G.T. Bray Aquatic Center

  • Apr 24, 2010

5502 33rd Avenue Drive West
Bradenton, FL 34209

Contact Us: (941) 742-5923

Facility Amenities

  • 8 lane, 25 yard x 6 lane 50 meter pool
  • 18 x 18 yard dive pool (Closed for season)
  • One 1-meter diving board
  • One 3-meter diving board
  • 12 foot, 2 flume water slide
  • 2 foot wading pool
  • 4,000 sq.ft. splash area (Closed for season)
  • Handicap access available
  • Complete locker room facilities


Daily Guest Pass

Individual Daily Guest Pass (All Ages): $3 (includes tax)

The pass includes access to the pool, gymnasium, fitness center, teen/game room, racquetball and tennis (hard courts only). 



G.T. Bray Pool FAQs

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.


What types of floatation devices are allowed?

We allow all Coast Guard Approved lifejackets at our facility. Inflatable rafts, water wings and pool noodles are prohibited. The Aquatic Center does not provide life jackets.


At what age may children be allowed to swim at the pool without adult supervision?

Children eleven years and older may be left unattended at the Aquatic Center.


Do individuals who are not swimming need to pay the for the daily guest pass?

Yes, our fee is an entrance fee to the G.T. Bray Recreation Center, not a swimming fee and therefore all those entering the center must be accounted for by paying the fee.


Do you have equipment available for use?

The facility has kick boards, pull buoys and fins available for use by lap swimmers. All personal equipment such as bathing suits, towels, goggles, caps and sunscreen must be brought in by the individual.


Can coolers be brought into the facility?

Yes, coolers may be brought into the Aquatic Center, however all food and beverage must be consumed in the designated concession area. Glass bottles and alcohol beverages are prohibited. Vending machines are available within the complex.


Are lockers available?

Yes, a limited number of lockers are available.