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Join the AKCA Today!The Baton Rouge Pond Tour - May 18th and 19th, 2013

The Baton Rouge Pond Tour is a charitable event presented by the Deep South Koi & Pond Society in association with our sponsors.

Deep South  was founded in 1993. The Society's history and functions are described at Society is registered as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization operated by its private pond owner members. We are an accredited member of Associated Koi Clubs of America.

Our 2013 Tour is presented with the substantial help and guidance of Harb's Oasis.  Charbel Harb has been a leader in the Baton Rouge area in pond design, water plants, and maintenance for many years.

Our Mission

To organize an annual pond tour event in the Baton Rouge Louisiana area with net proceeds are donated to qualified beneficiaries.

Pond owners open their private residences to the public in late spring. Deep South sells tickets for the tour events through local business.

The Beneficiaries of the 2013 Tour of Ponds are

  •  Brave Heart Children in Need. This is a Baton Rouge organization was founded in July, 2004. They focus on improving quality of life for children who endure the emotional trauma of being removed from their homes due to abuse and/or neglect.
  • Yelp!Br. This organization provides shelter and adoption services for dogs.  Founded in 2009, Yelp is committed to ending euthanasia of healthy and treatable companion animals in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.

Click to show your Pond on the Tour

Taking the Tour

Saturday-May 18, 2013 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday - May 19, 2013 12:00AM - 5:00PM

  • Dozens of lovely private ponds are open throughout the Baton Rouge Area.

  • You drive yourself using the descriptions and maps in our 2013 Tour Guide.

  • This year, we are dividing the Tour at Airline Hwy. East of Airline ponds will be on Tour Saturday only (includes Santa Maria). West of Airline ponds will be on Tour Sunday only.

  • You can pick up your Tour Book the day of the tour at one of our Gateway ponds (listed on the ticket). Or, after May 11th you may exchange your ticket for the Tour Book at Harb's Oasis on Coursey Boulevard. 

  • Tickets are available at

    • Harb's Oasis. Proceeds of store ticket sales are distributed equitably to the charities.

    • Brave Heart - 100% of your ticket donation is retained by the charity.

    • Yelp - 100% of your ticket donation is retained by the charity.

  • Questions and Answers? Get on our online discussion group.

Sponsor of Tour of Ponds Baton Rouge

Shonsor Baton Rouge Pond Tour

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