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Survey Shows Parks and Recreation’s Positive Community Impact

Read more about how parks are viewed as an important local government service, how important it is to protect natural resources and how parks impact where people live. Yay, parks! Gauging People’s Enjoyment of the Outdoors

Cottonwood Softball Expansion Project

Progress Continues on Eight Softball Fields – August 20, 2019 Work continues on the expansion of Cottonwood Park. The construction of four adult softball fields and four fields for a youth fastpitch complex is moving along. The expansion also includes …
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Zonta Park Improvements

Thank you to the Optimist Club of Bismarck for the $5,000 Impact Grant. The grant will be used to make improvements at Zonta Park. There will be an interpretive trail in the park with “play nodes” along the trail. Pictured …
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World Series Game Schedule Announced – Bismarck plays China after Opening Ceremonies

The tournament schedule has been set as Bismarck prepares to host the top 13-15-year-old baseball talent in the country to Municipal Ballpark, Home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, for the 2019 13-15-year old Babe Ruth World Series. The …
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No Hitting Allowed – Exciting News

The indoor driving range and the batting cages at the Fore Seasons Center will be closed starting Friday, June 14 until further notice to prepare for NEW TURF and a NEW DOME roof. Please note that the Pebble Creek Golf …
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Splash Pad Opens

Bismarck’s new splash pad opened Monday, June 3 at 10 am. The splash pad, located in New Generations Park, 1021 Mustang Drive, will be open daily, weather permitting, from 10am to 8pm. The western themed sprayground features will activate with …
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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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