BREC offers snow day winter camp in EBR Parish

EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - With schools closing due to the threat of winter weather, BREC will offer a one-day winter camp to children ages 4-12 on Friday, Jan. 24. All other BREC facilities will open during normal operating hours.

The following locations in Baker, Central and Zachary will provide a one-day winter camp from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. at a fee of $10 per child. Each child should bring two snacks, a packed lunch and drinks for the day. BREC must have a minimum of 10 children at each facility in order to house these camps so please call the recreation center tonight to ensure the correct staff to child ratio.

  • T. D. Bickham Park, 6850 Petit Road at 774-9513
  • Lovett Road Park, 13443 Lovett Road at 261-0126
  • Church Street Park, 3210 Church St. at 654-9861

If East Baton Rouge Parish Schools close, these centers will open as well. Even if the schools close overnight, BREC will have recreation staff at each facility to accept children at 7 a.m.

  • Antioch Park, 6229 Antioch Blvd. at 752-8316
  • Forest Community Park, 13900 S. Harrell's Ferry Road at 752-1853
  • North Sherwood Forest Community Park, 3140 North Sherwood Forest Dr. at 275-0568
  • Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road at 766-5209
  • Womack Park, 6201 Florida Blvd. at 272-9200 x 400

For more information, call 225-272-9200 or visit