City-Brooks Community Park

154.53 Acres


  • Wi-Fi
  • Restrooms
  • Ball/Multi-Purpose Field (Unlighted)
  • Basketball - Outdoor Court
  • Croquet
  • Dog Park
  • Golf Course (9)
  • Lake
  • Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Soccer Field
  • Spray Pad
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Center
  • Tennis Court (Lighted)
  • Tennis Court (Unlighted)
  • Tennis Hitting Wall
  • Walking Track/Loop – Outdoor
  • Greenway/Connectivity Trail

This park is located in the southwestern part of East Baton Rouge Parish by LSU. City-Brooks Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day. Higher levels of maintenance, security, and recreational opportunities are offered at community parks.

Raising Cane's Dog Park at City-Brooks Community Park

The Raising Cane's Dog Park, brought to you through a partnership with Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers, is located at the City-Brooks Community Park. The dog park is open five days a week, from sunrise to sunset, at no charge. The dog park is closed on Tuesday & Thursdays to allow for maintenance, pest treatment, and proper management of the turf. Closure are part of a system-wide dog park maintenance plan. More details can be found on the Dog Park Maintenance page. 

Splash Pad

All splash pads are open daily from 8a.m. - 8p.m. during the operating season
To learn more about our splash pads, visit

Splash Pad Rules


The labyrinth in City Park is available for use from 7 a.m. until dark. Located directly behind the golf pro shop, the labyrinth should be used for meditation and relaxation only. Passers-by should be quiet and respect those using the labyrinth. Walking the labyrinth can promote internal balance and relaxation. Before walking the labyrinth, one should pause at the entrance to quiet the mind. If others are on the labyrinth, it is custom to allow those in front the opportunity to finish their walk. 


There is a 50-acre lake at this park. No motorized boats are allowed. Bank fishing only. The State of Louisiana requires a fishing license. Wildlife and Fisheries agents will periodically inspect licenses.
Learn more about fishing at BREC facilities here.

City-Brooks Golf Course

Hours of operation:
7 a.m. until dark
Built in 1926, designed by Tom Bendelow, it is one of 20 courses in the country to be placed on the national register of historic places as the community's first municipal golf course. Conveniently located off I-10 and Dalrymple Drive, this 40-acre, nine-hole course is notable for its natural beauty, mature trees, lake vistas, a small bayou, and terrain that is mountainous for Baton Rouge. Ground levels vary by as much as 25 feet. For fees and tee time reservations, vist

Capital One Tennis Center

City Park's Capital One Tennis Center is one of five major tennis centers which feature pro shops, lighted courts, racquet stringing, instruction, and racquet and ball machine rentals. Get more information about this center at the Capital One Tennis Center page.

City-Brooks Greenway

City-Brooks Park Greenway consists of a greenway trail along the perimeter of City-Brooks Park and nearby City Park Lake. It also connects to McKinley Middle Magnet School and the University Lake Greenway. BREC, EBR City-Parish, and LSU are involved in the management and maintenance of the system as it is comprised of both on and off road systems.

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Knock Knock Children's Museum

1900 Dalrymple Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Knock Knock Children’s Museum is a 501(c)(3), private non-profit organization committed to providing an inclusive gathering place where families and children of all backgrounds and experiences can interact and learn through play. The 26,000-square-foot facility is filled with hands-on, fun-filled interactive exhibits called “Learning Zones.” Anchored in research and evidence-based practices addressing all areas of development, our Learning Zones are designed to create teachable moments that will connect children’s everyday experiences to learning. Knock Knock’s focus is on the development of the whole child with the goal of increasing early literacy skills (reading, writing, listening, and speaking) while expanding knowledge and raising interest in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) subjects and careers. Learn more at


Baton Rouge Gallery

Baton Rouge Gallery, a BREC facility, is proud to offer contemporary art to our community. Monthly exhibitions feature the work of current Artist Members including photographers, painters, sculptors, stained-glass artists, printmakers, ceramicists, multi-media and installation artists. The gallery also offers an extensive slate of cultural programming and special performances in addition to a spoken word program. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public. Learn more about the gallery and the programs offered there at