Our Vision is a
Healthier Grand Forks


Contribute to and promote healthful lifestyles in our community through the development and enhancement of parks, playgrounds, recreational facilities, programs and activities for all people of Grand Forks, regardless of age, physical ability or economic position.



The Grand Forks Parks and Recreation Foundation is committed to the development and utilization of funds to progress the betterment of our community.

  • Provide financial support to children who may otherwise be unable to participate in Park District due to family financial constraints.
  • Continue to develop and enhance programs offered through the Park District to all children and adults, regardless of age and/or ability.
  • Prioritize needs regarding the maintenance and upgrades of existing facilities, as to continue providing programs in safe and quality environments.
  • Develop new parks and facilities based on ever-changing needs of the community.
  • Support youth groups and projects, which focus on risky behavior prevention and promote healthful decisions and opportunities.

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