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Riverwalk, Bradenton

Sarasota FL
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Riverwalk, Bradenton, Sarasota FL

Description

Riverwalk is a wonderful development on the Manatee River. Here, between two pretty bridges, is a gorgeous promenade where joggers enjoy the breezes off the water. Kids have an absolute blast. There is a toddler playground with a shade canopy and a big-kid space-age playground, both in perfect shape and working beautifully. The splash pad is clean and really fun, in a large circle where kids can move from one fountain to the next. This inspires imaginative play. There is a shower where kids can wash the chlorine off after. Parents can sit in the shade of the amphitheater while their kids play. Teenagers have the best part of all, a skate park under the causeway overpass, which creates a big chunk of shade. With all that shade and the cool wind off the river, skaters can stay for hours and not get too hot. You really need this in Florida!
Another great playground is Circus Playground at Payne Park in Sarasota. It has an amazing amount of play equipment with a fun circus theme. It also has a skate park, though it is not open all the time like the one at Riverwalk.

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Skateboarding on a sunny day.
Skateboarding on a sunny day.
There are many young people walking along the promenade.
There are many young people walking along the promenade.
Swing with a view.
Swing with a view.
Water play at the splash pad. Behind, the amphitheater provides shade for parents.
Water play at the splash pad. Behind, the amphitheater provides shade for parents.
Half-dome climby at the toddler playground.
Half-dome climby at the toddler playground.
Playground and benches.
Playground and benches.
Cement lounge chairs along the promenade.
Cement lounge chairs along the promenade.
Shady spot under the bridge where the skate park is located.
Shady spot under the bridge where the skate park is located.
Skate park with a huge chunk of cool shade.
Skate park with a huge chunk of cool shade.
A shady place with a water view for teens to hang out. What a nice town!
A shady place with a water view for teens to hang out. What a nice town!
Fun skate park.
Fun skate park.
Skate park with a view!
Skate park with a view!
Having fun at the skate park.
Having fun at the skate park.
A jogger enjoys the views.
A jogger enjoys the views.
A safe place to skooter without cars.
A safe place to skooter without cars.
The splash pad and amphitheater are a popular place to hang out.
The splash pad and amphitheater are a popular place to hang out.
The space-age playground is super fun!
The space-age playground is super fun!
The lime-green playground.
The lime-green playground.
Another section of the playground!
Another section of the playground!
   

Directions

Bradenton Riverwalk is located at 101 Waterfront Drive, Bradenton FL. There is free parking along the road by the skate park, plus a public parking lot bordering the west side of the Marriott Courtyard Hotel at 100 Riverfront Drive.
The skate park is free and open all day.

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Last Updated Sun, 26 Oct 2014 14:17:45 GMT