May 27, 2020

BREC Announced as Finalist for the 2020 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

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May 19, 2020

BREC Issues Call for Partnership Applications

In an effort to help stimulate the local economy and bring new programs and services into local parks, BREC is launching a Call for Community Partnerships. During the COVID-19 pandemic, East Baton Rouge Parish residents and businesses are suffering the effects of an economy that has been largely shut down.

May 12, 2020

BREC Announces First Stage of Phased Reopening Plan

Since March 17, all of BREC’s indoor facilities, playgrounds, outdoor fitness equipment, and large attractions such as the Zoo, Bluebonnet Swamp, and Magnolia Mound have been closed to the public in order to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

May 5, 2020

BREC to Begin Treatment Plan to Battle Vegetation at City Park Lake

To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms at City Park Lake this summer, BREC will apply a series of herbicide treatments to the lake between May and July 1.

Featuring projects from
BREC’s 2015-2025 Imagine Your Parks2 Capital Improvement Program

Imagine Your Parks2
Better Than Imagined.

Here at BREC we strive to provide exemplary parks and programming to match. Through our strategic planning process, we listen to what you - the community - want in your parks. Our 10-year strategic plan, Imagine Your Parks, wrapped up in 2014. Follow the link below to learn more about what's to come in the next 10 years with our Imagine Your Parks2 plan.

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