PRESCRIBED BURN NOTICE: Prescribed or controlled burn to take place at Howell Community Park tentatively starting Thursday, January 19, 2023 depending on the weather Please do not report incidents of smoke or fire in Howell Community Park. The burn has been approved by the local fire department. Click here to learn more about prescribed burns

January 11, 2023

Prescribed Burn Taking Place at Howell Community Park

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September 26, 2022

BREC Hosts Family Friendly Halloween Events

This Halloween season, BREC will host a multitude of family-friendly Halloween events for patrons of all ages and abilities throughout East Baton Rouge Parish.

September 20, 2022

BREC Wins Prestigious 2022 National Gold Medal Award

The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced this morning at its national conference in Phoenix that for the third time in its history, BREC has won the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. Musco Lighting LLC has been a proud sponsor of the Gold Medal Awards program for more than 15 years.

July 13, 2022

BREC to Hold 75th Anniversary Event

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge Parish (BREC) is celebrating 75 years of rising to the challenge to make your parks More than a Playground. Join us for an evening of family fun and endless entertainment at BREC's 75th Birthday Celebration on Saturday, July 16 from 6-9 p.m. at Independence Community Park.

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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