Welcome to the Sarasota Polo Club

Polo is a community sport like no other. The Sarasota Polo Club is one of the largest, most dedicated and enthusiastic polo communities in the world. An estimated 50,000 spectators will be on hand during our 2022 Sarasota Polo Season, which will run December 19th 2021 through April 24th 2022.

upcoming event schedule

January 30, 2022

Super Hero Sunday at Sunday Polo

Join us for Super Hero Sunday at Sunday Polo. Tailgate contests: Best Super Hero Costume (Adult & Youth), Best Super Villain Costume (Adult & Youth).

February 06, 2022

The Wild Wild West Party at Sunday Polo

Join us for the Wild Wild West Party at Sunday Polo

February 13, 2022

Sunday Polo at the Sarasota Polo Club

Sunday Polo matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1pm beginning December 19th, 2021 through April 24th, 2022. Gates open at 10am.

February 20, 2022

Kid’s Day at Sunday Polo presented by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Foundation

Join us for Kid’s Day at Sunday Polo presented by Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.

About Our Sport

There is nothing else like it. Polo is an exhilarating exhibition of teamwork and coordination between horse and rider. What other competitive team sport requires you to whack a ball, maneuvering your way through a cluster of thundering hooves, one hand gripping your reins, one hand hoisting your mallet, all while racing full-out, balancing on the back of a powerful horse? Welcome to Polo.

About Our Club

Established in 1991 as the first development in the award-winning, master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch, the Sarasota Polo Club has a remarkable legacy. In 1922 our property was settled as a 28,000-acre timber ranch. Originally the cowboys who worked on our ranch began playing knock-around polo games in their free time. Riding their quarter horses with stock saddles, using make-shift equipment and knowing very little about polo, the cowboys played by their own rules. Rule #1 was the first rider to fall off their horse bought beer for the team, a tradition that remains in place today. Eventually mallets, saddles and a few polo ponies were donated to the “cowboy games,” and in 1991, a real polo club was born.

Let’s get social

Learn to Play Polo

If you watch polo as a spectator, you may find the idea of learning to play daunting. On the contrary, polo can be enjoyed by everyone, both men and women of any age. A passion for learning something new and exciting is all one needs to start playing the game. The Sarasota Polo Club offers a unique program enabling people of all ages and abilities to learn to play or just learn to ride. Students will learn basic horsemanship, swing mechanics, rules of the game and most importantly- have fun!

Meet Our
players

We Salute our Players! Through their dedication and commitment to the sport, Sarasota Polo is able to provide our community with the most exhilarating sport played today.

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