Optimist Park
Optimist Park 2
Optimist Park 5

New features were added to Optimist Park in 2018, all possible due to the generous donation from Joe K. Neel, Jr.

Optimist is a large park with a lot of green space, tennis courts, baseball/softball diamonds, playground, outdoor ice in the winter with warming house, and walking trail around the whole area.


  • Bike, walking trails
  • Basketball courts
  • Outdoor hockey rink
  • Picnic shelter
  • Play equipment
  • Restrooms
  • Skating rink
  • Softball/baseball fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Warming house

4600 Cherry Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
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Contact Information

Park building
p: 701.746.2784

Grand Forks Park District
p: 701.746.2750