The Brasher Group is all about family. We want you all to know about the numerous activities and events that you can go to and get involved in. We hope you love Ruston as much as we do. Welcome home!
FAVORITE FACEBOOK GROUPS/PAGES THAT LET YOU KNOW WHAT IS HAPPENING IN RUSTON
PARKS
City
  • City of Ruston Parks and Recreation (RPAR): JC Love Park, Memorial Park, Regional Sports Complex, Sidney Smith Park Elmore D Mayfield Park James Street Complex, Huckleberry Trails Park, and Roberts Park make up the vast park system in Ruston. Call 318.255.5800. A list with pictures and addresses can be found by clicking on http://www.ruston.org/rpar.php
  • Lincoln Parish Park: Rated as one of the best mountain bike trails in America, Lincoln Parish Park is a treasure for mountain bike lovers and non-cyclist too. The ten mile trail offers a challenging and exciting course for not only the advanced rider, but beginners alike. Located at 211 Parish Park Rd. Ruston, LA 71270 http://www.rustonlincoln.com/lincoln-parish-park#s… (*Legacy Park within Lincoln Parish Park is outfitted to allow access to children who have special needs.)
  • Louisiana Tech Hide-Away Park. Hide-Away Park is located on Louisiana Tech Campus near the football stadium and is open every day during daylight hours. The park is equipped with a hilly running/walking trail, pavilions, an 18-hole frisbee golf course, a low ropes course and a 7-acre lake. For pavilion rentals and group reservation for the rope course all Emily Essex at 318.257.4634 or emily@latech.edu. For more information go to http://www.latech.edu/students/recreation/hideaway… or facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hideaway-Park/15207…
State (local)

SPORTS

Golf
Tennis (courts located at Ruston High School, Squire Creek Country Club, and Louisiana Tech University.)
Dance (in Ruston)
Bowling
LA Tech Bowling Alley. Located in the Lambright Intramural Center at 922 Tech Dr, Ruston, LA. Great place to hold parties or events. Call 318.257.4634 for more information http://www.latech.edu/students/recreation/bowling/…


Gymnastics, Tumble & Cheer
Swimming
Football
Baseball
Softball Soccer Basketball
Running / Bicycling
Volleyball

Equestrian

Fishing

General Sport Centers

LIBRARY


THEATER / ENTERTAINMENT / ARTS
ARTS AND CRAFTS
CONNECTION TO THE CHILD WITH SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY
  • Buddy Ball: Played at a specially designed baseball field, this ball league is designed for children with special needs. Call Mechelle Brown 318.243.3842. For more information go to Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BuddyBallRuston/timeline
  • Med Camps: MedCamps of Louisiana holds a series of one-week, fun-filled camps each summer free of charge for children in Louisiana facing the challenges of a variety of physical and mental disabilities. These include spina bifida and orthopedic conditions, cerebral palsy, asthma, sickle cell anemia, autism, epilepsy, visual impairment, hearing impairment, speech impairment and those developmentally disabled. http://www.medcamps.org/summer-camps
  • Temple Baptist Church:Through our special needs ministry, The Crossing, you will find: a warm, welcoming atmosphere; people who will give your child caring, personal attention; an on going opportunity for your child to grow in God’s grace with other children; a family of faith who supports and encourages families of children with special needs. http://temple-ruston.org/thecrossing/
  • Little Helpers Pediatrics. Call 318.202.5949. Located at 1801 Trade Drive, Ruston, LA. We are a Pediatric Day Health Center. We specialize in caring for children with medically complex diagnoses or who are medically fragile. https://www.facebook.com/Little-Helpers-Pediatrics…
  • Lincoln Parish Park: Legacy Park within Lincoln Parish Park is outfitted to allow access to children who have special needs. Located at 211 Parish Park Rd. Ruston, LA 71270 http://www.rustonlincoln.com/lincoln-parish-park#s…
MUSEUMS
General Activities

CLUBS

BEST SUMMER EVER!!! (Here’s a list of place to check out and check in with for great events/programs/camps for the kids this summer.


SEASONAL EVENTS (These are just some of our favorite events, but there is so much more.)