The Glades is a 200-acre community developed in stages around two 18-hole golf courses, both featuring the new paspalum turfgrass. It has single family houses, two-story condos and a variety of villa styles. The Pines is the 18-hole par 70 course; the Palmetto is the 18-hole par 55 executive course. Some of the properties include membership in the golf club and others do not. The Glades also has 10 championship tennis courts, bocce courts, shuffleboard courts and nine heated swimming pools.