KID'S STUFF Kids line-up to receive a free rod they will fish with during the 14th annual Kids' Fishing Clinic held at the Naples Pier on Saturday morning.
The event was hosted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Foundation of Marine Industries Association of Collier County Inc. Jason Easterly/Special to the Daily News
Naples Pier Kids Fishing Clinic 2011 Guide
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Silverspot Cinema @ The Mercato
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Shelling & Sightseeing
The abundance and variety of shells have made Sanibel and Captiva Islands shell-obsessed.
People come from all over the world, drawn by the song of the seashell. They parade along the sands doubled over in a stance that's been dubbed the Sanibel Stoop.
Every March, they gather to compare and appreciate shell collections and shell art at the annual Sanibel Shell Fair & Show. Throughout the year, shell shops sell seashells by the seashore (and by the thousands).
Shells are the dominant motif in island decor and boutique gifts. You'll find everything from finely crafted "shell-igrams" to lucite toilet seats with seashells lacquered in. (No home should be without one!)
Shelling can be a wonderful experience if you plan for it and are prepared. There are several things you should do before you start:
Kids/Family-Things - Naples Florida, Cosmopolitan and Charming
Many of the top Florida family activities are right here in Naples or very close by! ... Visit the Aquatic Butterfly Garden ~ with ponds and waterfall, a beautiful ... Kids/Family-Things
Every Saturday morning from 7:30 until 11:30 a.m., The Third Street Farmers’ Market, located behind Tommy Bahama’s in the Neapolitan parking between Third and Gordon Drive, The Third Street Farmers’ Market overflows with fresh produce, flowers, pastas, cheeses, seafood, baked goods, prepared foods, jams, relishes as well as superb glycerin soaps andshell mirrors.
A particular favorite, palm frond baskets and hats made on the spot. Music, coffee, dog treats, and many other delights make The Third Street Farmers’ Market perfect for grown-ups, children, dogs, and every other member of the family.The Kid's will love it! Farmer's Market
Children's Museum of Naples
501 Goodlette Frank Road Naples, FL 34102 (239) 514-0084
Brain-building powerhouse and Southwest Florida's first museum devoted for children and families to learn ...
North Collier Regional Park, a 212-acre site on Livingston Road, just south of Immokalee Road. This museum, the first of its kind in Southwest Florida, will feature 10 intricately designed, child-scaled exhibits, from a working art studio and grocery store, to re-creations of space, the Everglades, and the beach.
At the heart of the exhibits is the Banyan Tree and Tree House, a soaring, two-story banyan tree with cubbies nestled in vertical prop roots, a lookout platform, and crawling branches that lead to the fascinating treehouse at the top, inspiring children's imaginations as well as body coordination.
Children's Museum of Naples and Map or Click cmon.org
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon One million gallons of water fun will thrill children, parents and grandparents alike at Collier County's premier water park, Sun-N-Fun Lagoon!
Fun always starts at Sun-N-Fun Lagoon, a key destination by all. Sun-N-Fun Lagoon includes four pools, a long lazy river, a lit splash playground or interactive water feature, five exciting water slides,
(PARK MAP) a concession stand other typical amenities such as restrooms and lockers Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens and Map
Sun-N-Fun Lagoon is located at 15000 Livingston Road in Naples, FL - (239) 252-4021 20 minutes north of downtown Naples and 30 minutes from Ft. Myers International Airport.
Family fishing the Pier Naples Pier, 25 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL 34102. Naples Pier is a treasured landmark and a wonderful spot for a leisurely stroll, taking in a beautiful sunset and people-watching.
You’ll always find a crowd of people fishing off the Pier. A favorite location of fishermen, the Naples Pier features a concession stand and bait shop, and fishing from the pier does not require a fishing license.
Fort Myers Beach proper stretches 7-miles, but for me it begins at Junkanoo Bar & Restaurant some 3-4 miles south of Beach Headquarters "The Lana Kai Island Resort and ends a stones throw north of the Lana Kai at Fort Myers Beach Boardwalk.
This beach with all there activities, live music on the beach is definitely for the young at heart, children, teenagers but Mom and Dad will enjoy it too!
Destination Fort Myers Beach has live entertainment, beach foods, the boardwalk, beach bars and serious dining.
Bonita Springs Beach One of the best places in Southwest Florida to catch the sunset. Small, cozy, family friendly; you have everything you need. Go early, parking is limlted.
Doc's Beach House is a landmark in Bonita Springs,FL. Located on the Beach, Doc's offers a beachside snack shack, beach rentals and if you prefer indoor dining experience enjoy the air condition.
Barefoot Beach Preserve is popular for its gorgeous, plush surroundings and its opportunities for avid fisherman. Visit the Aquatic Butterfly Garden ~ with ponds and waterfall, a beautiful butterfly garden that was constructed, planted, and is maintained with mostly native plant materials that attract butterflies of many species. Saylor Nature Trail ~ A mile long trail winding through the trees to Wiggins Pass provides the chance to view over 30 species of native vegetation. Here you will find a canoe trail that circles approximately 1.5 miles through an estuarine mangrove forest.
Xeriscape Cactus Garden ~ Just to the South of the Nature Center, in vivid contrast to the Butterfly Garden, we also maintain a xeriscape (dry or cactus) garden,
Lowdermilk Beach Park
11135 Gulfshore Dr, Naples, FL (239) 213-3029 Naples is known for its lush tropical canopy and white-sand beaches. Lowdermilk Beach is that in a family friendly way. Yes it's beautiful too.Lowdermilk Park is one of those Naples Florida Beaches that is a hot spot for tourists, and locals alike.
The beach park offers 1,000 feet of pristine beachfront, plenty of picnic tables for a lunch with your family and friends, a playground for the kids, volleyball court, and a wonderful duck pond.
Located near Fifth Avenue South, Third Street South and Tin City, Lowdermilk Beach Park is a great spot to take a break from shopping, and go relax in the Florida Sunshine.
698 6th Ave S, Naples, Florida (239) 213-3058 Cambier Park is located in the heart of Olde Naples just off the prestigious 5th Ave South.
It is home to several state of the art facilities including The Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center, The Band Shell and the Norris Community Center.
There is a unique community built playground, covered pavilion, lots of open green space and ample parking. The park is home to the Greater Naples Girls Little League National ChampionsCambier Park and Map
1200 Fleischmann Blvd., Naples, FL 33940, 239-434-4692 Fleischmann Park is located just south of the Coastland Center Mall on Fleischmann Boulevard at Goodlette-Frank Road.
The park is 15 acres and includes the following amenities:
You can reach us by phone at 239-213-3020, or by fax at 239-213-3018.
The Community Center is home to many recreation classes including gymnastics, martial arts, creative arts, dance, the aftershcool club and numerous summer and holiday camp programs.Fleischmann Park
The Edge Johnny Nocera Skate Park
1600 Fleischmann Boulevard, Naples, FL 34102, Phone 239-213-3020 The Edge Johnny Nocera skate park is currently 40,000 Sq Ft with a combination of wood and concrete ramp structures. We offer a variety of styles from flow to street and beginner to advanced levels. The park includes a plaza, a mini plaza and a concrete snake run, bowl and pool.
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Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center
Cambier Park 698 6th Ave S, Naples, Florida, (239) 213-3058 A state of the art tennis facility with 12 Hydro-Grid (sub-irrigated) lighted Har-Tru (clay-like surface) courts.
The two center courts have additional lighting to accomodate professional exhibition or tournament play.
Chickee shade structures with cold-water fountains in between each court. The tennis shop offers refreshments and the latest in tennis technology.
The Allen Tennis Center is a fully programmed facility with leagues, clinics, lessons and other social events available to all. Come out and enjoy yourself at the Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center! Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center and
Coral Cay Adventure Park
2205 Tamiami Trail East, Naples, FL (239) 793-4999 Welcome to Coral Cay Adventure Golf
Come relax and enjoy our tranquil, tropical settings among the caves, reefs, waterfall and harbor.
There's a concession area for snacks, drinks, ice slush and ice cream. Try your luck at our crane machine and more.
Golf Safari Mini Golf
3775 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs, FL (239) 947-1377 Welcome to Coral Cay Adventure Golf.
Come relax and enjoy our tranquil, tropical settings among the caves, reefs, waterfall and harbor. Enjoy the concession area for snacks, drinks, ice slush and ice cream. Try your luck at our crane machine and more.