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Events

Jul
20
2019
Summer Slam

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the End of Summer Slam Competition presented by BREC’s Extreme Sports Park. This event will showcase all the BMX Track and Skatepark have to offer.

Jul
26
2019
Movie in the Park: Space Jam

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join BREC for a family movie under the stars. Come out with your family, enjoy games & activities prior to the start of the movie. Movies will begin at dusk, in the event of inclement weather will be moved inside gym.

Jul
26
2019
Wonders of the Summer Sky

The temperature heats up as July’s constellations settle high overhead early in the night. BREC Education Curator Amy Brouillette takes the audience on a fascinating tour of Baton Rouge’s summer season. She highlights the celestial gems that will sparkle throughout the next three months—gems that visitors will be able to see live if they continue to visit HRPO!

Ages: 14+

Jul
27
2019
Back to Apollo

Science Academy Cadets investigate the greatest human trek in the history of the species. As always, there will be free giveaways and a door prize. Is your kid not yet a Cadet? Do you think your kid has what it takes to rise through the ranks and achieve Galactic status?

Ages: 8-12

Aug
3
2019
Friends & Family Inclusive Luau

Individuals with disabilities and their family and friends are invited to attend. Each person is asked to bring a swimsuit and towel.

Aug
4
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Aug
8
2019
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Aug
9
2019
Movie in the Park: Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse

Grab a blanket or lawn chair and join BREC for a family movie under the stars. Come out with your family, enjoy games & activities prior to the start of the movie. Movies will begin at dusk, in the event of inclement weather will be moved inside gym.

Aug
17
2019
Party in the Park

BREC OUT the PARTY HATS, because we're celebrating the first unveiling of the Master Plan for the Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park!

Aug
22
2019
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
1
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Sep
5
2019
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
13
2019
Movie in the Park: Bumblebee

All movies begin at dusk, and in the event of inclement weather will be moved inside the gym. Popcorn and punch will be available, so bring your blankets or lawn chairs and enjoy the movie in the park under the stars. Open to all ages. Participants under the age of 13 must have parental consent and be accompanied by an adult. Movie will be moved inside the gym in the event of inclement weather.???

Sep
19
2019
Sunset Paddle

Join us at the University Lakes for an evening paddling under the setting sun. This is a great way to start your weekend and enjoy the beauty and serenity of this water area.

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Sep
28
2019
BRECFLIX

Come out and enjoy the 2018 movie hit, “Black Panther”! Come early for fun, food, music, and games where you can win prizes for movie trivia and more! Then stick around and join us for a movie in the North Sherwood Forest Community Park Theatre. It’s a movie night you won’t forget! Please be advised that this movie has content appropriate for children ages 13 and older.

Ages: 13-16

Oct
6
2019
First Free Sundays

Bring family and friends to enjoy history during Magnolia Mound’s First Free Sundays. Guided tours present a special insight into early Louisiana history and culture.

Oct
6
2019
Paddle Away

A paddling program for intermediate to experienced paddlers. Come check out and test the waters with us at the beautiful Bayou Manchac while enjoying a morning out on the water with BREC staff and Paddle BR.

Ages: 12+

Oct
10
2019
Intro to Mountain Biking

Ready to get some grit in your teeth? Then gear up for this introductory level mountain biking course as we put the tread to the trail. Let us give you some tips and tricks to get you comfortable on our mountain biking trails, so you can tear up the tracks. All equipment provided.

Ages: 12+

Oct
19
2019
Great Family Campout

Grab a tent and enjoy an evening being active with other families, make a s’more, sleep under the stars and wake up refreshed in a beautiful BREC park! Outdoor Adventure activities, hiking, inflatables, and more will run from 4p.m. to dark. Food is provided and no camping experience required.

Oct
24
2019
Pumpkin Paddle Parade

Get into the Halloween spirit with our Pumpkin Paddle Parade, a exciting competion of “float” decorating! You design and decorate a canoe, kayak or paddleboard in Halloween décor, and then parade in front of our judges for the chance to win fabulous prizes!

Ages: 12+

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