Nathan Benderson Park Conservancy
600 acres of unlimited potential! - NBP's 600 acres — 400 of which is water surface — is a great place for fishing, running, bicycling, walking, jogging, rollerblading, relaxation, picnicking, rowing, kayaking, canoeing, paddling, sailboating and so much more.
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Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates Inc. (SANCA) is a not-for-profit 501c3 business created to manage Nathan Benderson Park, a community/public asset and world-class, multi-use sports venue. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for our community and be an economic generator for our region. SANCA's primary purpose is to develop and promote Nathan Benderson Park as a world-class event center, team training site and Sarasota County park, while providing outreach programs through recreation, safety training, education and volunteering as a service to our community. NBP Priorities 1


5851 Nathan Benderson Cir
SarasotaFL 34235


  • Family-Friendly
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Bleachers/Stand -
    Grandstands and finish tower
  • Concession Stand Operated By -
    Contracted vendors
  • Facility Operated By -
    Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates
  • No. 1 Sport Played at Facility -
    Rowing and Paddling
  • Number of Spectators the Facility Accommodates -
    25,000 and more, depending on event and configuration
  • Organizers Can Charge For Parking
  • Other Sports That Can Be Played at Facility -
    Triathlon, run/walks, non-motorized watersports, swimming, fishing, modern pentathlon, RC Sailboats
  • Parking Spaces Available -
  • Speaker System
  • Sports Available -
    Equestrian, Fitness/Jogging Trail, Lacrosse, Multi-purpose Field, Rowing Facility, Soccer, Track and Field
  • Sub Region -
    University Parkway
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