April 2nd 1-4pm Watercolor Classes with Carolyn
April 3rd 5:30pm & 6:45pm Suncoast Humane Society Dog Training Classes
April 5th 8am WVP Cleanup at Shamrock Park
April 5th 5:15pm South Venice Yacht Club Dance - Hawaiian Luau and Dinner
April 7th 7pm Friends of the Beach Committee Meeting at SVCA Hall
April 9th 1-4pm Watercolor Classes with Carolyn
April 10th 5:30pm & 6:45pm Suncoast Humane Society Dog Training Classes
April 13th PALM SUNDAY
April 14th 1pm South Venice Garden Club Meeting at SVCA Hall
April 14th 7pm SVCA Board Meeting
April 15th PASSOVER BEGINS
April 16th 1-4pm Watercolor Classes with Carolyn
April 17th 5:30pm & 6:45pm Suncoast Humane Society Dog Training Classes
April 18th GOOD FRIDAY
April 19th 5:15pm South Venice Yacht Club Dance - Spring Fling and Dinner
April 20th EASTER
April 21st 7pm SVCA General Meeting - General Speaker Sarasota County Commissioner Charles Hines
April 22nd 3-4:30pm SVCA Book Club at SVCA Hall
April 23rd 1-4pm Watercolor Classes with Carolyn
April 23rd 7pm Water Quality Task Force Meeting
April 24th 5:30pm & 6:45pm Suncoast Humane Society Dog Training Classes
April 24th 7pm CERT Meeting at Venice Gardens
April 28th 7pm SVBET Trustee Meeting
April 30th 1-4pm Watercolor Classes with Carolyn
Every Sunday at the SVCA Building: Fellowship Bible Church
|South Venice Beach Ferry|
CURRENT FERRY STATUS
All repairs have been completed and the South Venice Beach Ferry passed the U.S. CoastGuard re-inspection and is back in operation. We thank you for your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.
Update: The U.S. Coast Guard has set the electrical inspection for Friday 3/21. Should approval be received, the boat builder will being final assembly the following week.
The Ferry Captain will meet you at the landing located at 4800 Lemon Bay Drive. The Ferry leaves every half hour beginning at 9:30am, everyday but Wednesday, when the Captain takes a day of rest and volunteers make boat repairs and upkeep.
Hours of operation are as follows:
• May 1 through October 31 - 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Mon and Tues, and 9:30 a.m. to sunset on Thurs, Fri, Sat & Sun. Sunset hours are posted every day at
Don't forget to show your valid Family Ferry Pass each time you board the Ferry. Passes are available either in Yearly or Monthly increments. Yearly passes may be purchased in November and will be honored for passage on the ferry upon purchase. Otherwise, Yearly Ferry Passes are valid from January 1st to December 31st.
Passes can be purchased at the Landing Dock directly from our Captains or at our Administration Office located at 720 Alligator Drive, South Venice. Purchases at the Landing Dock may be purchased with cash or check only. (Please make checks payable to SVBET. Checks must be drawn on US Banks only. Thank you.) US BANK Debit/Credit cards (VISA/MasterCard/Discover & American Express) are accepted at the Administration Office only. Hours of operation for Administration Office is: Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday 9am-1pm.
2014 Yearly Ferry passes = $95.00
2014 Monthly passes = $45.00
Meet Your Captains!
Click here for a write up from the Venice Gondolier at http://scv.eed.sunnewspapers.net/olive/ode/venice_gondolier/LandingPage/LandingPage.aspx?href=U0NWLzIwMDkvMDgvMDU.&pageno=MTM.&entity=QXIwMTMwMA..&view=ZW50aXR5
Come visit your own piece of paradise! Pristine beaches, natural landscape, and quiet surroundings are what you will find on your own private beach. Please keep our beaches clean. What you bring with you, take home with you. Let our nature stay beautiful.