National Playground Safety Week is April 20-24

National Playground Safety Week is a time to focus on playing safe on playgrounds. Please go out and enjoy Bismarck’s 46 playgrounds, and while doing so, keep in mind these little safety tips: Actively supervise you child(ren) on playgrounds. It …
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Causing a Racquet in Town

Throughout the month of May, designated as “Tennis Month” across the country, the United States Tennis Association (USTA) is serving up a series of “Tennis Block Parties” in communities nationwide. The Tennis Block Parties will show ways to involve and …
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Burleigh County Burn Ban Effective Immediately

Burleigh County Issues Total Burn Ban Effective Immediately and Cause of Fire Determined Bismarck, ND— Due to critical fire conditions and substantial wildfires that have occurred, Burleigh County Officials have issued a total burn ban effective immediately until further notice.  …
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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

To work with the community to provide residents and visitors the highest quality parks, programs, facility and event experience.

Core Purpose

To provide affordable and accessible public park and recreation services

Our Values

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