Island Update


The 13th Annual 10K Race 4 F.I.S.H., originally scheduled as a hybrid virtual and in-person event on Oct. 23, 2021, is now completely virtual. The change to an all virtual event was made out of an abundance of caution and care for participants and islanders due to the ongoing rise in COVID-19 cases.

You can register through Fort Myers Track Club and it’s open until October 31st. Below are the specifics

  • Registration closes October 31st (11:59pm).
  • Times must be entered by October 31st (11:59pm).

All participants will receive a gender-specific tri-blend tee shirt and medal printed with the 13th Annual Sanibel Island 10K Race for F.I.S.H. race logo.

Island Update

Complimentary Skin Cancer Screening this Wednesday

Complimentary Skin Cancer Screening Wednesday, October 13th 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Sanibel Recreation Center

Harris Dermatology will be offering a complimentary skin cancer screening at the Sanibel Recreation Center on Wednesday, October 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Screenings are quick and easy. The exam is a non-invasive, visual inspection of exposed areas of the body that will be done after a brief medical history is completed. No appointment or registration necessary – walk-ins are welcome. Face masks are required.

The Sanibel Recreation Center is located at 3880 Sanibel-Captiva Road. Daily, weekly, semi-annual and annual memberships are available. For more information call the Sanibel Recreation Center at (239) 472-0345 or visit our website at www.mysanibel.com

Island Update

Chefs of SWFL

Chefs of SWFL (series), our first featured chef, SO many more to come! Chef Fabrizio of Sea Salt.

John R Wood Properties and LeAneSUAREZGroup presents SoWeFlo Life… Every episode, from the heart, by our family of agents who love life in SouthWest Florida.

Island Update

Track Update on Sanibel Causeway Shoreline Project

The City of Sanibel has received from Lee County updated communications related to the Shoreline Stabilization Project currently underway on Sanibel Causeway Island B.

The Sanibel Causeway Island B Shoreline Stabilization Project addresses chronic erosion of the San Carlos Bay and Pine Island Sound shorelines of the Causeway. The project consists of clearing exotic vegetation along the shoreline, excavating some existing stone which will be reused, placement of new beach sand and construction of “T-Groins”. A T-Groin is a structure built perpendicular to the shoreline and is used to capture sand preventing it from eroding off the beach.

The contractor will work first on the Pine Island Sound side of the island then move to the San Carlos Bay side of the island. Areas of Island B will be restricted during the construction of the shoreline stabilization project. The project is expected to be complete by spring 2022.

Sanibel residents and visitors are encouraged to track the progress of the project by visiting https://www.leegov.com/parks/beaches/causeway.

Island Update

RSW provides nonstop service to 57 destinations

RSW provides nonstop service to 57 destinations by 14 air carriers

RSW Airport Flight Map

New Airline & City

Air Transat

  • NEW! Montreal, Canada (YUL)-Weekly, seasonal service starts Dec. 16

Avelo Airlines

  • NEW! New Haven, CT (HVN)-Weekly, year-round service starts Nov. 11

Eurowings Discover

  • NEW! Frankfurt, Germany (FRA)-Weekly, year-round service starts March 28, 2022
New Flights

Air Canada

  • Toronto, Canada (YYZ)-Weekly, resumed Aug. 1
  • Montreal, Canada (YUL)-Weekly, resumes Nov. 2


  • Los Angeles (LAX)-Weekly, resumes Nov. 19
  • Seattle (SEA)-Weekly, resumes Nov. 19


  • NEW! Austin, TX (AUS)-Limited holiday service operating Dec. 16, 2021-Jan. 3, 2022


  • NEW! Orlando (MCO)-Daily, starts Nov. 1


  • NEW! Louisville (SDF)-Weekly, starts Nov. 17
  • NEW! Manchester, NH (MHT)-Weekly, starts Nov. 17
  • NEW! St. Louis (STL)-Daily, starts Nov. 17

Sun Country

  • NEW! Duluth, MN (DLH)-Weekly, starts Dec. 17
  • NEW! Green Bay, WI (GRB)-Weekly, starts Dec. 16
  • NEW! Milwaukee (MKE)-Weekly, starts Dec. 15
  • NEW! Rochester, MN (RST)-Weekly, starts Feb. 3, 2022


  • NEW! Los Angeles (LAX)-Daily, starts Dec. 16
  • NEW! San Francisco (SFO)-Daily, starts Dec. 16


  • Toronto, Canada (YYZ)-Weekly, resumes Sept. 12
  • Ottawa, Canada (YOW)-Weekly, resumes Nov. 6

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