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. 

Skate Parks

Helmets and pads are recommended. Bikes are welcome.


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.

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

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

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

BREC's BMX Raceway offers open track riding (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Parties Rentals. Helmets required. No motorized vehicles or RC cars allowed.

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


Hours of Operation for open riding:

Monday Track Closed for Maintenance Day
Tuesday-Friday Track Open 3-7 p.m.
Saturday + Sunday Reserved for Birthday Party Reservations


Track hours are weather dependent. Check the Extreme Sports Instagram or Facebook for updates on track hours. 
For more information, call 225-766-9039.

For information about mountain biking, visit brec.org/outdooradventure


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

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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.