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Area Description

Founded by the Graham Companies in the 1960's, The Town of Miami Lakes was developed as a master planned community. Out growing its farm town roots, the Town of Miami Lakes eventually incorporated as its own city, on December 9, 2000.

Miami Lakes is located in Southeast Florida, in the Northwest section of Miami Dade County. As its name implies, Miami Lakes is known for its beautiful tree lined streets, magnificent homes, and its neighborhood lakes.

Includes Cities/Towns: Hialeah, Westmoreland.

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Area Amenities

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   Apart from the activities noted, the Town of Miami Lakes offers 101 local community parks, 3 community centers (including 1 dedicated youth center), 6 lake front beaches, and a fresh water marina.

Within its park system, the Town of Miami Lakes offers year round soccer, baseball, football, and archery. Its parks programming also offers specialized classes for young and "young at heart" including; tai-chi, yoga, computer classes, arts and crafts, table tennis, duplicate bridge, dominoes, canasta, Spanish, and "A Matter of Balance".

Located within the Town, Shula's Golf Course offers a professionally designed golf course with instructors and classes for all skill levels.

The Town of Miami Lakes offers a uniquely designed play ground for those whom are limited in mobility. The Mathew Palacios Playground was uniquely designed to meet the needs of all children regardless of their limitations.


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The Town of Miami Lakes is a family oriented community with year round programming. The Town of Miami Lakes Cultural Affairs Committee programs over 50 events throughout the calendar year, FREE of charge for its residents.

Public transportation




Apart from the transportation offerings noted, the Town of Miami Lakes also offers its circular "Moover Bus" service, and for its FREE senior door to door bus service.

Medical Facilities


The Town of Miami Lakes is centrally located to major thoroughfares that offer ease of access to major hospital and medical providers within minutes.

The Town of Miami Lakes is adjacent to 2 large health care systems, Tenet Health Systems, and Memorial Health Care Systems.

Apart from the 2 nearby hospitals, the Town of Miami Lakes has located within its boundaries; an urgent care center, a long term acute care facility, hospice service providers, out-patient practitioners/medical centers, home care providers, dialysis center, physicians with a wide range of medical specialties, and imaging services.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  61.3  69.3  77.2  2.2 "
 Feb  62.6  70.3  78.0  2.2 "
 Mar  66.4  73.7  81.0  3.0 "
 Apr  69.2  76.6  84.1  3.7 "
 May  73.5  80.5  87.6  5.9 "
 Jun  76.6  83.3  89.9  9.6 "
 Jul  77.8  84.8  91.8  6.6 "
 Aug  77.8  84.7  91.7  9.0 "
 Sep  76.9  83.5  90.1  8.7 "
 Oct  73.2  80.0  86.7  6.5 "
 Nov  68.9  75.6  82.3  3.7 "
 Dec  63.8  71.2  78.5  2.5 "


The Town of Miami Lakes enjoys its beautiful South Florida climate, with year round sun, and perfect outdoor weather.

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Cost of Living for Miami Lakes, FL

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Senior Housing Options





The Town of Miami Lakes is a master planned community with a wide array of housing options. From lushly landscaped single family homes, to garden condominiums, and rental communities, the Town of Miami Lakes offers an option for everyone.

Senior Assistance in Miami Lakes, FL

Miami Lakes, Florida offers the following assistance for seniors:


The Town of Miami Lakes through its Elderly Affairs Committee offer year round programming for its seniors, including social gatherings, educational programs, field trips, health and wellness events, leisure activities, and sporting events.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

The Town of Miami Lakes has a bustling downtown/corporate center with opportunities for commercial development, and employment.

Specifically for seniors, various community organizations and groups offer employment specific for seniors or those in retirement years.

The Town of Miami Lakes offers volunteer opportunities for its residents through its committee and special events programming.

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