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Nov
11
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.

Nov
11
2017
Veteran's Day at the Zoo

Join us as we recognize and honor both those actively serving and those who have served in the armed forces. Military veterans and active military will receive complimentary admission for themselves and up to five guests when presenting a valid military ID.

Nov
11
2017
Guitar Classes

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

Ages: 5+

Nov
11
2017
Science Academy

"Cadets" are brought into the wonderful world of astronomy to explore gravity, simple machines, stars, spacecraft, meteors, the Earth and the Moon, asteroids and comets, the electromagnetic spectrum and the American space program!

Ages: 8-12

Nov
11
2017
Campout 2.0 - Away from Home

Campout 2.0 is for those families who 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 together.

Nov
11
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.

Nov
12
2017
Pickleball: Cedar Ridge

Learn how to play the sport that is taking the nation by storm as it is combines badminton, tennis and table tennis and can be played by any age. The rules are simple and the game is easy for beginners to learn, but be prepared as it can develop into a quick, fast-paced, competitive game for experienced players.

Nov
13
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+

Nov
13
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+

Nov
13
2017
Group Games: Anna T. Jordan

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
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+

Nov
13
2017
Forever Young Exercise

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

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
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.)

Nov
13
2017
Open Studio

Crafting is much more fun when you can work with a group and help each other’s projects. Join us for Open Studio, where professionals and amateurs get together and help one another with needlework, sewing, painting, ceramics/pottery, and quilting.

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
2017
Sunshine Mondays

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

Nov
13
2017
Computer Class: North Sherwood

If you want to learn how to use a computer, then this easy- to-follow class is designed specifically for you. We will cover basic computer concepts, how to use a mouse, how to use the keyboard and how to customize your system.

Ages: 16+

Nov
13
2017
Chair Aerobics: Anna T. Jordan

This is a fun-filled class that varies and combines toning, stretching and strength training exercises for a complete body workout.

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
2017
Table Tennis

Table tennis keep is a great way to stimulate mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. This makes it the perfect game for seniors! Table tennis also develops mental acuity, improves reflexes, is easy on the joints, burns calories, offers a social outlet, improves balance, and stimulates various different parts of the brain.

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
2017
Group Games: Antioch

Are you looking for fun and fellowship with people in your age group? Join us for Group Games where you’ll interact with other seniors and compete in games of Dominoes, Uno, Scrabble and many other fun and challenging games.

Ages: 50+

Nov
13
2017
Bridge

Hone your competitive nature and make new friends with BREC’s Bridge program. Bridge is a four player trick-taking card game, where two competing teams have partners sitting opposite each other.

Ages: 50+

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