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

Locations

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 open track riding (weather permitting). The Raceway is also available for Birthday Parties Rentals.

Mountain Biking

Locations

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

Velodrome

7122 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

The Velodrome is a 333-meter smooth concrete cycling track and one of only 25 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

Rock Wall

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

The rock wall is currently closed for maintenance and refurbishment. Re-open date TBD.

Upcoming Extreme Sports Events

Oct
1
2020
Mountain Biking 101

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

Oct
3
2020
BMX Dirt Track Clinics

Do you like playing in the dirt? Then our BMX Dirt Track clinic is for you. During this clinic, an experienced and well-trained instructor will guide riders on the essentials of track riding such as pedaling, pumping, and taking the turns. This clinic is open to riding at any skill level. Our instructors meet the rider where they’re at and will be there to guide riders with both general and specific issues they may be having. Due Covid-19 there will be a limit of 10 riders per session. Spots fill up quick so make sure to register soon. Pre- registration is required.

Oct
5
2020
Mountain Bike Mondays

This is a special event held on the first Monday of every month. This time is reserved exclusively for those riding mountain bikes. This pulls the mountain bike community together to ride something other than just trails. Riders must have a mask on when within 6 feet of another person. This event will be limited to 25 individuals on the track at a time.

Oct
10
2020
Skateboarding Basics

Ready to shred? Our Skateboarding Basics clinic will school you on the basics of skateboarding. During this hour, an experienced and well-trained instructor will guide riders on the essentials of riding your board at the park. This involves skills such as etiquette, turning, riding transition, and much more. This clinic is open to riders at any skill level. Our instructors meet the rider where they’re at and will be there to guide riders with both general and specific issues they may be having. Due Covid-19 there will be a limit of 10 skaters per session. Spots fill up quick so make sure to register soon.

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