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  • Bayfront Park and Marina / Island Park

    Bayfront Park picnic area by playground
    1. Address:5 Bayfront Drive
      Sarasota, FL 34236
    2. Phone:(941) 263-6386
    1. Aquatics*
    2. Dog Friendly
    3. Drinking Fountain
    4. Fishing
    5. Food & Beverage
    6. Kayak / Canoeing
    7. Picnic Tables
    8. Playground
    9. Public Art
    10. Rental Venue
    11. Restrooms
    12. Transportation
    13. Walking Path
    14. Water Feature
    1. Facility
    2. Parks

Please note the Steigerwaldt/Jockey Children’s Fountain is currently closed until further notice. 

Open 7 a.m. – 11 p.m., daily. Pets are allowed outside the Steigerwaldt/Jockey Children’s Fountain area. Popular location to jog, enjoy the sunset, walk your leashed pet or have a picnic at the playground.  There are also two bayfront restaurants. 

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 Steigerwaldt/Jockey Children’s Fountain

A delightful children’s splash park located on scenic Sarasota Bay. Open free to the public.

Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day): 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
Winter Hours (Labor Day to Oct. 31 & Apr.1 to Memorial Day): 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting.
Closed: Easter, Independence Day & Nov. 1 – March 31

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