Bismarck lies along the banks of the Missouri River in the heart of the state of North Dakota, and is home to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD).
BPRD sustains over 250 partnerships and creative collaborations that are the foundation for diverse and dynamic recreational opportunities, efficient and rewarding joint use of public facilities, coordinated programming and alternative funding. From horse arenas to hockey, from public art to pickle ball and pollinator gardens, from trails to tennis, BPRD provides community opportunities and impact. We are the health provider that you haven’t heard about.
BPRD’s vision is to be the leader and premier provider of public parks, programs, facilities and leisure services. BPRD’s Mission: Working with the community to provide residents and visitors the highest quality park, program, facility and event experience. BPRD’s Core Purpose is to provide affordable, accessible and sustainable public park and recreation services.