West fargo park district

Pickleball unites two states in the Spring Showdown Tournament in West Fargo

Rustad Recreation Center welcomes over one hundred athletes from North Dakota and Minnesota to compete in its second annual Spring Showdown Pickleball Tournament.

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR)- Rustad Recreation Center welcomes over 100 athletes from North Dakota and Minnesota to compete in its second annual Spring Showdown Pickleball Tournament. Pickleball is a sport that crosses between tennis, ping pong and badminton and played with paddles and plastic balls. You can play singles or doubles and there are inside and outside courts. Rustad Recreation…

Updates Focus on Inclusivity at Maplewood Park in West Fargo

WEST FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — West Fargo Park District finishes renovations on a new and improved Maplewood Park with a main focus being on inclusivity. The city invested around $3 million into the park including new walking and biking paths with expanded parking. A more accessible playground with a non-verbal communication board and an obstacle course highlight the new features….

West Fargo Park District holds Bark in the Park

The community was encouraged to bring out their dogs for a socially distant walk at Rivers Bend Park.

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Rivers Bend Park in West Fargo was full of dogs for the first ever Bark in the Park. The West Fargo Park district decided to host the event after COVID-19 caused them to cancel their annual dog show. Plenty of dogs and their owners lined up to take part in a group walk around the park….

West Fargo Park District to Reopen Playgrounds Friday

Park restrooms and water fountains will not be accessible.

WEST FARGO, N.D.–The West Fargo Park District is re-opening playgrounds on Friday, May 15. The Park District made the decision during the Park Board meeting on Wednesday. Park visitors are encouraged to bring their own sanitizer and wipes and practice social distancing. Park restrooms and water fountains will not be accessible. Executive Director Barb Erbstoesser says, “We are excited for…

West Fargo Park District Awards Creative Easter Egg Designs With Home Deliveries

WEST FARGO N.D. — Tuesday would have been the annual West Fargo Easter egg hunt, but this year the holiday festivities are being brought to some families. West Fargo Parks District posted a template of an Easter egg on their Facebook and asked families to decorate them and put them in their windows. The most creative designs were then awarded…

West Fargo Park District Hosts Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Kids met the Easter Bunny, played on inflatable games, and hunted for eggs

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Children get the chance to celebrate Easter a little bit early thanks to the 14th Annual Easter Egg Hunt put on by the West Fargo park district. The event gives kids the opportunity to search for Easter Eggs to redeem prizes, play on inflatable games, meet the Easter Bunny, pet baby chicks and get their faces…

Park Officials from the Metro Kick Off Park and Recreation Month

Directors from Fargo, West Fargo, and Moorhead Park Districts announce their plan for the months

FARGO, N.D. — Members of the park districts in Fargo, West Fargo and Moorhead kicked off the festivities for National Park and Recreation Month a little early, but with a fun twist. Once park district directors finished up talking about their plans for the month at Urban Plains Park, staff members took part in a relay race that ended with a…

Saddle Up! Kids Channel Their Inner Cowboy or Cowgirl in Wild West Jamboree

The West Fargo Park District allowed kids to learn about Wild West themes

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Kids showed off their inner cowboy or cowgirl at the Wild West Jamboree in West Fargo. The event was hosted by the West Fargo Park District at Rendezvous Park. Kids could ride horses, learn how to lasso, and find out more about animals at the petting zoo. With dozens of families there, parks staff believe the event…

West Fargo Park District Encourages Kids to Celebrate Easter Early

Annual Easter Egg Hunt invites kids to dig up eggs, meet the Easter Bunny, and win prizes

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Easter may not be until Sunday, but that isn’t stopping kids from getting into the holiday spirit early. Several kids hunted for Easter eggs in exchange for prizes at the West Fargo Park District’s annual Easter Egg hunt. Kids also had the chance to take pictures with the Easter Bunny and pet baby chicks. Representatives from the…

West Fargo Park District Holds Annual Bouncin’ Bash

It featured more than 20 bouncy houses for kids

WEST FARGO, N.D. — It may be spring but the weather certainly doesn’t feel like it yet. Since most kids are stuck indoors until the nicer weather arrives, the West Fargo Park District tried to help them burn off some energy with its Bouncin’ Bash. They had over 20 bouncy houses including ones with an obstacle course and a wrecking ball….