Extreme Sports

Extreme Sports

The Extreme Sports Department consists of the Velodrome, rock climbing wall, three skate parks, BMX track, air gun range, disc golf courses and mountain bike trails. Perkins Road Community Park amenities include a 30,000 square foot concrete skate park, BMX track, a rock climbing wall, a community playground, tennis court and walking paths. BREC’s BMX track facility hosts birthday parties and weekly races. The Jean Lafitte Air Gun Range houses two field courses and a covered site-in range. BREC’s disc golf courses at Highland Road Community Park, Greenwood Community Park, Flanacher Park, and Scotlandville Park are 18-hole courses

Skate Parks


Perkins Road Community Park
7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
The skatepark at Perkins Road Community Park is a 30,000 square foot, concrete skatepark built by California Skateparks and accommodates both skateboards and bicycles as well as scooters, inline skates, and rollerskates.

BREC also offers smaller community modular skateparks. These parks are open free to the public from sunrise to sunset.

Old Hammond Highway Park
8900 Old Hammond Highway
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Zachary Community Park
20055 Old Scenic Hwy
Zachary, LA 70791

BMX and Biking

Perkins Road BMX Track

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

BREC's BMX Raceway offers USABMX sanctioned races every Sunday evening (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Parties Rentals.

Mountain Biking


Comite River/Kerry Stamey Trails
8900 Hooper Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70818
Click here for a map of this trail.

Hooper Road Bike Trails
6261 Guynell Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70811
Click here for a map of this trail.

Submit Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance Report


7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The Velodrome is a 333-meter smooth concrete cycling track and one of only 15 in the United States. Cyclists can reach up to 35 mph during competition. Helmets are required.

Visit the Mountain Biking and Cycling to learn more about our biking locations

Disc Golf


Flanacher Disc Golf Course (21 holes)
864 Flanacher Road, Zachary, LA 70791

Greenwood Disc Golf Course (18 holes)
13350 Hwy. 19, Baker, LA 70714

Highland Road Disc Golf Course (18 holes)
14024 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Louisiana Healthcare Connections at Scotlandville (18 holes)
I-110 Scotlandville Parkway, Baton Rouge, LA 70813

Visit the Disc Golf page to learn more about the layout and scorecards of our Disc Golf courses and programming.

Rock Wall

Perkins Road Community Park
7122 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Hours of operation: Monday: Member's Only 5-9 p.m.
Tuesday: Rock Climbing Classes (*by appointment only)
Wednesday: 5-9 p.m.
Thursday: Rock Climbing Classes (*by appointment only)
Friday: 4-9 p.m.
Saturday: 1-9 p.m.
Sunday: 1-6 p.m.
$5 day pass; $20 monthly pass
*Rock Climbing Classes are $15 per person and you must pre-register at 225-766-9039.

Jean Lafitte Air Gun Range

Airline Highway Park
17200 Airline Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Learn more about the Jean Lafitte Air Gun Range here

Upcoming Extreme Sports Events

Geaux Rock Climbing Day

Go Rock Climbing Day is great for any lover of rock climbing or anyone interested in trying out the rock tower.

Geaux Velo Day

Geaux Velo Day is a day dedicated to velodrome. Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ride on the velodrome or even what the velodrome is?

Intro to Mountain Biking

Ready to get some grit in your teeth? Then gear up for this introductory level mountain biking course as we put the tread to the trail. Let us give you some tips and tricks to get you comfortable on our mountain biking trails, so you can tear up the tracks. All equipment provided.


Recent Extreme Sports News

  • BREC Hosts Kayak in Colors for Cancer Awareness

    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.

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