Sarasota, Florida

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Sarasota, Florida, USA

Recreation in Sarasota, Florida

State Parks

  • Myakka River State Park
    13207 State Road 72, Sarasota, FL 34241
    941-361-6511, One of the largest and most diverse nature areas in Florida, this State park offers sightseeing tours by boat and tram and visitors can learn about the ecology of the... more info  map

Sports Centers

  • Ed Smith Stadium
    2700 Twelfth Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
    941-954-4101, The spring training home of the Cincinnati Reds and the Florida State League season, this 7,500 seat stadium also features special events throughout the year. more info  map

  • Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex
    5309 Twenty-Ninth Street, Ellenton, FL 34236
    941-723-3663, This complex features 115,000 square feet of family fun and entertainment and includes an ice skating rink and numerous recreational activities for the whole family to... more info  map


  • Forest Lakes Golf Club
    2401 Beneva Road, Sarasota, FL 34232
    941-922-1312, Situated conveniently to downtown Sarasota, this semiprivate 18 hole golf course was designed by Roy Albert Anderson and is known as the "in town Golf Club." The course... more info  map

  • Founders Golf Course
    3800 Golf Hall Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
    941-371-9720, The Founders Club is a private, traditional golf and social club community featuring a signature Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed 18-hole golf course, fine dining, and... more info

Outfitters & Guides

  • Adventure Kayak Outfitters
    6547 Midnight Pass Road #65, Siesta Key, FL 34242
    941-779-7426, A quality kayak outfitter for kayak tours and kayak rentals in Sarasota, Siesta Key, Lido Key, Longboat Key, Anna Maria Island, and the Myakka River.  more info  map

  • Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures
    3308 46th Plaza East, Sarasota, FL 34203
    941-504-6296, Almost Heaven Kayak Adventures provides a wide range of fully-guided kayak eco tours to Lido Key, Siesta Key, Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key and around the state of... more info  map

  • Captain Ron's Ocean Explorer
    2714 Datura Street, Sarasota, FL 34239
    941-376-2714, Specializing in custom offshore fishing charters, this full service guide service also offers other exciting aquatic adventures such as snorkeling, and sightseeing trips. more info  map

  • CB's Saltwater Outfitters
    1249 Stickney Point Road, Sarasota, FL 34242
    Located at Stickney Point Bridge
    941-349-4400, A complete tackle shop and Orvis endorsed outfitter that has been serving the Sarasota area since 1959. Items for sale include casual outdoor clothing, snorkeling... more info  map

Miscellaneous Activities

  • Sarasota Paddleboard Company
    941-650-2241, Stand up paddleboard and paddle surf outfitters. Equipment sales, rentals, lessons and group excursions. Serves the suncoast from Anna Maria Island to Manasota Key. more info


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