Parks and Recreation Office:
  1619 NE Washington Street (directions)
  Phone: 218-828-2320
  Fax: 218-828-2791

  Hours: 8am - 5pm, Mon. - Fri.

  Cancellation Line: 454-2900 ext 3350
  Cancellation Page







       Tony Sailer

Recreation Specialist/

City Tree Inspector:

Katie Kaufman

Maintenance Foreman:

Troy Harris

Administrative Specialist: Kim Finch


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




Buster Dog Park






     Upcoming Events:

Dec. 18 - Pond Hockey registration deadline

Dec. 19 - Pond Hockey equipment distribution - 11a.m.-noon at Mill Ave. Park warming house





Quick Links

2015 Activity Guide

Registration Form (pdf)

Community Garden Application (pdf)

Park Pavilion Reservations

Campground Brochure (pdf)

Park Board Information

Memorial Trees and Benches

Warming House Hours (pdf)

Employment Application

Concussion Training

Registration Information

Registrations are taken at the Parks and Recreation office in Lum Park from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registrations can be mailed or dropped off. Registrations or fees are not accepted at the activity site.

A Parent or legal guardian must register participants. Registration form can be found in our summer activity brochure sent out in the schools or Click.

We encourage that all registrations be made at least one week prior to the scheduled starting date of an activity unless a deadline is listed. There is a $10 additional fee for registrations after the deadline date.

Participants will be notified if there is a change in the schedule.

If an activity is cancelled, all registrants will receive a refund. There are no refunds once a program has begun.

Scholarship Program

The Brainerd Parks and Recreation Department has a number of scholarships available for families in need. Please apply in person at the Lum Park office. Requests are limited to one activity, per child, per season.



What it is

Inclusive Recreation Program for mentally and physically disabled children and adults to play baseball on our new state of the art artificial turf field in Bane Park.

Volunteer...Be A "Buddy"

Businesses, service groups, and organizations can choose a night to be a "Buddy" to help players bat, round the bases, and play defense.

For more information Click