City of Zachary



In Zachary, we know how to have a good time. Whether it's the Downtown Live at the Gazebo Series of Concerts, Zachary Farmer’s Market held each Saturday, The Fall Art Crawl, Christmas In The Village, Zachary Christmas Parade, Code Red Chili Cook-Off, or the numerous year-round youth sports activities at our city-owned Zachary Youth Park, there's something for everyone! The Zachary experience features a high quality of life that is enjoyed by all residents.

Zachary is the first choice for many families and has been named by Family Circle Magazine as one of the ten best towns in the USA for families. We have so much to offer families.

Youth Park 

The Zachary Youth Park Complex, situated on Mt. Pleasant Road, offers a range of amenities catering to baseball and softball enthusiasts, children enjoying picnics, and individuals seeking leisurely walks.  Spread across 33 acres. The park boasts numerous walking paths and a well-maintained half-mile track.  Its state-of-the-art facilities include playgrounds, baseball, and girls’ softball fields featuring professional-grade artificial turf, ensuring uninterrupted play even in inclement weather conditions.

The park sees visitors daily, engaging in recreational activities and enjoying the expansive grounds.  Each year, Zachary hosts a multitude of organized tournaments at the local, state, regional, and national levels, drawing thousands of sports fans and ball teams comprising players aged 5 and above, spanning from tee-ball to high school levels.  These events also attract corporate sponsorship, adding to the vibrant atmosphere of competition and camaraderie.

BREC’s Flonacher Road Park

BREC's Flonacher Road Park, is 175-acre site developed by BREC is located in the northern area of Zachary and includes a soccer complex with restroom facilities, a recreation center, recreation paths, fishing pond, picnic area and shelters, playground, basketball court and a disc golf course. Seasonal soccer team programs are offered at this park through the Zachary Area Soccer Association.

Golf Courses

Zachary offers an assortment of top quality facilities sure to suit your golfing experience.

Water Sports

Other areas of interest in and around Zachary include Bennett’s Water Ski and Wakeboard School, located on Barnett Road. This school draws water ski and wakeboard students from all over the world to its year-round facility. Bennett’s also hosts regional and national water ski competitions. Tri-Lakes, the home of Bennett’s Water Ski and Wakeboard School plays host to the NCWSA National Collegiate Water Ski Championships.

Parks and Zoo

Port Hudson State Park, located on Highway 61, is the site of an important Civil War siege. Each month there are educational activities and occasional reenactments commemorating the historical battles. Also, on this site is a six-mile walking trail.

The Baton Rouge Zoo, located minutes away in Baker, features year-round animal exhibits and special events for children and adults.


The East Baton Rouge Library has a popular branch in Zachary on Church Street, where programs and educational activities are regularly presented. The Zachary branch is a great community resource.


Numerous fitness facilities are located in Zachary, such as Jazzercise, martial arts, dance, CrossFit and gymnastics offering many healthy fun initiatives. The YMCA, located in Americana Development features 26,000 square foot fitness center, aerobics room, community meeting room, a six-lane heated pool and spray pad, a tennis pavilion and pro shop and six, lighted, hard tennis courts.

Dog Park

Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Zachary Community Park
20055 Hwy. 964, Zachary

BREC’s Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Zachary Community Park provides a safe and open, off-leash public green space designated and properly secured for dogs to run free with other dogs and owners.  The park is open daily, from sunrise to sunset.  This dog park, along with other BREC dog parks will be closed for a minimum of one day per week according to dog park maintenance procedures.  For more information, please visit

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