2015 Midwinter FSSA Championships

Attractions - Things to Do

The Beaches! - 5 stars -

All the 4 keys have excellent beaches. Lido Beach is 5 minutes from the club.  Siesta Key is one of the top 10 beaches anywhere in the world.

Jungle Gardens - 4 stars -

3701 Bay Shore Road Sarasota, 34234 (941) 355-5305.  See the gators, feed the flamingos from the palm of your hand, walk the gardens. A great place to go if you are a kid,.. or not.

Mote Marine - 4 stars -

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota 34236 - (941) 388-4441 Just a brief walk down the island from the club, you can pet the stingrays, see the manatees, or watch sea turtles in this working marine research facility.

Ringling Museum - 4 stars -

5401 Bay Shore Rd Sarasota, 34243  (941) 359-5700.  The Ringling family left its mark on Sarasota, the winter home of its circus, including this fabulous property and collection.

Selby Gardens - 4 stars -

900 S. Palm Ave. Sarasota, 34236 (941) 366-5731.  Magnificent tropical gardens and greenhouses downtown on Sarasota Bay.

St Armands Circle, Lido Key - 4 stars -

Dozens of boutique shops five minutes from the Squadron on the way to Lido Beach.

Ed Smith Stadium - 3 stars -

2700 12th St. Sarasota, 34237 (941) 893-6300.  Spring training home for the Baltimore Orioles.

LECOM Park (formerly McKechnie Field) - 3 stars -

1701 27th St. E. Bradenton, 34208 (941) 747-3031.  Spring training home of the Pittsburgh Pirates

Manatee Viewing Center - 3 stars -

6990 Dickman Road Apollo Beach, 33572 (813) 228-4289.  Watch the manatees from the dock or through the mangroves as they gather outside the Tampa power plant. 

Sarasota Theater and Music - 3 stars -

The winter theatre and music scene is packed for the snow bird crowd.