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10 And Under Tennis Tournament

This tournament features a singles round robin format with divisions for boys and girls: ages 8 and younger on a 36-ft. court with a maximum 23-in. racquet; ages 10 and younger on a 60-ft. court with a maximum 25-in. racquet; ages 10 and younger on a 78-ft. court with a maximum 29-in. racquet. Free snacks and awards for players.

Archery 101

Want to explore archery? Then join us for this one-day introduction class to the skills of archery. Come enjoy the fun that comes with shooting a bow and arrow and let us help you get on target! We welcome both adults and youth. BREC will provide all equipment necessary

Art Unleashed

A return of our fur-tastic community event celebrating the Arts & our four-legged friends. Games, dog organizations and arts & crafts vendors, kids’ activities and canine activities.

Boat Rentals

Come get on the water! Meet us at LSU Lakes where we will have our fleet of single and tandem kayaks open for rental. Paddles and life vests included. No instruction provided.

First Free Sundays

Free guided tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. Special programs of traditional crafts, informative lectures, and family activities are planned for each “First Free Sunday.”

Kayak Academy

Kayak Academy is four-week skills development class designed to get your beginner paddler comfortable and confident on the water. In this class you will learn everything from kayaking strokes and maneuvers to on-water safety and how to transport your kayak from point A to point B. Each week we will build upon the last going more in-depth and providing more time to practice your new skills! This class is perfect for those who have attending Kayaking 101 or who are comfortable on the water, but want to progress their paddling skills to the next level.

Open House Series for Juniors

Come out and learn to play tennis. BREC provides equipment and racquets. Please bring a water bottle and dress to sweat. No registration required.

Pee Wee Tennis Program: Highland

This four-week program consists of 45-minute classes designed to introduce the game of tennis to younger children. Help your child develop motor skills, hand-eye coordination, overall athleticism, and fundamental tennis strokes. Fun is guaranteed!

Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseids are one of the major meteor showers of the year. Come join us and see if we can catch some “earthgrazers”! It is important that visitors come inside the building to receive instructions before setting up any chairs or blankets.

Plus Nights

Periodically, HRPO gives something extra to visitors in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour, physical science demonstrations, filtered lunar trips, “birth” stars and a marshmallow roast.

Student Games Day

Come out and watch riding program students play games on horseback and compete in relays, challenges and more! Participation is open to current lesson students. Free to the public to watch and cheer!

Sunset Paddle

Join us as we paddle into the beautiful south Louisiana sunset. Enjoy the fading warm colors as we explore this time at sunset. This experience is perfect for youth and adults with little or abundant watercraft skills. Kayaks and paddle boards are available to rent, but these spots go quick so make sure to register in advance before the event is full.

Sunshine Virtual Programming

Join BREC Adaptive for the summer! While we aren’t able to see you in person, we are able to meet on Zoom. This program is free to participate but you must register. Please contact Molly Orr at molly.orr@brec.org for information on supply pickup.

SUP 101

SUP bruh? We're stoked to be offering this SUP 101 course at Wampold Park. So come hang with us as we take our stand up paddle boards out on the LSU Lakes. Let us help you get comfortable standing and paddling on the open water. All SUP equipment provided.

Virtual Art UnWined: Aww, Shucks

Tired of the same ol’ paint and drink? Check out BREC’s new adult-only art classes designed to encourage and inspire creativity while painting the town rose’. Using the Zoom platform, join professional artist and instructor, Anita Lejeune, as she walks you through a step by step painting with others in a classroom atmosphere, all in the safety of your own home. August is Louisiana's month of the oyster - so let’s celebrate that delicious, salty, pearl making mystery of the bayou!

Virtual Art UnWined: Gumbo Weather

Tired of the same ol’ paint and drink? Check out BREC’s new adult-only art classes designed to encourage and inspire creativity while painting the town rose’. Using the Zoom platform, join professional artist and instructor, Anita Lejeune, as she walks you through a step by step painting with others in a classroom atmosphere, all in the safety of your own home.

Virtual Art UnWined: Little Happy Trees

Tired of the same ol’ paint and drink? Check out BREC’s new adult-only art classes designed to encourage and inspire creativity while painting the town rose’. Using the Zoom platform, join professional artist and instructor, Anita Lejeune, as she walks you through a step by step painting with others in a classroom atmosphere, all in the safety of your own home. We are celebrating Bob Ross’ birthday and you’re invited! Put on your blue button down and brown wig and join us as we paint little happy trees and cool mountains.

Virtual Art UnWined: Starry, Starry Night

Tired of the same ol’ paint and drink? Check out BREC’s new adult-only art classes designed to encourage and inspire creativity while painting the town rose’. Using the Zoom platform, join professional artist and instructor, Anita Lejeune, as she walks you through a step by step painting with others in a classroom atmosphere, all in the safety of your own home. STARRY, STARRY NIGHT September is the perfect time of year for night sky viewing. In this class we will celebrate the night sky by painting a version of Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night.

Virtual Duck, Duck, Goose Day

We're excited to announce that we'll be doing our annual Duck Duck Goose Day event virtually this year! On Friday, August 7, we'll be sharing videos of duck carving, a waterfowl walk and more! If you'd like to participate in our virtual duck duck goose day, you can pick up an activity bag at the swamp starting July 27! This bag will include participant materials that you might normally get during Duck Day, but you can participate without the bag as well simply by watching our videos. You're also welcome to come by the swamp on Aug. 7th during our operating hours to do the waterfowl walk in person. We hope you'll enjoy the content coming your way!

Virtual QuaraNTeen Sessions

Calling all QuaraNTeens!!! Join the fun with BREC this summer! We will be streaming several types of interactive activities this summer for teens starting with our fun themed activities:

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