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Events

Feb
22
2018
Black History Event

This annual ceremony brings people together from across the parish to recognize and reflect on the contributions that African Americans have made in East Baton Rouge Parish and around the world.

Ages: All ages

Feb
23
2018
First Swing Orientation for General Public

Explanation of the First Swing Program and the objective of creating a league for beginners and newcomers to the game of golf. Opportunity to meet the PGA Teaching Pro conducting the sessions.

Ages: 14+

Feb
24
2018
NanoDays

When reduced to the width of a human hair or smaller, ordinary materials often take on extraordinary properties. Nano-level science promises advanced information processing and storage, new medical treatments and much more. For another year, big things in the Universe take a backseat to all things tiny in this annual celebration of nanotechnology!

Ages: 6+

Mar
3
2018
Birds & Beyond

BREC Conservation and Outdoor Adventure are joining forces to offer you a great birding adventure! Join BREC naturalists and local bird experts on a journey to see all that our local waterways have to offer! You will get the full safari experience by kayak where you can view our parish’s different habitats and wildlife.

Registration Deadline: 03/02/2018

Ages: 13+

Mar
9
2018
Leprechaun Game Night: Zachary

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Come and test your luck at leprechaun games which include games such as Search for your "Pot-O-Gold,” Rainbow Races, Shamrock-N-Roller with sit down scooters and Laser Tag with the Leprechaun.

Mar
10
2018
Rockin' at the Swamp

Join us to explore the exciting world of rocks, minerals, gemstones and fossils. Add to your rock collection or find some unique gift items at our Rockhound Market.

Mar
10
2018
Community Egg Hunt: Forest

Gather up the family for BREC’s community egg hunts packed with fun and exciting activities for everyone. This will include themed recreational games, arts and crafts, visits from the Easter Bunny and much more.

Mar
10
2018
Campout 2.0

Campout 2.0 is for those families or groups that love the outdoors and want to take their adventures away from home. During this fun excursion, BREC staff will accompany families that have minimal experience camping.

Registration Deadline: 03/07/2018

Ages: All ages

Mar
13
2018
Adult Leisure Bunny Hop: Womack

Who says Easter is just for the kids? BREC’s Adult Leisure Program invites you to break those stereotypes and come and enjoy recreational activities, games and an egg hunt for the "young at heart!"

Ages: 55+

Mar
14
2018
Adult Leisure Bunny Hop: Anna T. Jordan

Who says Easter is just for the kids? BREC’s Adult Leisure Program invites you to break those stereotypes and come and enjoy recreational activities, games and an egg hunt for the "young at heart!"

Ages: 55+

Mar
16
2018
Leprechaun Game Night: Perkins

Do you have the luck of the Irish? Come and test your luck at leprechaun games which include games such as Search for your "Pot-O-Gold,” Rainbow Races, Shamrock-N-Roller with sit down scooters and Laser Tag with the Leprechaun.

Mar
23
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Mar
23
2018
Community Egg Hunt: Plank Rd - Flashlight Egg Hunt

Gather up the family for BREC’s community egg hunts packed with fun and exciting activities for everyone. This will include themed recreational games, arts and crafts, visits from the Easter Bunny and much more.

Mar
24
2018
Paddle Up 3

Paddle up 3 is a paddling program for intermediate to experience paddlers.Come check out and test the waters with us at the new Highland boat launch while enjoying a morning out on the water with BREC staff and Paddle BR.

Registration Deadline: 03/22/2017
Registration Closed

Ages: 12+

Mar
24
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Mar
25
2018
BREC Junior Tennis Tournament

This tournament will take place March 23-25 at Independence and Highland Park Tennis Centers. The event will feature Youth Tennis Progression (YTP) singles events for ages 7-10. It is a non-elimination format for ages 10 and under. For more information about Youth Tennis Progression, please visit http://www.southern.usta.com/Juniors/10_and_under_tennis/new_players1/. The tournament will also feature singles and doubles divisions for ages 11-18. To enter, applicants must be a USTA member. Registration Deadline: Sunday, March 18 at 11:59 p.m. Registration is only available online through USTA. To register, go to www.usta.com and use tournament number 700039918. Doubles registration is extended until Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m., but must be emailed to ymarshall@brec.org after USTA registration closes. For more information, please contact Jeremiah Casson at 225-216-9264 or email at jcasson@brec.org.

Registration Deadline: 03/18/2018

Ages: 7-18

Apr
4
2018
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.

Registration Deadline: 04/18/2018

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Apr
7
2018
The 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!

Registration Deadline: 04/06/2018

Ages: All ages

Apr
19
2018
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.

Registration Deadline: 04/18/2018

Ages: 12+ to paddle alone

Apr
20
2018
BioBlitz

Grab your field guides and boots and join BREC naturalists and local scientists as we document the diversity of life, or “biodiversity”, of Greenwood Community Park. This is a full 24 hour event starting on Friday and ending Saturday afternoon where experts and citizen scientists will search on land and water to find and identify as many species as humanly possible.

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