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Address: 1602 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone Number: (941) 388-1666
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Fun Ski Show with Talented Kids

Note: this show closes for the season after the performance on May 10th. An enjoyable time. The kids (mostly kids) are talented. As others have mentioned, it is free. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Note: this show closes for the season after the performance on May 10th. An enjoyable time. The kids (mostly kids) are talented. As others have mentioned, it is free. They solicit donations to cover expenses. I wish I had taken a couple of beach blankets to provide cover because their is no shade. Definitely recommended.

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cedar mi
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We really enjoyed this ski show, we've seem tomy Barrett's in the Wisconsin dells & the old cypress gardens one but this is every bit as good! Free show, free parking and the "performers" are really good!! Costumes, music, well organized, just fun! They pass the hat to help with cost of gas and equipment so be prepared to donate,... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We stumbled upon this when reading through some visitor guides and so glad we did. We took chairs, our lunch/cooler and enjoyed a 75 minute show of jumps, barefoot skiers, pyramids, and ballet. There were even costume changes. There was a MC/music to add to the grandeur. This is free but donations are solicited. There is a concession stand and... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is old school Florida - a water skiing show. It was truly fun to watch theses kids do their performance. There were water skis, wake boards, and bare foot skiers. They even do jumps and pyramids. Bring a chair or get there early for limited bleacher seats. It was a great way to spend a sunny afternoon. Bring your... More 

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Amherst, Ohio
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Great show! Really fun, cool to see so close up and free, they do ask a donation and well worth giving one.

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Sarasota, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Didnt know this existed and I have been here for 10 years. Great ski show, an hour long. Get there early as the limited bleacher seating fills up or take a lawn chair. They just ask for a donation. Great family outing. Loved it

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Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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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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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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10 helpful votes 10 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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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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