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Kayaks & Coffee: Wampold

Looking for something more than you average cup of Joe to kickstart your morning routine? Try adding a little spice with Kayaks & Coffee, a fantastic blend of adventure and exercise to get you ready to face the day.

Mountain Biking 101

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.

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.

Paddle Away

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

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!

Pee Wee Tennis Program: Independence

This six-week program introduces 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!

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.

Reindeer Ride

Welcome the holiday season with a unique nighttime family bike ride. We will ride up the levee from Farr Park campground to downtown Baton Rouge for Baton Rouge’s Downtown Christmas Lighting Celebration. Participants will leave the levee trail head and join in a colorful bike parade through the downtown area, partake in the holiday festivities, then return to Farr Park together. What better way to start the holiday season than with this event!

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.

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.

Trail Dayz

Come join us for music, food, and fun while we celebrate our awesome mountain bike trails! Bring your bike and take our trails for a biking & Hiking spin or pick up some new tricks from a fellow rider! Don’t have a bike? No problem! We will provide on-site mountain bike rentals for a small fee. Bring a friend, bring the family or come on your own, its sure to be a good time!

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 BREC's Got Talent

Dust off those dancing shoes, warm up those vocal chords, try out those magic tricks; its time for BREC’s Got Talent! This is a talent show for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Space to perform is limited so sign up today!

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 29! 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'll leave the waterfowl walk up all month at the swamp for you to enjoy! We hope you'll enjoy the content coming your way!

Virtual E-Sports Tournament: FIFA

Virtual e-sports tournament

Virtual E-sports Tournament: Madden

E-sports virtual tournament

Virtual E-Sports Tournament: NBA 2k

Virtual e-sports tournament

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