Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports

The Extreme Sports Department consists of the Velodrome, 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 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. 

 

 

Skate Boarding

The skatepark at Perkins Road Community Park is a 30,000-square-foot, concrete skatepark, built by California Skateparks, that accommodates skateboards, bicycles, inline skates, and rollerskates. Helmets and pads are strongly recommended. 

Skatepark Locations:

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

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

Zachary Community Park
20055 Old Scenic Hwy
Zachary, LA 70791

Hours of Operation:

Sunday-Thursday: Daylight to 10 p.m.
Friday-Saturday: Daylight to midnight

 

BMX + Biking

BMX

BREC's BMX Raceway offers open track riding (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Party Rentals. Helmets required. No motorized vehicles or RC cars are allowed. Waivers must be signed to ride the BMX track, please see a staff member upon arrival.  

Hours of Operation:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday-Friday: 3-7 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday: Reserved for Birthday Party Reservations

Track hours are weather-dependent.

Velodrome

This 333-meter smooth concrete cycling track is one of only 15 in the United States! Cyclists can reach up to 35 mph during competition. The Velodrome is free and open to the public; helmets are required to ride the Velodrome. 

Hours of Operation:

Sunday-Saturday: Sunrise to Sunset

BMX Raceway + Velodrome Location:

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

 

Disc Golf

BREC has Disc Golf Courses around East Baton Rouge Parish to play at your leisure. 

Locations:

Highland Road Community Park - Disc Golf Course (18 holes)

14024 Highland Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
225-766-0247

This disc golf course is an 18-hole course at Highland Road Community Park. Disc golf merchandise is available at the Highland Road Tennis Center

Click here for a map of Highland Disc Golf Course.

Flanacher Park - Disc Golf Course (21 holes)

864 Flanacher Road
Zachary, LA 70791
225-654-2617

Click here for a map of Flanacher Disc Golf Course.

Louisiana Healthcare Connections - Disc Golf Park at Scotlandville (18 holes)

3100 Monte Sano Ave
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The course was built in December 2015 thanks to a collaboration between the local disc golf community and BREC. It features exquisitely beautiful natural topography in the form of rolling elevation changes uncommon to Louisiana, bayou Monte Sano running the length of the park, and weaves through picturesque Oak trees. The layout is 2009 PDGA World Champion Avery Jenkins' first design, coming in at over 7300' in length.

Click here for a map of Scotlandville Disc Golf Course.

Hours of Operation:

Sunday-Saturday: Sunrise to Sunset


 

Airgun Range

 

Jean Lafitte Air Gun Range

This world-class facility is situated on 20 acres among massive oaks on ambling Bayou Manchac. The range consists of two field courses and a covered site-in range.

The Airgun Range is run in cooperation with the Bayou Airgun Club. For information on times and events contact them at info@bayouairgunclub.com 

For information about the air range's schedule and upcoming events, visit the Bayou Airgun Club's website.