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The Fly is that area of Audubon Park that faces Mississippi River. This beautiful waterfront park affords a breathtaking panorama of the river and its opposite bank. It was named after a shelter shaped like a butterfly that stood at this site from the 1960s to 80s. Located close to Audubon Zoo, it is the place to enjoy a riverside picnic, stroll along tree-lined trails and enjoy romantic walks. Head here for a barbecue party or crawfish boil and let the aromas wafting along with the breeze beguile you. Toss a frisbee with friends or sharpen your baseball, tennis and soccer skills. Come here late in the evening to watch the setting sun blanket the landscape in a magnificent golden glow.
Skate Country Westbank comprises of an indoor-skating rink and is generally jam packed with roller skating lovers. Keep a look out for their all night events when the skating rink is open from 10p in the night to 7a in the morning. They are extremely popular with the locals. Skate Country is also a great venue to host kiddie birthday parties or other fun-filled events. Don’t fret if you want to skate but don’t have your own pair at the moment, Skate Country also has a pro shop on-site where you can rent skates at affordable prices.
UNO Human Performance Center is where the students of University of New Orleans head for leisure and to catch up with various happenings. This 1,200 seat space is occupied by students, locals and visitors alike to watch sport tournaments and special events. Here patrons just can't seem to get enough with the thrilling and nail-biting experience while watching the University of New Orleans Privateers basketball teams play live.
Named after UNO head coach Ron Maestri, this magnificent space is a famous stadium of New Orleans. UNO Maestri Field, in the University of Maestri Field hosts football tournaments. You can find students and visitors bustling in to watch their favorite team live or just hanging around to enjoy the events happening here. The entire experience of watching a performance, here, is truly exciting.