When you live here and you’re a sports fan, you have plenty of pro teams to root for and games to attend. Cheer from the sidelines, from home, or at one of our signature Lightning Watch Parties. Lakewood Ranch and the surrounding Tampa Bay region have plenty of big names in sports to keep you busy.
Headquartered in Tampa, the Tampa Bay Lightning is a professional ice hockey team with a well-known presence in the southwest Florida area. They have a community-first approach and emphasize creating world-class experiences for their fans and guests.nhl.com/lightning >
The sunny southwest coast is a reputable home for baseball spring training, and attracts notable teams as they prepare for their seasons. The Pittsburgh Pirates train in Bradenton, Florida, the Baltimore Orioles train in Sarasota, Florida, and the New York Yankees train in Tampa, Florida.
The Raymond James Stadium in Tampa is home to the region’s favorite football team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Season passes and individual tickets are available to anyone excited to cheer on a game.buccaneers.com >
Baseball fans can enjoy more than spring training with local team, the Tampa Bay Rays. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, the Rays call Tropicana Field home and have season passes and tickets for individual games as well.mlb.com/rays >
Soccer fans don’t have to travel far to catch a match. Our very own Tampa Bay Rowdies play along the waterfront at the Al Lang Stadium in downtown St. Petersburg. Grab season passes, individual tickets or sign the kids up for one of their youth programs. Don’t forget to check the calendar for one of their theme nights!rowdiessoccer.com >