Fargo Park District

Fargo’s Northside Pool named in honor of Roger G. Gress

Gress has worked with the park district for 36 years before retiring in 2016.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo Park District unveils a new name for one of its locations. “We are renaming the Northside Recreational Pool after our past Executive Director Roger Gress,” Fargo Park District Executive Director Dave Leker said. Gress has worked with the park district for 36 years before retiring in 2016. “It’s like I got bit by the park…

LIVE: Fargo Parks Celebrating Earth Day With Entire Week Of Activities

Earth Day GooseChase Challenge Runs April 18th Through The 24th

  The Fargo Parks District is celebrating Earth Day with an entire week full of activities to create some fun here at home and promote sustainable living. The Park District’s Earth Day GooseChase Challenge starts Sunday and runs through next Saturday. Each day on the GooseChase app and the Park District Facebook page, the Park District will reveal a different…

Fargo Park District loses park police officer position

Fargo Park DistrictFARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo Park District no longer has a police officer who works exclusively on park-related enforcement matters. Executive Director Dave Leker says the changes were made earlier this month by Fargo Police Chief  Dave Zibolski. Leker says Zibolski prefers a department-wide approach to patrolling the parks, rather than limiting the job to a single officer….

Lindenwood Park project opponents gather at Park Board retreat to voice their concerns

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — A few people came together Wednesday afternoon to voice their displeasure with the changes planned for Fargo’s Lindenwood Park. The Fargo Park District wants to move Lindenwood’s road loop to a higher location, away from the Red River and remove up to 82 trees. Opponents of the plan met at Rheault Farm, where the Fargo Park…

Figure skaters perform at downtown showcase

"It was a great opportunity for the public to come and see skating and for the girls to kind of show off a little bit,"

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — An ice skating exhibition taking place at the downtown Broadway skating rink to let figure skaters showcase their skills. After putting in hard work, the competitive skaters weren’t able to compete due to pandemic restrictions. The exhibition let them demonstrate everything they learned throughout the season. The figure skaters also took the opportunity to thank the…

Local Businesses compete in team building exercises during Frostival

"What's really great about it is that they kind of see their coworkers in a new light and they see a different strength they might bring to the table."

FARGO, N.D. — A team building event is getting co-workers out of the office and straight to the outdoors for winter activities. The Frozen Business Showdown brought local business employees from all over the metro together to compete in a series of events to promote physical fitness and a friendly competition. The Frostival event had teams battle for points in…

Social Distancing: Skating Into The Weekend

Check Out Figure Skating Outdoors This Weekend

  It’s gonna be a fairly nice weekend considering we’re still in January. And there’s a chance to stretch your legs and get out while still easily socially distancing. You can check out some fun winter sports this weekend. Fargo Figure Skating is hosting an exhibition Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the downtown Broadway skating rink. This is video they…

Fargo Park District opens warming houses for the season

Warming houses will be available at some outdoor ice rinks

FARGO, N.D.- Fargo Park District is opening its warming houses at the outdoor ice rinks. The staffed warming houses during the season are Longfellow, Roosevelt, Centennial, Clara Barton and Kennedy Park. They will close earlier than scheduled in the evenings if the temperature reaches -10 degrees or colder, or wind chills of -30 or greater. All will be operating at…

Santa’s Village helps bring Christmas cheer throughout the metro

Donations are encouraged to help spread holiday greetings towards local organizations

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Park District is celebrating its 36th annual Santa’s Village with fun Christmas filled festivities for everyone. Because of COVID, this year’s festivities won’t include Santa and Mrs. Clause themselves, but nonetheless three of Santa’s reindeer have flown in from the North Pole to greet children throughout the metro. Attendees will also get the chance to…