Parks & Recreation

Our Mission


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

    View cancellation updates for recreation programs, games, and events.

  2. Civic Center

    Learn more about the Brainerd Area Civic Center, owned and operated by the Brainerd Amateur Hockey Association.

  3. Events

    Learn more about Brainerd's community events such as the Arbor Day Celebration, Easter Egg Hunt, Fishing Clinic, and Great Pumpkin Festival.

  4. Forestry

    Find a variety of resources and ordinances regarding forestry in the City of Brainerd.

  5. Memorial Trees & Benches

    A memorial tree or bench is a meaningful, lasting way to remember or honor a loved one, commemorate a special event or make a donation to beautify our city parks.

  6. Online Registration

  7. Park Board

    The Parks and Recreation Board has control and supervision of all parks and parkways within the city of Brainerd.

  8. Parks

    View a listing of Brainerd's parks and their amenities.

  9. Pavilion Rental

    View a listing of park pavilions available for reservation.

  10. RV Camping

    Learn more about the Lum Park RV Campground and its amenities.

  11. Sports

    Find and register for Brainerd recreation teams and leagues of all sorts.