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

Jul
24
2021
Summer Slam

Roll into Summer Slam with us and enjoy a day-long celebration of the end of summer at the Skatepark! Come join us for music, food, fun, and extremely good riding. Beginning at noon, the park will get blasted with non-stop music as well as have food vendors until 3pm!

Sep
12
2021
Ride & Roll

Come on out and celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the Extreme Sports Park with a little bit of friendly competition. We will be hosting a BMX Skate Park Contest, BMX Dirt Jump Contest, and a Skateboarding Contest here in the park. This is a free event so bring your bikes and boards and get ready to roll!

Sep
18
2021
Mountain Biking 101

Ready to get some grit in your teeth? Then gear up for this introductory level mountain biking course as we put the tread to the trail. Let us give you some tips and tricks to get you comfortable on our mountain biking trails, so you can tear up the tracks. All equipment provided.

Nov
7
2021
Hooper Hustle

Get ready to test your mountain bike skills at the Hooper Hustle! This classic mountain bike race has two categories for Novice and Advanced riders. Registration is $30 and prizes will be awarded! Hang out and listen to some live music, while grabbing a bite from a local food truck.

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