Supporting Our Parks Today And For Tomorrow

birdWelcome to The Home of

The Friends of Sarasota County Parks

  • Keep Sarasota Beautiful

    National Public Lands Day Needs YOU

    Sarasota County is celebrating the 21st Annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 27th. We are looking for volunteers to participate and lead the work force to help with removing nuisance exotic plants, picking up trash, and other debris at Arlington Park.   Volunteers needed! …

    Read More
  • Three Volunteers With Plants 20082

    Remember to Re-Register with the County!

    Sarasota County’s Volunteer Sarasota Site Goes Live New, quite impressive volunteer communication software is now live on the Sarasota County website. VOLUNTEER Sarasota County has moved to the powerful Volgistics format to organize folks who do volunteer work for the County, and Friends’ members are certainly included. …

    Read More
  • Labor Day Garden

    The Newsletter of the Friends for September 2014

    The monthly Newsletter of the Friends of Sarasota County Parks (FOSCP), chock full of events, information, photos and more! Having trouble viewing this email? Click here     The Friends of Sarasota County Parks, Inc. In This Issue Friends Updates Volunteer to Volunteer Paw Parks groomed …

    Read More
  • Deadlike Dog

    Two Paw Parks are Looking Better than Ever

    Sue Nielson of Friends of the Paw Parks shared this update: With the encouragement of Friends of the Paw Parks, Sarasota County Parks and Recreation have made some very nice improvements to two of our paw parks – Arlington and Lakeview. At Arlington, the need for shade is …

    Read More
  • Myakka

    Sarasota Nature Events for September

    A monthly e-newsletter sharing our news and events New Registration Process for Nature Events We are joining Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources (PRNR) Parks Online registration program for nature events. The program will enable you to register for any PRNR events in a one-stop-shop.   Choose the link …

    Read More
  • Southwest Coast Connector1 E1406805576880

    Perspectives on extending the Legacy Trail

    The Friends of the Legacy Trail (FLT) Chapter seeks to connect the existing trail from its current north end (near Culverhouse Nature Park) to downtown Sarasota – a distance of eight miles.   One can identify many good reasons for this — collateral benefits to health, …

    Read More
Friends of Sarasota County Parks Mission Statement:
Our mission is to promote, enhance and maintain community support for Sarasota County parks and public recreational lands through activities, fund raising, and volunteer efforts.

Click Here to Find a Park

Volunteer Opportunities

Watch this area for specific ways to help our parks. Have a few hours to give?