North Port has about 80 miles of freshwater canals. Golfing, boating, kayaking, nature walks, shopping and horseback riding can all be done around North Port. The Myakka State Forest is located in North Port as well as Warm Mineral Springs. The North Port Art Center offers art classes and workshops for families, teens, and adults, taught by dedicated experienced artists. We are committed to providing the North Port area communities with quality art education at affordable prices. Our award-winning staff of artist/instructors present a comprehensive selection of courses for all skill levels. We offer classes in drawing, oil and watercolor painting, photography,and more. North Port Skate park is a 14,000 sq. ft. skating facility comprised of concrete bowls, ramps, jumps, and rails. The Skate Park allows the mixed use of skateboards, bikes, and inline skates .