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Independence Community Park, a BREC Facility

  • 7500 Independence Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70806
  • (225) 928-7860
One of BREC’s most popular and busiest parks because of the number of facilities available. The park has a recreation center, tennis center, shuffleboard area for senior citizens, soccer fields, ball diamonds, model airplane field, handicapped playground area, Botanic Gardens and Garden Center, the Garden Cafe, picnic facilities, a children’s forest theatre, walking trail and Liberty Lagoon, a premiere water park.  Also, this the site of BREC’s annual "Christmas in the Park". 

  • Pavilion Rental
  • The Garden Café
  • Soccer Fields and Ball Diamonds – Managed by the Baton Rouge Soccer Association
  • Playground -
  • Independence Botanical Gardens - public garden dedicated to horticultural education, recreation and nature studies. Owned and managed by the Baton Rouge Garden Club.
  • Walking Trail - 1.8 miles of walking trails and fully experience the beauty of the Botanical Gardens. For info on all of BREC’s walking trails and paths
  • Liberty Lagoon- premiere waterpark featuring water slides, lazy river, swimming pool, beach volleyball and party rentals
  • Independence Park Theatre - IPT's proscenium theatre has a seating capacity of 800 with state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment. In addition, the theatre has two smaller conference rooms that can accommodate groups of 50-100.
  • Tennis Center - pro shop, lighted courts, racquet stringing, instruction, racquet and ball machines rentals, two indoor courts and a hitting wall.
  •  For more information about this park, please contact: Recreation Center: 225-928-7860

    General Information
    • ADA Compliant:
      • Yes
    • Good for: Groups:
    • Good for: Kids:
    • Parking:
      • Bus
      • Free

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