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It might not feel like it today, but fall is officially here which means our spray parks are set to close for the season. The spray parks located at Choice Health & Fitness and Elks will close after today, Monday, October 2, while the University Park location will remain open through Wednesday, October 4th. ... See MoreSee Less
Grand Forks Park District updated their cover photo.
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So cool! Take it from local superstar, Erin Baumann...Grand Forks has some pretty great parks! Check out her review of her favorite parks around town in this Greater Grand Forks: Way Cooler Than You Think articleWhether you want to walk, jog, play, or simply enjoy the air, the parks in Grand Forks have it all!🌳
Check out Erin's article on the best parks in GF - link in comments!
#gfiscooler #parks #grandforks #northdakota #outdoors ... See MoreSee Less
Please join us this coming Sunday, 9/24, to prepare Skidmore Park for upcoming revitalization projects. Just bring your work shoes and a smile, we’ll have the rest!
#skidmorepark #volunteer #livelongerbetter #bzpgrandforks
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Join us at the Farmer's Market this Saturday (Sept. 23) for an Art Show featuring oil painting's from the Grand Forks Park District's Adult Painting Classes!
Art will be on display from 9:00am - 1:00pm in Town Square. We hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less
1 month ago
There's a new addition to Lincoln Drive Park that is now officially open! Concrete games including foosball, ping pong, bag toss, connect four, ladder golf, chess/checkers, and backgammon boards have been added for public use! Additionally, there is a shed on-site with all the equipment necessary to be used and returned on a first come first served basis! ... See MoreSee Less
Clear your schedule because you won't want to miss the last Movie in the Park of the summer! We hope to see everyone at Riverside Park this Tuesday, August 15, at 6:00 pm for an outdoor showing of the animated adventure comedy "The Bad Guys".
FREE EVENT - with concessions from our sponsors (Real Good Cookies and Little Bangkok) available for purchase
For more Movie in the Park info, visit:
www.gfparks.org/programs-activities/special-events/movie-in-the-park/ ... See MoreSee Less
Make the most of this upcoming fall & winter by registering for fun programs and events!
Check out the 2023/24 Fall & Winter Activity Guide, available online now at www.gfparks.org | This official guide to more fun in the Forks has all the latest info on Recreation, Events, Parks, & Facilities for everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
Unlocking the Secrets of the Original Blue Zones! 🗺️💙 Did you know that certain places in the world hold the key to living a healthier and more fulfilling life? Join us on a journey to explore the original blue zones, discovered by Dan Buettner and his incredible team of researchers! Through their groundbreaking studies, they've uncovered fascinating similarities among the residents of these special areas, leading to their long and joyous lives. Join us next week to learn more!✨
RSVP here: hubs.li/Q01ZZ1j00 💙
#BlueZones #bluezonesstory #LiveBetter #GFiscooler ... See MoreSee Less
Grand Forks Park District is with Jack’s Tackle.
2 months ago
A huge THANK YOU shoutout goes to Bears Home Solutions and Jack’s Tackle for their volunteer clean up efforts at Ryan Lake last night!! They worked hard to remove brush from the shoreline, allowing for easier access for fishing. We are grateful to have such awesome community members willing to volunteer their time. Help us in recognizing their hard work and a job well done!
Additionally, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department was able to stock the lake with some bluegill for more catch and release fishing this summer 👏 ... See MoreSee Less
We're making Date Night easy for you! Head on over to Lincoln Drive Park TOMORROW NIGHT for Movie in the Park, Date Night edition! Bring your own chairs and blankets to watch "Top Gun: Maverick" (PG-13) with that special someone.
Price: FREE with concessions from Half Brothers Brewing Company & The Wok "Filipino Cuisine" food truck available for purchase
For the full Movie in the Park schedule & event details visit:
Thank you to our sponsor: Blue Zones Project Grand Forks ... See MoreSee Less
And the winners of our month-long National Parks & Rec. Celebration photo contest are:
🎉 Debbie Heitman
🎉 Jacqueline Weis
🎉 Sherry Morrissey
🎉 Monica A Ubel
🎉 Crystal Swoll
Thank you to everyone who celebrated along with us and to all who submitted their #WhereCommunityGrows & #ILoveGFParks photos!
*Winners will be notified shortly via their initial post about where/when to claim their prize!!* ... See MoreSee Less
Check out the new combination course at Riverside Park! Disc and foot golf now open!Wait. What? Golf with a ball but no clubs? How’s that possible? It’s not only possible, it’s also really fun! The newest game in town is finally here, and we’re excited to tell you all about it.
Riverside Park is now home to a combined disc and footgolf course. This 18-hole course accommodates both sports in one place for some great fun. But instead of hearing it from us, go check it out today.! Game details can be found at bit.ly/disc-footgolf.
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As today is the last day of July, we want to thank everyone for following along during our celebration of National Parks & Rec. Month. Even though our daily showcase of all things Parks & Rec ends today, you can stop by our Main Office (M-F 8:00am – 5:00pm) located inside ICON Sports Center, to register for programs, leagues, and events all year long! The Grand Forks Park District is #WhereCommunityGrows!
Stay tuned… Winners of our month-long photo contest will be selected tomorrow! #ILoveGFParks ... See MoreSee Less
On your mark, get set, GO!! Race over to the newly remodeled Cushman Field tonight for the first Monday Night Track Meet of the summer! For a full list of events and times, visit www.gfparks.org/programs-activities/youth/track/ ... See MoreSee Less
National Parks & Recreation Month Celebration – The Veterans Memorial Park
Built to honor those who have served for their sacrifices and dedication, this one-of-a-kind park features the following:
• Five Obelisks representing each of the five branches of military service
• Educational Memorial Granite Wall with laser-etched images depicting the American veteran role from the first wars and conflicts to the latest electronic warfare
• Visitor Center with interactive educational kiosk and restrooms
• Anchor from the USS Kiska, a Navy ammunition ship that saw service during the Vietnam War
• Walk of Honor – Path of memorial stones to honor loved ones who have served or are currently serving
• Park Benches for meditation & reflection
• Park Shelters for gatherings and events
• Replica planes and other military equipment
For additional information, including a brief history of the efforts that went into making this park a reality, visit www.gfparks.org/parks-facilities/veterans-memorial-park/
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The Grand Forks Park District has a variety of flowerbed sites throughout our parks and golf courses that are planted and maintained annually. Between the hard work of our seasonal horticulture crew and the assistance of local contractors, the Park District is proud to provide the community with beautiful flowers each year!
Huge shout out to our horticulture team who plans, plants, and maintains our flower gardens during the spring and summer months! For more info on flowers and trees, visit: www.gfparks.org/trees-flowers/
Share with us your favorite flower pictures from the parks and use #WhereCommunityGrows & #ILoveGFParks for a chance to win prizes! All Parks & Rec Month Celebration contest winners will be chosen on Monday, July 31st! ... See MoreSee Less
All good things must come to an end… until next summer! Today is the last day of our summer programs, Just for Fun and S.M.I.L.E.! These programs are great opportunities for kids during the summer months, offering daily activities including games, arts and crafts, field trips, special events, swim bus trips, and more! Thank you to all the camp goers for another fantastic summer!
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