Planning

Panel to Discuss Benderson Rowing Facility, Public-Private Partnerships

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing concerns about public funding for projects like the rowing park on Jan. 8.

01/02/2018 By staff

Construction

Builders Group Networking Social to Be Held at Rowing Park

The Gulf Coast Builders Xchange is holding its fall networking social from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 14.

08/28/2017 By staff

Days of Heaven

How a Yale Student Learned to Love Rowing Growing Up in Sarasota

"The feeling of freedom, of finding and challenging my limits, and the beauty of those early-morning hours on Little Sarasota Bay helped form me and will follow me wherever I go."

08/28/2017 By Kate Flanders

Rowing Fever

The World Rowing Championships Come to Sarasota

The region's newest sports craze is fun for all.

06/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Media

NBC Sports Group to Broadcast Some of This Fall's Rowing Championships

Portions of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, hosted by Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, will be broadcast by the NBC Sports Group.

06/07/2017 By staff

Tourism

Rowing Youth Championships Coming to Sarasota

Nathan Benderson Park will host the USRowing Youth National Championships June 9-11.

06/01/2017 By staff

Rocking the Boat

The 2017 World Rowing Championships are Coming to Town

We chatted with Meredith Scerba, executive director of the 2017 World Rowing Championships, about organizing an international sporting event.

11/30/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Tourism

Rowing Championship Launches Competition to Name Event Mascot

The host committee for the 2017 World Rowing Championships recently launched a competition to name the event's pelican mascot.

11/29/2016 By staff

New hires

Rowing Park Nonprofit Hires Program Manager

Meghan Farrell recently joined Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates as the new program manager for Nathan Benderson Park.

08/05/2016 Research by staff

Rowing to Rio

Sarasota Hosts the 2016 Olympic Rowing Trials

120 of the country’s most elite athletes will descend on Benderson Park to compete for a spot on the 2016 U.S. Summer Olympic rowing team.

04/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

941CEO Daily

$2.5 Million for Rowing Park Survives Governor’s Veto Pen

Five years ago, during his first year in office, Scott vetoed $5 million in funding for the park.

03/16/2016 Research by staff

Article

A Look at Benderson Development Company's Impact on our Region

A by-the-numbers look at the real estate giant's presence in Sarasota and Manatee.

05/04/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Rowing Fever

Boston Globe's Alex Beam on Why He Loves Rowing in Sarasota

Beam on why he rows here, there and everywhere.

03/31/2015 By Alex Beam