Sports Development and Athletics provides a wide variety of activities ranging from traditional sports such as baseball, football, softball and soccer to unique sports like BMX, croquet, and rowing.

Sarasota County has world-class sporting facilities including Nathan Benderson Park, Sarasota BMX and croquet courts. Travel ball tournaments are held at county facilities year-round including more than 40 weekends annually.

More than 100 leagues help make up Sarasota County athletic recreational activities with events that include training, try outs and league championship tournaments.

  • Nathan Benderson Park

    1. Address:5851 Nathan Benderson Circle
      Sarasota, FL 34235
    1. Bicycling
    2. Birding
    3. Boat Ramp
    4. Canoe/Kayak Launch
    5. Dog-Friendly (leash required)
    6. Fishing
    7. Picnicking
    8. Playground
    9. Restroom
    10. Rowing Facility
    11. Trail - Paved
    12. Trail - Unpaved
    1. Athletics Facilities
    2. Boat and Kayak Launches
    3. Playgrounds
    4. Specialty Park
    5. Trails
    6. Water Access Parks

Park Hours: 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Nov. - March)

2014 USRowing Southeast District Junior Championships


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