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.

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Announcements

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Goblin Gathering
August 20, 2019
Join us on Friday, October 18, at G.T. Bray Park for the 16th Annual Goblin Gathering.Read More
Crane Park High Water Level Monitored
August 01, 2019
Parks Maintenance staff continue to monitor water level at Crane Park.Read More
Coquina Beach Parking and Drainage Project
March 28, 2019
South area of Coquina Beach parking lot to close April 1 to improve drainage, parkingRead More

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
21Sep
SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE NEST
8:00AM - 12:00PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
21Sep
RYE PRESERVE NATURE CENTER OPEN
8:00AM - 12:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
21Sep
INTERNATIONAL COASTAL CLEANUP
9:00AM - 12:00PMManatee County, FL, USA
21Sep
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21Sep
Boot Camp
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Fitness Center
21Sep
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21Sep
Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
21Sep
Aqua Combo
12:15PM - 1:15PMG. T. Bray Pool
21Sep
STARRY NIGHT TELESCOPE EXPLORATION
7:45PM - 9:30PMPerico Preserve, 11700 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
23Sep
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center
23Sep
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Sep
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Sep
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Sep
TINKERGARTEN AT TOM BENNETT PARK
10:15AM - 11:30AMTom Bennett Park, 280 Kay Rd, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA
23Sep
TRX Circuit
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center multi-purpose room
23Sep
Ultra Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23Sep
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23Sep
TRX- Core
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23Sep
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
23Sep
Strenght Training
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Sep
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Sep
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
24Sep
BANG ™
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
24Sep
Ground Covers - Plants That Work
10:00AM - 10:30AM1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
24Sep
STROLLER STROLLS: NEAL
10:00AM - 11:00AMNeal Preserve, 12301 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
24Sep
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
24Sep
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
24Sep
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
24Sep
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
24Sep
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Sep
BANG™
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Sep
Rollassage
7:30PM - 8:30PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
25Sep
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
25Sep
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Balance & Mobility
11:15AM - 12:00PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Ballroom Dance
3:30PM - 4:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Cycle
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25Sep
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
25Sep
COQUINA COASTAL CLEANUP
5:30PM - 7:30PMCoquina Beach, Gulf Dr S, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217, USA
25Sep
Relaxation Yoga
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
26Sep
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
26Sep
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
26Sep
Irrigation Operations and Maintenance
10:00AM - 12:00PM1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
26Sep
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
26Sep
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
26Sep
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
26Sep
SCIENCE AND SERVICE BOOK CLUB: RIVER OF GRASS
5:00PM - 6:30PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
26Sep
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center