Parks & Recreation



Jaycees Park is closed until further notice due to storm damage, downed trees, and flooding. 

Memorial Park Field 1 is unusable at this time. Adult Softball League games scheduled on Field 1 will be rescheduled.

June 23 Thursday CoEd games will be rescheduled.

Brainerd Community Education 2022 Summer Adventures Program Guide has been mailed to homes in ISD 181! What's happening in our Parks for Youth?

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


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. 


  • 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.