Sights and Scenes: Sarasota's The Bay Park

On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, AG Lafley served as the guest speaker at Scenic Jacksonville's fourth annual Great Cities Symposium at the Garden Club of Jacksonville. The former CEO and Chairman of global consumer goods company PG, Lafley was the founding CEO of The Bay Park Conservancy in Sarasota. The Bay Park Conservancy recently completed the first 10-arce phase of what will be a 50 acre, $200 million signature bayfront public park. Recently, The Jaxson had an opportunity to visit this waterfront park in person. Here is a visual tour of this recreational space. Let us know what you think about the park's design and amenities.

The Bay Park Map

*Boulevard of the Arts serves as the south boundary of The Bay. *

The Promenade along the Boulevard of the Arts.

*Various views of the Oak & Palm Tree Hammock. *

The Oak & Palm Tree Hammock is identified on the park map as number 15.

The Wildflower Meadow is identified as number 18 on the park map.

The Bayou Bridge is a pedestrian bridge over Mangrove Bayou.

A view of condominium towers south of The Bay Park and Mangrove Bayou.

Mangrove Bayou is connected to Sarasota Bay.

The Common Ground is identified as number five on the park map.