Life in Lake Mary

Tree-lined streets, excellent schools, a beautiful trail system, and a family-friendly environment are just a few of the reasons why the City's 17,000 residents call Lake Mary home.

Lake Mary Communities

We not only want yWater fountainour business, we also want you and your employees to live in our well-established communities. Lake Mary has safe, quiet neighborhoods for growing families as well as affordable trendy apartments, luxury townhomes, and rental properties. When you reside in Lake Mary, you have peace of mind. The crime rate is one of the lowest in Florida, thanks to our proactive, community-based Police Department.


As part of the Seminole County Public School District, your children will receive the best in education that Florida has to offer. The "A"-Rated School District is consistently highly ranked for its educational programs. Most recently it was ranked #1 in the state in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), the 1st Full Immersion Computer Science Lighthouse District in Florida by Code to the Future, and #4 best school district in Florida by The Lake Mary area also has a number of highly regarded private schools.

Lake Mary Entertainment

The City's of Lake Mary's active downtown development district is best described as having a unique 'neighborhood backyard' personality. Downtown is home to fine dining, clothing boutiques, offices, a beautiful park, the picturesque Events Center and City Hall. Every Saturday, hundreds come out to enjoy the gorgeous Florida weather, local produce, and crafts by local vendors at the Lake Mary Farmers Market. If an evening atmosphere is more your style, you can attend WineART Wednesday Marketplace, which is held on the first Wednesday of each month. The event includes food trucks, a wine/beer garden, artists, live music, shopping, restaurants, and more. Be sure to also keep an eye out for Holiday specific events. The City spares no expense to host community wide celebrations that bring the residential and business communities together. 

RecreationAerial photograph of a baseball field

The beauty of Lake Mary is natural. Whether you bike, run, walk or rollerblade, you can appreciate and enjoy its appeal. The Rinehart Trail, part of the Cross Seminole Trail system, runs through Lake Mary. Our Parks and Recreation facilities are not only beautifully maintained, but they offer something for everyone. The ideal Florida weather will make you want to take advantage of every opportunity to be outdoors.

As a family-oriented community, Lake Mary offers a wide variety of youth recreation opportunities. Whether your child is interested in baseball, softball, soccer, golf, or tennis, we have a program for them! For our seniors, those 55 and older, we provide an atmosphere of camaraderie and entertainment at the Senior Center and through various events. Whether it's a game of bridge, sewing, chair aerobics, or line dancing, it's sure to be a good time!

And if you want more options for entertainment, check out what's right in our backyard:

  • Florida's beautiful, world-famous beaches
  • Orlando Magic, Central Florida's professional basketball team
  • Orlando City Lions, Central Florida's professional soccer team
  • The Central Florida Zoo
  • Orlando Science Center
  • Walt Disney World
  • Universal Studios