Category Archives: News


Thanksgiving Hours

All BPRD facilities and the administrative offices are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. All facilities will resume normal business hours and schedules on Friday, November 23. The administrative offices will remain closed on Friday, November 23.

Boat Dock News

The boat ramp courtesy docks at Hoge Island, Keelboat Park (Grant Marsh,) Steckel Boat Landing, Kimball Bottoms, and MacLean Bottoms will be pulled out of the water today, November 2, 2018 due to the weekend weather forecast. The courtesy docks …
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Sleepy Hollow Park Construction – Trail Users Should Be Cautious

The recreational trail along the west side of Sleepy Hollow Park and along E. Divide Ave are open.  Trail users are advised to use caution when crossing the parking lot entrance on E. Divide Ave as trucks will be entering …
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Open Gym Program Ready to Start

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is offering an Open Gym Program for youth and adults to use neighborhood gymnasiums on Saturdays and Sundays in a supervised, free play environment. The Open Gym program starts the weekend of Nov. …
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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Staff Person Receives State Honor

  Lynn Morgenson, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Landscape Specialist, was honored with a Tree Award by the North Dakota Forest Service. The Tree Awards recognize individuals, organizations and agencies who contribute to forestry activities in North Dakota. Lynn …
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World War Memorial Building named an official World War I Centennial Memorial

The World War Memorial Building, a downtown recreation center and a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) facility, has been named an official World War I Centennial Memorial. This distinction comes from the US World War I Centennial Commission and …
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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Earns National Accreditation

Mark of distinction recognizes commitment to highest level of service to Bismarck  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park …
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Park and Playground News

  What’s Up at Wachter Park? 205 E. Reno Ave. It’s a sensory play space! The new play space at Magical Moments Playground at Wachter Park is a fully inclusive, sensory play space for kids and adults with visual, auditory …
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Century Bark Park – A New Field for Furry Family

  There are paws-itively good things happening at the dog park. Dogs of all sizes are encouraged to use the new, furthest north bark park. New fencing was added and dirt was brought in to even out the playing field …
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Fall Twilight Golf Courses Rates

  Available at Tom O’Leary, Riverwood, and Pebble Creek Golf Courses Twilight Rate $25. Includes green fee and a cart rental for as many holes as you wish to play until 30 minutes before sunset. September 4 – 30: Friday, Saturday and …
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