Rowing, Canoe and Kayak, Dragon Boat, Triathlons, 5-10K Runs, Cross Country, Wakeboard, Stand Up Paddleboard, Corporate Team Building, Veteran and Community Outreach
Rowing, Canoe and Kayak, Dragon Boat, Triathlons, 5-10K Runs, Cross Country, Wakeboard, Stand Up Paddleboard, Corporate Team Building, Veteran and Community Outreach

Nathan Benderson Park

This world-class aquatics and rowing facility features a premier 2,000 meter regatta course, the only International Rowing Federation-approved course in North America.

Nathan Benderson Park is a Sarasota County owned park that is managed by the Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc. (SANCA). SANCA is a not-for-profit business created to promote and 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.
 
NBP offers:
• 600-acre community park which includes a 400-acre lake
• Multiple paths around the perimeter of the lake including a 3.5 mile trail
• Dog friendly
• Located parallel to Interstate 75, between University Parkway and Fruitville Road exits
• Lake features a permanent FISA Class A 2,000 meter sprint rowing course, the only one of its kind in North America
• Recreational activities include non-motorized boating, fishing, bird-watching, and trails for jogging, walking, cycling, and related activities
 
• Event Center
• Community Park
• Olympic Triathlons
• Adaptive Sports
• Stand Up Paddleboard
• Canoe & Kayak
• Dragon Boat
• High Performance Athlete Training
• Rowing
• Concerts
• Cross Country
• 5-10K Runs
• Corporate Training
• Long Distance Swimming Events
• Community Health & Wellness Outreach
 
Home to:
2017 USRowing Youth Nationals
2017 World Rowing Championships
2018, 2021, and 2022 NCAA DI, II, and III Rowing Championships
2018 World Rowing Master’s Regatta
2018 ITU World Cup


Contact: 5851 Nathan Benderson Circle
Sarasota, FL 34235
www.NathanBendersonPark.org