BREC Celebrates Black History Month with The Historic Voices of Change: Moments in EBR Parish Black HistoryFebruary 14, 2018
– The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) in partnership with Councilwoman Erika L. Green will celebrate Black History Month on Feb. 22 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd.
December 18, 2017
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.
December 6, 2017
In partnership with BREC, The Baton Rouge Bicentennial Commission, The East Baton Rouge Parish Library System, and Baton Rouge Green, a Live Oak will be planted at Expressway Park in honor of Baton Rouge’s 200th birthday.
November 14, 2017
Join BREC on Saturday, November 18 for a ribbon cutting and open house to celebrate the newly completed renovations of Antioch Boulevard Park Recreation Center located at 6229 Antioch Boulevard in Baton Rouge. The dedication will begin at 10 a.m., with facility tours, recreational games and activities to follow immediately.
October 19, 2017
BREC will host a Volunteer Appreciation Movie Night on Wednesday, November 6 at BREC’s Independence Park Theatre located at 7800 Independence Blvd. The event will begin at 6:00 p.m. in honor of BREC’s volunteers and friends.
September 26, 2017
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), announced at its national conference in New Orleans that BREC won two national awards including the Excellence in Innovative Programming Award for BREC’s LEO Program which is working to bridge the gap between law enforcement and young adults, teens and youth and Project ARK: Animals Reaching Kids which brings Zoo staff and animals into science classes of low-income students to strengthen their STEM skills and develop an understanding of the importance of conservation efforts in our area and around the world
September 18, 2017
BREC, Cancer Services of Greater Baton Rouge and the LSO Foundation will host the Fourth Annual Kayak in Colors at Milford Wampold Park, 901 Stanford Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 24 from 1-3 p.m. in support of Cancer Awareness.