We put a pencil to it….

  Did you know Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) properties provided zoo, museum and concert experiences to nearly 280,000 visitors in 2016?  And that 16 state, regional, or national championships and 33 trail events engaged approximately 30,000 participants? The …
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Happy First Day of Spring!

  It’s really here, and that means registration for spring and summer programs is just a few weeks away. Browse the website now to think about all the options like golf, soccer, tennis, baseball and swimming. And parks. And  trails. …
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National Special Olympics Championship coming to Bismarck

  More than 450 athletes, comprising 32 Traditional and Unified Sports teams (people with and without intellectual disability competing together, on the same team) from across the United States and Canada will converge on Bismarck for the 2017 Special Olympics …
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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