G.T. Bray Park

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G.T. Bray Park is Manatee County's recreational hub and the centerpiece of an impressive Parks and Recreation Department.

5502 33rd Avenue Drive West (Map)
Bradenton, FL  34209

 

Park Hours:
   Sunrise to Sunset
   (The director has the authority to permit extended hours per Municode 2-24-10.)

 

Amenities:

  • Administration Offices
  • Amphitheater
  • Baseball fields (lighted)
  • Basketball Courts (lighted)
  • Benches
  • Bleachers
  • Dog Park
  • Fitness Center
  • Football Field (lighted)
  • Happy Tails Canine Park
  • Horseshoe Courts
  • Little League Fields (lighted)
  • Multi-Purpose Field
  • Multi-Purpose Trail - 1.25 miles
  • Pavilions
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playgrounds
  • Pool
    • Olympic Size
    • Divewell with a 1-meter and 3-meter diving board and a 12 foot 3 flume water slide
    • Kiddie Pool and Splash Ground
  • Racquetball Courts - Eight Courts
  • Recreation Center
  • Rest Rooms
  • Skate Park
  • Soccer Fields (lighted and unlighted)
  • Softball Fields
  • Tee Ball Field
  • Tennis Courts - Eight Hard Courts and Eight Clay Courts
  • Trash Receptacles
  • Water Fountains

 

PAVILION RENTALS

Pavilion #1 - Cedar Hammock

Cedar Hammock
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Cedar Hammock

Location:  Take the 59th street entrance to the softball fields. The pavilion is located within a fenced playground area.

 
Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available at the softball field concession area. The play area next to the pavilion is open to the public.   

 
Fee:
  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric

Pavilion #2 - Oak Knoll

Oak Knoll
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Oak Knoll

Location:  Take the 59th street entrance to east of the baseball and little league fields. The pavilion is positioned at the far end of the parking lot behind the gym and close to the canal. It is located within a fenced playground area.


Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available at the baseball field concession area. The play area next to the pavilion is open to the public.   


Fee:  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric

Pavilion #3 - Hickory Hollow

Hickory Hollow
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Hickory Hollow

Location:  Take the 51st street entrance into the wooded oak hammock (near the dog park). The pavilion is positioned under the trees, adjacent to the fenced playground.
 

Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available nearby. The play area next to the pavilion is open to the public.  ADA Accessable   


Fee:  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric

Pavilion #4 - Meadow View

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Meadow View

Location:  Take the 51st street entrance into the wooded oak hammock (near the dog park). The pavilion is positioned under the trees, within walking distance to the fenced in playground.


Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available nearby. The play area next to the pavilion is open to the public.  ADA Accessable  

 
Fee:  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric
 

Pavilion #5 - Woodland Grove

Woodland Grove
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Woodland Grove

Location:  Take the 51st street entrance into the wooded oak hammock (near the dog park). The pavilion is positioned northwest of the amphitheater under the trees, within walking distance to the fenced in playground.
 

Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available nearby. The play area near the pavilion is open to the public.    
 

Fee:  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric

Pavilion #6 - Whispering Pines

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Whispering Pines

Location:  Take the 51st street entrance into the wooded oak hammock (near the dog park). The pavilion is positioned closest to the amphitheater under the trees, within walking distance to the fenced in playground.
 

Amenities:  Pavilion includes 7 tables which seat 56, 1 grill. Restroom facilities are available nearby. The play area near the   pavilion is open to the public.  ADA Accessible.    
 

Fee:  $50.00/$53.25 with tax….non electric
 

Pavilion #7 - Bright Outlook

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Bright Outlook

Location:  Take the 59th street entrance to the parking lot on the north side of the Recreation Center building. The pavilion is located within a fenced playground area with astro-turf.


Amenities:  Pavilion includes 6 tables which seat 48, 1 grill, 1 chilled water fountain. Restroom facilities are available at the Recreation Center while the center is open. Additional restrooms are located at the baseball concession area.  The play area next to the pavilion is open to the public.   
 

Fee:  $60.00/$63.90 with tax….electric included.

Amphitheater

Amphitheater
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Amphitheater

Location:  Take the 51st street entrance into the wooded oak hammock (near the dog park). Amphitheater is adjacent to the playground.
 

Amenities:  The amphitheater is approximately 60’ wide at front and 30’ wide at the back x 25’deep and is not lit.  There are 24 benches which seat approximately 96.  Electric is provided. A drinking fountain, restrooms, playground and pavilions are within walking distance and open to the public.   
 

 

Fee:     $35.00/hr     Residential/Social
  $45.00/hr Commercial