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.

Events

There’s always something going on at Babcock Ranch! We host a variety of weekly, quarterly and annual events to keep you active, connected to nature and entertained. Live music at Table & Tap, Moonlight Hikes, and holiday-themed events are just a few of the fun things we have planned. 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.

The Hatchery, Square Scoops, and Slater’s Goods & Provisions

Square Scoops, our coffee and creamery, The Hatchery, our office co-working space and Slater’s Goods and Provisions our market & cafe are all located in this beautiful building in Founder’s Square, across from the great lawn and band shell area. Explore the eats and treats offered on the first floor and visit the second floor for The Hatchery, our co-working and office space. The Hatchery’s beautiful balcony view is perfect for taking a conference call or an office break for some fresh air.

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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.

Curry Creek Outfitters

Curry Creek Outfitters is the perfect place for you to kick off an exploration of Babcock Ranch. Visit our outfitters store to find gear such as sunscreen, outerwear, fishing gear, and more. Curry Creek Outfitters also offers kayak and canoe rentals to take out onto our lake and bicycles to explore the town.

 

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The Healthy Life Center

The newest addition to Founder’s Square is Lee Health’s new health and wellness—and lifestyle—facility. Fitness Membership and wellness services are open 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 with a focus on 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.

Boardwalk

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 directly in front of our restaurant, Table & Tap. 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.

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