Category Archives: News


Capital Ice Complex Construction Update

  The upgrades to Schaumberg Arena and construction of Wachter Arena continue at the Capital Ice Complex. Here are some photos to show the progress that is being made.   Locker rooms will be on the ground floor. What you …
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Community Survey Results Released

  Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) conducted a community input survey to gather information from residents regarding programs, parks, trails and facilities. The survey was part of the 2018-20 BPRD strategic planning process. A total of 717 responses were …
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Driving Range

  The driving range at Riverwood Golf Course, 725 Riverwood Dr., is now open.  Seven stations will be open. Mats will be used. Driving range hours will be Noon-6 pm daily. The driving range at Pebble Creek Golf Course will …
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We put a pencil to it….

  Did you know Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) properties provided zoo, museum and concert experiences to nearly 280,000 visitors in 2016?  And that 16 state, regional, or national championships and 33 trail events engaged approximately 30,000 participants? The …
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Capital Ice Complex

The Capital Ice Complex continues to appear before our eyes. Progress on the construction of the new Wachter Arena and upgrades to the existing Schaumberg Arena is coming along nicely, even through the winter months. Steel is going up. Stadium …
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Nishu Bowmen Indoor Archery Range Expansion

Members of the Bismarck Mandan Chamber, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District staff and commissioners, Nishu Bowmen Archery Club members, ND Game & Fish staff and archery enthusiasts cut the ribbon to celebrate the expansion of the Nishu Bowmen Indoor Archery …
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New Neighborhood Park is Open

  The newest park in Bismarck is open and ready for play. Normandy Park, located at 3924 Normandy St. in northwest Bismarck, features a construction-themed playground, shelter, 1/3 mile loop trail and open space. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District owned …
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BPRD wins state-wide award

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District received the 2016 Innovative Programming Award from the ND Recreation and Park Association at the group’s annual conference held recently in Willison. The award was for BPRD’s Park Passport. Park Passport encouraged participants to get …
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Let the Construction Begin

A ground breaking ceremony took place on Monday, Sept 12 for the construction of the Capital Ice Complex, featuring the existing Schaumberg Arena, and the brand new sheet of ice, Wachter Arena. The complex and new arena names were announced …
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Announcing the launch of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s feature video.

Check out the many sights and sounds, people and parks, fun and facilities, memories and moments right here in Bismarck. It’s hard to put ALL the community impact and the power of parks in one video, but this is a …
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