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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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
2ND SATURDAYS - Fitness Fun for Special Needs Individuals
January 22, 2019
Fitness exercises for individuals with special needs and their families the 2nd Saturday, March through August, at G.T. Bray Recreation Center, 11-11:30 am.Read More

Upcoming Events

Full Calendar
21May
Limited Commercial Landscape and Lawn & Ornamental Pesticide Training
7:30AM - 3:00PMManatee County Cooperative Extension Service, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
21May
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21May
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
21May
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
21May
BANG ™
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
21May
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
21May
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
21May
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
21May
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
21May
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
21May
BANG™
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
22May
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Freedom Barre
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
22May
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
22May
Balance & Mobility
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Ballroom Dance
3:30PM - 4:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Cycle
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22May
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
22May
Relaxation Yoga
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23May
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23May
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
23May
Freedom Barre
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23May
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23May
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
23May
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
23May
HOMESCHOOL BIOLOGY LABS: SNORKEL SEA GRASS SURVEY
2:00PM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
23May
OYSTER BAGGIN' VOLUNTEER EVENT
5:30PM - 7:00PMPerico Preserve, 11700 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
23May
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
23May
Relaxation Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
23May
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
23May
Beginning Farmer Class - Starting a Cottage Food or Small Farm Operation
6:00PM - 7:30PMUF/IFAS Extension - Manatee County, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
23May
Pound
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
24May
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
24May
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24May
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
24May
Cycle + Yogalates
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
24May
TRX Circuit for beginners
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
25May
TORTOISE TALKS
9:00AM - 10:00AMRobinson Preserve, 1704 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
25May
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25May
Boot Camp
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Fitness Center
25May
NEST NATURE DAYS
9:00AM - 12:00PM"The NEST" at Robinson Preserve, 840 99th St NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
25May
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
25May
FAMILIES FLOCK TOGETHER: RIVER QUEST
10:00AM - 12:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
25May
"Summerize" Your Vegetable Garden
10:00AM - 12:00PMUF/IFAS Extension Manatee County
25May
Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
25May
Aqua Combo
12:15PM - 1:15PMG. T. Bray Pool
25May
SNORKELING 101: EMERSON POINT
1:00PM - 3:00PMEmerson Point Preserve
25May
NEST NATURE DAYS
1:00PM - 4:00PMRobinson Preserve, 10299 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA