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Liberty Lagoon
111 Lobdell Ave.
Baton Rouge, LA. 70806
libertylagoon.com

225-923-3202 phone
225-923-3204 fax


Liberty Lagoon Waterpark will open for daily operations May 21, 2014!  

Visit libertylagoon.com for more information and operating times.

Click here for the Liberty Lagoon 2014 Season Pass Form.

Birthday parties, Pavillion rentals, swim lessons and public day camp trips registration begins on March 31, Mon.-Fri. from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Liberty Lagoon Guest Services Window.

 


Dates of Operation
May 3-18 (Saturday and Sunday only)
May 11 (Closed for Mother's Day)
May 21-Aug. 3 (Daily operations)
Aug. 9-23 (Saturday and Sunday only)

 

Hours of Operation
Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sun., noon-7 p.m.

Facility staff will begin clearing the pool daily at 6:30 p.m.

 

Fees
Ages 2 and younger: Free (Admission fee will be charged if age is questionable.)
Under 48" tall: $8
48" and taller: $10
Lazy River tubes: $1 plus tax each per day (all day use)
Public lockers: $2 plus tax each per day (all day use

 

Pavilion Rentals
Advance reservations are required for rentals, birthday parties, etc. Reservations are final after a completed Reservation Rental Form is turned in and all fees are paid. Payments can be made in person with check, cash, credit card or debit card at Liberty Lagoon or over the phone with a credit card or debit card by calling 225-923-3202, fax 225-923-3204 or email kdomanque@brec.org. All guests must have a ticket to enter.

 

Liberty Bell Pavilion
$40 for 2 hours ($20 each additional hour if available)
$120 for entire day (during normal business hours)
30-foot hexagon (blue)
Six picnic tables (up to 36 guests)
Located next to the Spray Pad

 

Patriot Pavilion
$40 for 2 hours ($20 each additional hour if available)
$120 for entire day (during normal business hours)
30-foot hexagon (yellow)
Six picnic tables (up to 36 guests)
Located next to the Water Playground

 

Colonial Pavilion
$40 for 2 hours ($20 each additional hour if available)
$120 for entire day (during normal business hours)
20-foot-by-30-foot rectangle (green)
Four picnic tables (up to 36 guests)
Located next to the Colonial Café

 

Presidential Pavilion
$40 for 2 hours - 1/2 pavilion ($20 each additional hour if available)
$120 for entire day - 1/2 pavilion (during normal business hours)
Four picnic tables (up to 32 guests)

 

$60 for 2 hours - Full pavilion ($30 each additional hour if available)
$180 for entire day Full pavilion (during normal business hours)
30-foot-by-40-foot rectangle (green)
Nine picnic tables (up to 75 guests)
Located next to the sand volleyball court

 

Independence Pavilion
$60 for 2 hours ($30 each additional hour if available)
$180 for entire day (during normal business hours)
24-foot-by-34-foot rectangle (green)
Nine picnic tables (up to 75 guests)
Located next to the Colonial Cafe'

 

Exclusive Waterpark Rental
Want the Liberty Lagoon waterpark to yourself? You or your organization can plan an exciting outing after park operating hours party. Liberty Lagoon would be a great place for family reunions, social organizations, church groups or a company party. This rental will allow you access to the water park for three hours with up to 600 guests.

Liberty Lagoon promotes a safe atmosphere, therefore, all groups with must have at least one adult for every six children ages 12 and younger.

 

Event Times: Mon.-Sat. from 7-10 p.m.
Maximum of 600 guests
Exclusive Facility Rental Options
Package Includes: Lagoon, Lazy River, Water Playground, Vortex, Splash Pad, Lily Pad
Fee: $5,000 for 3 hours
Bowl Slide (additional fee): $600 for 3 hours
Tube/Flume Slide (additional fee): $600 for 3 hours
Rental Deposit (Refundable if no facility damages): $1,000 (paid upon making reservation)

 

Summer Programming

Baby Bubblers

Parents and children learn together to increase a child's comfort level in the water and build a foundation of basic skills, such as arm and leg movements and breath control. This course is fun-lled and helps introduce water safety concepts, encouraging a healthy recreational habit that your entire family can enjoy. We offer the classes once a week. You are welcome to come to as many classes as you would like. You can register online at Webtrac.brec.org. There must be a minimum of 2 babies enrolled in the class and there be a maximum of 6 babies per class.

 

Classes are taught from 6:15-7 p.m.on the following dates:

June 3, 10, 17 and 24

July 8,15, 22 and 29

Age: 6 months-2 years old

$7 per class

 

Water Exploration Class (children 2-4 years old)
This class teaches the beginning stages of swimming including blowing bubbles, leg kicks, submerged face, arm actions and water safety. Class is taught in water depth of 3′ 6″.

 

Mon.-Thurs. from 8-8:45 a.m. (eight classes)
$45 per person per session
Session 1: June 2-13
Session 2: June 16-26
Session 3: July 7-17
Session 4: July 22-31

 

Swim Lessons
This class teaches more advanced stages of swimming such as leg kicks, arm strokes, swimming under water, front crawl, back crawl, diving, streamline swimming techniques and water safety. Class is taught in water depth of 3′ 6″ or 8′ depending on skill level.

Mon.-Thurs. from 8-8:45 a.m. (eight classes)
$45 per person per session
Session 1: June 2-13
Session 2: June 16-26
Session 3: July 7-17
Session 4: July 22-31

 

Aqua Zumba
Exercise done in the water decreases joint pain and stiffness while also improving joint flexibility and strength. These exercises take advantage of the gentle resistance and buoyancy of the water, making it easier for participants to move painful joints. This class integrates the Zumba formula with traditional aqua fitness disciplines. Aqua Zumba is a safe, challenging, water-based workout that is cardio-conditioning, body-toning and exhilarating. Class is taught in water depth of 3′ 6″.

Mon.-Thurs. from 8-8:45 a.m.
$45 per month; or $5 per class (drop-in fee)
June 2-July 31

 

Paddle Up 1

Learn to paddle a sea kayak while enjoying the exciting Liberty Lagoon Family Aquatics Center. This program will teach entry-level participants. Safety equipment and kayaks are provided on site as part of the program registration fee. Upon completion of the Paddle Up 1 class, participants can move onto the more advance classes BREC offers. The fee is $10 per person per class and classes are limited to 10 participants. BREC asks that all participants preregister for the classes in person or email kdomanque@brec.org to make a payment by phone.

Classes are taught on Saturdays from 7:30-8:30 a.m. or from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Class Dates:
May 10 and 17
June 14, 21 and 28
July 12, 19 and 26
Aug. 9 and 16

 

Private Summer Camp Reservations
Looking for someplace new for your day campers?
Visit BREC's Liberty Lagoon and have some fun in the sun
Reservation applications are available online at libertylagoon.com.

 

BREC Pools

Brooks

Howell

 

Anna T. Jordan are now able to swim, take swim lessons and participate in other aquatic programming at Exxon Mobile YMCA facility, 7717 Howell Blvd.

Gus Young area residents are now able to swim, take swim lessons and participate in other aquatic programming at A.C. Lewis YMCA facility, 350 South Foster Dr.

 

Pools are open daily from 2-5 p.m.
Pool hours are subject to change based on low paticipation, operations and/or weather.
Fee: $1.25 per person, per day

 

Pool to open May 24-July 19

 

Brooks Pool
1515 Dalrymple Drive
Baton Rouge, La 70808

 

Howell Pool
5509 Winbourne Avenue
Baton Rouge, La. 70805

 

YMCA swim lesson times:

YMCA swim lesson registration day is May 10. Sign up today for swim lessons at two new facilities offered to you by BREC and the YMCA!

Anna T. Jordan Community Park: 9-10:30 a.m. (Swim lessons held at Exxon Mobile YMCA.)

Gus Young Park: 9-10:30 a.m. (Swim lessons held at A.C. Lewis YMCA.)

Brooks Park: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Howell Community Park: 2-3:30 p.m.

(Limited spaces available)

 

30-minute classes
Mon.-Thurs.
8 classes, two-week sessions
$6.50 per person

 

Session 1: May 26-June 5

Session 2: June 9-19

Session 3: June 23-July 3

Session 4: July 7-17

 

8:15- 8:45 a.m.
5:30-6 p.m.
6:15-6:45 p.m.

 

Swim Lessons are $6.50 per person, Cash Only. Program and fees are non-refundable and can only register for one session. Swim lessons fill up fast, so we recommend registering on May 10. If you miss the "Sign-up Day" you can register at any of the three pools starting on May 26 from 2-5 p.m. and inquire if any openings are available. All classes are reserved on a first come, first served basis with limited availability.

 

Howell / Brooks AQUA CAMP
Looking to stay cool this summer? Then Aqua Camp is for you! We have packed an entire week with water filled fun. Camp includes everything from Jr. Lifeguarding and water sports to swimming and water games. Don't miss out on this summer's water adventures at BREC!

AQUA CAMP SESSION DATES:
Session 1: June 2-5
Session 2: June 16-19
Session 3: Jun3 30-July 3
Session 4: July 14-17

 

REQUIREMENTS AND PARTICIPANT RATIOS
Children must feel comfortable submerging face completely under water and able to swim a distance of 5 yards (15 feet) on their front without a flotation device. Participant to Instructor ratio: 12:1

Ages: 6 and older

 

PROGRAM TIME/FEE:
Specialty Camp: 9 a.m.-noon
Fee: $55 per week

 

WHAT TO BRING
Towel, water bottle, change of clothes, sunscreen, (mask, fins, snorkel if possible) and a lunch.

For more information contact Jonathan Lee, Associations Aquatics Director at 225-906-5424, ext. 2307 or jlee@ymcabr.org.

 

Splash Pads

Greenwood Community Park, Forest Community Park and City-Brooks Community Park

We will operate these two locations from March-October daily from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Forest Park is activated with the green push button on the light blue pole in the Splash Pad area.

Greenwood is activated with two yellow poles in the Splash Pad area and will engage the system.

Spray features will run for approximately 2-3 minutes and turn OFF. Pushing the button will re-engage the system.

 

Splash Pass  (NEW!)This year, BREC, in cooperation with the YMCA, are bringing more opportunities to the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish to cool off and beat the summer heat.

BREC now offers a Splash Pass which offers any pass holder the opportunity to swim at any of the following YMCA facilities from 2-5 p.m. daily from May 24-July 19:

Passes may be purchased at BREC's Liberty Lagoon, 111 Lobdell Ave.daily from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Guest Services Window.

 

Swim Locations:

Paula G. Manship YMCA, 8100 YMCA Plaza Dr. (225-767-9622)

C.B. Pennington Jr. YMCA, 15550 Old Hammond Hwy. (225-272-9622)

A.C. Lewis YMCA, 350 South Foster Dr. (225-924-3606)

Exxon Mobile YMCA, 7717 Howell Blvd. (225-906-5424)

 

Pass Fee: $3 per child or $6 per adult for one time use only at the designated YMCA for use of the pool and associated use of restrooms and changing rooms only.

This pass cannot be used for any other YMCA program during the season splash pass operation.

These passes may not be used at Liberty Lagoon or for any other BREC facility admission and will not be replaced if lost or stolen.

 

For more information, call 225-923-3202 or visit libertylagoon.com.

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