Incorporated in 1882, Apopka has grown into Orange County’s second largest city, with nearly 50,000 residents who enjoy our small-town atmosphere, our beautiful natural resources and our many outdoor recreation opportunities.
Apopka boasts the 180-acre Northwest Recreation Complex, located on Jason Dwelley Boulevard in northwest Apopka. The complex has 6 full-sized soccer fields, 4 multi-purpose fields, 2 lacrosse fields, 2 flag football fields, 6 baseball fields, 6 softball fields, 4 tennis courts, 3 basketball courts, 4 sand volleyball courts and 4 pavilions along with a .9 mile walking trail. The Apopka area offers some of Florida’s most beautiful natural wonders. Only minutes from downtown Apopka, you can find Wekiwa Springs State Park, home of a second-magnitude spring where guests can swim or snorkel. You can also take an adventure on Wekiva River in a canoe or kayak or hike through the park’s many trails.