General Info


Monday, December 19, 2016 - Contact: 225-273-6439

BREC Christmas Holiday Operating Hours

Christmas Holiday Hours:

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Fri., Dec. 22 and Mon., Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Tues., Dec. 26.

All BREC recreation facilities, including holiday camps, will close at noon on Fri., Dec. 22 and will remain closed through Mon., Dec. 25.

All BREC tennis centers, BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, Magnolia Mound, Farr Park Equestrian Center, Baton Rouge Gallery, a BREC facility, Independence Park Theatre and the Extreme Sports Park Rockwall and BMX Raceway will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Tues., Dec. 26. In addition, the Baton Rouge Gallery will be closed for Surreal Salon art installation from Dec. 29-Jan. 2.

BREC’s Highland Road Park Observatory will be closed Dec. 25-26 and will resume normal operating hours on Wed., Dec. 27.

BREC’s Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center and all BREC golf courses will be closed Christmas Day only.

For more information, call 225-272-9200 or visit

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