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Facility Information
Rental information
Do You Need to Rent a Really Big Place?
The fairgrounds at BREC’s Airline Highway Park can accommodate an event of up to 10,000 people. BREC’s two outdoor stadiums are also available for civic or sporting events. Memorial Stadium, located at 1750 Foss St., has a seating capacity of 21,395. Olympia Stadium, located at BREC’s Perkins Road Park at 7122 Perkins Road, has a seating capacity of 6,000. For scheduling fees and information, call 225-273-6400.
Need to Find the Perfect Party Space?
You can also plan a party at one of BREC’s special facilities. The BMX Raceway, Independence Park Theatre, Farr Park Equestrian Center, Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, Liberty Lagoon Family Aquatics Center and BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo all have rental space available for your event.
BREC also has recreation centers located across the parish and are available to rent for recreational activities, birthday parties, meetings, family reunions and more! Call 225-273-6400 or your neighborhood recreation center for reservation guidelines.
Independence Café and Training/Banquet Center holds up to 60 attendees and has been used for wedding receptions, meetings and trainings.
Looking for the Perfect Place to host a wedding, shower or large,
Formal event?
Enjoy the historical elegance of the Hart House or historical barn, La Grange, at Magnolia Mound, 2161 Nicholson Dr.; the modern convenience of the Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd.; the rustic outdoor setting of Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway; the club-like surroundings of the Jefferson Hwy. Center, 8133 Jefferson Hwy.; Greenwood Community Park's waterfront amphitheater and meeting room with stage, 13350 Hwy 19 in Baker, LA; the wild uniqueness of the Capital One Pavilion at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road; or the completely reimagined Jackson Community Park, 12250 Sullivan Rd. with universal playground and splash pad, sensory area and modern recreation center with meeting and event rooms. Food and beverage services as well as kitchen facilities are available.

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