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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for April 18, 2024

Roger Weigel, Bismarck Men’s Slowpitch Softball Association, shared information about his organization as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. For the 2024 season, there are approximately 100 men’s softball teams playing a 14-week season at Cottonwood Park …
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Junior Links Groundbreaking Held April 17

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) and Dakota Junior Golf Association (DJGA) held groundbreaking for the relocation and expansion of the Sheila Schafer Junior Links on April 17. Originally a three-hole golf course next to Tom O’Leary Golf Course, the …
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Get Your Outdoor Pool Season Pass by May 3

Win a $25 Gift Certificate Everyone with an Outdoor Pool Season Pass (replacing swim patch) who gets their photo taken at the BPRD office before May 3 will be registered in a drawing to win one of four $25 BPRD gift …
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Golf Course Opening Dates Set for April 10 and 12

Tom O’Leary Golf Course, along with all practice areas, will open on Wednesday, April 10, at noon. Only walking will be allowed. Pebble Creek Golf Course will open the five holes south of Century Avenue on April 10 at noon …
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Summer Program Registration Opens April 4

Registration for most programs opens April 4 at 8 a.m. online and in person at the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) office at 400 E. Front Ave. See specific programs for details.   Now is a great time to make sure your BPRD …
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Pass Cards Replace Outdoor Pool Swim Patches in 2024

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is swapping swim patches for pass cards for the 2024 outdoor pool season! Instead of sewing a swim patch on your swimsuit, you will receive a pass card that will be scanned for entry …
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Holiday Hours March 29-31

All Bismarck Parks and Recreation District facilities will be open for regularly scheduled hours March 29-31 except as specified below: BPRD Administrative Office – closed Friday, March 29 BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center – closed Sunday, March 31 Capital Racquet …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for March 21, 2024

Doug Wiles, Bismarck Forestry Department, shared information about its 49-year partnership with Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD). Forestry Department staff spend about 20 percent of their time each year working in parks, mainly working on tree planting and removals. …
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Get Ready for New General Sibley RV Campsite Reservation System This Year

In 2024, there is a new online reservation system for RV campsites at General Sibley Park & Campground. It’s the same system Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) customers use to reserve park shelters (also new in 2024!), purchase memberships …
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VFW Sports Center Expansion Celebrated Feb. 28

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) celebrated the expanded and renovated VFW Sports Center with its partners, campaign supporters and the community at the Feb. 28 ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house. BPRD thanks everyone who worked to bring the vision …
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