Clubs & Organizations

Boys and Girls Club

The Boys & Girls Club is a youth development agency; delivering programs dedicated to the health, social, educational, vocational, character development and guidance of youth, 6-18 years of age. The programs are open to all youth, with special emphasis on providing quality services to those members from disadvantaged circumstances.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Citrus County is a member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, a national organization with over 2000 Clubs, serving over 3 million youth. For more information, visit their website or contact the local Administrative Office at (352) 249-1239.

Boy Scouts / Girls Scouts

Citrus County Boy Scouts - A part of the West Central Florida Council that oversees eight counties, the organization aims to develop young boys in the qualities of citizenship, character and fitness, through a challenging program of outdoor adventure. If you are interested in finding out more about the local troops organizations and locations, contact District Executive Jennifer Siegert at 352-232-0379.

Girl Scouts of West Central Florida or contact Kevin Blair, Citrus County representative, via email or by calling 813-504-6860. 
 Buttonwood Bonsai Club
The Buttonwood Bonsai Club meet the last Saturday of every month from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the Recreation Building at Whispering Pines City Park.

Citrus Road Runners Club

Citrus Road Runners is a local runners club operating in Citrus County and surrounding counties in North Central Florida. Currently there are about 135 club members. The club is, in accordance with its by-laws, governed by a Board of Directors. The directors are elected for two-year terms. The day-to-day operation is handled by the Chairman of the Board, currently Mr. Christopher M. Moling.

For more information visit For questions, contact Christopher Moling or dial (352) 637-2475.

Garden Club

The Citrus Garden Club is a member of the Florida Federation of Garden Clubs. This group meets from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month, September - April at the Recreation Building in Whispering Pines City Park. At the first Thursday meeting the club hosts a guest speaker, on the third Thursday a workshop is conducted. For more information contact Dee Nielsen, President at (352) 249-9145.

Citrus Water Color Club

The Water Color Club will host workshops at Whispering Pines City Park; all workshops are held in the Recreation Building.