Residential & Cultural Facilities


The recreational and cultural facilities of Plaquemines Parish include numerous outdoor facilities: 

  • Auditoriums
  • Baseball and football fields
  • Basketball and tennis courts
  • Golf courses
  • Hundreds of boat slips in 4 marinas
  • Running and field events track
  • Soccer fields
  • Swimming pool
  • Walking tracks

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

Outdoor Sports

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.