Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports

The Extreme Sports Department consists of the Velodrome, rock climbing wall, three skate parks, BMX track, air gun range, disc golf courses and mountain bike trails. Perkins Road Community Park amenities include a 30,000 square foot concrete skate park, BMX track, a rock climbing wall, a community playground, tennis court and walking paths. BREC’s BMX track facility hosts birthday parties and weekly races. The Jean Lafitte Air Gun Range houses two field courses and a covered site-in range. BREC’s disc golf courses at Highland Road Community Park, Greenwood Community Park, Flanacher Park, and Scotlandville Park are 18-hole courses

Skate Parks

Locations

Perkins Road Community Park
7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
The skatepark at Perkins Road Community Park is a 30,000 square foot, concrete skatepark built by California Skateparks and accommodates both skateboards and bicycles as well as scooters, inline skates, and rollerskates.

BREC also offers smaller community modular skateparks. These parks are open free to the public from sunrise to sunset.

Old Hammond Highway Park
8900 Old Hammond Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Zachary Community Park
20055 Old Scenic Hwy
Zachary, LA 70791

BMX and Biking

Perkins Road BMX Track

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

BREC's BMX Raceway offers open track riding (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Parties Rentals.

Mountain Biking

Locations

Comite River/Kerry Stamey Trails
8900 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70818
Click here for a map of this trail.

Hooper Road Bike Trails
6261 Guynell Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Click here for a map of this trail.

Submit Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance Report

Velodrome

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The Velodrome is a 333-meter smooth concrete cycling track and one of only 15 in the United States. Cyclists can reach up to 35 mph during competition. Helmets are required.

Visit the Mountain Biking and Cycling to learn more about our biking locations

Rock Wall

Perkins Road Community Park
7122 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The rock wall is currently closed for maintenance and refurbishment. Re-open date TBD.

Upcoming Extreme Sports Events

Jan
4
2020
BMX Beginner Dirt Track Clinic

BMX Skatepark and Dirt Track clinics are designed to help improve BMX bike riding control, skill, and technique for beginners who have no to minimal riding experience to intermediate riders who have already established the basics of bike control and are looking to make it to the next level.

Jan
18
2020
BMX Beginner Skatepark Clinic

BMX Skatepark and Dirt Track Clinics are designed to help improve BMX bike riding control, skill, and technique for beginners who have no to minimal riding experience to intermediate riders who have already established the basics of bike control and are looking to make it to the next level.

Feb
1
2020
BMX Intermediate Dirt Track Clinic

BMX Skatepark and Dirt Track clinics are designed to help improve BMX bike riding control, skill, and technique for beginners who have no to minimal riding experience to intermediate riders who have already established the basics of bike control and are looking to make it to the next level.

Feb
15
2020
BMX Intermediate Skatepark Clinic

BMX Skatepark and Dirt Track Clinics are designed to help improve BMX bike riding control, skill, and technique for beginners who have no to minimal riding experience to intermediate riders who have already established the basics of bike control and are looking to make it to the next level.

Recent Extreme Sports News

  • BREC Hosts Kayak in Colors for Cancer Awareness

    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.

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