Amenities at Venetian River Club

The River Club is the hub of all social activities. Offerings include tennis, dining, fitness center, resort and lap pool.

  • River Club Dining

      Seats 140 Full Service Dinner
      Seats 250 Meeting Room Style

      The heart of our club provides an elegant setting for any dining experience.  The outstanding cuisine and breathtaking vista of our nature preserve and event lawn combine to provide a special experience.  This setting is ideal for a wedding ceremony, cocktail reception or a formal dinner making Venetian the premier wedding location in the Venice-Sarasota area.

      La Vista Dining Room

      Seats 30-60  dining
      Seats up to 80 meeting style  

      The La Vista has the perfect setting for all your needs whether it is a birthday event, baby shower, breakfast, luncheon or dinner party. Let us coordinate all your needs to make your event the best it can be. Nestled along the Myakka River, this room is named for the array of windows allowing a panoramic view overlooking the tranquil preserve.  


      Seats 30-40  dining room style
      Seats 30-50  meeting room style

      The Pranzare is the perfect place for a private lunch or dinner meeting where you can relax and enjoy the outstanding cuisine and breathtaking ambiance of the River Club.


      Seats 40 - 50 cocktail style setting  
      The La Sala lounge offers a lovely setting with high vaulted ceilings and a panoramic view of our event lawn leading out to the veranda. A perfect place for a simple occasion with your family and friends.


      Outside Event Seats up to 250 People

      Our event lawn can be your own magical dream under the stars. Overlooking the pristine Myakka River Preserve, the scenic beauty is captivating. Weather you vision is from casual white linens or elegant candelabras your event will be a night to remember.


      Picture this…Tucked away is a tranquil and elegant setting for any occasion. A nature trail boardwalk abundant with towering oak trees, palm trees and natural beauty. A trail which takes you on a journey of backdrops you cannot find anywhere else.

  • Tennis
    • You do not have to be a golfer to get into the swing of things at Venetian. Take advantage of the six-court Har-Tru® lighted tennis center adjacent to the River Club and don’t miss the Tennis Shop for all the latest tennis equipment.

       The shop also offers racquet restringing and footwear. Whether it’s a new grip for the old racquet or the latest in racquet technology, the staff will help guide you to the perfect fit for your game.
  • Fitness & Pool
    • Awaken your body in the fitness center and aerobics studio.

      Venetian Golf & River Club offers a variety of fitness programs that include water aerobics, yoga, zumba, Pilates, body sculpting and more! Personal trainers are on staff to customize exercise programs for each Resident's needs.

  • River Walk
    • Surround yourself in the gentle serenity of our 70-acre Nature Park at Venetian Golf & River Club.

      You'll discover a new depth of enduring relaxation as you leave your cares behind and slowly meander along our peaceful River Walk. Observe the diverse varieties of Florida birds, animals and plants, all shaded by a vast canopy of swaying trees.