Greater Tampa Bay Area Information

Carrollwood Village Homeowners Associations have created a list of information resources that have been found to be helpful for both existing and new homeowners. The information published on this page is subject to change without notice as the information in each section is maintained by the respective resource. This information is periodically reviewed for accuracy and updated.

Adventure Island

Airheads Trampoline Arena
813-247-4323 Information | 5072 West Linebaugh Avenue, Tampa, FL 33624

Big Cat Rescue

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

Celebration Station – Clearwater
727-791-1799 Information

Cirque du Soleil – La Nouba
407-939-7600 Tickets

Cracker Country Museum

Disney Online
407-824-4321 Guest Information

Disney’s Blizzard Beach
407-939-6244 US Guest Information 407-939-1289 Tickets

Disney’s Downtown Area
407-939-6244 US Guest Information 407-939-1289 Tickets

Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon
407-939-6244 US Guest Information 407-939-1289 Tickets

Florida Aquarium

Florida Trail Association

Gamble Plantation Historic State Park
941-723-4536 Park Information

Grand Prix – Tampa
813-977-6272 Information | Address: 14320 North Nebraska Avenue, Tampa FL 33613

Great Explorations For Kids

Homosassa Springs Wildlife Park
352-628-5343 Park Information | Address: 4150 S Suncoast Boulevard, Homosassa, FL 34446

Horseback Riding – Hire A Pony
813-855-8992 Information | Address: 8005 S Racetrack Road, Tampa FL 33635

Horseback Riding – Tampa
813-806-5566 Riding Appointments 813-806-5566 Office | Address: 6812 George Road, Tampa FL 33634

Kennedy Space Center
321-449-4444 General Information 866-737-5235 Tickets | Address: SR 405, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899

Lowry Park Zoo

Mote Marine Aquarium

Museum Of Science and Industry (MOSI)

Q-ZAR Laser Tag and Arcade
813-933-6995 Information | Address: 7807 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa FL 33614

SeaWorld Adventure Park

SkatePark of Tampa (SPoT)

Sunken Gardens – St. Petersburg
727-551-3102 General Information

The Glazer Children’s Museum

Universal Studios
407-363-8000 General Information 407-224-4233 Guest Services 407-224-7840 Tickets

Walt Disney World

Weeki Wachee Springs
352-592-5656 General Information | Address: 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

Animal Services

Code Enforcement

Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County
813-627-2600 | Office Main Number

Free Public Records Search – Hillsborough County Florida

Hillsborough County Administrator
813-272-5750 | Michael Merrill, County Administrator

Hillsborough County Driver’s License Offices

Hillsborough County Government

Hillsborough County Property Appraiser

Hillsborough County Public Works (Street Repairs, Drainage, Etc.)

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

Hillsborough County Tax Collector

Hillsborough County Tree Pruning / Permits
813-272-5920 | Tree Removal / Pruning Permits

Hillsborough County Voter Registration
813-272-5850 | Address: 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, 16th FLR, Tampa FL 33602

Hillsborough County Water and Sewer
813-272-5977 Main Number 813-744-5600 Emergency 24 Hour 813-264-3835 Water Quality Complaints 813-272-6680 Customer Service

Street Light Repairs (TECO)
813-223-0800 | Obtain the 10 digit pole ID if possible.

Discovery Channel for Kids
Shows, Video, Fun & Games, TV Schedule

Disney Online
ALL Things Disney

Fisher-Price Playsite
Toys, Games, Activities, Baby Gear, Parenting Guide and More

Games, Videos and Cool Stuff

NASA Kids Club
NASA Kids Club

NASA Students Grades 5-8
News, Mission and Multimedia

NASA Students Grades 9-12
News, Missions and Multimedia

NASA Students Grades K-4
News, Missions and Multimedia

Nick Jr.
Preschool Kids Games and Activities
Kids Games, Videos and Shows

PBS Kids
Educational Games, Videos and Activities

Sesame Street Workshop
The Nonprofit Organization Behind Sesame Street and So Much More

The Cartoon Network
Free Games, Online Video from Ben 10, Star Wars and Total Drama Action

Google Earth 5.2 (Download)
Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings and more.

Google Maps
Google’s map service.

Maps, driving directions and more.

Yahoo Map Service
Yahoo’s map service.

Cracker Country Museum
813-627-4225 Documents, Preserves, and Interprets Rural Pioneer Florida History and Folklife During the Period of 1870-1912

Florida International Museum

Florida Museum of Photographic Art

Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art

Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI)

Ringling Museum
941-359-5700 Information | Address: 5401 Bay Shore Road, Sarasota, FL 34243

St. Petersburg Museum of History

Tampa Firefighters Museum
813-964-6828 | Address: 720 East Zack Street, Tampa FL 33602-4002

Tampa Museum of Art

Tarpon Springs Heritage Museum

The Dali Museum
727-823-3767 | Address: One Dali Boulevard, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

The Henry B. Plant Museum

The Museum of Fine Arts

The Tampa Bay History Museum

USF Contemporary Art Museum

Ybor City State Museum

Bob Sierra Family YMCA

Carrollwood Area Business Association (CABA)

Carrollwood Village Swim Team (CVST)
813-961-1368 Emerald Greens Recreation Center

Emerald Greens Golf Resort

Friends of the Carrollwood Cultural Center (FCCC)

Hillsborough County United Soccer Teams

Northdale Golf & Tennis Club

Sierra Club of Tampa

Suncoast Native Plant Society

Tampa Audubon Society

Tampa Bay Freewheelers (Cyclists)

Tampa Bay Koi and Water Garden

Tampa Bay Newcomers
813-335-0547 Tampa Bay Newcomers was founded in 1952 to extend the hand of friendship for women who are new to the Tampa Bay Area. The club is both a social and community service organization. Monthly luncheons are held throughout the Tampa Bay area and feature local speakers

Tampa Bay Runners
813-251-2407 Contact Eva Williams, Membership at

Tampa Bay Snow Skiers and Boarders

VISTA Gardens

American Stage Theatre Company
727-823-1600 Founded in 1977, the company’s mission is to create the most satisfying live theatre in the Tampa Bay area, accessible to all members of the community.

Arts Council of Hillsborough County
813-276-8250 To develop, nurture, coordinate and promote performing and visual arts in Hillsborough County, and to contract for artistic services all for the enjoyment, education, cultural enrichment and benefit of the citizens of Hillsborough County.

Carrollwood Players
813-265-4000 We are the Carrollwood Players, Tampa’s oldest community theatre company. Established in 1981, Carrollwood Players, a not-for-profit organization 501(c) (3), has been providing quality entertainment for the Tampa Bay area since its inception. Staging everything from tense drama to bedroom farce to popular musicals, Carrollwood Players offers something for everyone’s tastes.

Eckherd Theater Company
727-712-2743 Eckerd Theater Company (ETC) is a company of professional artists, educators and administrators under the umbrella of the Marcia P. Hoffman Performing Arts Institute, the education center for Ruth Eckerd Hall at the Richard B. Baumgardner Center in Clearwater, Florida

Florida Orchestra
727-892-3337 The mission of The Florida Orchestra is to enrich the life of the Tampa Bay area as it inspires, entertains and educates a wide and diverse audience with the unique experience of live symphonic music, ensuring that future generations will continue to enjoy this legacy that so magnificently celebrates the human spirit.

Gulfport Community Players
727-322-0316 We are a small group of ordinary people that all possess one charactistic: the LOVE of LIVE THEATER.

Improv Comedy Theater
813-864-4000 Information | Address: 1600 E 8th Avenue, C-112, Tampa FL 33605

Masque Community Theatre of Temple Terrace
813-983-1710 Masque Community Theatre of Temple Terrace was established in 1986. Our community and the surrounding communities have worked together since that time to bring our area some of the finest shows

Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts (Mahaffey Theater)
727-892-5767 Box Office 727-892-5798 Executive Offices

Ruth Eckerd Hall
727-791-7400 Box Office

Spanish Lyric Theatre
813-936-0217 For over a decade SLT Productions has expanded to include cabaret style revues as well as full scale Broadway productions for touring purposes. SLT continues to increase it’s audience share as it increases it’s markets outside of Tampa.

Tampa Opera
813-229-7827 | Ticket Information / Now entering its 15th season, Opera Tampa is the resident opera company of the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center. Opera Tampa produces and presents the highest caliber of grand opera, complete with the spectacle and grandeur that makes opera “the queen of the performing arts.” The elaborate, full-scale productions feature international performers, the full Opera Tampa Orchestra and the 50-60-member Opera Tampa Chorus, all under the direction of world-renowned composer-conductor Anton Coppola. Opera Tampa performs in The Center’s spectacular Carol Morsani Hall, which was designed as a classic horseshoe opera house in the style of the grand opera houses of Europe. The remarkable, near perfect acoustics in Morsani Hall were designed by Russell Johnson, one of today’s finest acousticians.

Tampa Theatre
813-274-8286 Box Office 813-274-8981 Event Information

The Gorilla Theatre
813-879-2914 Tucked away in the same Tampa location for over 16 years, the Gorilla Theatre boasts an intimate, professional theatre with a welcoming environment and an exciting and eclectic season of plays. With just 47 plushly-upholstered seats, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Savor wine or organic coffee in comfort while you enjoy excellent theatre that you won’t see elsewhere.

The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay
813-974-7726 The Master Chorale is committed to advancing the art of choral music by performing great works of the past, commissioning and performing new literature and sharing the joy and power of choral music with new and existing audiences and singers.

The Straz Center for the Performing Arts (TBPAC)
813-229-7827 Box Office 813-222-1001 Event Information

The West Coast Players Community
727-437-2363 West Coast Players was founded in 1994 in Oldsmar by a group of actors interested in providing live theatre to the community.

Trail Across the United States is a FREE service of Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a non-profit dedicated to assisting local communities in converting unused railroad corridors into trails. Discover more than 30,000 miles of bike trails, walking trails, equestrian trails, and hiking and running trails including interactive trail maps, trail descriptions, photos, reviews and more.

Florida Trail Association
877-445-3352 877-HIKE-FLA

Hillsborough County Trails

Pinellas County Trail

Upper Tampa Bay Trail

School District of Hillsborough County (Main Page)
813-272-4000 | Address: 901 East Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa FL 33602

Ben Hill Middle School
813-975-9325 | Address: 5200 Ehrlich Road, Tampa, FL 33624

Carrollwood Elementary School
813-975-7640 | Address: 3516 McFarland Road, Tampa FL 33618

Chamberlain High School
813-975-7677 | Address: 9401 N Boulevard, Tampa FL 33612

Essrig Elementary School
813-975-7307 | Address: 13131 Lynn Road, Tampa FL 33624

Gaither High School
813-975-9340 | Address: 16200 N Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa FL 33618

Sickles High School
813-631-4742 | Address: 7950 Gunn Highway, Tampa FL 33626

Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU)
386-481-2000 | Address: 640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Florida Agriculture and Mechnical University (FAMU)
850-599-3000 | Address: 1700 Lee Hall Drive, 304 Foote-Hilyer Tallahassee, FL 32307

Florida State University (FSU)
850-644-6200 | Address: 600 W College Avenue, Tallahassee FL 32306

Hillsborough Community College (HCC)
877-736-2575 | Address: Dale Mabry Campus, 4001 W Tampa Bay Boulevard, Tampa FL 33614

St. Petersburg College
727-341-4772 | Address: 6605 5th Avenue N, St Petersburg FL 33710

University of Central Florida (UCF)
407-823-2000 | Address: 4000 Central Florida Boulevard, Orlando FL 32816

University of Florida Gators (UF)
352-392-3261 | Address: 201 Criser Hall, Gainesville FL 32611

University of Miami (UM)
305-284-4323 | Address: Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33124

University of South Florida (USF)
813-974-2011 | Address: 4202 E Fowler Avenue, Tampa FL 33620

University of Tampa (UT)
813-253-3333 | Address: 401 W Kennedy Boulevard, Tampa FL 33606

Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Football
813-879-2827 Box Office

Tampa Bay Lightning – Hockey
813-301-6600 Box Office

Tampa Bay Rays – Baseball
888-326-7297 Box Office

Tampa Bay Storm – Arena Football
813-301-6600 Box Office

Bright House / Spectrum Cable Services
888-289-8988 Main Number ALL Hours

813-223-0800 Main Number 877-588-1010 Power Outages 24 Hour

Hillsborough County Recycling Program
813-272-5680 Solid Waste Department

Verizon Contact Us Information – ALL Services

Verizon FiOS
888-881-8159 To Order

Verizon Home Phone Service
800-837-4966 | Residential Phone Service (Copper and FiOS)

Waste Management Residential Garbage Collection
813-621-3053 Main Number

Bay News 9 Weather
727-329-2300 Receptionist

Fox 13 Weather
813-876-1313 Switchboard ALL Departments

National Hurricane Center (NHC)
EMAIL: Public Relations Officer at |

National Weather Service Watchs and Warnings for Florida
813-645-2323 | Daniel Noah NWS Local Contact | EMAIL: Weather Center
813-259-7711 Main Number 813-221-5788 Newsr