In and Around Baton Rouge

in and around Baton Rouge With Kids

Baton Rouge is a big place that offers both the fun of a college campus (Geaux Tigers) and the amenities of a city. There’s a lot to see in and around Baton Rouge. Even if you’ve lived here all your life, there’s still a lot to discover in Louisiana’s capital.

If you’re leaving the house, there’s a good bet that Red Stick Mom has your activity covered, from indoor playgrounds to parks to restaurants to the events that everyone in Baton Rouge is talking about.

At Red Stick Mom, we have family fun in Baton Rouge for all seasons covered, as well as creative ideas for every member of the family. Our team of more than 25 Baton Rouge moms is always looking for activities, events, and inspiration for everything from how to host the perfect Baton Rouge birthday party for kids to hidden gems in Baton Rouge.

Each year, we publish an extensive list of summer camps options in and around Baton Rouge, keeping you informed about all of the best childcare choices for your Baton Rouge family. We’ve got an eye on the local Baton Rouge schools, helping parents make the best decision for their students. We’ll even help you find the best swim lessons in Baton Rouge.

Our writers live in and around Baton Rouge, so we’ve got a lot of experience finding the best things about living in Baton Rouge with kids. We’ve made it through countless weather events like the 2016 floods together and will always connect Baton Rouge moms to one another for assistance and support.

We know that living in Baton Rouge means choosing from a variety of neighborhoods and lifestyles, and we are here for it all. No matter where you live in Baton Rouge, and no matter where your kids go to school in Baton Rouge … Red Stick Mom is here to make life in Baton Rouge with kids easier and more fun!

Disclosure :: Special thanks to our sponsors, East Baton Rouge Parish Library, Livingston Parish Library and Dynamic Therapy Specialists of Baton Rouge for making this Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun in (and around) Baton Rouge possible! If you are looking for fun in Baton Rouge with kids, we have you covered, mama!There's nothing quite like summertime in Baton Rouge - the sun is shining warmly, schools are out, and there’s a certain joy that comes from having extra free time to explore your own city. Whether you’re looking for ways to keep the kids occupied or ideas on how you can make new memories while exploring our beloved city this summer, we’ve got you covered with our ultimate guide to...
Baton Rouge With Kids If you are looking for things to do in Baton Rouge with kids, might we suggest a water park or splash pad? But you may be wondering, what's the best splash pad in Baton Rouge? Where can you swim in Baton Rouge with kids? Is there a lazy river in Baton Rouge? If you're looking for water fun in and around Baton Rouge, look no further than Red Stick Mom! There are dozens of Baton Rouge splash pads and places to have fun in the water around Baton Rouge! If you’re looking for a place to swim in Baton Rouge with kids, check out our Best Swimming Pools in Baton Rouge post! If you are looking for...
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