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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu


On any given day at NORDC facilities and playgrounds across the city, thousands of New Orleanians reenergize by taking classes, participating in activities, or just relaxing with family and friends in beautiful settings. 

Finding activities is now easier with our new interactive calendar. On the calendar page, simply check the boxes to quickly find what you’re looking for by audience, activity and location.

We welcome you to take advantage of all that NORDC has to offer for you and your family and friends!

Movies in the Park

Fall 2015 Sept. 4 - Nov. 21
Free family-friendly movies at NORDC playgrounds through Nov. 21. The movies begin at sunset (7:15–7:45pm) but come early for fun fitness activities with Fit NOLA Parks.  Click here to get the full schedule.

Friday, Sept. 4 
Hardin Playground

2501 New Orleans  St.

Host: One Unity


Be a NORDC after school partner 

NORDC is now accepting applications from individuals, organizations, or other entities interested in providing after school programs within a NORDC recreation center.
The application submission deadline is August 28, 2015. For full details and to download the application please click here

Please be aware that normal NORDC programming is subject to change between August 22 and 29 due to K10 events at NORDC facilities. Thank you for your understanding during this time. 



Behrman Park is one of many volunteer sites across the city on the K10 Citywide Day of Service, one of the most comprehensive and unique service projects in the country.  On August 29, thousands of volunteers will support over 100 individual projects. This event is open to volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and levels of experience.  Be a part of this unprecedented demonstration of the power of community.  For volunteer information, click here


Volunteers are invited to help revitalize East Shore Playground, 14600 Curran Road on August 27, 8:30am-2:30pm. To help commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and thanks to the generous contribution from CITGO Petroleum Corporation, KaBOOM! is collaborating with the City of New Orleans, NORDC, and the Kiwanis Club of Pontchartrain to lead a high profile playground project and create a safe place for kids to play in New Orleans East.  This project will contribute towards the City's efforts to rally 10,000 volunteers to serve New Orleans communities during the Katrina 10 anniversary week. To RSVP, please register online here


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Last updated: 8/27/2015 1:58:44 PM

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