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Welcome To Nathan Benderson Park


Watch the 2023 RoboBoat competition with entries from around the world! RoboBoat is an international student program established to generate, cultivate, and enhance a community of innovators capable of making substantive contributions to the Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV) domain. https://robonation.org/

Walk MS

A walk that brings together passionate people for a powerful purpose: to end MS forever. https://mssociety.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1395

Learn to Row

Learn to Row is led by expert, USRowing-certified rowing instructors. The course is an introduction to sculling focusing on the fundamentals of sculling (rowing with two oars). Individuals will be taken step-by-step through nomenclature, safety maneuvers, and independent boat handling skills. This two-day, eight-hour course will provide you with the skill set to safely row […]

My Hometown Fest

A day of fun featuring food from dozens of area restaurants, local craft beer samples, live music from the region’s best bands and plenty of family-friendly activities https://myhometownfest.com/

Mote SEAsonal Tasting

Join Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium for a special event celebrating UTC's ever-growing restaurant scene and benefiting Mote Science Education Aquarium (Mote SEA), our soon-to-be neighbor in the UTC community! This ticketed event will feature delicious bites from 10 UTC restaurants, plus live music, cocktails and an exciting update on Mote's new location. Purchase Tickets

Florida Scholastic Rowing Assn. Sweep Championships

Nathan Benderson Park 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL

Join us for the second of two weekends of action, as Florida's middle-school and high-school crews square off for bragging rights as state sweep champions!