Events and Activities Guide
Whether you are interested in pickleball, martial arts, exploring nature trails or making a splash at the beach, Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources has the right events and activities for you. . Check out all we offer and join in on the fun
42nd Annual Sandy Claws Beach Run 5k and 1-Mile
2018 Florida Recreation and Park Association Award
The Legacy Trail Referendum
On Nov. 6, 2018, Sarasota County voters approved a referendum to acquire and improve The Legacy Trail extension railroad corridor as a safe trail for walking, running and cycling. The extension will also enhance connectivity from North Port through Venice to downtown Sarasota, and include improvements such as crossings, overpasses, amenities and increased accessibility.
An estimated 225,000 people use The Legacy Trail annually. The benefits of an extension include creating nearly 30 miles of non-motorized paved transportation corridor through Sarasota County with the potential of becoming a regional connection between Manatee, Sarasota, DeSoto and Charlotte counties.
Learn more about The Legacy Trail Referendum.