Category Archives: News


China to Participate in 2019 Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series

Hamilton, NJ…Babe Ruth League, Inc. is excited to announce that a team from MLB China will participate as an invitational team at the 2019 Babe Ruth 13-15 World Series to be held in Bismarck, North Dakota, August 7-15. As the …
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Park District Tennis Professional Wins Award

  Each year, the Northern Section of the US Tennis Association (USTA) honors individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding commitment to the growth and development of tennis. One of the awards is the Jack Dow Adult Development Award. The …
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Doosan Bobcat helps out at Atkinson Nature Park

Doosan Bobcat’s Annual Day of Caring project for 2019 is helping Bismarck Parks and Recreation District with an entrance and trails for the Atkinson Nature Park. This park is located along Riverwood Drive, next to the Walt Neuens Memorial Horse …
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Groundbreaking at Cottonwood Park

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD), donors and volunteers celebrated the groundbreaking for eight additional softball fields at Cottonwood Park. Four of the fields are for adult softball and four fields will make up a youth fastpitch complex. The expansion …
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Facilities Master Plan Findings

The initial findings, survey results and preliminary recommendations of the BPRD Facilities Master Plan was presented to the Board of Park Commissioners and at a Public Information meeting. The purpose of the Facilities Master Plan is to assess the condition …
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Bismarck Parks 2018 Highlights

It was an incredibly eventful year for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD). Whether it’s developing trails, providing opportunities for fitness, or offering fun programs in diverse facilities, BPRD staff continued to maintain a high level of service for a …
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Farwest Rotary Community Center

  The name of the new community center at New Generations Park was unveiled on Friday, January 25th. Pictured are Farwest Rotary Club President Sheldon Kauk, Board of Park Commissioners President Brian Beattie, ND Parks and Recreation Department Grant Administrator …
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Planning for the Future of Facilities

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is conducting a Facilities Master Plan to assess the condition and uses of BPRD facilities, with a focus on the BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center, the Capital Racquet & Fitness Center, the VFW Sports …
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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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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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