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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Behrman Recreation Center

2529 General Meyer Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70114 map
Recreation Center (504) 364-4092
Pool (504) 364-4093
Center Manager: Terry Jordan
Athletics Site Supervisor: Donald Wallace

Mascot: Eagles
Colors: Green & Gold

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 4pm-9pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Sunday Closed


  • Indoor basketball court
  • Outdoor pool
  • Multi-purpose rooms
  • Library for young readers


Mon-Fri 8am-6pm *
Sat 9am-4pm
Sun 2-6pm
* Lap Swimming Only – Mon thru Fri 8-9am, 12-1pm

Learn to Swim Youth (5-17) – Mon thru Fri 9am, 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Parent/Child Aquatics 6mo–4yrs – Mon thru Fri 3pm
Learn to Lifeguard – See Water Safety Instructor
Learn to Swim Adult (18+) – Mon and Fri 5pm
Water Aerobics Adult (18+) – Tue, Wed, Thu 5pm


Activities & Classes

Basketball Free Play
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4-6:30pm (ages 5-16)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 6:30-9pm (ages 17 and older)
Saturday 9am-2pm (all ages)

Volleyball Free Play 
Tuesday and Thursday 4-6:30pm (ages 5-16)
Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-9pm (ages 17 and older)

Adult Exercise with Teddy Harkness
Mondays & Wednesdays 7-8pm

Reading & Quiet Games
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 5pm- 7pm

Piano Lessons
Register June 11, 4-6pm (Robert Pate, registrar)
Classes are held Monday 3:30– 8pm and Friday 3:30pm–6pm 

NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance

Learn more about the New Orleans Ballet Association here.

Ballet -- Tuesday and Thursday (registration period over)
4:30-5:30pm  Primary Ballet  ages 6-18
5:30-6:30pm  Level 1 Ballet  ages 6-18
6:30-7:30pm  Level 2 Ballet  ages 6-18

Senior 55+ Dance Fitness Program
Monday and Wednesday 9-11am

Relocated (just for the summer) to:
Federal City YMCA 2220 Constitution St. New Orleans, LA 70114

Read Mama Read
Monday - Friday 4-5:30pm

A literary program that encourages parents to read to youth. Volunteers read to kids

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Last updated: 7/2/2014 12:50:05 PM

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