General Info


Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - Contact: 225-273-6439

BREC Thanksgiving Holiday Operating Hours

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Mon., Nov. 27. 

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Farr Park Equestrian Center, Magnolia Mound, Perkins Road Extreme Sports Park and all six BREC Golf courses will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 23 and will reopen during normal operating hours on Fri., Nov. 24.

BREC will close all recreation centers at noon on Wed., Nov. 22, unless a prescheduled rental has already been reserved, and will remain closed through Fri., Nov. 24. BREC tennis centers and select special facilities including BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery, Cohn Arboretum and Independence Park Theatre will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 23 and Fri., Nov. 24.

The Highland Road Park Observatory will be closed Thurs.-Sat., Nov. 23-25 and will resume normal operating hours Mon., Nov. 27.

For more information, call 225-272-9200.

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