Children's Fountain

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Bayfront Park Children’s Fountain areaLocation

Children's Fountain is located in Bay Front Park (Ringling Blvd. & Bay Front Drive.)

Operating Hours

  • Summer Hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day): 10am - 7pm Daily, weather permitting
  • Winter Hours (Labor Day to Oct. 31 & Apr.1 to Memorial Day): 10am - 5pm Daily, weather permitting
  • Closed: Easter, Independence Day.
  • Winter Closure: Last day open is October 31 and will reopen April. 1; call (941) 365-5318 for current status.

*For the safety of all guests, fountain opening/closing time may vary because of mechanical and/or chemical balance issues. Hours and dates of operation are subject to change without notice.

General Information

  • Maximum bather load: 120 persons
  • Alcohol is prohibited
  • Children 3 years old and younger must wear swim diapers
  • Fountain water is recirculated, do not swallow
  • Do not use fountain, if ill with diarrhea.
  • Food, drink, and pets are prohibited inside fenced Fountain area


  • Children's Fountain Event Line: (941) 365-5318
  • Manager: (941) 554-2110