Local Resources

These are some of the resources around Acadiana that can help you get active! Start Today!

Running Routes

Popular running routes around Lafayette.

Click below to reveal route maps for each available on Strava, MapMyRun, Garmin Connect & Google Maps.

Water Fountains

Water fountains around Lafayette. Huge thanks to Fawn Hernandez for tracking all these down!

Click the below to display the flyout menu. Click the title above or the to view stand alone map. The water drops on the map are also clickable.

All Routes

All running routes listed above layered on one map.

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Swimming Pools

Local swimming pools.

Earl J. Chris Pool

1919 Eraste Landry Rd

Girard Park Pool

500 Girard Park Dr

M.L. King Pool

Near Alexandria, LA

O.J. Mouton Pool

901 Mudd Ave

Group Runs

Weekly group runs in Lafayette and surrounding areas.

Are you looking for a group to run with? Here are some choices.
All are welcome! Call Geaux Run for more information 337-706-8763


  • Burger Smith in River Ranch
  • Torture Tuesday


  • Tap Room
    Bendel Gardens


  • Horse Farm Run
  • RWB Runs! Corner Bar Youngsville
  • Shelter Dog Run


  • Red Lerille’s Health Club (Red’s parking lot)


  • Corner Bar Lafayette (Time Changes for DST)

Running clubs

Local running clubs in the Acadiana area.

Natural Resources

Local parks and lakes.

Louisiana State Parks

Louisiana State Website

Kisatchie National Forest

Near Alexandria, LA

Chicot State Park

Ville Platte, LA

Lake Kincaid Recreation Area

Near Alexandria, LA

Lake Valentine

Near Alexandria, LA

Acadiana Park Trails (Nature Station)

Lafayette, LA

Wild Azalea Trail

Near Alexandria, LA

Kincaid Lakeshore Trail

Near Alexandria, LA

Wild Azalea Trailhead Twin Bridges Road

Near Alexandria, LA

Indian Creek

Woodworth, LA

Lake Martin

Breaux Bridge, LA

Parks & Recreation

Local parks in Acadiana

Thomas Park

300 Geraldine St

Neyland Park

1919 Eraste Landry Rd

Veterans Park

200 Feu Follet Rd

Youth Park

1919 Johnston St

Heymann Memorial

700 Girard Park Dr

Heymann Park

1500 S. Orange St

Acadiana Park

1005 E. Alexander St

Chargois Park

606 Guilbeau Rd

Girard Park

500 Girard Park Dr

Moncus Park

2913 Johnston St

Picard Park

130 Park Dr

Youngsville SC

801 Savoy Rd

Beaver Park

500 Fisher Rd

Judice Park

500 Golden Grain Rd

Beaullieu Park

411 W Bluebird Dr

Donlon Park

309 Cora St

Debaillion Park

510 Saucier Dr

Foster Park

399 4th St

Graham Brown Park

1234 E Pont Des Mouton Rd

Pa Davis Park

120 Dawn St

Scott Park

1200 Cormier St

Moore Park

250 Couret St

Oaklawn Park

1000 Jeanne St

Broadmoor Park

605 Broadmoor Blvd

Carencro Park

4003 N. University Ave

City Park

901 Mudd Ave

Arceneaux Park

835 E.Main St

Pelican Park

110 Softball Dr

Volley Beach

3400 Moss St

Recreational Center

Local Recreation Centers

Comeaux Recreation Center

411 W. Bluebird Dr
Lafayette, LA 70508

Domingue Recreation Center

901 Mudd Ave
Lafayette, LA 70501

George Bowles Jr. Center

120 Dawn St
Lafayette, LA 70501

George Dupuis Center

1212 E. Pont des Mouton
Lafayette LA 70507

Girard Park Center

500 Girard Park Dr
Lafayette LA 70503

Heymann Park Center

1500 South Orange St
Lafayette, LA 70501

Robicheaux Center

1919 Eraste Landry Rd
Lafayette, LA 70506

Thomas Park Center

301 Geraldine St
Lafayette LA 70503

J. Carlton James Center

710 Aster Dr
Lafayette, LA 70506

Martin Luther King Center

309 Cora St
Lafayette LA 70501

Youth Athletics

Local Youth Athletic Associations


Broussard/Youngsville Youth Association


Brown Park Athletics


Cajun Sports Association


Carencro Area Youth Sports, Inc


Scott Area Team Sports


South Lafayette Youth Sports, Inc


Southwest Athletics