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Heroes Park Memorial to be Dedicated June 10

Fallen N.D. National Guardsmen Honored for Service Four local N.D. National Guard soldiers who died in military service in Iraq and Afghanistan will be recognized during the dedication of a Fallen Soldier Battle Cross and Memorial Wall at Heroes Park, …
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Free Certification for New Lifeguards

To encourage people age 15 and older to join our lifeguard team, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is adjusting its reimbursement benefit for our American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class. Submit a job application to work as a lifeguard at …
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2023 Summer Pool and Splash Pad Schedule

Due to a lifeguard shortage, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) will only open one outdoor pool this summer. Despite significant recruitment efforts, BPRD needs 40 more lifeguards to fully staff and safely open all pools. “Unfortunately, workforce challenges are …
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