September 18, 2020

BREC Announces Modifications to COVID-19 Restrictions as State Enters Phase Three of Reopening Plan

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August 28, 2020

BREC Mourns the Death of the Longest Serving Superintendent in its History

For 42 years, the name Eugene A. Young was synonymous with BREC as he was the longest serving Superintendent in the agency’s history. Young retired in 2003 ending a 57-year career in the recreation and parks industry which began when he worked for recreation departments in Austin, Texas and Bloomington, Indiana while in college.

August 26, 2020

BREC Facilities Closing at 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 26 and Tentatively Reopening on Friday, August 28

As Hurricane Laura moves close to making landfall along the southwest Louisiana/Texas coast, BREC is closing all facilities at 5 p.m. this evening. The BREC leadership team will keep a close eye on the weather and anticipates reopening parks and facilities on Friday, August 28 depending on the impacts of the storm.

August 19, 2020

BREC Gives Notice Regarding Public Hearing

BREC will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at its administrative building in the board room of the BREC Commission located at 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana as shown in the notice below. The public hearing will be held to consider adopting an ordinance rolling forward millage rates to ensure BREC can continue to collect property taxes at the rate approved by voters. BREC’s current maximum millage, as approved by the voters at the ballot, is 14.463.?If BREC rolls forward its millages in September, it will result in an additional $3,594,820 for the park system.

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Better Than Imagined.

Here at BREC we strive to provide exemplary parks and programming to match. Through our strategic planning process, we listen to what you - the community - want in your parks. Our 10-year strategic plan, Imagine Your Parks, wrapped up in 2014. Follow the link below to learn more about what's to come in the next 10 years with our Imagine Your Parks2 plan.

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