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Programs & Events

Aug
3
2021
Splash Reset: Cedar Ridge

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
5
2021
Splash Reset: Saia Park

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
6
2021
Splash Reset: Plank Road

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
6
2021
Splash Reset: Hamilton

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
10
2021
Splash Reset: Mayfair

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
11
2021
Perseid Meteor Shower

Every summer the Earth plows through a trail of cometary debris. HRPO hosts a viewing session during the nighttime period with the best chance of high meteor rates. Program may shift by one day.

Aug
12
2021
Splash Reset: Gus Young

Come enjoy a splash of fun as we reset from summer to the back-to-school craze with a host of water relay races and games.

Aug
13
2021
Swamp Flashlight Night

We welcome you to enjoy the Swamp at night by visiting us during our Swamp Flashlight Night! Staff will be facilitating live animal encounters througout the event. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with your family and friends. The swamp trails can be really dark at night – so don’t forget to bring a flashlight.

Aug
14
2021
Solar Viewing

Weather permitting, personnel presents the Sun projected onto a white surface, directly via safely-filtered optical light and directly with a hydrogen-alpha telescope. Patrons are able to see any sizable sunspots or flares. Protective clothing and sunscreen recommended.

Aug
21
2021
Camp-In': Baker

Get inspired through games, crafts and activities highlighting our favorite summer camp moments. Campers should bring a lunch and 2 snacks and be dressed for indoor and outdoor activities.

Aug
21
2021
Duck Duck Goose Day

Fly over to Bluebonnet Swamp for some end-of-summer family fun. Explore the cultural, historical and artistic value of waterfowl carvings while viewing vintage and contemporary decoys, wood carvings, boats and paddles displayed by carvers and collectors from throughout the Deep South and beyond!

Aug
21
2021
Plus Nights

On these nights visitors get something in addition to standard viewing: a sky tour, physical science demonstrations, filtered lunar trips, “birth” stars and a marshmallow roast.

Ages: All ages

Aug
27
2021
Nature Night Hike + Campfire: Forest

Join us on a Friday night for a great way to say hello to the cooler weather of the fall! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and activities and games. Come enjoy this great way to get the family out after the daytime heat. Preregistration is required and spaces are limited. Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.

Ages: 6+

Aug
28
2021
Adult 7v7 Flag Football Tournament - Recreational & Competitive

BREC Athletics will host its annual 7v7 Adult Flag Football Tournament at BREC. Individuals cannot be beat for good times and a competitive atmosphere. Join us for BREC Athletics 7v7 Flag Football tournament at BREC!

Ages: 18+

Aug
28
2021
10 and Under Tennis Tournament: Highland

This tournament features a singles round robin format with boys and girls divisions: ages 8 and younger on a 36-ft. court with a red ball; ages 10 and younger on a 60-ft. court with an orange ball; ages 10 and younger on a 78-ft. court with an orange or green dot ball. Free snacks and awards for players.

Ages: 6-10

Aug
28
2021
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

Sep
7
2021
Teen Video Game Night

Teens will compete in a series of tournament- style video games. Tournament style games will include Madden NFL & NBA 2K, Rocket League, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, etc

Ages: 10-17

Sep
7
2021
Teen Video Game Night

Teens will compete in a series of tournament- style video games. Tournament style games will include Madden NFL & NBA 2K, Rocket League, Mario Kart, Smash Bros, etc

Ages: 10-17

Sep
7
2021
Urban Nature Hike Series: Greenwood

Interested in exploring the nature oasis next door or looking to take your neighborhood walks to the next level? Our Urban Hike series is a great start! Geared toward nature novices of all ages, participants will enjoy a leisurely walk through a BREC park while learning some fun facts about the park’s natural areas and the fundamentals of adventuring in the great outdoors.

Ages: 6+

Sep
10
2021
Nature Night Hike + Campfire: Zachary

Join us on a Friday night for a great way to say hello to the cooler weather of the fall! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and activities and games. Come enjoy this great way to get the family out after the daytime heat. Preregistration is required and spaces are limited. Children must be registered and accompanied by a registered adult.

Ages: 6+

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