Event Series Camp Gladiator

Camp Gladiator

Adult outdoor group fitness, led by certified personal trainers to provide a dynamic & challenging workout for all levels. Offered on M, W, F. Classes at: Mondays:  5:15am, 9:30am, 6:15pm Wednesdays: 5:15am, 9:30am, 6:15pm Fridays: 5:15am, 9:30am  

Dragon Boat 101

Join the sport of legends and begin your dragon boat adventure today! Click below to view course dates and pricing. 

Dragon Boat 101

Join the sport of legends and begin your dragon boat adventure today! Click below to view course dates and pricing. 

Row for the Gold! Olympic Rowing Watch Party

Regatta Island 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL, United States

Catch all the action of the Men’s Eight race at the 2024 Paris Olympics on the Jumbotron. Watch history being made at the site of US Olympic & Paralympic Team Rowing Trials. Enjoy Learn to row demos from Sarasota Crew, food trucks, Beer & Wine served by Oak & Stone Restaurants, Steel Drummer, Inflatable kids games, Olympic photo op and more!  Event is free and there is no charge for parking. No need to RSVP - Show up early to reserve a great seat! Event is sponsored Michael Saunders & Company, Jimmy Dean, Realtor; Sarasota Crew and Louis Kosiba, NBP Board Member.

Leadership Academy – Registration open until August 2

Register now for the Leadership Academy, in partnership with Game On Nation and hosted at Nathan Benderson Park. This is a fun and interactive 6-week program, designed for leaders in the upper levels of the organization, as well as mid-level and emerging talent on a fast-track toward a leadership role. If you’re looking to enhance your leadership skills, then this program is for you! Leadership Academy begins August 16th and runs August 23rd, and September 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Register by July 12th for early bird pricing. Members $1,250 | Non-Members $1,450 Registration closes August 2nd

Centerstone Life;story 5K/10K

Help spread the message that every life is valued and suicide may be prevented. There is more to every life; there is more to every story. Centerstone's 22nd Annual Life;Story 5K/10K Run and Walk for Suicide Prevention follows a scenic route around the lake and back.  Learn more and register 

Benderson Chase

Regatta Island 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL, United States

This two-day extravaganza is one of the largest fall rowing regattas in the state, attracting hundreds of spectators and bringing together over 1,100 athletes to battle for gold and glory! We are pleased to partner with Sarasota Crew on this event. Races will be offered in under-15, under-17, under-19, under-23, Open, and Masters (A-K), all in sweeping and sculling. Athletes ages 13-75 will be participating in 97 race events.  Benderson Chase races will take place: October 12:    9:15am - 3:30pm October 13:    8:30am - 1:45pm Calling all thrill-seekers, family fun enthusiasts, and food aficionados! Get ready to immerse yourself in the heart-pounding excitement of the Benderson Chase, Florida's largest and most electrifying regatta. As the athletes battle for glory, Regatta Island will transform into a vibrant hub of festivities, where you can indulge in a delightful array of culinary delights, explore our bustling vendor village, and engage in a variety of games and activities that will keep the whole family entertained. Whether you're cheering on the rowing champions or simply soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, the Benderson Chase promises an unforgettable day of excitement, adventure, and family fun. So, mark your calendars and prepare to be captivated by […]

Oktoberfest

Come one, come all to the first ever Oktoberfest at NBP!  Enjoy German food, music and of course, beers! Save the Date! More details to come

Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Networking Event

As a chamber member, we are pleased to welcome and host the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce at Nathan Benderson Park. Chamber members will have the option of registering to try Dragon boating with our paddlers at 4:00pm, prior to the event. Advanced registration is required.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Regatta Island 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL, United States

This annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society returns to NBP, bringing thousands of supporters for a 5K walk around the park and related ceremonies and activities. Learn more and sign up today!