications

Arts and Recreation Center (ARC) Programs 

The below programs are current programs offered at the ARC. For other programs offered by the city visit our Recreation Programs page. Keep an eye out seasonally as programs can change! For questions regarding the ARC programs specifically, call the ARC at 352-394-3500. 

Chair Yoga Hatha Yin 

Chair yoga, and Hatha yin - 1 class $10, 5 classes $45, 10 classes $80. For more information email 

Chair Yoga Hatha Yin Flyer (PDF)

Drama Kids and Acting Academy

Drama kids offers two ages groups of 6-12, and 12-18. $60 per months. For more information email

Ages 6-12 are Tuesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. - Develop the ability to express thoughts and ideas, build acting skills through speech articulation and projection exercises, mini scripts, and group improvs. 

Ages 12 - 18 Tuesdays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Develop interviewing, acting, and auditioning skills through speech training, mini scripts, monologues, small group improvs, and production techniques. 

Drama Kids and Acting Academy Flyer (PDF)

Fierce Tiger MArtial ARts 

Ages 5 - Adult Martial Arts- Kudokan.

Mondays and Thursdays 6 - 8 p.m. 

One person $65, Two family members $95, Three $125, Four family members $145. Uniforms will be provided at an additional cost. 

For more information email 

Fierce Tiger Martial Arts Flyer (PDF)

Fun in Spanish

A fun and interactive program where children learn Spanish through games, music, reading and educational activities. 

Ages 3 - 12 Thursdays 10 - 11 a.m. 

$40 a month

For more information contact Peggy Staudigl-Martinez at 

Fun in Spanish Flyer (PDF)

Open Volleyball

Open volleyball time setup in the ARC gymnasium. Open to men and women all ages. 

Open Volleyball Flyer (PDF)

Open Youth Basketball

Ages 17 and under, must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Drop in basketball at the indoor gym at the ARC. 

Open Youth Basketball Flyer (PDF)

Silver Sneakers Information 

Sign up for Silver Sneakers! Check out all the ways to use this innovative program offered by Medicare health plans across the nation. 

Silver Sneakers Flyer (PDF)

Tai Chi for Health

Tai Chi is available Tuesday and Thursday at the ARC gym 10 - 11 a.m. 

Email for more information

Tai Chi Flyer (PDF)

intro to TAI CHI & qigong

The six week Intro to Tai Chi & QiGong class is available Thursdays from January 5, 2023 to February 9, 2023 in Room 5 of the ARC from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. 

Email for more information

Intro to Tai Chi & QiGong Flyer (PDF)

Windermere BAsketball Academy

On court positional basketball skill training, strength and conditioning, team plays, live games

Ages 6-13 Tuesday 6:30 - 7:30 p.m., Saturday 9 - 10 a.m. 

Ages 14-17 Tuesday 7:30-8:30 p.m., Saturday 10 - 11 a.m. 

Monthly rate is $199 for 8 training sessions

For more information email

Windermere Basketball Academy Flyer (PDF)

Zumba Gold

55+ join us for Zumba Gold Tuesdays and Thursdays 11 - 12 p.m. 

One class for $7, eleven classes for $70 

For more information contact the Arts and Recreation Center. 

Zumba Gold Flyer (PDF)

Program Information