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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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
Beach Renourishment Update
Two phases of Beach Renourishment on Anna Maria Island beginning February/March 2020.Read More

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
05Dec
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
05Dec
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
05Dec
Cardio Kick
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
05Dec
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
05Dec
Irrigation with Water Conservation in Mind
10:00AM - 12:00PM1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
05Dec
Rollassage
10:00AM - 10:50AMG.T. Bray Movie Room
05Dec
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
05Dec
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
05Dec
HOMESCHOOL SCIENCE CLUB: HOLIDAY SPECIAL
2:00PM - 4:00PM
05Dec
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
05Dec
Relaxation Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
05Dec
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
05Dec
LaBlast
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
06Dec
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
06Dec
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
06Dec
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:50AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
06Dec
RYE BUTTERFLY COUNT
9:00AM - 12:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
06Dec
TALL TAILS TRIBE: LIVING OR NON-LIVING
10:00AM - 11:00AMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
06Dec
Cycle Plus
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
07Dec
MORNINGS AT THE NEST
8:00AM - 12:00PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
07Dec
RYE PRESERVE NATURE CENTER OPEN
8:00AM - 12:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
07Dec
Boot Camp
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Fitness Center
07Dec
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
07Dec
Wake Up Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
07Dec
Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
07Dec
Aqua Combo
12:15PM - 1:15PMG. T. Bray Pool
07Dec
TORTOISE TALKS
1:30PM - 2:30PMRobinson Preserve, 1704 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
07Dec
FAMILIES FLOCK TOGETHER: ORNAMENT MAKING
2:00PM - 4:00PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
08Dec
MORNING FLOW YOGA BENNETT PARK
9:30AM - 10:30AMTom Bennett Park, 280 Kay Rd, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA
08Dec
RISE & SHINE POWER FLOW YOGA
10:30AM - 11:45AM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
09Dec
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center
09Dec
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
09Dec
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
09Dec
Wake Up Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
09Dec
Rollassage
10:00AM - 10:50AMG.T. Bray Movie Room
09Dec
TRX Circuit
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center multi-purpose room
09Dec
Ultra Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
09Dec
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
09Dec
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
09Dec
TRX- Core
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
09Dec
Strenght Training
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
10Dec
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
10Dec
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
10Dec
ROBINSON PRESERVE MANATEE AUDUBON SOCIETY BIRDING TOUR
8:30AM - 10:30AM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
10Dec
CORE - APPLYING PESTICIDES CORRECTLY (BALM)
8:30AM - 10:30AM14625 Co Rd 672, Wimauma, FL 33598, USA
10Dec
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:50AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
10Dec
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
10Dec
LaBlast
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
10Dec
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
10Dec
PRIVATE APPLICATOR PESTICIDE TRAINING (BALM)
10:45AM - 12:45PM14625 Co Rd 672, Wimauma, FL 33598, USA