The Best Waterfront Value in St. Petersburg Senior Living

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, St. Petersburg, Florida, is a retirement community that offers Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care on 14 acres of lush, tropically landscaped grounds making it the best waterfront value in St. Petersburg. The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay is conveniently located near shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare, including Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

Choose from spacious studios, one-bedroom apartments or two-bedroom suites, wonderfully appointed with a kitchenette and large living room. Meals are enjoyed restaurant style.

Residents of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, enjoy services and amenities that include a dynamic calendar of classes, activities and outings including Watermark University, beauty salon and barber shop, Wellness Center and Fitness Center, waterfront heated outdoor pool and private fishing pier, as well as guest accommodations.

8th Annual Apple Pie in July Contest

This year, at our 8th Annual Apple Pie in July baking contest, residents and associates became heavily competitive in the best way possible, making mom proud for the award for most delicious apple pie. Using original (or mom’s) recipes that they’ve perfected, our contestants showed-off their baking talents for everyone to witness. Our amazing guest […]

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The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Receives National Awards

Each year, Watermark Retirement Communities hosts a Summit Award program at Watermark that is designed to encourage and acknowledge excellence by recognizing our valuable associates for their outstanding leadership, attitude, achievements and contributions. Management and peers are able to nominate each other once a year for these positive attributes. Through the nomination process, the corporate […]

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Wild Jungle Safari Party

Lets get wild! We had a swingin' jungle party as we danced to the beat of our own drums (rather the amazing sounds of John Hubbs) all afternoon. Residents and associates swung over from their tree tops in their best jungle attire and many even got their face painted as their favorite animal in the […]

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Resident Ralph Jordon is Enjoying Friendly Neighbors and Worry-Free Living at The Fountains

DISCOVER WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW If you’ve stayed in place because of preconceived notions of retirement community life, you don’t know what you’re missing. “Most people do not realize that within two weeks they’re going to have a whole new set of friends and their loneliness is going to disappear.” – Ralph Jordon, resident of […]

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Resident Nancy Durand is Enjoying Breathtaking Views and Life-Enriching Pursuits at The Fountains

DECIDE FOR YOURSELF One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is to choose for yourself where to live well and worry free. “I did not want my children having to make any decisions for me. I wanted this to be my decision, where I would go to live, and so we looked […]

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Residents Leo and Miley Perry are Enjoying Beautiful Waterfront Views and Delicious Cuisine at The Fountains

YOU CAN SEE FOR MILES Even better than our gorgeous bay view is the clarity of being comfortably situated for today and whatever tomorrow brings. “I love it. We are on the 21st floor. We have beautiful views from our bedroom, from our living area. Out the window you can see for miles over the […]

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Honor Flight of West Central Florida’s Mission 33

As we are getting ready to welcome home our residents from Mission 34's flight, we want to take this time look back at the previous flights amazing journey. On April 24th, five of our Veterans had the opportunity to take flight on a remarkable one day adventure in which they received the honor and gratitude […]

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U.S. Navy Veteran of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Takes Honor Flight

Channel 8 News recently published a video feature of veterans in Clearwater Florida taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. To view the segment please click here. Nearly 80 passengers boarded a plane in Clearwater, Florida last Tuesday, and they all had one thing in common – their service to […]

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Light It Up Blue for World Autism Day

Our residents and team members lit it up blue yesterday in recognition of World Autism Day and in support of our Watermark Kid, Elizabeth! Though not pictured, many residents and team members wore their variations of blue all day and we could not be prouder of the community support exhibited. Elizabeth Backman, who was recently on […]

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Annual Holiday Breakfast & Santa Visit

This is one of our favorite traditions of the year! Our managers start the festivities off by serving our residents a hot home-cooked breakfast as we wait patiently for the students of Our Savior Lutheran to come sing us merry songs to get us into the holiday spirit! The children sang remarkably as always and […]

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An Extraordinary Glamping Trip

We braved the indecisive weather and spent a night “Glamping” at Westgate River Ranch, located near Lake Whales, with residents from The Inn and The Gardens and an awesome team of five associates! This type of glamorous camping makes all other camping seem drab! With plush mattresses inside a canvas covered tent, comfortable furniture, a […]

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Spring Fashion Show to Benefit Alzheimer’s Association

On Saturday, April 26th The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay put on a delightful display of ladies’ fashions presented by Patchington Women’s Apparel. Our Fountains ladies were models for the day as they strutted their stuff in fabulous Spring fashions. We had local vendors selling jewelry, clothes and gifts after the fun show. With close […]

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U.S. Navy Veteran of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Takes Honor Flight

Channel 8 News recently published a video feature of veterans in Clearwater Florida taking an honor flight to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, April 24th 2018. To view the segment please click here. Nearly 80 passengers boarded a plane in Clearwater, Florida last Tuesday, and they all had one thing in common – their service to […]

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Veterans Initiative: Flea Market Sale for Veteran Based Organizations

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay's Veterans are currently supporting two local initiatives; Wreathes Across America and the Wounded Warrior Project. Our Veterans put a request out to the community for good condition items to be donated in order to sell at their Veterans' Flea Market Sale in the Lobby this past February. The residents […]

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Showcase of Talent

We’re thrilled to introduce our 2018 edition of EXPRESSIONS, Watermark’s annual calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. This calendar reminds us that our communities are collective creations of friendly, caring individuals who are generous with their time and talents. Whether expressing their individual creativity through paint, clay, yarn, stone or an outstretched hand, they […]

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8th Annual Apple Pie in July Contest

This year, at our 8th Annual Apple Pie in July baking contest, residents and associates became heavily competitive in the best way possible, making mom proud for the award for most delicious apple pie. Using original (or mom’s) recipes that they’ve perfected, our contestants showed-off their baking talents for everyone to witness. Our amazing guest […]

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Farm to Table Two Chefs

The roots of the farm to table trend stretch back to the 1960's and 1970's when Americans became increasingly dissatisfied with processed foods that they found bland. One of the first farm to table restaurants that opened up was Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California in 1971. Chez Panisse was opened by Chef Alice Waters, who […]

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Two Chef’s: A Family Tradition

Traditions are something we carry with us and pass down from generation to generation. Many traditions have strong ties to interesting stories as well! The Fountains holds traditions near and dear, just as with the Two Chef's Show having been around for over 10 years now. To celebrate the idea of traditions, we invited residents […]

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Caring.com Review – Mom is Happy at The Fountains

My mom seems very happy at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay. She's enjoying the food. It's a larger property, so there's more people and a lot of activities. She's really enjoying the movies, playing Bingo and going out in groups to lunch or dinner. The staff is very good so far. The dining area […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Excellent Care and Value

This is a nice community with great care .. the staff are caring and attentive to her needs. The community is clean and we are happy that she really likes the variety of good meals and a nice dining area. She does stay active with the other residents. She is happy that is has a […]

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SeniorAdvisor Review – Mom loves her new studio apartment.

My mother moved here recently. She is still adjusting and stays in her room mostly. She has a really nice studio apartment and loves it. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They are very professional and made moving in very smooth. They bent over backwards for us.

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Girl Scouts Cookie Eating Contest & Fundraiser for Watermark For Kids

We've supported our local Girl Scout troop this year by buying an abundance of cookies during cookie season. We put those cookies to good use with a good ol' cookie eating contest! We asked residents, associates and visitors to drop their spare change into the jars with the candidates pictures at the front desk for […]

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Resident and Associate Holiday Skit Party

Our Resident and Associate Holiday Skit Party is a tradition that everyone on Boca Ciega Bay looks forward to all year long. As a way to thank our residents for their generosity throughout the year in the form of our Associate Holiday Fund, our associates get a bit creative. Each department performs a skit, song, […]

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Bon Appétit with Thrive Dining™

Thrive Dining™ is a revolutionary dining program designed to restore the dignity and enjoyment of mealtime for individuals with cognitive or physical challenges. Thrive Dining™ features Watermark Communities’ Chef recipes and high quality, freshly prepared gourmet menu items, transformed into incredibly tasty, nutritionally balanced, protein packed meals. Watermark Chefs start by using the Grind Dining “patent-pending” […]

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