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Founder’s Square

Downtown Babcock Ranch

Founder’s Square is the social hub of Babcock Ranch. It’s a central gathering place for neighbors and guests and the site of community events, music, and celebrations for all ages. Located along the edge of Lake Babcock, it is the northern end of a downtown district that will stretch southward as the town grows.

Band Shell

The band shell at Founder’s Square is the perfect place to relax and enjoy live entertainment.


There’s always something going on at Babcock Ranch! We host a variety of events to keep you active, connected to nature and entertained. We invite you to explore our events calendar, where you can stay up-to-date on all fun events scheduled in Founder’s Square and throughout Babcock Ranch.

Dining & Working

Square Scoops Ice Creamery, Cup A Joe at Curry Creek Outfitters Coffee Shop, The Hatchery Office Co-working Space, Slater’s Goods and Provisions Market & Cafe, and the newly opened Lake House Kitchen & Bar Restaurant are all located in Founder’s Square, across from the great lawn and band shell area.

Woodlea Hall

The Discovery Center at Woodlea Hall is Babcock Ranch’s town information center. Here, you can learn everything about Babcock Ranch, pick up maps, learn about our builders and new homes or take a virtual tour led by one of our Town Ambassadors. Plan to visit Monday through Saturdays 9 pm to 5 pm and Sundays 11 am to 5 pm, or call us at (941) 257-4936.

Healthy Life Center

Lee Health’s health and wellness—and lifestyle—facility offers fitness memberships and wellness services to both residents of Babcock Ranch and surrounding communities. The center offers a vast array of modern, convenient health services and programs that align with the Babcock Ranch vision of wellness and sustainable living.

Interactive Splash Pad

Take a break from the heat and chill out on our interactive Splash Pad. The perfect cool down spot to entertain kids for hours or hang out to enjoy the fountain lights at night.


Take a stroll with the kids or watch the sunset with your loved one on the boardwalk in Founder’s Square. Our boardwalk runs along the southern edge of beautiful Lake Babcock. During festivals and events, our boardwalk is the site for a variety of fun activities such as arts & crafts, farmer’s markets, face painting, and music under the band shell.