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 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

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

Aug
1
2020
Summer Slam

Summer Slam is a daylong contest to celebrate the end of summer. Come join us for music, food, fun, and some extremely good riding.

 

Recent Extreme Sports News

  • BREC Announces Phased Reopening of Golf Courses

    Since announcing the closure of its six golf courses on March 23, BREC staff has implemented additional operational safety measures and created a three-phase plan to safely reopen the courses while complying with Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards most recent Stay at Home Order and other federal, state, and local guidelines. Each phase and the associated safety measures were determined by recommendations made from health and government authorities on social movement and interaction.

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