October 8, 2020

BREC Facilities to Close Friday, October 9 as Hurricane Delta Makes Landfall

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October 1, 2020

BREC Hosts Family Friendly Halloween Events

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will host several Halloween events throughout the month of October at various parks and facilities throughout the parish. These events will be safe spaces for children and families to enjoy holiday themed activities and treats.

September 18, 2020

BREC Announces Modifications to COVID-19 Restrictions as State Enters Phase Three of Reopening Plan

After the announcement by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards that Louisiana is now in phase three of its reopening plan, BREC is modifying COVID-19 restrictions put in place since the pandemic began in March. Effective immediately, dog parks will resume regular scheduled hours opening from sunrise to sunset

August 28, 2020

BREC Mourns the Death of the Longest Serving Superintendent in its History

For 42 years, the name Eugene A. Young was synonymous with BREC as he was the longest serving Superintendent in the agency’s history. Young retired in 2003 ending a 57-year career in the recreation and parks industry which began when he worked for recreation departments in Austin, Texas and Bloomington, Indiana while in college.

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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