Category Archives: News


Bismarck to Host World Series

  In a little over a year, Bismarck will roll out the red carpet to welcome the top 13-15-year-old baseball talent in the country to Municipal Ballpark, Home of Dakota Community Bank and Trust Field, to participate in the 2019 …
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We love playgrounds!

  Randy Bina, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s Executive Director, and Dave Mayer, the park district’s Operations Director, recently visited a Bismarck classroom to hear about playground design ideas from third graders. A project entitled Dream It, Build It! is …
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Work for the Park District

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation is in need of spring and summer staff. Supervise kids, coach baseball or drive a Zamboni! If you want to work for a Gold Medal winning agency, click here for the list of jobs and …
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Century’s Sayler Chooses Park District to receive Grant

    Century High School Senior Evan Sayler, North Dakota’s Cross Country Gatorade Player of the Year, chose Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) to receive a grant as part of the Gatorade Play it Forward initiative. Gatorade Play it …
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Welcome to the neighborhood, Heritage River Landing

  Heritage River Landing Launches Phase II Campaign When the flood of 2011 swallowed the old Wilton Train Depot and Captain Meriwether’s Landing, it left a hole on the riverbank in Bismarck. “Everyone loved Meriwether’s, sitting out on that deck, …
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Bismarck Parks Year Review – Thanks for a great 2017

  2017 was a wonderful year for Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. New neighborhood parks, new playgrounds, new special events and programs, the opening of the Capital Ice Complex, great community partners and a Gold Medal! Thank you for your …
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How To Support Your Kids in Their Activities

This article on how to support your kids in their activities was sent to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. We’ll share it here as a piece of friendly advice to parents as you enroll your child in park district programs. …
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New Capital Ice Complex Grand Opening

  On Wednesday, November 29, the new Capital Ice Complex, 1504 Wichita Drive, opened its doors to the public for its grand opening. Schaumberg Arena has six new locker rooms and an expanded lobby on the south end of the …
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Special Olympics Award

  Congratulations to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District and the Bismarck Mandan Convention & Visitors Bureau for being honored at the Special Olympics North Dakota 2017 Awards Banquet. Both organizations were given Recognition of Support and Leadership for hosting the …
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Sharing the Gold Medal News

The honor of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD’s) receiving the Gold Medal award was shared at the Bismarck Public Schools Board Meeting. Thanks, BPS, for your support of the park district! Pictured left to right: School Board members Heidi …
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