Friday, January 22, 2021

Updated at 2:45 p.m.

City Offices will re-open on January 25, 2021.

Outdoor rinks at Bane, Gregory and Mill Avenue parks are OPEN. The warming houses will open on January 25, with limited capacities and masks required when in the building. No more than four people will be allowed inside at one time, with a ten minute limit.

The Penguin, Polar Bear and Adult Pond Hockey leagues were cancelled as of January 14, 2021 due to restrictions and low enrollment. Refunds have been issued.

The public is cautioned to not congregate and to practice social distancing at all public facilities. For everyone's well-being, PLEASE follow CDC and MN Department of Health guidelines when using public facilities!  

Looking for activity ideas?  Check out the Virtual Recreation link to the left for great family activities! 

Brainerd Parks and Recreation has winterized and closed all restrooms throughout the park system.  Please plan accordingly when visiting the parks!

Our office has MOVED!  The Parks and Recreation Department is now located on the 2nd floor of City Hall and our mailing address will be 501 Laurel Street, Brainerd MN 56401.  New office hours will be 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Cancellation and postponement information may be updated frequently in this changing environment; please check back often or give us a call at 218-828-2320.

This page will be updated during regular business hours.

Weekend / After Hours Cancellations

On weekends and after hours, please call the cancellation line for updates. The Cancellation Line is 218-454-2900, ext. 3350.

Weather Policy

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Weather Cancellation Policy (PDF)