PRESCRIBED BURN NOTICE: Prescribed or controlled burn to take place at Howell Community Park tentatively starting Thursday, January 19, 2023 depending on the weather Please do not report incidents of smoke or fire in Howell Community Park. The burn has been approved by the local fire department. Click here to learn more about prescribed burns

Perkins Road Community Park

Perkins Road Community Park

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52.2 Acres

Perkins Road Community Park is BREC's "Extreme Sports Park." Perkins Road Community Park amenities include the skate park and BMX Raceway, a community playground, tennis court and walking, skating and biking trails. BREC's BMX Raceway hosts birthday parties as well as open track riding hours.


Pavilion Rental Information

Perkins Road Community Park has one pavilion available to rent. Click here to learn more about this pavilion

Community Playground

This playground offers an extreme sports adventure theme. Kids love it! There are plenty of benches for parents to sit to watch their kids play...or parents can join in if the extreme spirit catches them!


The park features a beautiful fishing pond that is stocked periodically. Click here to learn more about fishing in our parks.

Recreation Center

Perkins Road Community Park also offers a large recreation center with 3 rooms available for rent.

For more information, call 225-766-5209.

Extreme Sports at Perkins Road Community Park

The Extreme Sports office is staffed 3-9 p.m. daily.

To learn even more about BREC's Extreme Sports, visit the Extreme Sports Page

Skate Park

Skate Park Rules

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

Helmets and pads are recommended. Bikes are welcome.

This is a 30,000 square foot, concrete skatepark built by California Skateparks and accommodates both skateboards and bicycles.

BMX Track

Helemts required. No motorized vehicles or RC cars allowed.


Hours of Operation for open riding:

MondaysTrack Closed – Maintenance Day
First Monday of the Month – Mountain Bike Monday Track open 4PM-6PM for Mountain Bikes Only
Tuesday-Friday Track Open 4PM-9PM
Saturdays Birthday Slots 10:30AM-12:30PM and 1:30-330PM
Track Open 4PM-9PM
Sundays Birthday Slot 12PM-2PM
Track Open 3PM-6PM

Track hours are weather dependent.
For more information, call 225-766-9039.
For more information about Track Rental, visit our Birthday Parties page

Rock Climbing Tower

The rock wall is currently closed for maintenance and refurbishment. Re-open date TBD.


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. Helmets are required.
Hours of operation:
Sunrise to sunset.
Admission: Free and open to the public

Call 225-766-9039 to schedule night rides

Team Automotive Group Sportsplex

Team Automotive Group, the Baton Rouge Basketball and Volleyball Association (BRBVA) and BREC partnered to build a new, 30,000 suare-foot recreational complex.

The Team Automotive Group Sportsplex is in the heart of Baton Rouge at BREC's Perkins Road Community Park.

It is the largest indoor basketball facility in Baton Rouge and the largest indoor volleyball facility in Louisiana. In addition to being a premier basketball and volleyball complex, it is used for other purposes including BREC summer camps, cheerleading competitions and recreation activities for seniors.

The facility houses 3 tournament play basketball courts, 6 youth basketball courts, 12 basketball half courts and 5 competition volleyball courts.

For more information on the Team Automotive Group Sportsplex, visit

Team Automotive Group Sportsplex:


  • Ball/Multi-Purpose Field (Lighted)
  • Basketball - Indoor Court
  • BMX Track
  • Cycling Velodrome
  • Fishing
  • Greenway/Connectivity Trail
  • Lake
  • Nature Trails
  • Outdoor Fitness Station
  • Pavilion
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Skate Park
  • Stadium
  • Tennis Court (Unlighted)
  • Walking Track/Loop – Outdoor


For more information about this park, please contact:
Recreation Center: 225-766-5209

Extreme Park: 225-766-9039

Team Automotive Group Sportsplex: 225-302-5521


Upcoming Programs & Events

Get Directions

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Recreation Center: 225-766-5209

Extreme Park: 225-766-9039

Team Automotive Group Sportsplex: 225-302-5521


Daily, sunrise to sunset
Recreation Center:
Mon, Wed: 3-7 p.m.
Tues, Thurs: 3-8 p.m.
Fri: 2-6 p.m.

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