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Open Houses on Sept. 27 & 29 Celebrate Park Improvements

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is holding two open houses to showcase the improvements made to North Central Park and Sertoma Park this year. North Central Park Open House Tuesday, Sept. 27, 4-6pm BPRD staff will be at North …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for Sept. 15, 2022

Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) finance director, reviewed the 2023 Operating Budget. The Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners held its public hearing on the budget, but no public comment was provided. The Board approved the second reading …
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VFW Sports Center Expansion Project Underway

Work has begun on the addition of a third sheet of ice to the VFW Sports Center. Estimated project completion is fall 2023.

BisParks BCycle Offers New Recreational Opportunity in Bismarck

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) launched the new BisParks BCycle bike share program on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at the Sertoma Park Bike Station, 300 Riverside Park Road. BisParks BCycle offers residents and visitors the opportunity to rent a bike …
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Construction Access Points across Burleigh Avenue Trail

Vehicle access points (bumps) across the E. Burleigh Ave. Shared Use Trail will be installed at two locations between Dortmund Dr. and High Plains Rd. through October.

Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for Aug. 18, 2022

Steve Neu shared information about the Bismarck Community Gardens as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. The organization started in 2007 and has grown to managing 676 garden plots at five BPRD sites: Bismarck Municipal Ballpark, Elk …
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Sheila Schafer Junior Links Closes Temporarily

Starting Aug. 8, 2022, the Sheila Schafer Junior Links location next to the Tom O’Leary Golf Course is closed due to expansion of the VFW Sports Center. Discussion is underway regarding relocation of the junior links course. Potential sites include …
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Closing Schedule Available for Outdoor Pools

There’s still time to enjoy Bismarck’s three outdoor pools before they close for the season! Last Day: Friday, Aug. 12 Hillside Aquatic Complex: 12-7pm Paul H. Wachter Aquatic Complex: 12-4pm Final Week Schedule for Elks Aquatic Complex Aug. 13-21: 12-7pm …
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Fall Activity Guide Available Now Online

  We’re going digital! The 2022 Fall Activity Guide is posted online for everyone to access. Registration for most fall youth and adult programs opens Tuesday, Aug. 2, at 8 a.m. online and in person at the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for July 21, 2022

Dave Dewald shared information about the Lewis & Clark Wildlife Club as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. The club was formed in 1950 and has about 75 members currently. He discussed the club’s efforts to establish …
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