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Sarasota County is actively monitoring the beaches and cleaning in accordance with beach policy. To report a fish kill, call 800-636-0511.

Find current beach conditions at Mote Marine Daily Beach Conditions. Find updates on the county’s beach cleaning efforts at Red Tide Status.

Calendar of Events

Get involved with Sarasota County by checking out our parks calendar of upcoming events and information for your enjoyment.

 

Camps

Sarasota County offers 10 weeks of summer fun for children entering grades first through 12th. These camps provide a variety of safe and enjoyable summer recreation opportunities for your children. Recreational programs are also offered for grades kindergarten through sixth on a limited basis during the winter and spring school breaks. 

 

Nature Walks

Sarasota County offers miles of trails and thousands of acres to explore in our natural area parks and preserves. Join our informative guides as they take you on educational and scenic nature walks, often focusing on a blooming wildflower, rare or endangered animals, different habitats or historical and cultural features. Check our Events and Activities Guide or call the Contact Center at 941-861-5000 for upcoming walks.

 

Signature Special Events

Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources offers several signature events throughout the year.

View the Events and Activities Guide for a complete list of the signature special events.

 

Therapeutic Recreation

Sarasota County works with numerous local organizations forming the T-REC Coalition of Sarasota County. T-REC provides year-round recreational opportunities for teens and adults with disabilities. Monthly activities take place at different venues throughout the county and include dances, sporting events and much more. Scheduled activities can be found in our Events and Activities Guide.

  

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