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  • Open Gym on weekends

    Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is offering an Open Gym Program for youth and adults to use neighborhood gymnasiums on Saturdays and Sundays in a supervised, free play environment. It is a free program which runs through March 4, 2018. Times and school locations can be found on the BPRD website at

    Court reservations will be taken for adult teams interested in practicing at the World War Memorial Building or Simle Middle School.  Reservations can be made for the weekend by calling 222-6454 between 8:30 am and 5 pm on the Friday preceding weekend play.  Each team will have a court for one hour.

    The Open Gym Program is provided by BPRD in cooperation with Bismarck Public Schools.

  • Dec. 22-Jan. 1 Holiday Break, no school

    There will be no school December 22-January 1. School resume Tuesday, January 2.

  • Jan. 8 School Board Meeting

    The Bismarck School Board will meet at 5:15 pm at the City-County Building at 221 N. 5th Street. The public is invited to attend the meeting or watch it LIVE on cable channel 2.

  • Jan. 9-Mar. 29 Kindergarten registration!

    Kindergarten registration!
    Jan. 9-Mar. 29

    Children who are 5 years old on or before July 31 can register for fall kindergarten in Bismarck Public Schools starting Tuesday, January 9th. Go to and click Registration in the black bar. Download all of the information, fill out the forms, and gather the necessary documents like birth certificates and proof of residence before making an appointment online or by phone to complete your register. Registration deadline is Thursday, March 29. Open houses for incoming kindergarteners are in April and May.

  • Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day, no school

    There will be no school Monday, January 15. 

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    Bismarck ND 58501
    Phone: 701-323-4190
    Fax: 701-323-4195