October 11, 2017
On Sunday, October 15 BREC will host a ribbon cutting and open house for the recently completed Highland Road Boat Launch located at 14024 Highland Road. The boat launch is located near the baseball fields. The event will begin with a ribbon cutting at 2 p.m. immediately followed by canoe and kayak tours, a food truck, nature talks and more running until 4 p.m.
October 1, 2017
With fall in the air, families can celebrate Halloween this October with a host of family-friendly Halloween events throughout East Baton Rouge Parish.
September 26, 2017
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced at its national conference in New Orleans that BREC won two national awards including the Excellence in Innovative Programming Award for BREC’s LEO Program which is working to bridge the gap between law enforcement and young adults, teens and youth and Project ARK: Animals Reaching Kids which brings Zoo staff and animals into science classes of low-income students to strengthen their STEM skills and develop an understanding of the importance of conservation efforts in our area and around the world
September 18, 2017
BREC, Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge and the LSO Foundation will host the Fourth Annual Kayak in Colors at Milford Wampold Park, 901 Stanford Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-3 p.m. in support of Cancer Awareness.
September 13, 2017
EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH – BREC recently completed improvements and construction of a new playground and other amenities at Rita Street Park located at 2315 Rita Street in Zachary. The public is invited to attend the unveiling and Back to School Bash event on Sunday, September 17 from 3-5p.m., with the playground ribbon cutting beginning at 3:00 p.m.
August 31, 2017
BREC will close the administrative offices on Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
August 14, 2017
BREC is excited to announce receipt of a federal grant valued at more than $3.7-million to construct a multi-use bike pedestrian trail connecting Downtown to North Baton Rouge.