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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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G.T. Bray Pickleball & Clay Tennis Court Improvements
September 16, 2021
Renovations will start on October 18, 2021. Read More

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
11Aug
Circuit Training
6:30AM - 7:15AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Cardio Kick
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:45AMGym
11Aug
Core & More
10:00AM - 10:45AMTurf
11Aug
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Aqua Fit
10:15AM - 11:00AMPool
11Aug
Total Body
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Talk Plants with Me: Ask a Horticulture Agent
11:30AM - 12:00PMVirtual
11Aug
Zumba
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Aug
Aqua Fit
5:30PM - 6:15PMPool
11Aug
Circuit Training
5:30PM - 6:15PMOutdoors
12Aug
Bootcamp
5:45AM - 6:30AMOutdoors
12Aug
Wake up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
12Aug
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
12Aug
PiYo Ball
9:00AM - 9:45AMOutdoors
12Aug
Barre
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
12Aug
Shake'n Salsa (Chair)
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
12Aug
Escape the NEST
1:00PM - 4:00PMRobinson Preserve
13Aug
Robinson Runners
7:00AM - 8:00AMRobinson Preserve
13Aug
Robinson Runners
7:00AM - 8:00AMThe NEST at Robinson Preserve
13Aug
Cycle Plus
8:00AM - 8:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
13Aug
Boot Camp
8:00AM - 8:45AMOutdoors
13Aug
Saturday Mornings at the NEST
9:00AM - 12:00PMRobinson Preserve
13Aug
Science by the Sea Family Workshop: Critters of Tampa Bay
9:00AM - 12:00PMEmerson Point Preserve
13Aug
Wake up Yoga
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room OR Outdoor turf
13Aug
Dance Fit
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
13Aug
Master Gardener Volunteer Mobile Plant Clinic - Rocky Bluff Library
10:00AM - 1:00PMRocky Bluff Branch Library, 6750 US-301, Ellenton, FL 34222, USA
13Aug
iRestore- Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
13Aug
Aqua Combo
12:00PM - 12:45PM
13Aug
Escape the NEST
2:00PM - 5:00PMRobinson Preserve
15Aug
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMOutdoors
15Aug
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
15Aug
Pure Strength
8:00AM - 8:45AMTurf
15Aug
Power Dance
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
15Aug
Pilates
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Movie room
15Aug
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
15Aug
Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
15Aug
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-Purpose Room
15Aug
Total Core
4:30PM - 5:15PMG.T. Multi-purpose room
15Aug
Circuit Training
5:30PM - 6:15PM
15Aug
Dance Fit
6:30PM - 7:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
16Aug
Circuit Training
6:30AM - 7:15AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
16Aug
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:45AMGym
16Aug
Total Body
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
16Aug
Dance Fit
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
16Aug
Aqua Fit
10:15AM - 11:00AMPool
16Aug
Strengthen and Lengtehn
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-Purpose Room
16Aug
Circuit Training
5:30PM - 6:15PMOutdoors
16Aug
Relaxation Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room