May 13, 2022

BREC Announced as Finalist for the 2022 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

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February 18, 2022

BREC Begins Summer Camp Registration

BREC offers online summer camp registration for East Baton Rouge Parish residents beginning Saturday, March 5 at 9 a.m. and on Tuesday, March 15 during regular facility hours of operation for out-of-parish residents.

February 15, 2022

BREC Announces New Zoo Director

BREC is proud to announce that after a five-month national search, Jim Fleshman has been named the fourth Zoo Director in BREC’s history. Fleshman has worked alongside Phil Frost for the past three years, playing an integral role in the development of the Zoo’s master plan, strategic plan and business plan which is guiding the largest construction project in BREC’s history to reimagine the 51-year-old facility.

February 1, 2022

Prescribed Burn Taking Place at Howell Community Park

Prescribed or controlled burn to take place at Howell Community Park on Saturday, February 12

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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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