Retailer Joins Lifestyle Center’s Growing Roster of Personal Health and Beauty Services

ORLANDO, Fla. (April 11, 2017) – Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s largest franchise dedicated to men’s and boys’ hair care, will celebrate its grand opening at Waterford Lakes Town Center, Orlando’s largest open-air shopping, dining and entertainment destination on April 19. A ribbon-cutting, in partnership with the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce, is set for 8:15 a.m. The new locally owned business is the latest in the franchise’s more than 1,600 locations across the U.S. and Canada and the 13th for the Orlando area.

“With the support of Sport Clips’ real estate team and technology, we identified Waterford Lakes Town Center as an ideal location and believe it will be a perfect fit,” said Debra Sawyer, owner of the new Sport Clips. “Sport Clips has been such a popular hair care option for men and boys in the area, and we’re excited to grow our presence.”

The new Sport Clips will offer:
  • Haircut services, including the “MVP Experience” that features a precision haircut, massaging shampoo, hot steamed towel treatment, and neck and shoulder massage
  • Stylists who specialize in hair care for men and boys and stay up-to-date on trends
  • Large, flat-screen televisions playing sports programming at each haircut station and in the lobby, along with reading materials
  • Affordable luxuries like special lighting and massaging chairs in the shampoo area
  • Haircut services without an appointment – walk-ins are welcome

The Waterford Lakes Town Center Sport Clips will also provide free “MVP upgrades,” including a massaging shampoo, hot steamed towel treatment, and neck and shoulder massage, to all first-time clients who purchase a haircut service.

Sport Clips joins Waterford Lakes’ impressive roster of popular personal health and beauty service retailers including the recently opened Supercuts, Bright Now Dental, European Wax Center, Hair Cuttery, In Style Hair Nails & Day Spa, Massage Envy, Super Nails & Spa and Ulta Salon & Cosmetics.

“Sport Clips is a great addition to Waterford Lakes Town Center’s family friendly selection of retailers specializing in grooming and beauty essentials,” said Lynda Glinski, general manager of Waterford Lakes Town Center. “We’re pleased to offer the East Orlando community a wide variety of retail, dining and entertainment options to choose from truly making Waterford Lakes a one-stop shopping destination.”

Sport Clips’ hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information, visit

For more information about Waterford Lakes Town Center, please call (407) 737-2866, visit or follow us on Facebook at, on Twitter @ShopWaterford and on Instagram  @shopwaterford.

About Sport Clips Haircuts
Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas. It was established in 1993 and began franchising in 1995. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the “Fastest-Growing Franchises” and in the top 10 in its “Franchise 500.” There are more than 1,600 Sport Clips stores open in the U.S. and Canada. Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named a “2016 Best for Vets: Franchises” by Military Times. Sport Clips provides “haircuts with heart” through its annual Help A Hero fundraiser that has given $5 million to the VFW; national partnership with St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants; and other national and local philanthropic outreach. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin and Furniture Row Racing’s Erik Jones, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams. To learn more about Sport Clips, visit

About Waterford Lakes Town Center
Waterford Lakes Town Center, Orlando’s largest open-air shopping, dining and entertainment destination, offers a family friendly retail experience situated amongst serene lakes, bridges and lighted fountains. The center features more than 100 popular stores including Super Target, Bed, Bath & Beyond, ROSS Dress for Less, Best Buy and T.J. Maxx plus an abundance of dining options such as the newly opened Wahlburger’s, California Pizza Kitchen, Too Jay's Original Gourmet Deli, Marlow’s Tavern, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant, Little Greek Restaurant, Zaza New Cuban Diner and Social House. The center also offers a Regal Cinemas and Canine Commons, a family pet play area. Waterford Lakes Town Center is conveniently located off of SR-408 at Alafaya Trail in East Orlando. It is open Mon. – Sat. from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and on Sun. from noon to 6 p.m.

About Washington Prime Group
Washington Prime Group Inc. (formerly WP Glimcher) is a retail REIT and a recognized leader in the ownership, management, acquisition and development of retail properties.  The Company combines a national real estate portfolio with an investment grade balance sheet, leveraging its expertise across the entire shopping center sector to increase cash flow through rigorous management of assets and provide new opportunities to retailers looking for growth throughout the U.S.  Learn more at