Parks & Natural Resources

We take great pride in offering a vast array of programs and activities throughout Manatee County, which promote our mission of health for the community and environment.

Join our email list for upcoming recreation programs, outdoor education, or agriculture & extension programs.


To register for a camp, group exercise class, pavilion or program, please use the link below.

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Announcements

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Coquina Beach Parking and Drainage Project
September 24, 2021
Currently, the North and a Southern portion of the Coquina Beach parking lot is closed.Read More
G.T. Bray Pickleball & Clay Tennis Court Improvements
September 16, 2021
Renovations will start on October 18, 2021. Read More

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
16Oct
Robinson Runners
7:00AM - 8:00AMThe NEST at Robinson Preserve
16Oct
Cycle Plus
8:00AM - 8:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
16Oct
Robinson Runners
8:00AM - 9:00AMRobinson Preserve, 1704 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
16Oct
Master Gardener Tour: Rye Preserve
9:00AM - 10:00AMRye Preserve
16Oct
Rye Preserve Tour
9:00AM - 11:00AMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
16Oct
Boot Camp
9:00AM - 9:45AM
16Oct
Wake up Yoga
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room OR Outdoor turf
16Oct
Mornings at the NEST
9:00AM - 12:00PM
16Oct
Power Dance
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
16Oct
Master Gardener Volunteer Mobile Plant Clinic - Christ Episcopal Church
10:00AM - 2:00PMChrist Episcopal Church, 4030 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205, USA
16Oct
Floating Yoga
10:15AM - 11:00AM
16Oct
Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
16Oct
Aqua Combo
12:00PM - 12:45PM
16Oct
BardWired: Much Ado About Nothing
2:00PM - 3:30PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
16Oct
Families Flock Together: Cuban Ranchos
3:00PM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve
16Oct
BardWired: Much Ado About Nothing
6:00PM - 7:30PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
17Oct
Rise & Shine Flow Yoga
10:30AM - 11:45AM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
17Oct
BardWired: Much Ado About Nothing
2:00PM - 3:30PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
18Oct
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMOutdoors
18Oct
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
18Oct
Power Dance
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
18Oct
Pure Strength
9:00AM - 9:45AMTurf
18Oct
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
18Oct
Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
18Oct
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-Purpose Room
18Oct
Kick & Core
4:30PM - 5:15PMG.T. Multi-purpose room
18Oct
Power Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
18Oct
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PMTurf
18Oct
Vin/Yin Yoga
6:30PM - 7:15PMOutdoor Turf
18Oct
Zumba
6:30PM - 7:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Circuit Training
6:30AM - 7:15AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Pilates
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:45AMGym
19Oct
Boot Camp
8:30AM - 9:15AMTurf
19Oct
Total Body
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:45AMGym
19Oct
Dance Fit
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 11:00AMPool
19Oct
Chair Yoga
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-Purpose Room
19Oct
Tabata
5:30PM - 6:15PM
19Oct
Relaxation Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
19Oct
Aqua Aerobics
5:30PM - 6:15PM
19Oct
Yoga for Strength
6:30PM - 7:15PMOutdoor Turf
19Oct
Power Dance
6:30PM - 7:15PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
19Oct
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
7:30PM - 8:15PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
20Oct
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
20Oct
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
20Oct
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
20Oct
Pure Strength
9:00AM - 9:45AMTurf
20Oct
Library Learning: Night Creatures
10:00AM - 11:00AMBraden River Library

Fall 2021 Activity Guide

Fall 2021 Activity Guide
We invite you to explore our new Manatee County Parks & Natural Resources Department Activity Guide! This issue covers how you can play, learn and grow with us from October through December 2021.