The recreational and cultural facilities of Plaquemines Parish include numerous outdoor facilities:
Baseball and football fields
Basketball and tennis courts
Hundreds of boat slips in 4 marinas
Running and field events track
The parish also operates libraries in Belle Chasse, Port Sulphur and Buras, in addition to a parishwide bookmobile system which operates on a weekly schedule.
The parish also has access to the vast cultural facilities of the metropolitan New Orleans area:
Le Petit Théâtre du Vieux Carré
Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
New Orleans Ballet
New Orleans Opera
Southern Rep Theatre
NCAA college athletics from Tulane University, University of New Orleans, Louisiana State University and others.
New Orleans Saints
Due to the parish’s distinct geographical characteristics, Plaquemines has a vast range of outdoor sports activities available to residents. The mild climate and extensive water and wildlife areas of the parish provide almost unlimited opportunities for all types of hunting, fishing, boating, and other outdoor activities.