Category Archives: News


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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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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