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
16Jul
Strengthen & Lengthen
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
16Jul
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
16Jul
BANG ™
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
16Jul
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
16Jul
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room
16Jul
LIBRARY LEARNINGS-TORTOISE ENCOUNTER
3:00PM - 4:00PM
16Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
16Jul
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
16Jul
Vinyasa Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
16Jul
BANG™
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
17Jul
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Strengthen & Lengthen
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Freedom Barre
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Freedom Barre
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Balance & Mobility
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Ballroom Dance
3:30PM - 4:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
17Jul
Cycle
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
17Jul
Relaxation Yoga
6:30PM - 7:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Cardio Flex
9:00AM - 9:50AMGymnasium
18Jul
Freedom Barre
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Chair-obics
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Water Aerobics
10:15AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Pool
18Jul
Women & Weights
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Boot Camp
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Fitness Center
18Jul
Relaxation Yoga
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
18Jul
Aqua Zumba
5:30PM - 6:20PMGT Bray Pool
18Jul
Beginning Farmer Class - Getting Busy:Start Planning Your Small Farm Operation Business Plan!
6:00PM - 7:30PMUF/IFAS Extension - Manatee County, 1303 17th St W, Palmetto, FL 34221, USA
18Jul
Pound
6:30PM - 7:30PMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
19Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Fitness Center
19Jul
Wake Up Yoga
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
19Jul
Cycle Plus
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
19Jul
TRX Circuit for beginners
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
19Jul
Strength Training
11:00AM - 11:50AM
19Jul
LIBRARY LEARNINGS: SPACE BLAST
2:00PM - 3:00PMRocky Bluff Branch Library, 6750 US-301, Ellenton, FL 34222, USA
20Jul
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
20Jul
Boot Camp
9:00AM - 9:45AMGT Bray Fitness Center
20Jul
EXPLORE BOWFISHING
9:00AM - 11:00AMRye Preserve, 905 Rye Wilderness Trail, Parrish, FL 34219, USA
20Jul
SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE NEST
9:00AM - 12:00PMRobinson Preserve, 10299 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
20Jul
Vinyasa Yoga
10:00AM - 10:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
20Jul
Orchid Mania - A Mounting "Make and Take" Workshop
10:00AM - 11:30AMUF/IFAS Extension Manatee County
20Jul
For Kids Only: Mini Garden Make It and Take It
10:00AM - 11:30AM
20Jul
Rollassage
11:00AM - 11:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center-Multipurpose Room
20Jul
Aqua Combo
12:15PM - 1:15PMG. T. Bray Pool
21Jul
RISE & SHINE POWER FLOW YOGA
10:30AM - 11:30AMRobinson Preserve, 10299 9th Ave NW, Bradenton, FL 34209, USA
22Jul
Boot Camp
5:45AM - 6:30AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Jul
Tai Chi
8:00AM - 8:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room
22Jul
BANG™
9:00AM - 9:50AMGT Bray Recreation Center- Multipurpose Room