Fargo Parks Distict
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Each year the Fargo Park District dedicates time and resources to enhancing the parks system in the "City of Parks." Below learn more about current, future and completed park district projects throughout Fargo. The list below includes capital improvements, rehabilitation and other projects. Note: Projects with a status of current means the project has been approved by the Fargo Park Board. 

For questions on any of the projects listed below, please contact the Fargo Park District at 701-499-6060 or info@fargoparks.com

To request service at a park or provide feedback on a specific location, please use the Public Feedback Form.

To request the addition of a project to the Capital Improvement Plan, please use the Capital Project Prioritization Form.

Current Projects

Status: Current 

Location: Brunsdale Park

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Project Overview:

This project adds three additional outdoor pickleball courts to the Brunsdale Pickleball Complex. The courts will be located north of the existing courts to create a 9-court pickleball complex at Brunsdale Park. 

Project Updates: 

  • Park Board Meeting February 8, 2022
  • Park Board Meeting May 10, 2022
  • Construction anticipated to start July 18, 2022
  • Contractor plans to close down the courts Monday, August 15, 2022 for a week (weather permitting) to install fence on new & existing courts.  
  • September 7th, 2022 - resurfacing begins on the existing pickleball courts and surfacing of the three (3) new pickleball courts.  Estimation of shut down is approximately two (2) weeks.  

Status: Current 

Location: Coliseum

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Project Overview:

This project is being run by the Fargo Public Schools and the Fargo Park District design is incorporated into their overall plan for their project. The goal of the project is to start this summer and be completed prior to the start of school for the parking lot. The lot is currently open for parking.

To view the project's concept, click here

Status: Current

Location: Island Park

Estimated Completion:  May 2022. 

Project Overview: 

At the October 5, 2021 Fargo Park Board Meeting, commissioners approved and awarded a proposal for Master Planning Services at Island Park to AGL Landscape Architects and RDG Planning and Design.

The preparation of a master plan for Island Park will help build a better understanding of how the park is used, what existing features are to be preserved for the future and what other ideas can be generated to help guide future decisions and capital improvements within Island Park. The final master plan will provide a summary of these ideas, priorities and opportunities as a guiding document for the Fargo Park District to help plan and implement future park improvements for the next 20 years and beyond.

The master plan is scheduled to be completed in May 2022.

Project Updates:

Status: Current

Location: Oak Grove Park

Estimated Completion:  This is a City of Fargo Flood Control Project. For timelines and more information, visit the City of Fargo's Oak Grove Area page. 

Project Overview: 

At the July 29, 2020 Facilities Committee Meeting, the City of Fargo presented preliminary information regarding the need to construct additional flood mitigation projects within the City. Five of the new neighborhood projects are adjacent to Park District property which will result in varying levels of impacts to the properties and in some cases, amenities. The City of Fargo will maintain access to the park throughout the construction timeline.

They presented the final design for the property adjacent to Oak Grove Park at the February 24, 2021 Facilities Committee Meeting. The City requested approval for an easement to construct the levy. It was recommended at the February 24, 2021 Facilities Committee Meeting to bring this to the full board for further discussion at the March 9, 2021 meeting. 

Oak Grove playground unaccessible/closed as of August 5, 2021.

Project Updates:

Status: Current 

Location: Osgood Public Golf Course

Estimated Completion: Winter 2022

Project Overview:

This project is to stabilize slopes at the Osgood Public Golf Course. The project is to correct soil conditions and lower slopes in areas where slumping has occurred. Work takes place on the 6th and 8th holes. 

Note: Project is weather dependent and may be pushed back if conditions warrant an extended completion timeframe. 

Status: Current 

Location: Rose Creek Public Golf Course

Estimated Completion: Fall 2022

Project Overview:

This project includes updating all of the heating and cooling at the Rose Creek Clubhouse. The update also includes converting the units from electric to natural gas, which will help save considerable dollars in the operation of heating and cooling in the building. 

Status: Current 

Location: Willow Park

Estimated Completion: Summer 2022

Project Overview:

This project will remove old park equipment and replace it with 2-5 year old and 5-12 year old equipment. Work also includes removing and replacing play surface material, an improved drainage system, the addition of surrounding benches and a new ADA accessible boarder.

Note: Contractors will begin replacing Willow Park Playground equipment Thursday August 11, 2022.  

Status: Current 

Location: Yunker Farm Park

Estimated Completion: TBD

Project Overview:

As part of the Yunker Farm Master Plan, Fargo Parks is considering existing site features and possible new uses. The process also includes significant input from the community and stakeholders to establish master plan goals
and concepts. 

Yunker Farm Park is a 55-acre park owned and operated for over 40 years by the Fargo Park District. What makes Yunker Farm Park unique is the numerous uses, attractions, history and interesting landscape and buildings that make this park special.

Future Projects

Status: Future

Location: Island Park 

Estimated Completion: Summer 2024

Project Overview: Construction of the pool at Island Park will start in the fall of 2022 and will open up in the Summer of 2024

The financing for this project was discussed at the March

The Fargo Park District is in the planning stages for a replacement pool at the current Island Park Pool location. A centrally located summer fixture, the Island Park Pool has served the community in its current design since 1977. The pool and fixtures are outdated and nearing the end of its lifespan. 

The financing for this project was discussed at the March 9, 2021 and April 13, 2021 Park Board meetings. Options for replacement were discussed at the April 13, 2021 Park Board meeting. This project has an updated timeline that was discussed at the October 5, 2021 board meeting. 

The public celebrated one final summer at the current Island Park Pool. Plans will be made for the pool to open for the 2022 season with demolition beginning in the fall of 2022 after it closes. 

Project Updates: 

Survey Results: 

Completed Projects

Status: Completed

Location: Lindenwood Park

Project Overview: 

A new concrete road replaced the failing asphalt road starting just east of the information center. The three shelters along the existing road were moved to align with the new road. 

Status: Completed 

Location: Mickelson Park

Project Overview:

This project removed the older wooden poles from along Oak Street and moved the lights in closer to the field to provide adequate lighting for field number three at the complex.

Status: Completed

Location: Brunsdale Park

Project Overview:

Resurfaced the parking lot at Brunsdale Park. 

Status: Completed

Location: Centennial Park

Project Overview:

The Centennial Basketball Courts Project adds basketball courts to the northeast corner of Centennial Park. The additional basketball courts accommodate the need for more amenities at a location with parking available and also help reduce congestion at nearby neighborhood parks.  

Status: Completed

Location: Lindenwood Park

Project Overview:

Removed the old rubber from the Rotary Playground and replaced it with new rubber.
 

Status: Completed

Location: Greenfields Park

Project Overview:

Removed old park equipment and replaced with new 2-5 year old play equipment and swings. Work also included removing and replacing play surface material, improving subsurface drainage system and adding surrounding benches. In addition to replacing old equipment, a new 5-12 year old play system was added on the south side of the park with swings, benches and subsurface drainage system.

Status: Completed

Location: Longfellow Park

Project Overview:

Four pickleball courts were added to Longfellow Park across from Longfellow Elementary School in north Fargo.  

Status: Completed 

Location: Osgood Public Golf Course

Project Overview:

This project constructed a 390 linear foot long by 8' wide artificial turf tee box on the Osgood driving range. 

Status: Completed

Location: Rose Creek Public Golf Course

Estimated Completion: Fall 2021

Project Overview:

This project is to remove old siding and install new siding on the Rose Creek clubhouse. Projected start the week of October 25, 2021 with completion yet this fall.  

Status: Completed

Location: Stonebridge #2 Park 

Project Overview:

Removed old park equipment and replaced with 2-5 year old play equipment, 5-12 year old play equipment, Cruise Line, and Swings. Work also included removing and replacing play surface material, improving subsurface drainage system and adding surrounding benches.

Status: Completed

Location: Trefoil Park

Project Overview:  This project was part of the City of Fargo's flood mitigation where increased river elevation through the City from 35 feet to 37 feet during a 100 year flood event required the City to construct additional flood mitigation projects within the City to ensure 37 foot flow would not require any emergency measures. 

 

Status: Completed

Location: Valley View Park

Project Overview:

Four newly constructed pickleball courts are open at Valley View Park north of Independence Elementary School in south Fargo. 

Status:  Completed

Location:  Lindenwood Park 

Project Overview: 

This project includes adding additional parking spaces by the lower shelters. 

Status: Completed

Location: Oak Grove Park

Project Overview: 

At the July 29, 2020 Facilities Committee Meeting, the City of Fargo presented preliminary information regarding the need to construct additional flood mitigation projects within the City. Five of the new neighborhood projects are adjacent to Park District property which will result in varying levels of impacts to the properties and in some cases, amenities. The City of Fargo will maintain access to the park throughout the construction timeline.

They presented the final design for the property adjacent to Oak Grove Park at the February 24, 2021 Facilities Committee Meeting. The City requested approval for an easement to construct the levy. It was recommended at the February 24, 2021 Facilities Committee Meeting to bring this to the full board for further discussion at the March 9, 2021 meeting. 

Status: Completed

Location: Westgate Park

Project Overview:

This project will remove old park equipment and replace it with 2-5 year old and 5-12 year old equipment. Work also includes removing and replacing play surface material, an improved drainage system, the addition of surrounding benches and a new ADA accessible boarder.