Gillespie Park

710 N. Osprey Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236
This park honors John Hamilton Gillespie, first mayor of Sarasota. It has two basketball courts, an off-leash dog park, picnic tables, playground, Police sub-station, fitness trail, three tennis courts, outside fitness areas and a pond. Leashed pets allowed outside of dog park.
  • Beaches & Parks Details
    • Bicycles Trails
    • Equipment/Facility Rental
    • Hiking Trails
    • Pet Friendly Park
    • Picnic Facilities
    • Playground Field
    • Wildlife/Bird Watching
  • Facility Amenities
    • Family-Friendly
    • Handicapped Accessible
    • Pet-Friendly
  • General Information
    • Admission
      • Free
    • Days Open
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Sports & Outdoors Facility Details
    • Equipment/Facility Rentals
  • Sports Facilities Facility Details
    • Fields Available
      • Multi-purpose Field
    • Fields Details
      • Welcome to the City of Sarasota, known for our vibrant arts community, excellent restaurants, unique shopping, and beautiful beaches. Sarasota is not only the perfect vacation destination but also the perfect location to host a festival, block party, concert, runs/walks and much more. Imagine your next outdoor event in one of our picture-perfect parks or in our artfully designed downtown. Contact the Special Events Department if you are looking to host an event within the City of Sarasota and let us help with your event planning.

        Please feel free to contact us with any comments or questions.

        801 N Tamiami Trail
        Sarasota, FL 34236
        Phone: 941-263-6283
        [email protected]