Category Archives: Shelters


Grants from Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Support Accessible Kayak Launch and Picnic Tables

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) and Burleigh County Water Resource District (BCWRD) are proud to announce they have each been awarded grants as part of the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) 2021 1st  Cycle …
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Bina Receives National Award for Parks and Recreation

Randy Bina, executive director of Bismarck Parks and Recreation District, was recently selected to receive a National Distinguished Professional Award by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The award will be presented during the 2021 NRPA Annual Conference in …
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2021 July Photo Contest

2021 Community Survey Results: Bismarck’s Indoor Recreation Needs

The Board of Park Commissioners initiated a community survey after Bismarck residents turned down a sales tax measure for a community recreation complex in 2020. The Board hired Community Perceptions to administer the survey, which was distributed in April 2021, …
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Joann Hetzel Memorial 4-H Building

3715 E Bismarck Expressway Bathrooms Electricity – 8 outlets every 8ft length of building, 3 outlets and 2 50-amp outlets at end of building with garage door Heated (not air conditioned) Dividers available Screen Sound system 62 (8ft) tables, 37 …
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Bina Announces Retirement from Bismarck Parks and Recreation District

Randy Bina, executive director of the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD), will retire Oct. 1. His service to the public parks and recreation field spans four decades and includes almost 34 years with BPRD, the last 10 years as …
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Farwest Rotary Community Center

1021 Mustang Dr. Accessible Bathrooms (available to the public) Electricity – 12 outlets Heated and air conditioned Kitchenette with sink, counter space, refrigerator/freezer – 10 outlets Open green space (for soccer, baseball, games, etc.) Playground Splash pad adjacent 13 (6ft) …
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Arbor Day 2021

The Bismarck community celebrated Arbor Day on May 7 at Heritage Park in northwest Bismarck. Liberty Elementary School fourth graders sang songs, shared readings, performed a skit and told jokes about trees to commemorate the event. Chad Moldenhauer, Heritage Development, …
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BPRD Featured in ND Insurance Reserve Fund Magazine

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s work with partners and focus on risk management and safety are highlighted in the Member Feature in the Spring 2021 edition of the North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund’s The Participator. Read the article.

Tom O’Leary Tennis Courts Parking Lot Closed

Great news: Bismarck Parks and Recreation District, with supporting funds from the Bismarck-Mandan Tennis Association. St. Mary’s Central High School Booster Club and Bismarck Public Schools, is building a restroom/tournament building just north of the Tom O’Leary Tennis Courts. The …
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