In January 2006, Sarasota County purchased approximately 11-acres to add to the existing park. The county was awarded a Florida Communities Trust (FCT) grant toward the purchase of this additional parkland.
Parks and Recreation has worked collaboratively with various stakeho
lders in the development of the park concept plan
. The Sarasota County Commission reviewed, provided additional suggestions and approved the concept plan in June 2008.
Since this time, Public Works has led the design, engineering and permitting for the enhancement of the park.
Additional park amenities will include:
2-lane motorized boat ramp,
picnic areas, playground and
environmental mitigation and enhancements.