Directions To CoolToday Park

CoolToday Park is located on West Villages Parkway past the US-41 intersection.

  • Traveling I-75 South: Exit at River Road (Exit 191)  heading west, turn at US-41 heading north, turn left at S. West Villages Parkway, stadium ahead 1 mile on left.
  • Traveling US-41 South: Turn right at S. West Villages Parkway, stadium ahead 1 mile on left.

Cool Today Park

2MMJ+48 North Port, FL, USA

The Spring Training Home of the Atlanta Braves

Parking during non-ticketed, non-event days is free in the paved parking lot located on the south side of the main stadium.

*Event parking rates may vary.

 

With the help of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consultant, CoolToday Park was designed to be universally accessible and comfortable for all guests. CoolToday Park provides services and amenities specifically for fans. These include accessible parking, elevators, courtesy rides on game day, accessible seating, and accessible restrooms.

For information on accessible seating for individual games, please contact springtraining@braves.com.

Our accessible seating specialists are committed to accommodating each guest with reasonable and appropriate accommodations based on each individual’s needs.

Accessible shuttles are provided for guests parking at CoolToday Park. All shuttles services begin 2 hours prior to first pitch and end an hour after the game has ended. Shuttle services are provided on a first-come, first-served basis on gameday. Please alert the parking attendant if you would like to utilize this service when entering parking lots.

For your safety, metal detectors are installed at all entrances.

Absolutely no guns, knives, weapons of any sort, cans, glass bottles, alcoholic beverages, hard sided coolers, bags exceeding 16″x16″x8″ or any other contraband shall be allowed into the ballpark from the outside.

To ensure the safety of all guests and compliance with relevant laws and regulations, all individuals, bags, purses, and similar receptacles will be subject to inspection prior to entry into the ballpark.

Patrons are encouraged to enjoy the food & beverages offered here at CoolToday Park. Outside food & drinks are not allowed inside the stadium.

All Spring Training game gates open two hours before the first pitch.

*Gate opening times are subject to change.

 

Concourse Level

  • Salsa Supreme
  • Dawgs ‘N Burgers
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Craft Beer Bar
  • Fish Camp
  • The Chicken Coop
  • Superior Pools Tomahawk Tiki Bar
  • Bar 402
  • Landshark Landing

 

Terrace Level

  • Braves Smokehouse BBQ
  • The Deli featuring Boar’s Head

Preferred Hotel Partners

 

Hampton Inn North Port

5664 Tuscola Blvd
North Port, Florida 34287
941-426-4770

Fairfield Inn & Suites

2935 Executive Drive
Venice Florida 34292
941-488-4343

Hotel Venezia

425 US 41 By-Pass N
Venice, FL 34285
941-308-7700

Hampton Inn & Suites Bayside

881 Venetia Bay Blvd
Venice, Florida 34285
941-488-5900, ext 409

Home 2 Suites Nokomis

227 Albee Road
Nokomis, FL 34275
941-303-4003

Sunseeker Resorts Sarasota

4949 Tamiami Trail
Port Charlotte, FL 33980
855-410-3616

Four Points Sheraton Harborside

33 Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
941-637-6770

Comfort Suites Sarasota-Siesta Key

5690 Honore Ave
Sarasota, FL 34233
941-554-4475

Westin Sarasota

100 Marina View Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-217-4786

Embassy Suites

202 N Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-256-0190

Hyatt Regency Sarasota

1000 Boulevard of the Arts
Sarasota, FL 34236
941-363-2600

Courtyard Fort Myers/Cape Coral

4455 Metro Pkwy
Fort Myers, FL 33916
239-275-8600, ext 616

Accessibility

With the help of an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) consultant, CoolToday Park was designed to be universally accessible and comfortable for all guests. CoolToday Park provides services and amenities specifically for fans. These include accessible parking, elevators, courtesy rides on game day, accessible seating, and accessible restrooms. For information on accessible seating for individual … Continued

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Address and Phone Numbers

Atlanta Braves Spring Training Facility – CoolToday Park 18800 S. West Villages Parkway Venice, FL 34293 Administration: 941-413-5000 Tiki Bar & Grill: 941-259-3456 Season Tickets & Multi-Game Packages: 941-413-5000 and select option 1 Current Beach Club Members: 941-413-5000 and select option 1 Group Tickets: 941-413-5000 and select option 3 Merchandise Orders: 941-413-5000 and select option … Continued

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Alcoholic Beverages

Alcoholic beverages may not be brought into CoolToday Park. All guests are required to provide photo I.D. when purchasing alcoholic beverages. Alcohol service policies at CoolToday Park include: The sale and service of alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 21 or any visibly intoxicated person is prohibited. Atlanta Braves train their employees not … Continued

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Animals

We welcome trained service animals recognized by federal law at CoolToday Park. “Service Animals” are defined as dogs (or in some cases, miniature horses) that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Service animals must be leashed and under the control of their handler at all times. We ask … Continued

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Atlanta Braves Foundation

The Atlanta Braves Foundation is the charitable arm of the Atlanta Braves. The Foundation invests in programs that serve children, families and communities across Braves Country through grant making, strategic partnerships and signature programs. For more information or to make a donation, visit braves.com/give.

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Autograph Policy

Fans may request autographs from the time gates open until shortly before first pitch. At that time, ticket integrity in these areas will begin being enforced. Autographs are not guaranteed and are at the discretion of the player(s).

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Bags

All bags must be thoroughly inspected before they are permitted into the facility. Bags exceeding a maximum size of 16 x 16 x 8 inches will not be allowed. Box templates will be used at inspection points, and bags and their contents must fit without assistance. Coolers are not permitted. Multi-compartment backpacks and bags will … Continued

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Banners, Signs and Apparel

Banners may not obstruct the view of guests. Banners must be baseball related and may not contain objectionable subject matter or be commercial in nature. Banners may only be hung in areas where they do not obscure advertising or impede the operation of CoolToday Park. The Braves reserve the right to remove any banner at … Continued

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Bicycle Parking Racks

Guests that wish to use their bicycle as a mode of transportation to CoolToday Park can utilize the bike racks.  There is no charge to use the racks.

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Cameras/Camcorders

All cameras must be handheld and the camera lens cannot exceed 5″ in length. No tripods or monopods will be permitted. Hand-held video cameras and still cameras for personal use may be brought into the ballpark, provided no game action is recorded in accordance with Major League Baseball regulations. Please be courteous to those guests … Continued

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Code of Conduct

Guests must refrain from conduct that is inconsistent with the fun, family atmosphere that should prevail at CoolToday Park and the CoolToday Park experience, including but not limited to: interfering with other guests’ ability to enjoy the game; using foul, derogatory or abusive language or gestures; appearing to be in a drunken or diminished capacity; … Continued

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Comments, Compliments, Concerns

Guests with a comment, compliment, or concern may express it in person during home games at CoolToday Park at the Fan Assistance booth located at Section 111. Guests may also provide feedback at springtraining@braves.com.

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Concessions

A wide variety of food and beverages is available throughout the ballpark at several permanent locations and numerous portable stands. CoolToday Park includes traditional ballpark fare as well as plenty of foods with the taste of the suncoast.

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Costumes

For the safety of our fans, any person arriving at the ballpark and presenting a ticket for entry that is dressed in a costume (full body costumes or otherwise) may be subject to reasonable searches and inspections prior to being allowed entry into the ballpark. Persons not complying with any such request shall be denied … Continued

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Credit Card Policy

MasterCard, Visa, Discover and American Express are accepted at ticket windows, restaurants, concessions and merchandise locations in CoolToday Park. Credit cards will be accepted in the parking lots.

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Directions to CoolToday Park

CoolToday Park is located on West Villages Parkway. Traveling I-75 South: Exit at River Road heading west, turn at US-41 heading north, turn left at S. West Villages Parkway, stadium ahead 1 mile on left. Traveling US-41 South: Turn right at S. West Villages Parkway, stadium ahead 1 mile on left. Physical address: CoolToday Park 18800 S. … Continued

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Distribution Of Materials

All of the following are prohibited on the private property of CoolToday Park and in the parking areas that surround it: Distribution of leaflets or other printed material Distribution of products or performing of services, whether for a consideration or free Taking surveys or otherwise interfering with the free movement of guests

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Donations Requests

The Atlanta Braves Foundation supports non-profit organizations by donating in-kind autographed memorabilia that can be used for auctions and/or raffles. Interested organizations should submit their request 6-8 weeks prior to the event date at braves.com/donations.

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Elevators

Two elevators are conveniently located at CoolToday Park to service guests. We ask that guests be courteous when using the elevators at CoolToday Park and that priority is given to disabled and elderly guests. Elevators are located in stairwells 2 (section 110) and 3 (section 114).

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Emergency Evacuation

Should there be an immediate need to evacuate CoolToday Park, guests will be given instructions via the public-address system. Exit instructions will also be posted on high-definition televisions in the concourses and throughout the ballpark. Guests are encouraged to take the following steps: Be aware of your location in CoolToday Park at all times. Identify … Continued

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Entrances

Gate 1: Located on the South side of the stadium, first base side Gate 2: Located on plaza, West side of stadium, third base side Gate 3: Located on West side of stadium, also serves as entrance to Tomahawk Tiki Bar on non-game days

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Exit/Re-Entry

Guests are not allowed to leave CoolToday Park and return on the same ticket. In the case of an emergency, re-entry can only be granted by a Fan Assistance Supervisor. Please see a Fan Assistance team member prior to exiting the gates. All guests re-entering the ballpark are subject to security re-inspection. No re-entry will … Continued

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Family Restrooms

Men’s, women’s, and family restrooms are located on the first and third base sides of the stadium on concourse level. Nursing rooms are also located in these areas.

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Fan Assistance

Fan Assistance is located at Section 111. Our knowledgeable representatives will assist you with questions, concerns and requests for information.  The booth at Section 111 is staffed before, during and after Spring Training games.

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Fan Interference

For the safety and enjoyment of all, guests are reminded to not interfere with a ball in play or trespass onto the playing field. Interference and trespassing are prohibited by Atlanta Braves policy and Sarasota County Ordinance. Persons who violate this ordinance are subject to ejection and/or arrest and prosecution.

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Field Dimensions

CoolToday Park’s field dimensions mirror those that are found at Truist Park. Field Distance Height Right field 325′ 16′ 0″ Right center field 375′ 16′ 0″ Center field 400′ 8′ 8″ Left center field 385′ 8′ 8″ Left field 375′ 8′ 8″ Left field corner 335′ 6′ 0″

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First Aid

First Aid is located conveniently at Section 111, staffed with medical personnel. If medical assistance is needed, please notify the nearest Braves personnel or proceed to the nearest location.

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Gate Openings

All Spring Training game gates open two hours before the first pitch. *Gate opening times are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information please visit the MLB Ballpark app.

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Grass Playing Field

Approximately 110,000 square feet of sod covers the playing field. The sod lies on top of 14″ of sand (90% sand and 10% sod). The drainage system lays at the bottom of the sand on top of an 110,000-sq. ft. plastic liner which allows them to remove 120,000 gallons of water per hour.

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Group Outings

Guests interested in bringing a group to the ballpark should contact the Group Sales Office at 941-413-5004.  Groups of 20 or more receive special discounted pricing and recognition on the CoolToday Park LED Board during the game. CoolToday Park offers several group hospitality options including pregame meeting rooms and patio space, private and party suites. … Continued

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Hall of Fame

Our 35 Braves Hall of Famers are featured in induction order. 1999 – Hank Aaron, Eddie Mathews, Phil Niekro, Warren Spahn 2000 – Dale Murphy, Ted Turner 2001 – Lew Burdette, Ernie Johnson 2002 – Bill Bartholomay, John Sain 2003 – Del Crandall 2004 – Kid Nichols, Tommy Holmes, Skip Caray, Pete Van Wieren 2005 … Continued

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Hospitality Areas

For more information on hospitality areas, visit cooltodaypark.com/groups or call the group sales department at 941-413-5000. Centauri Super Suite: Located along the warning track in Right Field, field level. Coors Light Batter’s Box: Located next to visitor dugout, field level. 1st and 3rd Base Terrace Club: Private spaces located on the Terrace Level on first and third base … Continued

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Job Oppotunities

Interested in part time and/or full-time job opportunities with the Atlanta Braves Spring Training Facility?   All our current job opportunities, including Intern positions and Game Day positions, are posted online at Braves.com/jobs.

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Lost and Found

To report or claim lost articles during a home game, visit Fan Assistance at Section 111. The Braves keep lost items for 30 days before donating/disposing of unclaimed items. If guests are retrieving lost items at CoolToday Park (on a non-gameday), they must coordinate the pick-up of the item by calling 941-413-5000 in advance. Items … Continued

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Lost Children/Lost Adults

Lost Children/Lost Adults will be escorted to Fan Assistance near Section 111. Fan Assistance provides complimentary wristbands for parents or group leaders who may wish to “tag” their children or group members with a name and seat location and/or contact number. Use of these wristbands is strongly encouraged as it aids in faster resolution of … Continued

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Lost/Stolen Tickets

Beach Club Members may have their lost/stolen tickets reprinted by contacting their Membership Services Representative or by stopping by  the ticket office upon arrival to CoolToday Park. An official police report is required to reprint stolen tickets. The account holder of record must be present to make the request and the Ticket Services staff must … Continued

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Metal Detectors

As a condition to entry, all fans entering CoolToday Park consent to being screened via metal detection. These metal detectors (walk through and/or handheld) will be used at all CoolToday Park gates.

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MLB Gold Pass

MLB Lifetime Passes (ie: Gold Passes) are accepted for Atlanta Braves games at CoolToday Park on first come/first served basis. Ticket reservations cannot be made in advance. There is a limit of two (2) complimentary game tickets per pass, and a valid driver’s license (which matches the exact name on the pass) must be presented. … Continued

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National Anthem

Those interested in performing the National Anthem at CoolToday Park should send an email to springtraining@braves.com. In your email, please include your contact information as well as a link to your audition video.

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Nursing Mothers

CoolToday Park offers a  fully dedicated space for nursing mothers. The air-conditioned nursing lounge is equipped with chair and a diaper changing station located near the restrooms on the first base side of the stadium.

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Parking

Please visit cooltodaypark.com/visit for detailed information on all of our parking lots and pricing. Guests can purchase parking online, over the phone, or at the ticket windows at the ballpark. Parking day of and on-site is through credit card only. It is recommended that guests arrive early and park in the first lot available to … Continued

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Parking Pass

For convenient access to all Braves parking lots you can pre-purchase parking online or purchase at the box office. If purchased online through Ticketmaster, you will be sent an email confirmation with a link to set up an account. In your account you will find your tickets and parking passes to be loaded into your … Continued

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Police and Security

For the safety and convenience of all CoolToday Park guests, police and security personnel are stationed throughout the ballpark. For matters which may require police or security guests may speak with the nearest Braves employee. Braves personnel, which may include security and/or police, will respond to security matters or guest service questions.

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Prohibited Items

The following items are prohibited from being brought into CoolToday Park: alcoholic beverages and illegal drugs; aluminum cans, bats, glass bottles, bota bags or wineskins; bags, purses or backpacks exceeding 16″x16″x8″; ice chests, hard-sided coolers or soft-sided coolers (soft-sided coolers, without the plastic liner, will be permitted at CoolToday Park ); camera lenses exceeding 5 … Continued

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Radios/TVs

Personal radios and television sets with headphones are permitted inside CoolToday Park. AM/FM handheld radios are also available at Longboat Key Club Fan Assistance booths for guests with visual and/or hearing impairments. Stop by the main Fan Assistance booth at Section 111 to check out one of these radios.

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Restrooms

Restrooms are located throughout the ballpark. For more information on family restrooms, see FAMILY RESTROOMS.

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Retired Numbers

All 11 retired numbers are located in our plaza near Gate 2 on the West side of the stadium and include: #3 Dale Murphy #6 Bobby Cox #10 Chipper Jones #21 Warren Spahn #29 John Smoltz #31 Greg Maddux #35 Phil Niekro #41 Eddie Mathews #42 Jackie Robinson #44 Hank Aaron #47 Tom Glavine

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Risks of Baseball

Guests assume all risks and dangers inherent in and incidental to attending a baseball game, whether occurring prior to, during or subsequent to the actual play, including but not limited to injury from thrown or batted balls, thrown bats, or fragments thereof and spectators’ conduct. Accordingly, neither The Braves nor their opponent nor any of … Continued

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Safety Alert

During all pregame practices/activities, through the game and post-game experience, hard hit baseballs, bats and fragments thereof may be thrown or hit into the stands. For the safety of every guest, all guests must stay alert and be aware of their surroundings. Sections 107-117 are behind protective netting. Guests who are concerned with their seat … Continued

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Scalping

State law prohibits ticket reselling within a radius of CoolToday Park nor in any of the parking areas that surround it. Tickets associated with such transactions are subject to confiscation. Individuals engaged in scalping tickets, whether seller or buyer, may be subject to arrest. Guests are warned that, in many cases, tickets offered for sale … Continued

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Schedules

Atlanta Braves pocket schedules are available at the ticket windows, Fan Assistance and Braves Clubhouse Team Store, or by mailing in a self-addressed stamped envelope to the following address: Attn: Schedule Request Atlanta Braves 18800 S. West Villages Pkwy Venice, FL 34293 Visit braves.com/schedule to view the full Braves schedule.

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Season Tickets

Guests interested in information on season tickets should contact the CoolToday Park Sales Office at (941-413-5004) or go to cooltodaypark.com/beach-club. Season ticket holders become members of the Braves Beach Club, and receive special benefits such as discounts on season seats and additional tickets, a discount at the Braves Team Store, ticket exchange privileges, events throughout … Continued

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Security

As a condition to entry, all fans entering CoolToday Park consent to being screened via metal detection. These metal detectors (walk through and/or handheld) will be used at all CoolToday Park gates. Bags can be no larger than 16″ x 16″ x 8″ and all bags shall be subject to inspection upon entry in accordance … Continued

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Service Animal Policy

We welcome trained service animals recognized by federal law at CoolToday Park. “Service Animals” are defined as dogs (or in some cases, miniature horses) that are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for people with disabilities. Service animals must be leashed and under the control of their handler at all times. We ask … Continued

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Smoking

CoolToday Park is a tobacco-free facility. Smoking, including e-cigarettes, is permitted only in the designated area located by Gate 4 below the Budweiser Bench. Tobacco use is prohibited in the seating bowl, concourses, Plaza, restrooms, and in all premium seating areas.

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Souvenir Programs

Learn more about your favorite Atlanta Braves players and coaches with a souvenir program. It’s the perfect keepsake to commemorate your trip to CoolToday Park, and its features and Q and A’s with the players, a great way to get to know the team. Souvenir programs can be purchased at the Braves Clubhouse Team Store, or by … Continued

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Special Events

Looking for a unique venue for a corporate event, wedding, reception, or banquet? CoolToday Park has several amazing spaces available on non-gamedays for events. For more information, call the Braves Special Events department at 941-413-5000 or visit cooltodaypark.com/meetings.

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Stairs

For the convenience of our guests, numerous stairways exist in CoolToday Park. Guests may use the stairways to gain access to the Terrace from the Main Concourse or when exiting the ballpark. Guest stairs are located in sections 105, 110, 114, and 119. Stairwells 1 (105) and 4 (119) only have access to the concourse … Continued

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Strollers

Fold-up strollers should be stored under your seat during the game. If you have a stroller that does not fold-up, please check it at the Fan Assistance booth located at Section 111.

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Suites

Patio Suites are located on the Lower Level and Luxury Suites are located on the Terrace Level at CoolToday Park and offer the perfect platform for both business and pleasure. Inside the Suites, guests are treated to state-of-the-art amenities including upscale catering, comfortable seating and furnishings that carry a distinct baseball flavor. Visit cooltodaypark.com/groups for … Continued

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Tailgating

Please review the tailgating and parking policies below. Grilling is not permitted in any CoolToday Park parking lot. Due to safety concerns, tents of any kind cannot be set up in any of the Braves parking lots. Fans may purchase parking for VEHICLES ONLY. Purchasing multiple spaces for any use other than parking is strictly … Continued

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Ticket Information

Individual Game Tickets – Ticketmaster: 1-800-745-3000 CoolToday Park Ticket Office: Season Tickets & Multi-Game Packages: 941-413-5004 Group Tickets: 941-413-5004 Accessible Seating 941-413-5004 CHILDREN TICKETS: Children age two (2) and under may be admitted to Braves games without a ticket. However, they must sit in the lap of an accompanying adult. Children ages three (3) and above … Continued

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Ticket Office Hours

Game Days: Ticket Office opens at 10 a.m. and will remain open through the end of the 5th inning. Non-Game Days: Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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Tours of CoolToday Park

Guided tours of CoolToday Park for groups of 10 or more are offered year-round (except during Spring Training) and must be scheduled in advance. Please visit cooltodaypark.com/tours for more information.

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Umbrelllas

Umbrellas are permitted inside CoolToday Park. Please be considerate of guests around you when using an umbrella.

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Video Board

The main scoreboard, 3 additional LED displays throughout the ballpark and plaza, and numerous TVs combine to bring our fans the best possible viewing and entertainment experience. Along with the scoreboard and LED displays – and state of the art professional sound system – these special features combine to create a one of a kind celebration … Continued

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VIP Experience

The Braves offer a VIP Experience on game day to make the most of our trip to CoolToday Park. Fans are given the opportunity to purchase a VIP experience online while purchasing a game ticket. For more info, visit cooltodaypark.com/vip or call the CoolToday Park Ticket Office at 941-413-5000.

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Wheelchair Services

Wheelchairs are not provided at CoolToday Park. Fans may use their own wheelchairs and visit an accessible entrance either at the entrance marked “Press” or the entrance marked “VIP”. Please contact the ticket office in advance if additional services are needed. 941-413-5004. Courtesy carts from Braves parking lots are also available, simply by letting your parking … Continued

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Will Call Drop Off

This service will be available to all individuals possessing valid tickets. Please take a moment to review the following procedures: Guests wishing to drop off tickets may do so at the ticket office will-call window. Tickets for future games may also be dropped off at this window. There is a $5.00 per envelope* charge for … Continued

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50/50 Raffle

The Atlanta Braves Foundation will sell 50/50 raffle tickets from the time gates open until the bottom of the seventh inning. Fans can purchase tickets from designated uniformed ticket-sellers around the ballpark. The “jackpot” total will be updated and displayed in real time throughout the game. After the seventh inning, the winning number will be … Continued

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