General Info


Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - Contact: 225-273-6439

BREC New Year’s 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 Fri., Jan. 1 for the New Year’s Day holiday. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Mon., Jan. 4. 

All BREC golf courses will remain open for the New Year’s holiday.

All recreation and tennis centers will close at noon on New Year’s Eve. Both will remain closed on New Year’s Day.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Cohn Arboretum and Magnolia Mound Plantation will close on Fri., Jan. 1.

BREC’s Independence Park Theatre and Highland Road Park Observatory will close on Thurs., Dec. 31 and Fri., Jan. 1. BREC’s Farr Park Equestrian Center will close the facility New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day but will hold lessons New Year’s Day, 4-9 p.m.

At Perkins Road Extreme Park, the BMX track and Rock Climbing Wall will close on Thurs., Dec. 31 and Fri., Jan. 1, while the skate park will remain open on both days.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Gallery will be closed Dec. 25-Jan.4.

 For more information, call 225-272-9200

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