About Us

It is our goal, as the West Baton Rouge Parish Parks and Recreation West Baton Rouge ParishParks and Recreation Department, to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing diverse services and programs that promote community involvement and a strong sense of citizenship while striving to increase the physical, social and cultural well-being of our residents and visitors.

Public Notice:  March 19, 2020

AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE, WBR PARKS & RECREATION HAS CLOSED ITS COMMUNITY CENTERS AND PARKS TO THE PUBLIC AND SUSPENDED ALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  ALL BOOKINGS FOR WBR PARISH FACILITIES (COMMUNITY CENTERS AND PARKS) ARE ALSO SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

WE UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF REMAINING ACTIVE THROUGH EXERCISE AND THE OVERALL HEALTH BENEFITS FROM IT.  THEREFORE, THE WALKING TRACKS THROUGHOUT THE PARISH WILL REMAIN AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC.  PLEASE NOTE HOWEVER, THE BATHROOM FACILITIES AND EXERCISE PADS ARE CLOSED.

WE STRONGLY ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC TO REMAIN AWARE OF OTHERS AND KEEP SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION.

FOR QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE WBR PARKS & RECREATION OFFICE AT 225-336-2423.  OFFICE HOURS ARE M-TH  8AM-5PM AND FRI.  8AM-NOON.

General Information

  • Parks and Recreation operates and maintains 5 community centers in the parish:  2 in Port Allen, 2 in Addis, and 1 in Erwinville
  • Parks and Recreation also has 7 public parks with facilities available for booking; 3 public parks without additional facilities;  a tennis complex, the Louis Mouch, Jr., Multi-Purpose Facility, and the Williams and Lee Pool and Recreation Hall

Facilities

  • Parks with facilities available for bookings include:  Alexander Park, Erwinville Park, Lukeville Park, Myhand Park, Rivault Park, Soccer Complex, and Williams and Lee Park
  • Public parks without booking facilities include:  Mulatto Bend Park, Rev. Manuel Park, and Winterville Park

Booking a Facility

When booking a West Baton Rouge Parish Community Center,  the person booking the facility must be a resident of West Baton Rouge Parish. A valid state-issued identification card and 2 additional forms of identification must be provided at the time of the booking. No cash-checks, money orders, or credit/debit cards only. The check or money order must match the name of the person booking the facility and credit/debit cards will have a 3% convenience fee added.

For booking a park, only a driver’s license is required.

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday:  8 AM to 5 PM

Friday:  8 AM- 12 PM