Category Archives: News


We Blitzed Our Community

What a buzz! Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) joined 57 other park agencies across the country and hosted a Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz September 20-30. What’s that? BPRD asked folks to safely explore parks and open spaces to take …
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All City Halloween Party – Rescheduled

No Tricks, Just Treats in April Boo! Boo Hoo. The annual All City Halloween Party, scheduled for Friday, October 30, has been rescheduled for Friday, April 16, 2021. It’s witchful thinking that the event be held at this time, but …
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AARP Outdoor Fitness Park Organized by FitLot is Open

A new outdoor fitness space located at Jaycee Centennial Park, 321 E. Century Ave. is now complete, open and ready for all ages and abilities. AARP has teamed up with the non-profit FitLot to bring an outdoor fitness space to …
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Elk Ridge Park – Coming late fall 2020

Elk Ridge Park, located near the Promontory Point area of north Bismarck, 3620 Cogburn Rd., was developed as part of the Neighborhood Park and Open Space Policy. The park will include a playground, parking lot, an open play area, six …
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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Children in the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s Activity Center program at Roosevelt School learned about growing food. Using produce provided by the Victory Gardens at the Missouri River Correction Center and the North Dakota State Pen, the kids got …
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Fall Program Registration Information

Registration for all fall programs opens online at 8am on Tuesday, August 4. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is planning to move forward and offer all of our fall programmings at this time and are encouraging people to register. …
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Board of Park Commissioners Brief 7-16-2020

This was the first full meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners since the June primary election. Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Finance Director presented the proposed 2021 budget. The proposed budget is a balanced budget with …
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Bismarck Parks 2019 Highlights

We’re just about ready to greet a new decade, but we have to pause for just a moment to be incredibly grateful for a great 2019. Bismarck Parks and Recreation (BPRD) had another year of developing parks, providing opportunities for …
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Bismarck to Host Men’s Softball Championship in 2021

Bismarck has been selected by USA Softball to host a national softball championship in 2021. USA Softball is the governing body for the US national softball team and oversees more than 150,000 amateur teams nationwide. Championship locations were announced recently …
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Feasibility Study Information

The Feasibility Study for an Indoor Community Recreation Complex Draft Plan Presentation is here for your review.  The final report is scheduled to be presented to the Board of Park Commissioners on Thursday, Dec 19th at 5:15pm. If you have …
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