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Welcome To Nathan Benderson Park

Gator Roundup Regatta

On the NBP west lake (which is along Athletes Drive, off Honore Avenue). This is a regatta for remote-control sailboats in the International One-Meter Class. Spectators may watch from along […]

Zumba

Finish Tower

With Yael Campbell. This 60-minute session is a high-intensity workout for all levels, held outdoors at the base of the Benderson Family Finish Tower. The fee is $5 cash, before […]

$5

NBP Rec Day!

Finish Tower

For a small fee, children and their parents and siblings can get out on the water with their choice of our equipment, and switch out at their whim. There are […]

Water Lantern Festival

The Water Lantern Festival is filled with fun, happiness, hope, and great memories that you'll cherish for a lifetime. This is a family friendly event that can be shared by […]

Sarasota Orchestra Parks And Partners Children’s Performance

Playground and Event Pavilion

Featuring the Sarasota Wind Quintet Sunday, Jan. 23, 2022 at 2:30 p.m., Nathan Benderson Park Pavilion Betsy Hudson Traba, flute/piccolo Jonathan Gentry, oboe Bharat Chandra, clarinet Fernando Traba, bassoon Joshua […]

NBP Rec Day!

Finish Tower

For a small fee, children and their parents and siblings can get out on the water with their choice of our equipment, and switch out at their whim. There are […]

Big Bill Big 5K

Benefits the Big Bill Foundation, which provides scholarships to youths who have battled childhood cancer or other life-threatening conditions. This is the second annual Big 5K, in memory of Bill […]

Bridge A Life Superhero 5K

This is a foster care awareness event. Start and finish are near the intersection of Athletes Drive and World Championship Drive on the park’s south end.

NBP Rec Day!

Finish Tower

For a small fee, children and their parents and siblings can get out on the water with their choice of our equipment, and switch out at their whim. There are […]

Gulf Coast Games For Life

Gulf Coast Games For Life: Feb. 6, 9 a.m. at NBP (but at other sites Jan. 15-Feb. 6). This event is a qualifier for the Florida Senior Games, and encourages and […]

Yoga In The Park

Every first Sunday of the month at 9:30 a.m., join Marina Traub for an all-levels yoga class with plenty of modifications and amplifications to suit your body.

Giving Hunger The Blues

Giving Hunger The Blues: Feb. 6, noon-10 p.m. Sarasota's largest and longest running charity event benefits the Mayors Feed the Hungry Program. Headliners Selwyn Birchwood and Albert Castiglia are joined […]