Category Archives: Sports

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Pickleball in Southwest Florida

Pickleball is taking the country by storm, and it’s a paddle game that can be played by people of all ages. A lot of guests go to Southwest Florida to see the beautiful flowers that are found in Florida, while others hope that they’ll catch a glimpse of bald eagles in Sanibel. One of the main attractions for Sanibel rentals... Read More »


Sanibel Island boat tour

5 Things to Know About Boating in Sanibel Before You Begin

Whether you’re into yoga, pickleball, or kayaking, boating is usually a Sanibel favorite. Boating is a blast! So what is it about boating that is so universally loved and what can you expect when you’re out on the ocean? We cover the top 5 things to know about boating before you grab your sea legs and venture out from your... Read More »


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5 Fun Races Near Sanibel and Captiva

The locals of Sanibel and Captiva Islands often get together for some sports. Whether you’re into yoga, racing and running, or pickleball, the island has something for you. From school runs for ages 5-12 to epic and athletic events for adults, there’s a whole lot of fun to be had in the area if you love to race. The races... Read More »


lady doing yoga pose

Yoga the Easy Way

Are you one of those many people who like the idea of practicing yoga but just can’t get into it? Well, in our constant search for ways to help you in your quest for self-improvement we have found a way for you to gain the benefits of yoga without all the floor activity. It’s called Yoga! According to ancient yoga... Read More »


Captiva Triathlon is this Weekend

851 adults and 225 children aged 6-13 will compete this weekend at the 2014 annual Galloway Captiva Tri. All participant slots were filled months ago as it is a popular event. The kids competition will take place Saturday and the adults will participate on Sunday. Proceeds go to the Community Cooperative and its school backpack program.  Their goal is to... Read More »


Captiva Triathlon

September is just around the corner and that’s when the triathlon is scheduled. There will be three children’s races on the 13th, which will be short distances for the traditional races – swim, run and bike. The adult races will be on the 14th and consist of ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run. It will be... Read More »


Biking on Sanibel

There are many who ride their bikes or walk down Bowmans Beach Road for a quiet time on the beach. And there are many who discover words never before found in their vocabulary as they duel with the cars that also want to go to the beach. What to do, what to do? Well, the city has the answer. They... Read More »


2014 Sanibel Captiva Triathelon

September is just around the corner and that’s when the triathlon is scheduled. There will be three children’s races on the 13th, which will be short distances for the traditional races – swim, run and bike. The adult races will be on the 14th and consist of ¼ mile swim, 10-mile bike ride and 3.1 mile run. It will be... Read More »


Interesting Cruises in our Area

Both Captiva Cruises and SCCF are offering new cruises this year. Captiva Cruises will be cruising to the Tarpon Lodge and the Calusa Indian Mounds. They will leave at 10 AM on Tuesdays from McCarthy’s Marina on Captiva and travel to Pineland on Pine Island. The diverse fishing culture of the area will be discussed during the cruise which will... Read More »


Crab Races for Charity

Crab races continue on Thursday nights at Tween Waters Inn on Captiva. They have been going on for years and have been successful in raising lots of money for the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades counties. They have averaged more than $10,000 a year over the past ten years. A nice way to help out and have some... Read More »