July 12, 2018

Proposals Officially Open for Design Teams Interested in Reimagining the Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park

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June 28, 2018

Fourth of July Holiday Operating Hours

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Wed., July 4. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Thurs., July 5.

June 19, 2018

BREC Takes First Step in Reimagining the Zoo and Greenwood Community Park

In the first step toward the creation of a reimagined Zoo and Greenwood Community Park, BREC is soliciting proposals from highly qualified and innovative design teams to develop a master plan for the 660-acre park.

June 1, 2018

2018 Legislative Recap

The 2018 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature recently concluded and, as many in the public are aware, BREC was the target of several bills and resolutions – many of which were focused on continuing public discourse regarding the future of the Baton Rouge Zoo, even after our BREC Commission voted unanimously to keep the Zoo at its current location.

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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