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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!

Whether you are planning to visit Baton Rouge for a quick weekend or have a longer trip planned, Red Stick Mom is your one stop website for enjoying Baton Rouge with kids. If you need things to do with kids in Baton Rouge during summer, or are looking for the best splash pad in Baton Rouge, we have you covered. Whether you need to entertain the kids indoors in Baton Rouge or prefer hiking adventures in the great outdoors, our goal is to make life easier and more enjoyable for Baton Rouge parents. Looking for the best swimming pools and splash pads in Baton Rouge? We all know how hot these summer days get in Louisiana. There is no way one...
Whether your family is coming to visit Baton Rouge for a quick weekend or has a longer trip planned, Red Stick Mom is the premier website for enjoying Baton Rouge with kids. If you need things to do with kids in Baton Rouge throughout summer, or are trying to find the best splash pad in Baton Rouge, we have you covered. Whether the goal is entertaining the kids indoors in Baton Rouge or a hiking adventure in the great outdoors, our goal is to make life more fun and less stressful for Baton Rouge parents. When it comes to something like cheap summer fun in Baton Rouge, you don't need to look further than Red Stick Mom for advice! Free and...
  Whether you are planning to visit Baton Rouge for a quick weekend or have a longer trip planned, Red Stick Mom is your one stop website for enjoying Baton Rouge with kids. If you need things to do with kids in Baton Rouge during summer, or are looking for the best splash pad in Baton Rouge, we have you covered. Whether you need to entertain the kids indoors in Baton Rouge or prefer hiking adventures in the great outdoors, our goal is to make life easier and more enjoyable for Baton Rouge parents. Must Have Summer Passes, Memberships, and Deals in Baton Rouge The summer is here, and we are all about it. Especially if we can make the most of...
Our family has been fostering dogs for the past couple of months. As scary as a jump that was, it has been a fun experience for me as well as my husband and kids. I understand not everyone can take animals into their home, however, there are a few things YOU can do to help local Baton Rouge animals. Donate used towels. Animals are sometimes gross... we go through SO MANY towels cleaning up messes when we are fostering. Save your towels when you get new ones & pass on your used towels for messes and clean up. Donate blankets. These can be your old blankets when you are cleaning out your closets OR Walmart usually puts their fleece blankets on sale for $2-$3...
Plan that special spouse time with this Baton Rouge Restaurant date night bucket list. Date nights can be hard to find sometimes, especially with the hustle and bustle of life with kids. It is still so important to find that time to get away without your kids in tow. We want you to have one less thing to worry about when planning your date night, so have put together a list of the best restaurants in Baton Rouge to enjoy without kids! You both deserve a nice, quiet meal and adult conversation - the perfect way to reconnect, celebrate, fill your tummy with deliciousness all while not having to do the dishes. Date Night Bucket List :: Best Restaurants in...
Celebrate all summer has to offer this June! Check out our favorite family-friendly June events in and around Baton Rouge this month here in the guide sponsored by Children’s Hospital. Red Stick Mom maintains a full calendar of events here. If you have a great family-friendly Baton Rouge event to add, please do that here. For more fun, check out our Ultimate Guide to Summer Fun, Baton Rouge Snoball Guide with a printable, and Baton Rouge Splash Pads, Pools, and Water Parks! Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in June 2022 The East Baton Rouge Parish Library has Grab and Geaux Crafts available all month long! Check for dates at each location.
If you live in Baton Rouge with kids, then you know that South Louisiana gets a lot of rain. Thankfully, there are dozens of things to do with kids in Baton Rouge that are indoors. Whether your family wants to get artsy or active, we hope you can make the most of a rainy day in Baton Rouge with these ideas. What To Do In Baton Rouge When It Rains {Or It's Just Too Hot} The weather in Baton Rouge can be unpredictable. One minute it's sunny, the next minute there's a torrential rainstorm and you're getting a flash flooding warning alert on your cell phone. Other days it's so hot and humid outside that there's no way you're going to have outdoor...
Looking for indoor activities in Baton Rouge? Look no further! There is no shortage of things to do with kids in Baton Rouge in general, but sometimes you specifically need an indoor activity. Whether it's too hot or too rainy, here are Red Stick Mom's top picks for family-friendly indoor activities in Baton Rouge. Of course, we also have suggestions for outdoor adventures in Baton Rouge, a list of activities to keep your Baton Rouge kids busy all summer and a guide to the best splash pads in Baton Rouge. Entertain the Kids Indoors in Baton Rouge Indoor Playgrounds, Inflatables and Climbing in Baton Rouge: Tumbles Baton Rouge North Sherwood Indoor Playland Lil Bambinos Playtorium Cheeky Monkey's Chick-Fil-A Playlands: Burbank Jump N...
Youth Oasis Needs Your Support to End Youth Homelessness! How Did Youth Oasis Begin? Youth Oasis was founded in 1998 by members of local social service agencies and universities who saw the need for a transitional living program for young adults aging out of foster care. In 2002, a basic emergency shelter was added to support at-risk youth ages 10-17. In 2016, we launched a program to include services unique to the LGBTQ+ community called “Diversity House." Today, Youth Oasis remains true to its foundation of breaking the cycle of homelessness in our community and state by operating the foster youth shelter, transitional living center, and Diversity House. Currently, the Executive Director is Ms. Tekoah Boatner. What are Youth Oasis services for the...

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