February 8, 2019

BREC to Renovate North 14th Street Park in Concert with Neighborhood Revitalization

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February 7, 2019

BREC Celebrates Black History Month with Present Day History: Channeling the Past, Changing the Narrative

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) in partnership with Councilwoman Erika L. Green will celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 21 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd.

January 11, 2019

Open House Set for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park Master Plans

BREC is pleased to announce the launch of the master planning processes for the Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park. Two nationally-acclaimed design consultants have been selected through a competitive bid process and kickoff meetings were held in late November 2018, allowing the consultants to gain a better understanding of the sites and scope of the projects.

January 8, 2019

BREC Broke Out the Hard Hats in 2018 Investing More Than $12 Million

Continuing steady progress on the implementation of the Imagine Your Parks 2 strategic plan, BREC invested more than $12-million on fourteen completed projects, and fifteen others in the planning phase, in 2018. Dozens of new amenities were introduced to parks throughout the parish with even more underway for the coming year to help residents of all ages play, discover and grow in their park system.

Featuring projects from
BREC’s 2015-2025 Imagine Your Parks2 Capital Improvement Program

Imagine Your Parks2
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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