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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Receives Partnership Building Award

  BISMARCK – Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) received the North Dakota Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ (NDANO) Partnership Building Award June 1 during the Nonprofit Leadership Conference in Fargo. The Partnership Building Award is given to an organization that …
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July Celebration – Events all Month

Come out and play with Bismarck Parks and Recreation during July Celebration, a whole lot of fun to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. There’s so much to do, see and experience. Make a commitment to be outside to be …
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Park District Video

  Hello, month of June. School is out. (Congrats, grads!) Summer programs begin June 5-6. (Can’t wait to meet you!) Bismarck Parks and Recreation District celebrates all our community has to offer, and the recent announcement that your park district …
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A New Park and a New Playground

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District will officially dedicate a new park and open a renovated playground, both on Tuesday, May 23. The public is invited to attend both events. Tuesday, May 23 at 10:30 am South Meadows Park, 101 …
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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Named Gold Medal Finalist

  The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) as a finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Awards …
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Open Fires Banned on Oahe WMA

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department is prohibiting open burning this spring on property managed south of Bismarck and Mandan, as a means to reduce potential for wildfires on a heavily wooded recreation area along the Missouri River. Bill …
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Capital Ice Complex Construction Update

  The upgrades to Schaumberg Arena and construction of Wachter Arena continue at the Capital Ice Complex. Here are some photos to show the progress that is being made.   Locker rooms will be on the ground floor. What you …
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Community Survey Results Released

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) conducted a community input survey to gather information from residents regarding programs, parks, trails and facilities. The survey was part of the 2018-20 BPRD strategic planning process. A total of 717 responses were …
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Driving Range

  The driving range at Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr., is now open.  Seven stations will be open. Mats will be used. Driving range hours will be Noon-6 pm daily. The driving range at Pebble Creek Golf Course will …
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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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