Ft. Hamer Receives Award

  • Jun 18, 2012

The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council awarded Manatee County 2nd Place for the Ft. Hamer Rowing Practice and Training Boathouse Facility, in the category of Cultural/Sports/Recreation.


Ft. Hamer Park Rowing Practice and Training Boathouse Facility, Manatee County Manatee County Built a collegiate rowing practice/training facility, complete w/8,000sf boathouse, pavilion w/restrooms, boat/trailer storage, indoor/outdoor teaching areas, floating docks and parking at Ft. Hamer Park.  The Program was developed as a partnership with Nathan Benderson Park, in Sarasota, Florida and will affect regional tourism and economic development.

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