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Sarasota Nathan Benderson Park at Florida

Nathan Benderson Park

2500 North Honore AvenueSarasotaFlorida 34235
|Category: Activities
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Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL

One of the country's top water sprinting courses and regatta centers, this attraction is a world-class aquatic center that hosts an exciting and diverse selection of sporting competitions and special events. Athletes from around the world come to compete in rowing, canoeing, kayaking and more. The 600-acre park also offers access to a 500-acre lake, which open for fishing and boating on non-event days.


Hours -

6AM to 9PM

Prices -

Depends on event

Events -

Races, regattas and other competitions, festivals, training camps, classes


  • Watch world-class rowing championships and other water races
  • Enjoy boating, fishing and bird-watching
  • Volunteer for an event and become part of the team
  • Sign up for a guided tour of the facilities

Programs at the Park

Experience a wide selection of programs at the aquatic center, including rowing, canoeing, kayaking, dragon boat races, stand up paddle boarding, wake boarding, kayak polo, triathlons, training camps and much more.


Volunteer at Nathan Benderson Park work in land, water or parking operations. Be a part of a full-fledged regatta and receive a World Class Rowing volunteer tee-shirt! Contact the venue for more details.


  • What options for dining is nearby?

    You’ll find two restaurants nearby the park, including Meadows Village Pub (casual American cuisine) and Mona Lisa (Italian).
  • Is the sports center ADA accessible?

    Yes, the park is fully ADA accessible, and you will even find an adaptive sports program.

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