June 2021
Champions E-Newsletter
Clermont Among Best U.S. Lake Towns

Clermont is among America’s 15 best lake towns, according to Travel + Leisure. Clermont is the only city in Florida – and one of three cities in the southeast – to make the list published June 18 to the popular travel magazine’s website.
Red, White & Boom Returns

Clermont's Red, White & Boom celebration is back Sun., July 4 with a DJ, food trucks and fireworks at Waterfront Park with additional viewing at Victory Pointe.
City Council Qualifying Results

The following qualified unopposed for Clermont City Council:
  • Seat 2 - Jim Purvis (incumbent)
  • Seat 4 - Ebo Entsuah (incumbent)
Pups in the Park Event Draws Crowd

About 500 community members enjoyed a full morning of activities at the first-time event June 12 at Lake Hiawatha Preserve.
Governor Appoints Police Chief to Council

Clermont Police Chief Charles Broadway was appointed by Gov. DeSantis to the Criminal and Juvenile Justice Information Systems Council on June 18.
Accepting Applications for City Manager

The City of Clermont is accepting applications for the City Manager position until July 5 via the recruiting firm Strategic Government Resources.
Vote for Clermont Venue, Event

The CPAC is nominated in Lake and Sumter Style Magazine's Best of the Best 2021 under number 136 (Performing Arts). Also vote for the Great Clermont Campout under 132 (Festival/Event) and 139 (Family Fun).
Fire Chief Attends Orlando Emergency Operations Meeting

The Urban Search and Rescue Task Force 4 met to discuss emergency preparedness for the 2021 hurricane season.
Police Department Publishes Annual Report

The Clermont Police Department is proud to release the results of its 2020 report. Each year, CPD completes a report summarizing and highlighting the prior year.
Apply for the Clermont Youth Council

The Clermont Youth Council is seeking new members for the 2021-'22 school year and beyond.
Fire Department Badge Pinning and Promotions

The Clermont Fire Department held a Badge Pinning and Promotional Ceremony to recognize personnel over a 20-month period.
Master Plan Streetscape Phase 2 Continues

Brick paving and other street improvements are underway downtown on 8th Street between Montrose Street and Minneola Avenue. Businesses remain open and accessible.
hands holding heart board with words "vaccine" and clermont city logo on it
Learn the Latest on the COVID-19 Vaccine

Everyone 12 years and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Visit the city's webpage for other updates, local resources and vaccination site information.
Join Rise Clermont

Clermont has something for everyone in need of some retail therapy. We're compiling a full list of our unique small businesses, the national chains and even home-based retail businesses.
Welcome, New Businesses

Just Love Coffee Cafe opened this month. The city recently joined the South Lake Chamber of Commerce in congratulating several new businesses.
Keep Cool in the Water

Champions Splash Park is open daily through Aug. 8. The pool at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center will be open daily June 7 through Aug. 6.
Participate in Summer Recreation Programs

The Clermont Arts and Recreation Center has program options for everyone! The Windermere Basketball Academy for youth is through Aug. 18. Futsal Training Indoor Soccer for ages 11-17 registration is open. Acting summer camps start in late June.
Clermont Tennis Academy Summer Camps

Interested in tennis? Clermont Tennis Academy has week-long tennis camps through July 26! Pictured is the Clermont Tennis Academy's state team.

Call for Photos

Share your Clermont Beauty Shot with us. You might see it featured here, like this photo of Lake Minneola from April Sicilia Fraser, or on our Facebook page.