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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Goblin Gathering
October 18, 2019
Due to possible storms later today, join us in the gymnasium on Friday, October 18, at G.T. Bray Park for the 17th 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
07Oct
Laugh-firmations
3:00PM - 3:50PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
14Oct
Laugh-firmations
3:00PM - 3:50PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
20Oct
RISE & SHINE POWER FLOW YOGA
10:30AM - 11:45AMRobinson Preserve, 10299 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
21Oct
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center
21Oct
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21Oct
Ornamental & Turf (O&T) Pesticide Training
8:30AM - 12:30PMManatee County Cooperative Extension Service, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
21Oct
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21Oct
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21Oct
TINKERGARTEN AT TOM BENNETT PARK
10:15AM - 11:30AMTom Bennett Park, 280 Kay Rd, Bradenton, FL 34208, USA
21Oct
TRX Circuit
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center multi-purpose room
21Oct
Ultra Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
21Oct
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:50PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
21Oct
Laugh-firmations
3:00PM - 3:50PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
21Oct
TRX- Core
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
21Oct
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
21Oct
Strenght Training
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Oct
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Oct
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
22Oct
BANG ™
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
22Oct
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
22Oct
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
22Oct
TORTOISE TALKS
3:30PM - 4:30PMRobinson Preserve, 1704 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
22Oct
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
22Oct
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
22Oct
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Oct
EVENING BAT WALK AND SERVICE PROJECT
6:00PM - 7:30PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
22Oct
BANG™
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Oct
Rollassage
7:30PM - 8:30PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center
23Oct
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
23Oct
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Oct
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Oct
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23Oct
UPPER MANATEE RIVER FROM RYE PRESERVE
10:00AM - 1:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
23Oct
Balance & Mobility
11:15AM - 12:00PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Oct
Ballroom Dance
3:30PM - 4:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Oct
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
23Oct
Cycle
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23Oct
EDIBLE PLANTS WALK WITH GREEN DEANE
5:30PM - 7:30PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
23Oct
Relaxation Yoga
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Oct
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Oct
Aquatic Pesticide License Training - COMMERCIAL
8:30AM - 12:30PMManatee County Cooperative Extension Service, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
24Oct
Right of Way Pesticide License Training - COMMERCIAL
8:30AM - 12:30PMManatee County Cooperative Extension Service, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
24Oct
Ornamental & Turf (O&T) Pesticide Training
8:30AM - 12:30PMManatee County Cooperative Extension Service, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
24Oct
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
24Oct
Cardio Kick
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
24Oct
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24Oct
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
24Oct
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
24Oct
HOMESCHOOL BIOLOGY LAB: FORENSIC SCIENCE
2:00PM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
24Oct
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center