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Jan
19
2018
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

Jan
19
2018
High School Golf Coach Training

Training for local High School Golf Coaches seeking to recruit and develop their school's boys and girls golf team to play competitively in matches and qualifiers.

Registration Deadline: 01/16/2018

Ages: 21+

Jan
19
2018
Sunshine Social

Through a partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, BREC is able to offer themed, monthly socials for adults with disabilities and their friends and family. There will be a disc jockey, snacks, door prizes, socialization and fun.

Ages: 16+

Jan
19
2018
Karate: Anna T. Jordan

Martial Arts class teaches how to exercise the mind, body and spirit through karate and martial arts movements.

Ages: 6+

Jan
19
2018
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+

Jan
20
2018
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

Jan
20
2018
Student Horse Show

Watch students compete in Western and English riding events. Classes include: equitation over fences and on the flat, barrel racing, pole bending, trail, Western horsemanship and showmanship. Open to the public.

Jan
20
2018
Woods Walk Hiking Series: Frenchtown

Have you ever walked through a BREC park and wondered what type of trees you were looking at or what kind of animals live there? If so, now you can pick the brain of a BREC naturalist while enjoying a hike in one of BREC’s Conservation Areas.

Ages: 6+

Jan
20
2018
Run Ride & Row

Come out and join the Outdoor Adventure Department on a crisp January morning for a family fun race. This year, you can join as a three person team or as a solo team for our first Run Ride and Row, at Greenwood Community Park.

Ages: 8+

Jan
20
2018
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

Jan
20
2018
Chess

Did you know that playing Chess develops not just one side, but both sides of your brain? Chess is the ultimate board game for two players and is highly competitive. It is credited with improving educational outcomes for children and preventing Alzheimer’s in adults. Learn a new skill or test your skills against new players.

Ages: 6+

Jan
20
2018
Learn Your Binocular

This class is an introduction to the use of a personal binocular. Included will be outside practice (weather permitting) and an overview of all major binocular events in the Baton Rouge sky for the next twelve months.

Registration Deadline: 01/17/2018

Ages: 18+

Jan
21
2018
Student Horse Show

Watch students compete in Western and English riding events. Classes include: equitation over fences and on the flat, barrel racing, pole bending, trail, Western horsemanship and showmanship. Open to the public.

Jan
21
2018
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.

Jan
22
2018
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+

Jan
22
2018
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+

Jan
22
2018
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+

Jan
22
2018
Adult Interactive Days

For adults with cognitive and developmental disabilities. Programs run daily from 10 a.m.-noon.

Ages: 18+

Jan
22
2018
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.)

Jan
22
2018
Forever Young Cardio

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

Ages: 16+

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