November 30, 2018
The BREC Superintendent Search Committee voted at a public meeting on Nov. 29 to advance four candidates as finalists for the search to replace retiring Superintendent Carolyn McKnight.
November 16, 2018
The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Thursday, Nov. 22 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Monday, Nov. 26.
October 1, 2018
With fall in the air, families can celebrate Halloween this October with a host of family-friendly Halloween events throughout East Baton Rouge Parish.
September 11, 2018
BREC recently completed construction of new amenities and renovations at Riverbend Park located at 5800 Riverbend Lakes Drive. In celebration of the new improvements, BREC will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand re-opening celebration on Saturday, September 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the surrounding community.
August 27, 2018
he Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Mon., September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
August 13, 2018
After nearly seven years at the helm of BREC, 30 years in the parks and recreation profession, and prior military service in the United States Air Force, Superintendent Carolyn McKnight announced she is retiring at the end of the year, marking the end of a decorated career.
July 23, 2018
– BREC recently completed park renovations of Spain Street Neighborhood Park located at 2102 Spain Street. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is being held on Saturday, July 28 in partnership with Mid City Studio’s Coffee on the Porch. The event will begin at 9:00 a.m., with the ceremony following at 10 a.m.