Joe W. Brown Park

5601 Read Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70127

Council District E

Park hours

Site facilitator
John Dobard

Center manager
Erica Dudley

Tennis Center manager
Kamal Simmons


Team colors
Red & Columbia Blue

Joe W. Brown Park


  • Basketball courts (indoors)
  • Fields (all-purpose)
  • Fields (baseball)
  • Off-street parking
  • Play equipment
  • Pool (indoor, year round)
  • Recreation center
  • Stadium
  • Tennis Center
  • Tennis courts
  • Track & field
  • Walking path

Tennis Center is open with reservations only.  Please visit to make reservations.

Archery is available with reservations only.  Please visit to make reservations.


Park Gates

Monday-Friday 7am-9pm
Saturday-Sunday 7am-7pm

Rec Center

  • (504) 658-3080 - Rec Center
  • (504) 658-3020 - Indoor Pool

Monday - Friday: 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sunday: closed


(504) 658-3020

Indoor Pool

This summer will be a little different due to lifeguard shortage. The Aquatics staff will rotate pool assignments to have more pools open this summer. Subject to change. 

Summer Pool Programming and Hours:

  • Joe W. Brown pool  Joe W. Brown pool on Monday- Friday time 8am-7pm, Saturday 9am-2pm ( FAMILY SWIM ONLY)
    • 8am- Lap Swim
    • 9am- Water Aerobics
    • 10am-2pm -Summer Camps pool closed to public unless no camp
    • 2pm-5:45 Family Swim, Swim Lesson, Lap Swim
    • 6pm-6:45pm Water Aerobics
    • 7pm Closed

Tennis Center

(504) 658-3071
Monday-Thursday 11AM - 9PM
Friday closed
Saturday and Sunday 8am-4pm

Victory Track Hours

Mon-Fri 7:15am-8:30pm
Sat-Sun 7:15am-6:30pm


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