Community Centers

PUBLIC NOTICE:  Sept. 18, 2020- update

Moving into Phase 3,   WBR PARKS  and COMMUNITY CENTERS ARE NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR BOOKINGS..   SPLASH PADS WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  


NEW BOOKINGS FOR THE COMMUNITY CENTERS ARE OPENING MONDAY, SEPT. 21.  RESTRICTIONS FOR PHASE 3 INCLUDE:  50% CAPACITY PER CENTER (including tables and chairs), MASKS ARE REQUIRED, TABLES ARE TO BE 6 FT. APART (from edge to edge), ALL FOOD TABLES MUST HAVE SERVERS, and NO LIVE BANDS AND KARAOKE ALLOWED.


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


NEW BOOKING PROCESS:  ANY EVENT MAY BE BOOKED 6 MONTHS-TO-DATE IN ADVANCE AND WEDDINGS MAY BE STILL BE BOOKED A YEAR-TO-DATE IN ADVANCE. 


For questions, please call the WBR Parks & Recreation Office at 225-336-2423.  The office hours are M-Th  8:00am-5:00pm and Fri. 8:00am-12:00.

The centers are owned and operated by the West Baton Rouge Parish Council Parks and Recreation Department. Bookings/Rentals are handled at the Parks and Recreation Office for the Addis Community Center, Addis VFW Hall, Erwinville Community Center, West Baton Rouge Community Center (Port Allen) and the Williams and Lee Community Center.

Booking Guidelines

  • You must be a West Baton Rouge Parish resident to book any of the centers owned and operated by the WBR Parks and Recreation.
  • Proof of residency needed for booking: driver’s license, voter’s registration card or two bills with name and address of the person who is booking the event.
  • All functions can be reserved/booked up to six (6) months in advance of the exact date.
  • Weddings can be booked one (1) year in advance of the exact date. For weddings booked a year in advance, the person booking the center must be the bride or the groom and/or the parents/grandparents of the bride or groom. No other person is allowed to book the center for a wedding unless the books are open for that part of the year.  

Booking Pricing for Community Centers

Acceptable Forms of Payment: Checks, Money Orders or Credit Card (3% convenience fee) only- NO CASH.

Weekend Booking Pricing

  • Weekend Booking Fees: $250.00 per day due at the time of booking
  • Weekend Deposit Fee: $250.00 due 3 weeks before the date of the booked function;  deposit is refundable if no damage or breach of contract

Weekday Booking Pricing

  • Weekday Booking Fee: $125.00 per day due at the time of booking
  • Weekday Deposit Fee: $250.00 due 3 weeks before the date of the booked function;  deposit is refundable if no damage or breach of contract

Wedding Booking Pricing

  • For weddings booked in advance before the book opening:
    Booking and Deposit Fees: $500.00 due at the time of rental.

Hours for Bookings: 

  • Center hours are 8:00 A.M.- 2:00 A.M.
  • Function must end at 1:00 A.M.
  • Additional hour til 2:00 A.M. to take all belongings out of the building
  • Bookings are for the whole day, no partial hours

Booking Pricing for Port Allen Pavilion

  • Booking Fee: $75 (due at the time of booking)
  • Deposit Fee: $100 (due at the time of booking); deposit is refundable if no damage or breach of contract

Booking Pricing for Meeting Rooms

  • Weekday rental of Meeting Rooms: $30.00 per day (Monday thru Thursday)