Parks & Recreation

Announcements:

The Brainerd Easter Egg Hunt will take place at Gregory Park on Saturday, April 3, 2021, for children ages 2 - 9. 

PLEASE NOTE!! You must pre-register your child(ren) for this FREE event!! 

Register online using the Online Registration link on this page, or in person at Brainerd City Hall. The registration deadline is April 2, 2021. 

Please click on the event page for detailed information, as the event is structured differently than in previous years due to COVID-19 guidelines.

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Mission


To serve Brainerd residents and visitors by offering high-quality, affordable recreational opportunities, and a clean, well-maintained park system.

Vision

Offer residents and visitors a first-class parks and recreation system. Our parks will be areas of land that are designed, maintained and strategically located to meet active and passive recreational needs of residents and visitors. 

​Goals


  • Update existing parks so that they are clean, functional, and an asset to the city and surrounding areas. 
  • Develop parks and trails to meet the needs of new and expanding programs and accommodate future growth. 
  • Expand recreational activities to accommodate the interests of broad range of people.