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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
Center Manager: Terry Jordan
Athletics Site Supervisor: Donald Wallace

Mascot: Eagles
Colors: Green & Gold

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday 10am-9pm
Saturday 9am-2pm
Sunday Closed


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


Team Athletics 

Sport Ages Registration Dates
Volleyball co-ed

September 29 - December 1
Season starts November 17

Basketball girls &
boys 7-14
November 4 - January 6
Season starts January 7









Activities & Classes

Basketball Free Play — Youth ages 5-16
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4-6:30pm
Saturday 9-11am

Basketball Free Play — Adults 17+
Monday 1:30-3:30pm and 8-9pm 
Tuesday 12noon-4pm
Wednesday 1:30-3:30pm
Thursday 112noon-4pm
Friday 12:30-4pm
Saturday 11am-1:45pm


Volleyball Free Play — Youth ages 5-16
Tuesday and Thursday 4-6:30pm

Volleyball Free Play — Adults 17+
Tuesday and Thursday 6:30-8:45pm 

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

Read Mommy, Read
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 5-8:15pm   Please see the Center staff for the activity schedule.

Piano Lessons
Monday 3:30–7:45pm; Wednesday 2:45-5:45pm; Friday 3:15–5:15pm 

NORDC/NOBA Center for Dance

Learn more about the New Orleans Ballet Association here.

After School Dance Classes Sept.- May 15
The registration period is over. For more information about after-school dance classes, please contact Susan Bensinger at  or 504-522-0996, ext. 207.

Ballet -- Tuesday and Thursday
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  10:30am-12:30pm 

Registration ongoing. Start anytime. Blank forms are available from the instructors or
download here external link. Comfortable dance or exercise attire is recommended.  
Stretching, cardio and dance, fun music, and healthy eating and lifestyle education. Other program features include performance opportunities, access to special master workshops, social events, and $5 tickets to select NOBA Main Stage presentations. 


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Last updated: 9/23/2014 5:55:12 PM

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