Category Archives: News


Welcome to the neighborhood, Heritage River Landing

  Heritage River Landing Launches Phase II Campaign When the flood of 2011 swallowed the old Wilton Train Depot and Captain Meriwether’s Landing, it left a hole on the riverbank in Bismarck. “Everyone loved Meriwether’s, sitting out on that deck, …
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Bismarck Parks Year Review – Thanks for a great 2017

  2017 was a wonderful year for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. New neighborhood parks, new playgrounds, new special events and programs, the opening of the Capital Ice Complex, great community partners and a Gold Medal! Thank you for your …
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How To Support Your Kids in Their Activities

This article on how to support your kids in their activities was sent to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. We’ll share it here as a piece of friendly advice to parents as you enroll your child in park district programs. …
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New Capital Ice Complex Grand Opening

  On Wednesday, November 29, the new Capital Ice Complex, 221 Reno Dr., opened its doors to the public for its grand opening. Schaumberg Arena has six new locker rooms and an expanded lobby on the south end of the …
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Special Olympics Award

  Congratulations to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District and the Bismarck Mandan Convention & Visitors Bureau for being honored at the Special Olympics North Dakota 2017 Awards Banquet. Both organizations were given Recognition of Support and Leadership for hosting the …
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Sharing the Gold Medal News

The honor of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD’s) receiving the Gold Medal award was shared at the Bismarck Public Schools Board Meeting. Thanks, BPS, for your support of the park district! Pictured left to right: School Board members Heidi …
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Bismarck’s Newest Neighborhood Park Dedicated

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Executive Director Randy Bina and Chad Moldenhauer of Heritage Development help dedicate Heritage Park Thursday. Also pictured are Board of Park Commissioner President Wayne Munson, Park Commissioner Julie Jeske and City Commissioner Josh Askvig. …
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Capital Ice Complex Update

  Things are moving along at the Capital Ice Complex, (home of Schaumberg Arena and Wachter Arena). Here is a report on the progress. Capital Ice Complex Project Report

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Wins Gold Medal Award

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) has been honored with the highest and most prestigious award attainable by a park and recreation agency; the 2017 Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. BPRD was named one …
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Gardiner Honored as Outstanding Young Professional

  Jahna Gardiner, Aquatics Specialist for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD), received the ND Recreation and Park Association’s (NDRPA) Outstanding Young Professional Award at the group’s state conference held recently in Mandan. This award honors professional members of NDRPA …
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