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.

Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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All Hallow’s Eve Gala & Pumpkin Carving Contest 2018

Halloween at The Fountains is a grand tradition and helps us kick off our crazy holiday months! This year, we had lots to be spooked about, from zombies to witches to the Cereal Killer and even the Minions! With a handmade red velvet Mummy Cake for dessert, carved on the spot, and zombie brains to […]

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10th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Kiss the Pig Contest

November instills a feeling of warm fires, hearty meals and rich desserts filled with pumpkin and whipped cream. Here at The Fountains, it also means it's time for our Annual Chili Cook-Off! This year marks our 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off and there was no shortage of bootscootin' fun! Our culinary-inclined associates entered their own chili […]

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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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Mystery Trip to Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch

Every other month our Town Center residents take a Mystery Trip to somewhere unknown to everyone but our Community Life Director. Even our driver doesn't know until we leave! This month, in the spirit of fall and Halloween, we took a Mystery Trip to Gallagher's Pumpkin Patch. While Florida's weather doesn't always feel like fall, we wanted to […]

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An Extraordinary Adventure to Key West

Key West, the southernmost point in the United States, and home to many famous and infamous places and people was our number one stop for this year's second Extraordinary Outing. With 8 awesome residents from Town Center, our Community Life Director and Resident Relations Director joining in on the fun, we took the Key West Express […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure in 2018’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases and is not, in fact, considered a normal part of aging. It currently affects millions, including over 200,000 people under the age of 65 years old. The Fountains of Boca Ciega […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure in 2018’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases and is not, in fact, considered a normal part of aging. It currently affects millions, including over 200,000 people under the age of 65 years old. The Fountains of Boca Ciega […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure with a Week Long Green Bench Celebration

Celebrating the 101st Anniversary of The World Famous St. Pete Green Benches and preparing for the Walk to End Alzheimer's, Mr. Dick Holmes partnered a couple special events with Palms of Pasadena Hospital and the Alzheimer's Association to celebrate with a cause! On Monday, October 1st at 1:00pm, the Mayor of Pasadena gave a dedicated […]

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Active Aging Week 2018 at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay

ICAA's Annual Active Aging Week is celebrated all around the country from September 23rd to September 29th, and we at The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay accepted the challenge. The theme this year was Inspiring Wellness, with a spin on thriving through giving for all of our Watermark Communities. We had had such a jam packed […]

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Expressions 2019: Celebrating Active Aging and the Arts

For 19 consecutive years, Watermark has proudly published a full-color wall calendar celebrating active aging and the arts. Featuring works submitted by Watermark residents from coast to coast, Expressions 2019 is sure to inspire creativity within everyone it reaches. Complimentary copies of Expressions 2019 are available for the asking while supplies last. Please call or […]

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ASHA Showcases Watermark Artists in State of Seniors Housing Annual Report

Look familiar? The cover of ASHA’s newly released State of Seniors Housing Report features “Magnolias,” a beautiful oil painting by Stella Szemela, resident of The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay. You may remember seeing it as February’s featured artwork in Expressions 2018. And that’s not all. Inside the report, you will see art by other […]

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Boca Goes Green for the Cure in 2018’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Disease is the most common form of dementia, and accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases and is not, in fact, considered a normal part of aging. It currently affects millions, including over 200,000 people under the age of 65 years old. The Fountains of Boca Ciega […]

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10th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Kiss the Pig Contest

November instills a feeling of warm fires, hearty meals and rich desserts filled with pumpkin and whipped cream. Here at The Fountains, it also means it's time for our Annual Chili Cook-Off! This year marks our 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off and there was no shortage of bootscootin' fun! Our culinary-inclined associates entered their own chili […]

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A Murder Mystery Dinner Party

In the spirit of October, The Fountains hosted their first Murder Mystery Dinner Party. With over 105 people in attendance and 11 people playing character roles, this party was a riot! Each in their role with characters ranging from Dr. Grape, the Chemist, to Ms. Pheasant, the High Society Socialite, to Jeeves, the Butler, players […]

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Oktoberfest 2018

The first Oktoberfest was held in the year 1810 in honor of the Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig's marriage to Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. Traditions have been since occurring, with festivities ranging from September to October, and we couldn't miss the opportunity to don our Lederhosen and Dirndl-dresses! Let's not forget the most important part - […]

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Caring.com Review – Beautiful Location and Helpful Staff

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay is in a beautiful location and you can see the Intracoastal Waterway. It's very nice, clean, and nicely-decorated. It seems like it's in excellent condition. The staff is very helpful and I have no complaints. You enter into a nice lobby with a front desk where you sign in. […]

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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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A Special Welcome Home Celebration from Mission 35

Honor Flight of West Central Florida is a non-profit organization, transporting Veterans to Washington D.C. FREE OF CHARGE to visit the memorials dedicated to honor their service and sacrifice. 8 of our residents have had the opportunity to embark on such a journey in 2018. Veteran Phil Szemela was set to go, but then was […]

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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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November 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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October 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest. Don't miss out on our Trick-or-Treating with the kids on the 15th or family movie & pumpkin […]

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September 2018 Community Life Calendars

Looking for that next class, club or event to inspire, delight or amaze you? Look no further. We’ve got a month full of exciting programs and we are sure you will find something that will pique your interest.

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