November 2018
Check out what's heating up
in your Manatee County Parks & Preserves as the weather cools down!
$25/month Membership includes:

Pool - Gymnasium - Child Watch
Fitness - Wellness Orientation
Exercise Classes - Racquetball
Tennis (hard courts) - Pickleball
Game Room/Teen Center

Rollassage - GT Bray (The 1st Saturday of the month starting 12/1)
11:00 a.m.-11:50 p.m.
Rollassage is a foam rolling workout that uses massage tools to increase flexibility, minimize muscle pain, and improve performance.

-Monday: 10:00 a.m.- 10:50 a.m.

Freedom Barre - GT Bray
-Monday: 12:00 p.m.- 12:50 p.m.
A Fun, funky, strength based, flexibility and balance workout. Graceful but intense Freedom Barre combines great music and ballet aesthetic to give you a fully tone and balanced body.

Women & Weights- GT Bray
-Tuesday/Thursday: 11:00 a.m.- 11:50 a.m.
Learn strength & flexibility exercises using various equipment to combat osteoporosis & increase flexibility.

Boot Camp - GT Bray
-Thursday: 5:30 p.m.- 6:20 p.m.

-Thursday: 5:30 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.

Relaxation Yoga - GT Bray (NEW TIME)
-Thursday: 6:30 p.m.- 7:20 p.m.

G.T. Bray Winter Blast Camp
When: December 26-28
& January 2-4

Time: 7:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Cost: $60 per week
No Registration Free

In Person- G.T. Bray Recreation Center
Space is limited

Contact or (941)742-5923 ext 6065 for more information

Florida Team Tennis
"Get in the Game"
Team Tennis for Men & Women

  • 2 lines of singles, 2 lines of doubles 2 lines of mixed doubles.

  • Teams will be assigned or bring your own team/partner.

  • Introductory league is free! Court fees and balls provided

When: Wednesday night

Time: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m starting November

Who: For all levels of play ages 18-39

Email: Janine to register
Adult Dodgeball
Registration: November 13-19, 2018
In person at G.T. Bray's Recreation Center or online

Cost: $150/team for up to 9 players

*Register as an individual $25/player and there will be a team of free agents if there is enough interest.

League Dates:
  • Monday nigh games at G.T. Bray Park
  • League play December 3 - February 4
  • 8 weeks including playoffs
  • No play Christmas/New Years weeks

League Rules:
  • All players must be 18 years or older
  • 2+ matches scheduled each night
  • Play as many games as time allows per match
  • 4-6 players on court per game (4 males max but can add females to equal up to 6 players)
  • Games officiated by staff and teams
  • Jerseys will be provided
  • Sign up early to ensure correct jersey sizes and preferred color

Contact or (941)742-5823 ext 6065
Softball Winter Draft League
Registration: November 19, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
November 26, 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Draft night: November 29

Season Begins: December 6

  • $45/player payable to MCSOA

  • Thursday night games at G.T. Bray

Who: Friend, spouse and partner request will be entertained. All request must be listed on the registration form. Chain request will bot be considered.

Contact: or (941)742-5923 ext 6062 for more information
Winter Flag Football League
Adult 5-on-5

Registration : November 26-30 at G.T. Bray's Recreation Center or online

Cost: $350 per team with up to 10 players per team.

When: Wednesday night at Palma Sola Park

  • Ages 18 and Up

  • 8 games plus playoffs

  • First game is December 12

Contact: or
(941)-742-5923 ext 6062 for more information

Member of the Month
Anna Mae Jones
Why I like G.T. Bray?

The staff are polite and very helpful. We have one of the friendliest instructors in the area, Reba!

The community here is great because you meet so many friendly people from other states and from Bradenton as well. The facility is great because they offer a wide variety of classes that I really enjoy!
Photo by Bradenton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
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