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.

Waterfront Renovations

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay, located in St. Petersburg, Florida, is investing $90,000 in waterfront renovations that commenced last month. The pool and pool deck are being refinished. The patio outside the main dining room has been extended an additional 14 feet, with 2 automatic awnings that will retract with increased wind speeds, new landscaping, […]

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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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Spring into Easter Celebration

While the weather wasn't the greatest and we hopefully have had our last burst of temperatures in the 60's and windy, we still made our Spring event as great as it could be! We brought the event indoors and hid about 500 eggs in our common areas for the residents and kids to find! Each […]

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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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Residents Brenda and Stan Uskavitch are Enjoying Carefree Living with Waterfront Views at The Fountains

ENJOY EVERY MOMENT How would you rate your everyday enjoyment of life itself? The right retirement community can make all the difference. “It’s not the last chapter, it’s the next chapter. And here we are in the next chapter, we’re turning the pages…and that’s the beauty of life.” – Brenda Uskavitch, resident of The Fountains […]

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Residents Marilyn and Tony Flynn Enjoy Carefree Winters at The Fountains

HAVE FUN LOOKING Even if your next move is a long way off, it’s a good idea to start exploring your retirement living options today. “You are not going to decide for a couple years anyway, so get out and look and it gives you a chance to see as much as possible.” – Marilyn […]

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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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The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay Supports Local Girl’s Journey to the Special Olympics

The Fountains at Boca Ciega Bay and Watermark for Kids have driven another child's passion, this time galloping through new educational terrain in means of horseback riding and pure happiness. Elizabeth Backman, 17, loves horseback riding and it has played an important role in her growth as a young adult. Watermark for Kids has sponsored […]

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An Extraordinary Overnight Adventure to Disney World

It's not a completed holiday season without an adventure to the most magical place on earth, and The Fountains was surely not going to miss out! On December 3rd, we donned our Ugly Sweaters embarked on our overnight adventure to the Magic Kingdom for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on a cozy Escot bus! When […]

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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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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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Thrive Dining™: What sounds good to eat?

Watermark was recently featured on Senior Housing News in the article Dished: Hot New Trends in Memory Care published on July 25th, 2017. To view the article, please click here. Unintentional weight loss and unhealthy meals like chicken nuggets, fish sticks and French fries, all lacking any nutritional value, are a thing of the past. […]

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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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Two Chef’s Throwback to the 80’s!

It's officially Reminiscence Month, and we celebrated with a "Totally Awesome" January as we flash backed to the 1980's with a Two Chef's Throwback party! Our associates brought out some of the wackiest clothes you can find, did their hair up big like Madonna, and dressed up like Richard Simmons and some wore their favorite […]

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9th Annual Chili Cook Off & Kiss the Pig Contest

As the days of Autumn get cooler, it is our friends company and bowls of chili that keep us warm. 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 […]

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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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