Launch your kayak, boat, paddleboard or kiteboard!

Get out and explore Sarasota’s beautiful waterways and coastal environment. Home to numerous bird and marine species, our waterways and coastal environment offers many opportunities for wildlife viewing.

You can boat, swim, paddleboard, fish, waterski, wakeboard, tube, kiteboard or paddle your way around the waterways of Sarasota County. Be sure to use the Blueways Paddling Guide as you get into the flow of Sarasota’s kayak, canoe and paddleboard trails.

Wharf P canoe launch

  • Englewood Sports Complex

    ESC Entrance
    1. Address:1300 S. River Road
      Englewood, FL 34223
    2. Phone:(941) 861-5000
    1. Baseball Field
    2. Basketball
    3. Bicycling
    4. Dog-Friendly (leash required)
    5. Fishing
    6. Fitness Center
    7. Gymnasium
    8. Indoor Rental
    9. Pickleball
    10. Picnicking
    11. Playground
    12. Recreation Building
    13. Restroom
    14. Shelter / Pavilion
    15. Soccer Field
    16. Softball Field
    17. Tennis Court
    18. Trail - Paved
    19. Trail - Unpaved
    1. Athletics Facilities
    2. Playgrounds
    3. Recreation Centers
    4. Trails
    5. Transportation Rally Points

Park Hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Monday-Friday)

Englewood Sports Complex Gym Floor     ESC Fitness Rm 1
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