G. T. Bray Recreation Center

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.                                                             
Masks are required to enter G.T. Bray Recreation Center and where social distancing can not be achieved. Staff will instruct participants to take their temperature, scan in or make payment for services.

The G.T. Bray Recreation Center facility is open. Reservations are required for:
  -  Tennis, call (941) 742-5973

Reservations are encouraged but not required for:
  -  Group Exercise Classes, call (941) 742-5923 
  -  Pickleball, call (941) 742-5973

Did you know that a state-of-the-art Recreation Center is located in your own backyard at G.T. Bray Park? 

Our facilities include a fitness center, group exercise classes, an Olympic-sized pool, kiddie pool and splash pad, teen center, hard and clay tennis courts, racquetball, pickleball, and a gym to play basketball, volleyball, badminton, and cornhole.

Recreation Center Hours

Monday - Thursday    5:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday
5:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.