Siesta Sports Rentals. Up for rent here are kayaks, bikes, beach chairs, scooters, and beach wheelchairs and strollers. Guided kayaking trips are also available. 6551 Midnight Pass Rd., Siesta Key, FL, 34242. 941/346–1797.

Flying Fish Fleet. Several boats can be chartered for deep-sea fishing, and there are daily group trips on a "party" fishing boat. 2 Marina Plaza, U.S. 41, on the bay front at Marina Jack, Sarasota, FL, 34236. 941/366–3373.

Bobby Jones Golf Course. There are 45 holes and a driving range; greens fees are $17–$37. 1000 Circus Blvd., Sarasota, FL, 34232. 941/365–2200.

Bobcat Trail Golf Club. This is a par 71 public,18-hole course 35 mi from Sarasota; greens fee $30–$69. 1350 Bobcat Trail, North Port, FL, 34288. 941/429–0500.

Forest Lakes Golf Club. At this semiprivate 18-hole course with a practice range, greens are fee $21–$50. Par 71. 10521 Clarcoa-Ocoee Rd., Ocoee, FL, 34761. 407/654–4653.

Heron Creek Golf & Country Club. A semiprivate 27-hole course; greens are fee $49–$75. 5301 Heron Creek Blvd., North Port, FL, 34287. 941/423–6955 or 800/877–1433.

University Park Country Club. There are 27 holes at this Ron Garl–designed club, which is private but does allow nonmembers limited play after 11 am; greens are fee $59–$99. 7671 The Park Blvd., University Park, FL, 34201. 941/359–9999.