Pasco County is located in Central West Florida north of Tampa Bay bordering the Gulf of Mexico and Hernando, Sumter, Polk, Pinellas and Hillsborough Counties.
Pasco County was established in 1887 from a portion of Hernando County and named for Samuel Pasco of Monticello, speaker of the Florida House of Representatives at the time the county was created and later a U.S. Senator.
Pasco County School District is headquartered in Land O’ Lakes, Florida. As of recent, there are 84 public schools located in the county, including 4 educational centers, 1 eschool and 6 charter schools.
These salt springs are located only an hour north of St. Pete and Tampa, or two hours west of Orlando. Take a day trip and explore the mangrove labyrinths. Due to nearby urban development, this state park is essential to the coast's protection. Although you can't swim in the state park boundaries, there's a beach a few miles north where you can jump in.
Big Storm Brewing has three taprooms on the east coast of Florida in Odessa, Clearwater, and Cape Coral. They are innovators in the craft beer community and are committed to serving up quality beer using the finest local ingredients. They have been the recipient of numerous awards over the past 7 years since their inception in 2012 and have remained humble whilst slowly becoming one of the premiere Florida craft breweries.
Board and Brush is a wood sign studio offering a variety of workshops to create "on-trend, farmhouse-classic, inspirational pieces of décor". While they focus on wood sign workshops, they also offer a variety of materials including glass, chalkboard, canvas pillows, slate, and terra cotta pots. Board and Brush is perfect for a girls' night out, a cute date night, a birthday party or private event, or a new family night! Offerings and designs are always changing, which means you can go back again and again! No experience is needed to attend one of their classes--their staff will provide you with all the tools needed and teach you how to use them as well.
There are several locations around Florida so be sure to find out which location is closest to you! Check out their website to see their current schedule, sign up for a class, or for any updated information. To see upcoming events and designs, or to see previous projects, be sure to follow them on Facebook!
Congo River Golf has 8 different locations in the state of Florida and it's so much fun here! The mini golf course is perfect for those with little kids, as well as the gemstone mining feature that sits on the grounds. But what makes this place so unique is the fact that there are live alligators here to pet and feed. Only the baby alligators can be held and pet but the bigger ones are more interesting to watch when they eat. So find a location near you to check this cool experience!
FitLife Foods is your stop to pick up on-the-go, pre-prepared, health-conscious meals and snacks. All food at FitLife is made from scratch with 100% all-natural ingredients. With 39 original sauces, 13 spice blends, and over 60 food items to choose from, your taste buds will be on an adventure. Go from pumpkin french toast in the morning, to Bayou shrimp and grits at night, topped off with their Fit Fudge Brownie for dessert. Healthy and delicious is what FitLife Foods is all about. They also offer delivery and a free one-on-one health and wellness training program.
Gulf View Square is a relatively small mall just a stone's throw away from the Gulf of Mexico. Current plans are in place to turn vacant stores into an apartment complex so you can live where you love to shop.
Pasco County has 22 active parks, 13 passive parks, 3 recreation complexes, 5 community centers, 2 swimming pools, 4,600 acres of environmentally sensitive land, and 15,000 acres of land dedicated to parks, trails, and open space. 121 recreational programs and 49 yearly events are also available all year round for those who want to get out and participate in its offerings.
Education opportunities for Pasco County students in the concepts that protect our environment and its valuable resources. Through programs that work within the school system as well as provides for summer camps and weekend programs, students develop a sense of personal and collective responsibility for the preservation of Florida’s precious ecosystems.
Saddlebrook Preparatory is an independent school grades 3-12, situated on the grounds of Saddlebrook Resort in Wesley Chapel, approximately 12 miles north of Tampa. Offers a low student / teacher ratio in a multi-culture environment with boarding facilities where all students are enrolled in either the Saddlebrook Tennis Program or the Saddlebrook Golf Academy
Saint Leo University is a Roman Catholic liberal arts college in Saint Leo, Florida. It is home to about 2,000 on campus students as well as over 10,000 distance learning students and students studying at one of its 40 education centers. The main campus offers programs in Arts & Sciences, Business, and Education & Social Services. It is the oldest Catholic college in Florida, founded in 1889.
Genesis School is an independent co-educational day school for students two years of age through Fifth Grade. At the heart of the philosophy at Genesis is our deep commitment to the development of the unique qualities of each child in an atmosphere of respect and understanding.
The goal for JOY FM is to help you find the joy within yourself. This Christian radio station starts mornings with The Morning Cruise where they share the big word of the day and devotional. Throughout the day you can listen to the top Christian artists.
The Shops at Wiregrass is an outdoor shopping center that gives you all the classic mall stores to enjoy in the beautiful Florida weather. Shop for all your needs and wants and then grab dinner at one of the many delicious dining options.
Trinity College is an interdenominational Christian college in New Port Richey, Florida. Every student at Trinity college majors in Bible and Theology as well as a second major, in liberal arts or theology, of their choice.
Bay Area Christian Homeschoolers (BACH) is a not for profit, volunteer, non-denominational Christian support group for homeschooling families mainly in Hillsborough and Pasco counties. We are Christian-based but not Christian-exclusive. Our purpose is to encourage our member families in their homeschooling efforts by providing fellowship, information, socialization and support.
Nature Coast LIFE is an inclusive homeschooling group for Hernando, Pasco,and Citrus County, Florida (Nature Coast). All are welcome regardless of race, religion(or lack of), lifestyle, or educational philosophy. We believe there are as many different ways of homeschooling as there are homeschoolers.... That we all want the best for our children,that regardless of the path we chose we are richer for the company of each other on the Journey.
Are you tired of wading through all the religious rhetoric and intolerance when it comes to homeschooling your kids? This group was formed so that homeschoolers in the area could find other like-minded folks without fear of being judged for their religious choices or lifestyle choices. We are an open-minded homeschool group for the New Tampa and East Pasco Florida area. We mostly discuss homeschooling but are open to other topics that you might discuss amongst friends.
This is an all-inclusive group for all ages of homeschoolers in the Trinity (and surrounding areas) of Pasco County, Florida. We can get support from one another. Post your homeschool messages, questions, suggestions and anything else that you want to get to all email members of Trinity Area Homeschoolers.