Parks and Recreation

BREC operates public park and recreation facilities and programs throughout East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA. This award-winning agency is a member of NRPA (The National Recreation and Park Association) and has been nationally accredited and recognized as one of America's premier recreation and park departments. BREC maintains over 180 parks that feature a wide variety of quality facilities with family-oriented leisure activities for all ages and population groups.

It is BREC's mission to contribute to a healthier, more vibrant community by providing exceptional parks, open spaces and recreational experiences for all of East Baton Rouge Parish.  Learn More >>

Baton Rouge Named a 2017 Playful City USA

Playful City USA honors cities and towns across the country for putting the needs of kids and families first. These Playful Cities take bold steps to make it as easy as possible for kids to play, so they can learn, grow and develop important life skills.