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Live Each Day with Passion and Purpose

Oak Hammock is full of opportunities to live each day to the fullest. With our dining, fitness and educational options, the biggest challenge will be fitting it all in. 


Use Your flexible dining account at any one of our eateries, including the Gator Lounge, Treats & Treasures, The Grille and our informal and formal dining rooms. Takeout and delivery options are available. Plus we have catering services to make any occasion at home extra special. The greater Gainesville area is known for its food scene, so at Oak Hammock, all cravings will be satisfied, and you’ll never need to do the dishes.

Fitness & Outdoor Activities

Oak Hammock’s fitness center is truly world-class with on-site staff that include personal trainers to help you stay vibrant, active and fit. Our fitness center includes temperature-controlled, indoor aerobic and lap pools, a therapy whirlpool, lockers and dressing rooms, free weights and the latest exercise equipment. Residents are free to take scheduled group classes, like tai chi or pilates, or book a one-on-one session with a personal trainer. 

With our lush, green grounds and temperate Gainesville climate, outdoor activities take center stage at Oak Hammock. Play tennis or pickleball or bocce or enjoy the dog park. Take a walk around the pond or along a nature trail. Enjoy a picnic with friends at one of our outdoor verandas. If gardening is your passion, there are personal gardening areas and a greenhouse available for use. Hit the links at the nearby Gainesville Country Club or at Mark Bostick Golf Course at the University of Florida.  

Creativity and Learning

Residents of Oak Hammock have access to our extensive on-site library plus multiple libraries at the University of Florida. Residents love the large woodworking shop and creative arts studio where they can continue lifelong hobbies and passions or learn something new through lessons and workshops. In addition, residents can view spectacular, original works of art in the art gallery, where exhibits are refreshed quarterly.

The Institute for Learning in Retirement is a vibrant community of retirement-age members who are engaged in lifelong learning, personal fulfillment and continuing education through participation in a variety of courses, programs and activities.    

Additional Amenities

Oak Hammock has its own on-site bank with safety deposit boxes and ATM. We also have a postal center, salon services and an outpatient primary care clinic and dental clinic. Treats & Treasures is a convenient sundries shop with everything from candy bars to post cards.  For family and friends who visit, we have available hotel-style guest suites, too!