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Chief Looking’s Village Reopens

Chief Looking’s Village reopens today, Friday, September 18. Improvements were made to the roadway, parking lots, and guardrails. The Chief Looking’s Village, 2023 Burnt Boat Dr., area features an interpretive trail, telling visitors about North Dakota’s first citizens. This natural …
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9-17-2020 Board of Park Commissioners Brief

  Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Finance Director, presented the 2021 Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Operating Budget. The 2021 budget is a balanced budget with no increase in mills. The Board of Park Commissioner’s approved the budget. …
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AARP Outdoor Fitness Park Organized by FitLot is Open

A new outdoor fitness space located at Jaycee Centennial Park, 321 E. Century Ave. is now complete, open and ready for all ages and abilities. AARP has teamed up with the non-profit FitLot to bring an outdoor fitness space to …
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Elk Ridge Park – Coming late fall 2020

Elk Ridge Park, located near the Promontory Point area of north Bismarck, 3620 Cogburn Rd., was developed as part of the Neighborhood Park and Open Space Policy. The park will include a playground, parking lot, an open play area, six …
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Elk Ridge Park

3620 Cogburn Road Coming late fall 2020 Elk Ridge Park was developed as part of the Neighborhood Park and Open Space Policy. The park includes a playground, parking lot, an open play area, six pickleball courts, a restroom building, a …
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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Children in the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s Activity Center program at Roosevelt School learned about growing food. Using produce provided by the Victory Gardens at the Missouri River Correction Center and the North Dakota State Pen, the kids got …
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Fall Program Registration Information

Registration for all fall programs opens online at 8am on Tuesday, August 4. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is planning to move forward and offer all of our fall programmings at this time and are encouraging people to register. …
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Board of Park Commissioners Brief 7-16-2020

This was the first full meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners since the June primary election. Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Finance Director presented the proposed 2021 budget. The proposed budget is a balanced budget with …
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2020 July Photo Contest

Scheels Sports Complex

  2000 Shiloh Dr. The Scheels Complex is roughly 50 acres in size and has eight youth baseball fields. Four of the fields have grass infields with mounds and all fields have scoreboards. The complex includes parking, restrooms, concessions and …
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