Girard Park


500 Girard Park
Lafayette LA 70501

Phone: 337-291-8374

DIRECTOR: Timothy Sensley


Swimming Employees Needed (Lifeguards and a Pool Manager)

Summer Camp Information can be found here.

The mission of Parks, Arts, Recreation, & Culture is to provide the citizens of Lafayette Parish the opportunity to participate in a wholesome environment in which they can experience a leisure time that is diversionary in character, and to assist in promoting entertainment, pleasure, relaxation and other physical and mental development.

The Parks, Arts, Recreation, & Culture Department operates under the structure of five (5) divisions. These divisions are entrusted with the maintenance and oversight of approximately 1500 acres of parkland. The listing of the facilities includes 36 parks, 10 recreation centers, 4 swimming pools, 3 golf courses, 2 tennis centers and numerous additional activity and program fields. 

To report maintenance issues at a park or recreation center, please call 291-5560.