Willie J. "Bro" Clemons, Jr. Pool

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East Bradenton Park
1119 13th Street East
Bradenton, FL 34208
(941) 708-5930


  • Closed for season

Facility Amenities

  • 25-meter Pool
  • Diving Board
  • Locker Rooms, Restrooms, and Showers
  • 3,000 square foot Splash Pad
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Shaded Picnic Area with Tables


Daily Fee:  $2.00 (includes tax)

(No fee for infants up to 6 months of age)


Facility Rental

Rental of the splash pad and the recreational swimming pool includes the adjacent pavilion with picnic tables. 

Resident/Social:  $60 / hour
Commercial:  $125 / hour


When is the Willie J. "Bro" Clemons, Jr. Pool open?

The Willie J. "Bro" Clemons, Jr. Pool is a seasonal facility that is opened over Spring Break and during the summer while school is not in session.

Are food and beverages permitted within the facility?

Yes.  Food and drinks are permitted within the facility however they must be consumed in the designated concession area.

Are swim suits required?

Yes, proper swimming attire is required of all guests entering any of our pools.  Street clothes, long pants, undergarments, thong bathing suits and see through bathing suits are strictly prohibited.

Do infants have to wear a swim diaper?

Yes, swim diapers are required for all infants and children who are not toilet trained.  They are available to purchase for a nominal cost at the front desk.  Children wearing regular diapers are not permitted in any of our pools.

Why can't I do whatever I want to when I come in?

Even though the Willie J. "Bro" Clemons, Jr. Pool is designed as a place to have fun and socialize, there are rules that must be followed for the safety of the patrons.  This includes no running, no diving in undesignated areas, no horseplay and any other unsafe behavior.  Lifeguards are present during all times that the facility is open to enforce the rules and maintain safety and order.

Large Groups Welcome

To ensure plenty of staff are working when your group visits the pool, we encourage groups of 20 or larger to schedule at least one week prior by sending an email request to stephen.munyer@mymanatee.org. The group must present an email confirmation from Manatee County upon entering the facility. For additional information, please call the G.T. Bray Recreation Center at (941) 742-5923.