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New Neighborhood Park to be Dedicated June 30 in Northeast Bismarck

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) will officially dedicate Bismarck’s newest park, A. James Silbernagel Memorial Park, on Thursday, June 30, at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. The park, located at 4019 Platinum St., is named in …
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Tennis Court and Fitness Enhancements in Progress for Sertoma Park

The youth and adult tennis courts in Sertoma Park, 300 Riverside Park Road, are being upgraded this summer to improve playability and accessibility. In addition, three new fitness components are being installed along with accessible routes. People of all ages …
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Improvements Underway for North Central Park

Work has begun on improvements at North Central Park, 830 Central Ave., including a new, fully-inclusive playground that goes above and beyond the standard guidelines for safety and accessibility. All aspects of the project will meet or exceed ADA guidelines, …
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Summer Outdoor Pool Schedule, Indoor Swim Lesson Changes – Lifeguards Needed

Due to staffing shortages, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is adjusting pool hours and swim lessons this summer. “We are working diligently to fill lifeguard and swim instructor positions, but it has proven especially difficult this year in a …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for May 19, 2022

Kristin Wilson, North Dakota Safety Council, presented Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) with the Workplace Safety Milestone Award. This a new award representing a ND Workforce Safety & Insurance experience modification rate of less than 1 for five consecutive …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for April 21, 2022

Meeting Recap for April 21, 2022 Matt Sagsveen shared information about Bismarck Youth Baseball (BYB) as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. BYB has about 830 kids registered this year in five divisions, with most games played …
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Why Youth Sports?

All kids deserve a fun, safe place to play where they feel like they belong. Yet the average child drops out of youth sports by age 11, often because the sport doesn’t feel fun anymore — or because the options …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for March 17, 2022

Meeting Recap for March 17, 2022 Liliana Norby shared information about Theo Art School as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. Theo Art School is celebrating its 30th year in 2022, and she noted they have taught …
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Draft Comprehensive Master Plan for Clairmont Family Conservation Park Discussed at Public Meeting

Feedback Survey Open Until March 14 Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) and Ducks Unlimited (DU) shared the draft comprehensive master plan for the Clairmont Family Conservation Park at a public meeting on March 7. Development of the park, 117 …
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Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief for Feb. 17, 2022

Bismarck Board of Park Commissioners Brief Meeting Recap for Feb. 17, 2022 Gavin McCollam shared information about the Sleepy Hollow Theatre & Arts Park as a Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) featured partner. Attendance for the 2021 season was …
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