CATS are experts on Polk County attractions. They are pioneers in hosting Polk County to visitors. CATS are people who are proud of the experience Polk County has to offer and wants to share Central Florida with the world.

Read about our Certified Ambassador of Tourism and Sports.

CATS Training Session Schedule

Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College

April Training Session

Training Session hosted by Harborside Restaurant & Living Water's Pontoon Boat Cruises on Wednesday, April 10 will include a boat tour of Winter Haven's Chain of Lakes.

  • Sign-In: 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • Training Session: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Lunch: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Pontoon Boat Tour: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This training session is limited to 25 people.

May Training Session

Training Session at Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College on Tuesday, May 7 will include a Guided Tour. 

  • More details to come.

July Training Session

Training Session at the Sharp Family Tourism and Education Center at Florida Southern College on Wednesday, July 17 will include a Guided Tour of campus structures designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. 

  • More details to come.

August Training Session

Training Session at Aerospace Center for Excellence's SUN 'n FUN Expo Campus on Wednesday, August 14 will include a Guided Tour. 

  • More details to come.

Register for a Training Session

Please contact Visit Central Florida’s Education Coordinator, Savannah Rudolph at or call the Visitor Information Center (863) 420-2586.

Pay a small fee of only $10 to be registered in a CATS Training Session 

  • Cash
  • Personal Checks
  • Credit Cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
  • Please call the Visitor Center at (863) 420- 2586 a week prior to your Training Session to process your payment