Category Archives: News


New Capital Ice Complex Grand Opening

  On Wednesday, November 29, the new Capital Ice Complex, 221 Reno Dr., will open its doors to the public for its grand opening. Capital Ice Complex features the familiar, but renovated Schaumberg Arena, and the all new Wachter Arena. …
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Special Olympics Award

  Congratulations to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District and the Bismarck Mandan Convention & Visitors Bureau for being honored at the Special Olympics North Dakota 2017 Awards Banquet. Both organizations were given Recognition of Support and Leadership for hosting the …
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Sharing the Gold Medal News

The honor of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD’s) receiving the Gold Medal award was shared at the Bismarck Public Schools Board Meeting. Thanks, BPS, for your support of the park district! Pictured left to right: School Board members Heidi …
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Bismarck’s Newest Neighborhood Park Dedicated

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Executive Director Randy Bina and Chad Moldenhauer of Heritage Development help dedicate Heritage Park Thursday. Also pictured are Board of Park Commissioner President Wayne Munson, Park Commissioner Julie Jeske and City Commissioner Josh Askvig. …
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Capital Ice Complex Update

  Things are moving along at the Capital Ice Complex, (home of Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena). Here is a report on the progress. Capital Ice Complex Project Report

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Wins Gold Medal Award

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) has been honored with the highest and most prestigious award attainable by a park and recreation agency; the 2017 Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. BPRD was named one …
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Gardiner Honored as Outstanding Young Professional

  Jahna Gardiner, Aquatics Specialist for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD), received the ND Recreation and Park Association’s (NDRPA) Outstanding Young Professional Award at the group’s state conference held recently in Mandan. This award honors professional members of NDRPA …
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Wachter Park

  It’s getting closer! Work on Wachter Park continues. Sidewalk connections to the new playgrounds are in. The “spider leg” looking structures will be covered in fabric so that you can have some protection from the sun when you’re playing …
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A New Sign Sails On

  The Sons of Norway received a Matching Grant from Bismarck Parks and Recreation District to purchase a new sign for the Sons of Norway Park. The new sign was recently unveiled. It’s a beauty! Thanks for the partnership, Sons …
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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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