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Class & Programs Events

Dec
1
2017
Karate: Baringer

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements. In addition to self-defense skills, participants learn self-discipline, self-confidence and positive social behaviors

Ages: 6+

Dec
1
2017
Danza de Calle - Afro-Latin Street Style Social Dancing

Afro-Latin dance… What is it? Mix of African, Native Caribbean and European influences through music and motion

Ages: 21+

Dec
1
2017
Friday Night Lecture Series

HRPO’s long-running lecture series enters the season for topics as diverse as buying your first telescope and the Star of Bethlehem.

Ages: 14+

Dec
1
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Dec
2
2017
Swamp Bird Walks

Led by a member of the Baton Rouge Audubon Society, visitors enjoy a morning hike through the forest and swamp while identifying various bird species.

Dec
2
2017
Pickleball: Highland

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Dec
2
2017
Open House Series for Juniors

Kids come out and learn to play tennis. BREC provides equipment and racquets. Please bring a water bottle and dress to sweat.

Ages: 6-16

Dec
2
2017
Guitar Classes

Students will learn the basic skills of guitar including finger locations, tuning, chords and scales in a group setting.

Ages: 5+

Dec
2
2017
Science Academy

Children engage in visuals presentations and hands-on demonstrations related to astronomy, physics and space science. They rise through the ranks, earning higher Cadet Certificates through the year, with periodic sampling of International Space Station menus.

Ages: 8-12

Dec
2
2017
Evening Sky Viewing

At least two nights a week, a professional-grade telescope at HRPO is unlocked to showcase the Baton Rouge sky in all its glory (weather-permitting). This season visitors should expect to see Uranus and Neptune.

Dec
3
2017
Pickleball: Cedar Ridge

Pickleball is a paddle sport created for all ages and skill levels. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Dec
4
2017
Busy Bodies

This program addresses some of the major wellness components needed for optimal health. These areas include strength, flexibility, balance, cognition and nutrition.

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Forever Young Cardio (Low-Impact)

This class emphasizes low impact moves for cardiovascular conditioning as well as muscular endurance and overall toning.

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Group Games: Anna T. Jordan

Group games is designed for seniors to interact and fellowship with each other by playing dominoes, uno, scramble and many other games together.

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Walk & Talk: Antioch

This program is designed for adults to interact with each other in the park. Staff will participate with adults ages 55 and older to set goals to maintain their healthy lifestyle. Stay fit while getting a brisk outdoor walk!

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Forever Young Exercise

This class will have a multitude of exercises to strengthen and stretch the body.

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Tiny Steps

This mother’s day out program includes organized recreational games, creative art projects, singing and dancing, while socializing with peers.

Ages: 3-5 (Participants must be potty-trained.)

Dec
4
2017
Mother Goose: Anna T. Jordan

Learn rhymes, songs and stories with your child. Staff will focus on teaching new moms. We will utilize our adult leisure centers to gather volunteers to run this program monthly.

Ages: 2-4

Dec
4
2017
Open Studio

Bring in any project—needlework, sewing and painting.

Ages: 50+

Dec
4
2017
Sunshine Mondays

Geared for kids and adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities to come and enjoy fun games.

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