Parks & Natural Resources

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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.

Online Registration

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

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
07Jul
Circuit Training
6:30AM - 7:15AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Jay Watch
7:00AM - 12:00PMDuette Preserve
07Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Pilates
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Movie room
07Jul
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:45AMGym
07Jul
Cardio Kick
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Master Gardener Volunteer Mobile Plant Clinic -St. George's Episcopal Church
9:00AM - 12:00PMSt George's Episcopal Church, 912 63rd Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34207, USA
07Jul
Core & More
10:00AM - 10:45AMTurf
07Jul
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Aqua Fit
10:15AM - 11:00AMPool
07Jul
Total Body
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Aqua Fit
5:30PM - 6:15PMPool
07Jul
Circuit Training
5:30PM - 6:15PMOutdoors
07Jul
Zumba
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
07Jul
Aqua Fit
5:30PM - 6:15PM
07Jul
Relaxation Yoga
6:30PM - 7:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
08Jul
Bootcamp
5:45AM - 6:30AMOutdoors
08Jul
Jay Watch
7:00AM - 12:00PMDuette Preserve
08Jul
Wake up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
08Jul
Wonder Walk
8:00AM - 9:00AMConservatory Park
08Jul
PiYo Ball
9:00AM - 9:45AMOutdoors
08Jul
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
08Jul
Barre
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
08Jul
Shake'n Salsa
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
09Jul
Robinson Runners
7:00AM - 8:00AMThe NEST at Robinson Preserve
09Jul
Robinson Runners
7:00AM - 8:00AMRobinson Preserve
09Jul
Boot Camp
8:00AM - 8:45AM
09Jul
Cycle Plus
8:00AM - 8:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
09Jul
Wake up Yoga
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room OR Outdoor turf
09Jul
Saturday Mornings at the NEST
9:00AM - 12:00PMRobinson Preserve
09Jul
DIY GARDENING PROJECTS
9:30AM - 11:30AM
09Jul
DIY Gardening Projects
9:30AM - 11:30AM1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
09Jul
Master Gardener Volunteer Mobile Plant Clinic - Rocky Bluff Library
10:00AM - 1:00PMRocky Bluff Branch Library, 6750 US-301, Ellenton, FL 34222, USA
09Jul
Bug-Out Habitats
10:00AM - 11:30AM1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
09Jul
Dance Fit
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
09Jul
iRestore
11:00AM - 11:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
09Jul
Aqua Combo
12:00PM - 12:45PM
09Jul
BUG-OUT HABITATS
10:00PM - 11:30PM
10Jul
FORAGING FLORIDA: POISONOUS PLANTS OF FLORIDA
4:00PM - 5:00PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
11Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMOutdoors
11Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Jul
Power Dance
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Jul
Pure Strength
9:00AM - 9:45AMTurf
11Jul
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Jul
TRX Circuit
11:00AM - 11:45PM
11Jul
Beginner Line Dance
1:00PM - 1:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
11Jul
High Beginner Line Dance
2:00PM - 2:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-Purpose Room
11Jul
Kick & Core
4:30PM - 5:15PMG.T. Multi-purpose room
11Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PMTurf
11Jul
Power Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room

Spring 2022 Activity Guide

Spring 2022 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.