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Class & Programs Events

Dec
8
2017
Youth 360

This is an after school program designed to provide recreation, including health and wellness activities for children. Participants will engage in fun activities in a safe environment, as well as enjoying physical activities and healthy snacks provided through a partnership with Big Buddy. Homework time is also provided.

Ages: Grades K-6

Dec
8
2017
Forest Park Junior Tennis Academy

A continuous, year-round program offering both developmental and high-performance sessions. Academy Director Eric Street

Ages: 5-18

Dec
8
2017
Kidz Arena

Parents working out in the fitness facility or taking a class can sign their children up for recreation fitness fun in the Kidz Arena game room. The Kidz Arena game room will consist of various fun fitness electronic games

Ages: 4-15

Dec
8
2017
Badminton

Badminton is a racquet sport played using racquets to hit a shuttlecock across a net.

Dec
8
2017
Pickleball: Kathy Drive

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
8
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
8
2017
Karate: Howell Place

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
8
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
8
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
8
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
9
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
9
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
9
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
9
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
11
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
11
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
11
2017
Forever Young Exercise

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

Ages: 50+

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