City of Sunrise Living

The city of Sunrise, Florida has "the amenities of a growing cosmopolitan city and the heart and soul of a small town" (Source). Sunrise is well known for the beautiful, color-washed sunrises and sunsets that can be seen there, hence the name of the city.

City of Sunrise Living

About The City of Sunrise

Sunrise is a city located in the southwestern portion of Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 U.S. Census, the city has a total population of around 84,439, making it the ninth-largest city in Broward County. The city has a minor-majority population with 37% being white non-Hispanic, 31% being black non-Hispanic, including African Americans and those with a Caribbean background. 25% of the residents of Sunrise City are Hispanic. Sunrise is a very culturally diverse city.

What Are The Schools Like?

Located in Sunrise are 23 public schools – eight elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. These schools are all fairly decent schools with an average rating of 6/10, with 10 being the best. Sunrise is also home to a few terrific private schools.

Parks and Recreation

Sunrise has 14 parks with over 250 acres of green space. These parks have a variety of activities such as sports fields, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, walking paths, and fishing piers. The parks in Sunrise City have an activity for everyone. All of the parks are open from sunrise to sunset everyday of the week.

The City also offers a tennis club, and a golf club. The golf course of Seven Bridges at Springtree was completely remolded in 2010 and is waiting for the golfer in you to come check it out. Sunrise also has three aquatic facilities with a range of activities including swim lessons and water aerobics.

The Sunrise Civic Center, which was opened in 1998, is an 80,000 square foot facility that has an impressive assortment of activities and facilities. Whether you are into a night of theater or a morning working, the Civic Center has ever you are looking for.

Youth Athletics

The City of Sunrise has a wide variety of programs for kids of all ages and experience levels. The youth athletic program is designed for the child who wants to have fun, while participating in a organized sports league. Sunrise also has a travel athletic program which is a much more competitive environment. The travel program has a greater time commitment and may require travel outside of Sunrise for games and tournaments.

Shopping and Dining

The heart of the shopping world in Sunrise is Sawgrass Mills, which is a 2.7 million square foot shopping mecca. Approximately 25 million visitors come to Sawgrass Mills, making it Florida's second largest tourist attraction, with the first being Walt Disney World. Sawgrass Mills has a variety of stores and shops that will please everybody. The Colonnade, a 190,000 square foot section of Sawgrass that was recently opened, is the high-end fashion district. It is home to high end designer clothing, gourmet dining, and a day spa.

The Oasis at Sawgrass Mills is a hot spot both during the day and at night, when you can dine at the Cheesecake Factory or Legal Sea Foods. Also located at Oasis is Gameworks, a bar and gaming facility, as well as a 23 screen movie theater.

Festivals and Events

The City of Sunrise hosts many yearly festivals including the Earth Day Festival, Cultural Festival, Harvest Festival, and many many more. These festivals really bring the community together.

Sunrise, Florida is overall a terrific city to live in. If you want to wake up to a gorgeous sunrise every morning then this is the place for you. There are plenty of activities to do during the day and at night as well to keep your interest levels up. You will not get bored very easily in a city like Sunrise. The City of Sunrise is a good city for families looking to move in this area.

About The City of Sunrise
About The City of Sunrise


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