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Sarasota Ski-A-Rees Water Ski Show

Address: 1602 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: (941) 388-1666
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Type: Performances, Theater & Concerts
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Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is a must see show and it is free. The skiers are youth that are interested in learning to ski and they compete on a national level. The event area is set up with bleachers so you can see all the action. The announcer is very good and keeps you entertained between acts. These young people do some incredible... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This free show consists of young children and ski professionals. It is unbelievable the stunts they perform from jumping, crossovers and spinning to water ski ballet and pyramids. The costumes are professional looking as are the performers! This is a must see if you are in Sarasota area during their performance times. Check out their website for the dates and... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If Nike says, Just Do It, then I'm saying, Just Go! This is a tremendous show. The youthful enthusiasm of the Ski-A-Rees (and some of the skiers are not chronologically young) is contagious. This show highlights the incredible talent of these skiers in a very down home, intimate setting that is free. Yup, it's free. They will pass the bucket... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

As a 4 member family (an 89 year old mother, brother, husband and myself) we decided to pack a picnic lunch and witness the last day of season training for these stars of the water skis in the making. What a delightful day to witness that these kids were so dedicated to their work in progress! A great way to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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34 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Skilled water skiers, very young, young and some older provide a great water show for the audience. It's always a pleasure to see amateurs who can perform at high skill levels.

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Englewood, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Do go - and with family, especially kids and friends. Great show, talent and hidden gem of Sarasota!!

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Sarasota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is so much fun to watch. It reminds me of when I was a kid and these shows were more common. Now it is very rare to see this on anywhere. Love it! Thank you!!!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This ski show is a throw back to Old Florida entertainment. the skiers are talented and range in age from 4 years old to 60. The show is fast-paced and very professional. There is no admission and parking is free. If sitting in or climbing bleachers is uncomfortable, there is plenty of room for you to take your own chair... More 

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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Yes, they ask for donations but they show is awesome! And worth it...if you think it is. Live PA announcer, fast boats, daring stuns it is a must if you visit Mote or the SOS.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Free and fun ski show! These kids have talent! It's easy to get to, plenty of parking and free. The show we went to was a Sunday practice. It was quite crowded and seating is tight. Bring your own chairs, not much shade don't forget your sunblock!

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