Park of the Week

  Did you know? Bismarck has 54 parks. Yes. Fifty. Four. Bismarck Parks and Recreation will help you explore a few of them this summer. Each week for 10 weeks, we’ll tell you a little bit about a park, what’s …
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Bismarck Named One of 241 “Playful City USA” Communities

    Being able to play is critical to a community’s health, and especially to the health of children. Bismarck, along with 241 other cities and towns across the country, has been named a Playful City USA. The honor comes …
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Slip on those Ice Skates This Summer

  There will be six free indoor ice skating sessions this summer at VFW Sports Center, Rink 2, 1200 N. Washington St. Each session will run from 12:15-1:45 pm on intermittent Fridays. The dates are Friday, June 19, July 3, …
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About Us

Our Vision

To be the leader and premier provider of public parks, programs, facilities and leisure services.

Our Mission

Working with the community to provide residents and visitors the highest quality park, program, facility and event experience.

Core Purpose

To provide affordable, accessible, and sustainable public park and recreation services.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Teamwork / Cooperation
  • Professionalism
  • Community
  • Diversity
  • Honesty / Accountability
  • Respect