Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports

The Extreme Sports Department consists of the Velodrome, rock climbing wall, 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 rock climbing wall, 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. BREC’s disc golf courses at Highland Road Community Park, Greenwood Community Park, Flanacher Park, and Scotlandville Park are 18-hole courses

Skate Parks

Locations

Perkins Road Community Park
7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
The skatepark at Perkins Road Community Park is a 30,000 square foot, concrete skatepark built by California Skateparks and accommodates both skateboards and bicycles as well as scooters, inline skates, and rollerskates.

BREC also offers smaller community modular skateparks. These parks are open free to the public from sunrise to sunset.

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

Zachary Community Park
20055 Old Scenic Hwy
Zachary, LA 70791

BMX and Biking

Perkins Road BMX Track

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

BREC's BMX Raceway offers open track riding (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Parties Rentals.

Mountain Biking

Locations

Comite River/Kerry Stamey Trails
8900 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70818
Click here for a map of this trail.

Hooper Road Bike Trails
6261 Guynell Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Click here for a map of this trail.

Submit Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance Report

Velodrome

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The Velodrome is a 333-meter smooth concrete cycling track and one of only 25 in the United States. Cyclists can reach up to 35 mph during competition. Helmets are required.

Visit the Mountain Biking and Cycling to learn more about our biking locations

Rock Wall

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

The rock wall is currently closed, refurbishment under consideration. Re-open date TBD.

Upcoming Extreme Sports Events

Mar
6
2021
BMX on the Dirt Track

On the first Saturday of every month we will be hosting a BMX Dirt Track Clinic. During this clinic, an experienced and well-trained instructor will guide riders through the essentials of track riding such as pedaling, pumping, and taking the turns. This clinic is open to riders of any skill level. Our instructors will be there to help riders with general and specific issues they may be having and get them ready to ride! Spaces are limited so make sure to sign up in advance!

Mar
20
2021
BMX at the Park

On the third Saturday of every month we will be hosting a BMX clinic specifically for riding the skatepark. During this clinic, an experienced and well-trained instructor will guide riders through the essential skills of riding the park such as etiquette, riding transition, and bunny hops. This clinic is open to riders of any skill level. Our instructors will be there to help riders with general and specific issues they may be having and get them ready to ride! Spaces are limited so make sure to sign up in advance!

Mar
27
2021
Velodrome Race Series

Come out and join our FREE Velodrome Spring Series Races in conjunction with the Baton Rouge Velodrome Association. Each race will focus on a different skill set including sprints, endurance, and time trial.

Mar
27
2021
Scootin' at the Park

On the fourth Saturday of every month we will be hosting a Scooter clinic at the skatepark. During this clinic, an experienced and well-trained instructor will guide riders through the essential skills of park riding such as etiquette, riding transition, and several other basic scooter tricks. This clinic is open to riders of any skill level. Our instructors will be there to help riders with general and specific issues they may be having and get them ready to ride! Spaces are limited so make sure to sign up in advance!

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