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Thursday, October 14, 2010

BREC's Perkins Road Community Park to Re-Open Oct. 16


BREC's Perkins Road Community Park to Re-Open Oct. 16

Morning of Activities Scheduled to Celebrate Park's Opening

EVENT:                                 Grand Re-Opening of Perkins Road Community Park

DATE:                                    Saturday, Oct. 16

 TIME:                                   10 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony, activities follow until 2 p.m.

LOCATION:                         Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road

INFORMATION:                Schedule of events

Ribbon cutting and entertainment

10-10:30 a.m.  Ribbon cutting and speeches

9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.  Live remote from Guaranty Broadcasting

Velodrome (hosted by Geaux Race)

7 a.m. - Race day registration begins

8 a.m. - Bike set-up

8:30 a.m. - Beginner skills clinic

12 p.m. - Advanced skills clinic

3 p.m.-5:30 p.m. - Practicum

Skate Park

SABR (Skatepark Association of Baton Rouge), along with local shops, will have information and give-aways for skaters and patrons.  Pro Skater Lester Kasai is scheduled to be in attendance and located in the Ian Tillman Foundation tent for autographs.

10:30 a.m.-1p.m. - Public riding

1p.m. - Local shop teams will have impromptu riding sessions along with a "Best Trick" skate competition and a BMX "Big Air" Competition.


10a.m.-Registration and open practice for ABA races

12p.m.-ABA races

Rock Wall

The rock wall is open for free climbs from 10a.m.-2p.m. Waivers MUST be signed.


11 a.m. - Zumba demonstration

11 a.m. - Kayak demonstration courtesy of The Backpacker

It is the BREC mission to provide parks and recreational opportunities for all the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish.

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