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Sports & Recreation - Reader' Picks

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1st Stan Van Gundy, former Orlando Magic
2nd Adrian Heath, Orlando City Soccer
3rd Matthew Cascaddan, Winter Park High School crew

Best mini golf course

1st Mighty Jungle Golf, 7792 W. Irlo Bronson Highway, Kissimmee, 407-390-6453, mightyjunglegolf.com
2nd Congo River Golf, mult-iple locations, congoriver.com
3rd Pirate's Cove Adven-ture Golf, 8501 International Drive, 407-352-7378; 12545 S.R. 535, Lake Buena Vista, 407-827-1242, piratescove.net

Best place to bike

1st West Orange Trail, 407-654-1108, parks.onetgov.net
2nd Cady Way Trail, 407-836-6200, parks.onetgov.net
3rd Cross Seminole Trail, 407-665-2001, seminolecountyfl.gov

Best place to bowl

1st Colonial Lanes, 400 N. Primrose Drive, 407-894-0361, coloniallanes.net
2nd Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center, 10749 E. Colonial Drive, 407-384-0003, alomabowlingcenters.com
3rd Aloma Bowling Center, 2530 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, 407-671-8675, alomabowlingcenters.com

Best place to camp

1st Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, 407-884-2008, floridastateparks.org/wekiwasprings
2nd Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort, 4510 N. Fort Wilderness Trail, Lake Buena Vista, 407-939-6244, disneyworld.disney.go.com
3rd Moss Park, 12901 Moss Park Road, 407-254-6840, orangecountyfl.net

Best place to swim

1st Wekiwa Springs State Park, 1800 Wekiwa Circle, Apopka, 407-884-2008, floridastateparks.org
2nd Kelly Park/Rock Springs, 400 E. Kelly Park Road, Apopka,407-889-4179, ocfl.net
3rd YMCA, multiple loca-tions, ymcacentralflorida.com

Best public golf course

1st DubsDread, 549 W. Par St., 407-246-2551, historicaldubsdread.com
2nd Winter Pines Golf Club, 950 S. Ranger Blvd., Winter Park, 407-671-3172, winterpinesgc.com
3rd MetroWest Golf Club, 2100 S. Hiawassee Road, 407-299-1099, metrowestgolf.com

Best place to canoe/kayak

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  • Arts & Culture - Reader' Picks Best Arts Event/Festival 1st The Orlando International Fringe Theater Festival, orlandofringe.org 2nd Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival, wpsaf.org 3rd Nude Nite Art Exposé, nudenite.com | 7/18/2012
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