Where the Cool Kids Retire – On Top of the World Reimagines Retirement


55+ Active-adults flock to the Ocala community for low prices, and amazing amenities

Where the Cool Kids Retire On Top of the World Town Square dancing.
Warm summer nights are a year-round event here.

On Top of the World Communities is Where the Cool Kids Retire. Our Florida retirement community in Ocala is unmatched in amenities, with plenty of opportunities for pickleball, golf, swimming, tennis, fitness classes, archery, shuffleboard, softball, and many more recreational activities. The real test of an active adult community is the quantity … and quality … of activities and programs designed to fill those facilities every day, all year long. Our programs are designed specifically with the active adult in mind!

On Top of the World is a leader in the retirement community industry both in recreational activities & amenities, as well as utilizing superior construction methods while building energy-efficient homes from our many floor plans.

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A premier destination in Florida
Forget Miami or Jacksonville; Ocala always comes out on top regarding ideal retirement locales. Located beside a nationally-protected forest in north-central Florida, Ocala provides easy access to every recreational activity in the book, from fishing to cycling, horseback riding, boating, golfing, tennis, and more. The opportunities for relaxation and sightseeing are nearly endless — outdoorsy residents could spend years leisurely exploring the 600+ lakes, rivers, and springs located within the Ocala National Forest alone. The city is also a globally-recognized destination for cyclists and equestrians.

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Residents enjoying yoga in Sholom Park located just outside On Top of the World.

While just 90 minutes away from internationally-renowned theme parks, Ocala has plenty of beauty to see up close.

For new residents who want to enjoy beaches, boardwalks, and theme parks, Ocala offers access to all of it. Ocala is a quick 1.5-hour drive to Tampa and Orlando’s amusement parks, making it easy for residents to plan an action-packed day trip.

On Top of the World delivers an unforgettable retiree experience
On Top of the World Communities has been reimagining and refining the retiree experience in Ocala for nearly 50 years. Since its founding in 1975, the company has dedicated itself to empowering active-adults to enjoy retirement. Today, On Top of the World’s award-winning, master-planned residential communities encompass nearly 13,000 acres and offers a comprehensive slate of amenities.

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On Top of the World OTOW Flyer’s R/C Club.

Where the Cool Kids Retire 27 Pickleball courts
Pick up a paddle and play; there’s plenty of fun to be had at OTOW.

On Top of the World boasts over 20 miles of walking trails, plus popular amenities, including three championship golf courses and a private radio-controlled flying field, drone course & race car. Residents can participate in an almost endless list of recreational activities, including swimming, archery, billiards, bocce, miniature golf, and more. But that’s not all — the community also maintains a full-time activities planner responsible for organizing a packed calendar of concerts, dances, parties, theatrical shows, excursions, and happy hours.

On Top of the World is Where the Cool Kids Retire!