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Programs & Events

May
25
2022
May Day

Every year in May, Senior Month recognizes the countless contributions that older adults make in our communities. At BREC's 7th annual May Day, celebrate with food, games, dancing, entertainment and health fair!

May
28
2022
Major League Baseball - Jr. Home Run Derby (JRHRD)

Jr.HRD provides youngsters 14 and under an opportunity to participate in an exciting, free, home run derby competition. All Local events are individually scored, and the winners advance to one of ten (10) Regional Competitions. Regional Champions will advance and compete in the National Finals during Major League Baseball All-Star Week. BREC Athletics local host site will be announced through our social media platforms.

Ages: 14 & younger

May
28
2022
Walk It Out: Block Party Fit

Its Lupus Awareness Month! Come join us for a community walk, a time for the community to join each other across the parish to raise awareness of the physical, emotional, and economic impact of Lupus. This event will be followed by an outdoor public party hosted by BREC on the Geaux! Live entertainment, vendors, fitness demonstrations and much more! giving you the chance to meet up with your neighbors, getting to know them face-to-face and providing opportunities to bring the community closer together

Jun
2
2022
Luaus at Liberty Lagoon

Through a partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, we offer 2 luaus during the summer at Liberty Lagoon. These events are for individuals of all ages with disabilities and their friends and families. This event offers participants after hours, VIP access to the water park! Food and door prizes are provided for these events.

Jun
5
2022
First Free Sundays

Free walking tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. MAGNOLIA MOUND Jan. 2 + Feb. 6 + March 6 + April 3 + May 1 Tour times: 1 p.m. + 2 p.m. + 3 p.m.

Jun
11
2022
Kids Fest

Join CADAV and BREC for our First Annual Kids Fest! Kids Fest is designed to provide local families an opportunity to make memories while engaging with local businesses that provide services and products families need. This event will feature local vendors, family games and more.

Jun
18
2022
Dog Day at the Swamp

With our Dog Days, BSNC drops its “No Pets” policy and opens its doors and trails to pets 4 days out of the year! All pets are welcome, but they must be on a leash and have their vaccinations current.

Jun
25
2022
Baddies who Brunch

Why wait for Sunday to get your bestest and baddest friends together for brunch? Let's break all the rules and brunch on Saturday! High energy performances, amazing food and of course MIMOSAS! All ages are welcome, but keep in mind this is a Drag Show and there may be some dicey moments throughout the show. We hope that you join us and become part of the party! Oh! And don’t forgot to bring some cash to tip the performers!

Jul
3
2022
First Free Sundays

Free walking tours will be offered on the first Sunday of each month. MAGNOLIA MOUND Jan. 2 + Feb. 6 + March 6 + April 3 + May 1 Tour times: 1 p.m. + 2 p.m. + 3 p.m.

Jul
16
2022
75th Birthday Celebration

Celebrate 75 Years with BREC. BREC is celebrating 75 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 6-8:30 p.m. at Independence Community Park! To commemorate our Diamond Anniversary, white attire is encouraged. Come to our birthday party and enjoy -Live music by The Michael Foster Project -Free Food -BREC Activities -Zoo mobile -Inflatables & Waterslides -Strolling Entertainment -Family Fun A FIREWORKS FINALE & MORE FOR ALL AGES!! You don't want to miss this!

Aug
4
2022
Luaus at Liberty Lagoon

Through a partnership with Families Helping Families of Greater Baton Rouge, we offer 2 luaus during the summer at Liberty Lagoon. These events are for individuals of all ages with disabilities and their friends and families. This event offers participants after hours, VIP access to the water park! Food and door prizes are provided for these events.

Aug
11
2022
Sunset Paddle

Join us as we paddle into the beautiful south Louisiana sunset. Enjoy the fading warm colors as we explore this time at sunset. This experience is perfect for youth and adults with little or abundant watercraft skills. Kayaks and canoes are available to rent, but these spots go quick so make sure to register in advance before the event is full.

Ages: 12+

Aug
25
2022
Sunset Paddle

Join us as we paddle into the beautiful south Louisiana sunset. Enjoy the fading warm colors as we explore this time at sunset. This experience is perfect for youth and adults with little or abundant watercraft skills. Kayaks and canoes are available to rent, but these spots go quick so make sure to register in advance before the event is full.

Ages: 12+

Sep
8
2022
Sunset Paddle

Join us as we paddle into the beautiful south Louisiana sunset. Enjoy the fading warm colors as we explore this time at sunset. This experience is perfect for youth and adults with little or abundant watercraft skills. Kayaks and canoes are available to rent, but these spots go quick so make sure to register in advance before the event is full.

Ages: 12+

Sep
10
2022
Kick, Throw & Go Skills Challenge

Let kids show off their skills while making space for social distancing with the Football Development Model’s Kick, Throw & Go Skills Challenge! They will use their arms, legs, body, and mind to do their best at six different skill stations – passing distance, passing accuracy, speed, agility, punting accuracy and kicking distance. Plus, it is great for kids to keep the game going and see how they stack up against their friends.

Ages: 6-14

 
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