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Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Department

200 Regala Park Drive., Reserve, LA 70084


Phone: (985) 652-9569







All-Star Team photos. The 7-year-old All-Star baseball team received the Consolation Bracket Championship of the 7-year-old division at the Dizzy Dean World Series in New Haven, MS recently. Congratulations Warriors, great season! Updates on other age groups to come soon.

Water Aerobics - M, W, F 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. or 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Regala Pool - Register by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 985-652-9569. See photos.

Ashley Kelly Swim Program -  This year’s Ashley Kelly Swimming Program began on Monday June 16, 2014.  Parents and students were treated to an informative session from the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation. The 75 students were divided among the 10 instructors and received valuable information regarding the basic techniques for swimming.  Several students were fearful when first entering the pool; however, with the assistance of the Red Cross Facilitator, Jody Tolliver, the instructors were able to provide a relaxed environment for all to participate.  This year’s instructors include Anita Hefler, Melynie Wright, Madison Stewart, Darien Rixner, Darius Rixner, Peter Spanenburg, Ousbiana Johnson, Noah Duncan, Tiffany Spanenburg, and Daniel Brown.

Free Play Basketball - NOTICE: CHANGE IN TIMES! During Biddy Basketball season, REGALA gymnasium will be open for basketball free play on Mondays from 9:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. - Click here for gymnasium rules.

About Parks and Recreation

The mission of St. John the Baptist Parish Parks and Recreation Department is to ensure the highest quality of recreational activities to the citizens of the Parish. Primarily but not exclusive to this mission is to ensure the quality, safety and beauty of the recreational environments.

Servicing both east and west banks, the St. John Parish Parks and Recreational Department maintains ten (10) public parks, one (1) playground, and two (2) pools. Over the years, this department has provided sports programs including Biddy Basketball and Youth Baseball. The programs have yielded six (6) Biddy Basketball National Championships and four (4) Baseball World Series Championships.

All parks may be rented for a fee. Please fill out the Park Permit Application and send it in to the Parks and Recreation Department for approval and availability. For more information, please call 985-652-9569.



  Ashley Kelly Swim Program - Tuesday, August 28 and Thursday, August 29 lessons - CANCELLED! Lessons will be rescheduledBiddy

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