Playground Checklist – Updated for 2018

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District has 52 playgrounds in 63 parks. The playgrounds are unique, have themes (music, monkeys, wild west) and are accessible to all. BPRD’s Matching Grant program helped nine schools update playgrounds since 2014, too. We’re in the “Let’s Play” business!

Six new playgrounds, two additions and four replacements since 2014 have increased access to active play. BPRD themed playgrounds are unique, inclusive and fully compliant. BPRD’s Matching Grant program has helped six schools update playgrounds since 2014.

Here’s some news about new and updated playgrounds in Bismarck:

New Playgrounds

Recent Playground Replacements

Playground Additions

School Playground Improvements with Matching Grants

  • Centennial Elementary
  • Northridge Elementary
  • Miller Elementary
  • Rita Murphy Elementary
  • Dorothy Moses Elementary
  • Solheim Elementary
  • Liberty Elementary
  • Northridge Elementary

Themed Playgrounds

  • 16th Street Park: Train theme
  • Clem Kelly Athletic Complex: Spider and web
  • Heritage Park: Treehouse
  • Igoe Park: Fire truck and fire station
  • Lions Park, shelter 1: Castle and stagecoach
  • New Generations Park: Wild West theme
  • Normandy Park: Construction theme
  • Sertoma Park, shelters 2-3: Music ship
  • Sertoma Park, shelter 8: Monkey playground
  • Sertoma Park, shelter 9: Space ship and planet
  • Sunrise Park: Battle ship