April 2, 2018
BREC recently completed construction of the first phase of a major expansion of Howell Community Park, located at 5509 Winbourne Avenue. A grand opening celebration is being held Thursday, April 5 with the ribbon cutting beginning at 4 p.m. near the new play area located off East Brookstown Drive.
March 21, 2018
Yesterday’s news conference held at Greenwood Community Park regarding BREC’s proposal for a more visible and sustainable location for the Baton Rouge Zoo included several incorrect statements made by speakers that BREC would like to correct.
March 20, 2018
Thursday, March 22, the BREC Commission will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 5 p.m. at 6201 Florida Boulevard. The meeting will include a presentation from outside experts who have evaluated BREC’s Airline Highway Park as a feasible site for the Zoo.
February 28, 2018
Hop into the holiday season with BREC’s Community Egg Hunts at various parks. Gather up the family for these community egg hunts filled with family fun for all ages. Activities will include themed recreational games, arts and crafts, a visit from the Easter Bunny and candy provided by Elmer Chocolate
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 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.
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.