Parks & Natural Resources

COVID-19 Updates

Visit our Closures & Cancellations page to view the latest Manatee County Parks and Natural Resources closures, cancellations and updates related to Coronavirus.

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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Beach Renourishment Update
June 24, 2020
Anna Maria Island-wide beach renourishment project to begin in July 2020.Read More
G.T. Bray Recreation Center opens for reservations only.
June 22, 2020
G.T. Bray Recreation Center is open for use by reservations only.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
10Jul
HIIT
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
10Jul
Wake up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
10Jul
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
10Jul
Boot Camp (All Levels)
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Fitness Center
10Jul
Archery Camp - Session 3
9:00AM - 4:00PMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
10Jul
Cycle Plus
10:00AM - 10:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
10Jul
Freedom Barre
11:00AM - 11:45AMG. T. Bray multi-purpose room
13Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center
13Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
13Jul
Bang
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
13Jul
Saltwater Fishing Camp - Session 1
9:00AM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
13Jul
TRX Circuit
11:00AM - 11:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center multi-purpose room
13Jul
Chair Yoga
12:00PM - 12:45PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
13Jul
Cardio Kick
4:30PM - 5:15PMG.T. Multi-purpose room
13Jul
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
13Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PM
14Jul
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
14Jul
Dance Fit
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Recreation Center Multi-purpose room
14Jul
Saltwater Fishing Camp - Session 1
9:00AM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
14Jul
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
14Jul
Aqua Fit
5:00PM - 5:45PM
14Jul
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:15PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
15Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
15Jul
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
15Jul
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
15Jul
Saltwater Fishing Camp - Session 1
9:00AM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
15Jul
Dance Fit
10:00AM - 10:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
15Jul
Palms in the Landscape - July 15 - Palm Care
1:00PM - 2:00PMZoom Webinar
15Jul
Latin Dance
2:30PM - 3:15PMG.T. Multi-purpose room
15Jul
Ballroom Dance
3:30PM - 4:15PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
15Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PM
15Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PM
15Jul
Cycle
5:30PM - 6:15PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
16Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
16Jul
Cardio Kick
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
16Jul
Saltwater Fishing Camp - Session 1
9:00AM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
16Jul
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
16Jul
Climate Smart Floridians: Webinar Series
2:00PM - 4:00PM
16Jul
Aqua Zumba
5:00PM - 5:45PM
16Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:15PMGT Bray Fitness Center
16Jul
Bang
5:30PM - 6:15PMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
17Jul
HIIT
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
17Jul
Wake up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room
17Jul
Boot Camp (All Levels)
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Bray Fitness Center
17Jul
Zumba
9:00AM - 9:45AMG.T. Multi-purpose room
17Jul
Saltwater Fishing Camp - Session 1
9:00AM - 4:00PMEmerson Point Preserve, 5801 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
17Jul
Cycle Plus
10:00AM - 10:45AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Freedom Barre
11:00AM - 11:45AMG. T. Bray multi-purpose room
20Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center
20Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:45AMG.T. Bray Multi-purpose room