Adventure Programs

The Adventure Program challenges you to achieve new goals with a climbing tower, alpine wall and kayaking.


Open Climb

AGES 6+

Have family visiting or looking for something fun to do on a Saturday? Come join our Saturday Open Climb at ESJ's Alpine Tower every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month. Great for beginner and experienced Climbers. Kids 6 yrs to Adults are welcome! 

This experience incorporates teamwork, trust, communication and problem solving. Great for Family and Friends! Our Alpine Tower Certified team will give climbing instruction and lead you through your climbing experience. 

$10 for Members and $15 for Non-Members - Don't let this nice Saturday go by while sitting inside, register online or at the Main Desk at ESJ Today!


Saturday, April 27
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ADVENTUROUS Birthday Parties

Must be scheduled a week in advance
Staffing Ratio: 1 to 8
Time: 2 hour Climb 
Contract Wendy Richards: wrichards@sarasotaymca.org   

PACKAGES: 

All-inclusive includes - $100 ( $12 per climber up to 16 kids plus $100 teen center rental) 

• Group Activities 

• 2 hour Climb 

• 1 hour Teen Center Rental 

• Picnic Table 

Just Climb - ($15 per climber up to 16 kids) 

• 2 hour climb

• Picnic Table 


Kayaking

Come join us for a morning on the water! 

ESJ Kayaking is a relaxing guided tour of the beautiful Mangroves. Great for beginner or experienced paddlers.Be sure to wear water shoes, sunscreen and bring a bottle of water.  

We meet at 10:15am, launch at 10:30am and be back by 12pm 

$15 - exclusively for members
(Non-Members email wrichards@sarasotaymca.org for details)

To Reserve your spot, register online or at the Main desk at ESJ.

Tuesday, April 23 (Turtle Beach Boat Ramp)
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Tuesday, April 30 (South Lido Beach)
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Tuesday, May 7 (Turtle Beach Boat Ramp)
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Thursday, May 9 (South Lido Beach)
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Sunset Kayaking
Thursday, April 25, 7pm-9pm REGISTER
Tuesday, May 7, 7pm-9pm
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Thursday, May 9, 7pm-9pm
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Tuesday, May 14, 7pm-9pm
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Thursday, May 16, 7pm-9pm
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Come enjoy the sunset and an evening on the water with ESJ Kayak Adventures! Our guided trip will travel down the channel from Turtle beach Boat launch to a secluded beach where we will enjoy the sunset, the water and good company. Bring your own non-alcoholic beverage and light snack to enjoy!

$15 - exclusively for members
(Non-Members email wrichards@sarasotaymca.org for details)

Meet at Turtle Beach Boat Ramp at 7pm

Register online or at the Main desk

Small Group Kayaking
Must be scheduled a week in advance 
Contract Wendy Richards: wrichards@sarasotaymca.org   
Guided Tour 10:30am-12pm
Staffing - 2 per trip
Minimum of 4 Participants Required
Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members


CORPORATE TEAM BUILDING

Looking for a fun way to engage your team in a few hours of learning, fun, and building trust!  We will work with you to plan outdoor team building activities that are perfect if you are looking to get outside and enjoy the fresh air…climbing, kayaking, and so much more!  

Contact our Adventure Programs Staff to create the perfect event for your team and get pricing information! We just ask for 30 day notice to complete your booking. Email Wendy Richards at: wrichards@sarasotaymca.org