Pool Closing Schedule

  Bismarck’s three outdoor pools will have a gradual closing schedule. Wachter Aquatic Complex, 205 Reno Ave., will close at the end of the swim session on Friday, August 11. Road Construction  Wachter Aquatic Complex: Reno and S. 3rd St …
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Upgrades to Wachter Park

  The construction at Wachter Park is coming along nicely. The park is being shifted and renovated due to the construction at the Capital Ice Complex. Check out the photos and the park map. We’ll let you know when it’s …
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What’s the Name of that Park?

  The Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Board of Park Commissioners chose the name for a new neighborhood park. The park name is Horizon Park, and is located at 4800 Durango Drive, near the Horizon Middle School and Horizon …
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About Us

Our Vision

To be the leader and premier provider of public parks, programs, facilities and leisure services.

Our Mission

Working with the community to provide residents and visitors the highest quality park, program, facility and event experience.

Core Purpose

To provide affordable, accessible, and sustainable public park and recreation services.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Teamwork / Cooperation
  • Professionalism
  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Honesty / Accountability
  • Respect