Category Archives: News


Burleigh County Opens Self-Fill Sandbagging Sites

Pause for Poetry

  Your next walk in a park may include a dose of poetry. Dakota West Arts Council (DWAC) and Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) have joined forces to create, install and fill Poetry Boxes throughout Bismarck’s parks. The goal …
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July Celebration – Events all Month

Come out and play with Bismarck Parks and Recreation during July Celebration, a whole lot of fun to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month. There’s so much to do, see and experience. Make a commitment to be outside to be …
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Golf Courses announce Twilight and Junior Golf Rates

  Summer is upon us and the golf courses in the Bismarck Parks and Recreations District are introducing a special Twilight Rate that will begin June 1.  The Twilight Rate will be offered at Tom O’Leary, Riverwood, and Pebble Creek …
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Dakota Community Bank and Trust Makes Lead Gift to Softball Complex

    In their continued commitment to the community and to their customers, Dakota Community Bank and Trust has announced their lead gift in a capital campaign to bring a youth fast pitch softball complex to Cottonwood Park. Bismarck Parks …
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We love playgrounds!

  Randy Bina, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s Executive Director, and Dave Mayer, the park district’s Operations Director, recently visited a Bismarck classroom to hear about playground design ideas from third graders. A project entitled Dream It, Build It! is …
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Work for the Park District

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation is in need of spring and summer staff. Supervise kids, coach baseball or drive a Zamboni! If you want to work for a Gold Medal winning agency, click here for the list of jobs and …
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Century’s Sayler Chooses Park District to receive Grant

    Century High School Senior Evan Sayler, North Dakota’s Cross Country Gatorade Player of the Year, chose Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) to receive a grant as part of the Gatorade Play it Forward initiative. Gatorade Play it …
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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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