Fun & Leisure
BREC Baton Rouge Zoo
Baker residents are able to enjoy the great outdoors – parks, rivers, forests, wetlands, trails and parks are all in abundance within minutes drive from anywhere in Baker.
Baker also hosts various events and attractions that span from the Baker Buffalo Festival to the Annual Christmas Parade.
There are many activities and points of interest in and around the City, including the Baker Heritage Museum; the Baton Rouge Zoo; Woody Dumas Golf Course; Clark Park, a First Tee sanctioned golf course; as well as boating, fishing, tennis, walking, bicycling or disc golf at Greenwood Park. There are over ten neighborhood parks that offer tennis courts, baseball fields, playgrounds and picnic tables.
Baker City Park, next to Baker City Hall, offers a one-half mile soft-surface walking track, an extensive playground, outdoor exercise equipment for adults and seniors and shaded picnic tables.
3601 Thomas Rd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70807
Baker City Park
Baker City Park, located next to the Baker Municipal Center, has many amenities. We have a one-half mile walking and running track, extensive playground equipment, picnic tables, plenty of green space and state-of-the-art outdoor exercise equipment–the Energi Total Body Fitness System and the Life Trails Advanced Wellness System.
The Energi Total Body Fitness System: Developed for ages 13 and up, ENERGI combines functional fitness and body-weight training to deliver a synergistic workout that connects all five of the body’s major anatomical systems and exercises nearly all of its 206 bones and 600 muscles.
To find out more about Energi, please click on the link below:
What is the Energi System?
To see instructional videos of how to use the Energi System, please click below:
Energi System Instructional Videos
Life Trails Advanced Wellness System: Gives older, active adults the freedom of revitalizing fitness with LifeTrail, the outdoor workout designed to make it easier for users to perform daily tasks and enjoy a better quality of life.
To find out more about the Life Trails system, please click on the link below.
What is Life Trails?
The Life Trails outdoor exercise equipment was purchased from funds donated by the following organizations:
The City of Baker, BREC, BREC Foundation, Baker Charitable Foundation, Knights of Columbus of Baker, Lane Regional Medical Center, Main Street Pilot Club, Mary Sue Stages, APAC, Northridge Care Center, Peoples Health and Wal-Mart.
To view instructional videos on how to use the Life Trails system, please click on the link below:
Life Trails Instructional Videos
BREC Greenwood Community Park
Visit BREC�s beautiful Greenwood Community Park located at 13350 Hwy. 19 in Baker. This park has something for every member of your family to enjoy.
This park is located in the northern part of East Baton Rouge Parish. it is one of BREC’s largest parks, located on Highway 19 at New Rafe Meyer Road, near the city of Baker. Greenwood Community Park serves a larger geographic area than a neighborhood park and is designed to engage the entire family for a whole day. Higher levels of maintenance, security, and recreational opportunities are offered at community parks.
BREC Greenwood Community Park
Click here for a map of Greenwood Community Park.
Click here to download the Greenwood Community Park Passport for a complete description of all park amenities.