Contact Us

The Bismarck Parks and Recreation District is committed to making all of our programs, facilities, services, and activities accessible to everyone. If you feel that you or your child may require auxiliary aid or special accommodations to participate, please let us know at the time of registration. We will work with you in order to make reasonable accommodations. If you have questions or accessibility concerns or suggestions for improvement, please contact us.

We’re located at
400 East Front Avenue
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

Telephone: (701) 222-6455
(701) 221-6838
(Please do not e-mail shelter reservations)
: Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gift Certificates

Consider a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District gift certificate for recreation programs, programs, equipment use, shelter reservations and facility use. They can be purchased at the Parks District Office, Capital Racquet & Fitness Center and golf courses.


The Bismarck Parks and Recreation District takes photographs/video footage of people enjoying our programs, events, parks and facilities. These photographs/video footage are used for Park District publications and informational videos. The photographs/video footage are used at the discretion of the Park District and become the sole property of the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District.

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Staff

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Administration Randy Bina, Executive Director
Directors Kevin Klipfel, Facilities and Programs Director
David Mayer, Operations Director
Kathy Feist, Finance Director
Administration Division Paula Redmann, Community Relations Manager
Rena Mehlhoff, Communications Specialist
Holly Wardzinski, Accountant
Tina Walker, Account Technician
Megan Pederson, Accounting Specialist
Julie Fornshell, Human Resources & Administration Coordinator
Tana Oswald, Receptionist/Customer Service Representative
Landa Boyd, Receptionist/Customer
Service Representative
Facilities and Programs Division Tim Kuntz, Recreation Manager
RaNae Jochim, Recreation Manager
Ryan Geerdes, Facilities Manager
Tim Doppler, Golf Operations Manager
Andy Schmitz, Facility Supervisor
Mike Wald, Facilities Manager
Cindy Gums, Recreation Specialist
Jeremy Dykstra, Recreation Specialist
Ethan Eberle, Recreation Specialist
Kevin Olson, Facility Specialist
Katrina Hanenberg, Facility Specialist
Linsay Berg, Fitness/Wellness Specialist
Jahna Gardiner, Aquatic Specialist
Rod Morasch, Head Tennis Professional
Dave Seefried, Facility Specialist
Dylan Thiem, Facility Specialist
Dan Sedevie, Operations Superintendent
Mike Page, Golf Course Superintendent
Brad Schulz, Golf Course Superintendent
Chuck Vedvick, Golf Course Superintendent
Maintenance and Operations Staff Mac Weigel, Rick Schuler, Bev LaBelle, Tim Thiel, Kent Tardif, Brandon Ripplinger, David Page, Nathan Schneider
Operations Division Riley Merkel, Sports Complexes Manager
Rod Knutson, Operations Superintendent
Tony Schmitt, Park Operations Manager
Steve Gerding, Facility Specialist
David Robinson, McDowell Dam Recreation Area
Martha Willand, Facility Specialist
(General Sibley Park)
Lynn Morgenson, Landscape Specialist
Maintenance and Operations Staff Barrett Langemo, Ryan Miller, Rich Hetzler, Garth Heupel, Tim Nelson, Steve Pulkrabek, Adam Keller, Cullen Theisen, Quentin Schmidt, Pat Miller, Cory Lang, Ryan Savenko, Colin Bales, and Brad Volk
Full-Time Seasonal
Wendy Anderson-Berg, Park Planner
Bonnie Lahr, Office Coordinator
Roben Collins, Front Desk/Membership Coordinator
Doyle Klimpel, Maintenance