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Programs
AFTERSCHOOL ADVENTURES
Afterschool just got a little more adventurous! Introducing our new afternoon recreation program for youth ages 6-12. We will focus on fitness, health, STEAM activities and 21st Century Skills. Daily programming will take place from 3:30-5:30 p.m. with one extended, enrichment day which will end at 7 p.m. (days for extended time may vary). Our enrichment days will include field trips, guest speakers and special programming
to provide unique experiences for participants. We will work with local school districts to provide transportation to our Adventure locations.
Monday-Friday / 3:30-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12 Extended Enrichment Day ends at 7 p.m.
More information, including locations and program details, to be released mid July.
More info: brec.org/afterschooladventures
BREC BEGINNINGS
BREC offers this Mother’s Day Out type program as an opportunity for children ages 3-4 to experience the power of play. The recreation-based curriculum focuses on peer socialization, creativity, interest exploration, and more. Staff will guide children through hands on arts & crafts projects, sing-along-songs, story time, physical activity, and more.
Program begins Sept. 6
Monday-Thursday / 9 a.m.-noon / Ages: 3-4
$60 per month
Registration begins Aug. 1
More information, including locations and program details, to be released mid July.
CHICKENS 101
Have you ever thought about raising your own chickens?
We will go over the basic information you need from start to finish including purchasing eggs, raising chicks, creating a safe chicken coop, feeding and more! You’ll be ready for your own farm fresh eggs by the end of the class.
LOVETT ROAD PARK
Sept. 19 / 2-4 p.m. / Ages: 16+ / $10
To register: webtrac.brec.org
More info: janet.marcotte@brec.org
FAMILY GAME NIGHT
On the First + Third Wednesday of every month, families can choose from a variety of activities and board games. On the Second + Fourth Wednesday of the month, families can enjoy Sports Night which will include Basketball or Kickball depending on the time of the year.
REAMES ROAD PARK
Wednesday / 5-7 p.m. / All ages
JUMPING GYMNASTICS
Participants will learn beginner to advance levels of gymnastic skills through a series of organized drills and strength programs. Students develop flexibility, strength, balance, coordination and self-confidence through recreation.
LOVETT ROAD PARK
Tuesday
Beginner: 5:30-6:30 p.m. / $22 per month Intermediate: 6:30-7:30 p.m. / $27 per month Advanced: 7:30-8:30 p.m. / $36 per month
KIDS AT PLAY
Participants engage in fun, outdoor, recreational games designed to enhance physical movement skills and coordination. This program facilitates an environment for weekly, non-league, pick-up, backyard type games including kickball, dodgeball and other outdoor recreational games. Program includes nutritional snacks and homework time.
ALSEN PARK + CADILLAC STREET PARK +
GUS YOUNG AVENUE PARK + MILLS AVENUE PARK Monday-Friday / 3:30-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 5+
RECTIME
Bring your kids out to enjoy some quality RecTime. BREC staff will guide participants through games, crafts and activities. Snacks will be provided.
LOVETT ROAD PARK
Aug. 20 + Oct. 15 + Dec. 17
NORTH SHERWOOD FOREST COMMUNITY PARK
Sept. 17 + Nov. 19
BAKER RECREATION CENTER - Sept. 24
ZACHARY COMMUNITY PARK - Nov. 12
5:30-8:30 p.m. / Ages: 6-12
$5 For East Baton Rouge Parish residents $6 for out-of-parish residents
To register: webtrac.brec.org
More info: janet.marcotte@brec.org
monicaporras@brec.org
STORY TIME + FRIENDS
Join us for an interactive hour of storytelling and fun activities. Participants will listen to a story from the storyteller, then afterwards they will engage in different activities following the theme of the day.
HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK
Friday / noon-1 p.m. / Ages: 2+
THINK BEFORE YOU MOVE
SERIES 1: CHESS/CHECK MATE
Participants will have the opportunity to learn to teach, reach and help others discover the power that comes from always thinking before you move. Series one teaches you how to play chess.
MAYFAIR PARK
Thursday / 4:30-5:30 p.m. / Ages: 5+
More info:
monica.porras@brec.org
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