Category Archives: News


Bismarck Parks Holiday Hours

  Administrative Office Dec. 24: Closed Dec. 25: Closed Dec. 31: Open 7:30am – 5pm Jan. 1: Closed BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center Dec 24: Open 5:30am – Noon (no group fitness classes) Dec. 25: Closed Dec. 31: Open 5:30am …
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Sleepy Hollow Park Construction – Trail Users Should Be Cautious

The recreational trail along the west side of Sleepy Hollow Park and along E. Divide Ave are open.  Trail users are advised to use caution when crossing the parking lot entrance on E. Divide Ave as trucks will be entering …
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Open Gym Program Ready to Start

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is offering an Open Gym Program for youth and adults to use neighborhood gymnasiums on Saturdays and Sundays in a supervised, free play environment. The Open Gym program starts the weekend of Nov. …
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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Staff Person Receives State Honor

  Lynn Morgenson, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Landscape Specialist, was honored with a Tree Award by the North Dakota Forest Service. The Tree Awards recognize individuals, organizations and agencies who contribute to forestry activities in North Dakota. Lynn …
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World War Memorial Building named an official World War I Centennial Memorial

The World War Memorial Building, a downtown recreation center and a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) facility, has been named an official World War I Centennial Memorial. This distinction comes from the US World War I Centennial Commission and …
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Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Earns National Accreditation

Mark of distinction recognizes commitment to highest level of service to Bismarck  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) joins the ranks of elite park and recreation agencies across the country by earning accreditation through the Commission for Accreditation of Park …
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Park and Playground News

  What’s Up at Wachter Park? 205 E. Reno Ave. It’s a sensory play space! The new play space at Magical Moments Playground at Wachter Park is a fully inclusive, sensory play space for kids and adults with visual, auditory …
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Century Bark Park – A New Field for Furry Family

  There are paws-itively good things happening at the dog park. Dogs of all sizes are encouraged to use the new, furthest north bark park. New fencing was added and dirt was brought in to even out the playing field …
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Fall Twilight Golf Courses Rates

  Available at Tom O’Leary, Riverwood, and Pebble Creek Golf Courses Twilight Rate $25. Includes green fee and a cart rental for as many holes as you wish to play until 30 minutes before sunset. September 4 – 30: Friday, Saturday and …
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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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