Parks & Recreation Department



Jeff Biegler

Main Office:

515 West Boulevard
Rapid City, SD 57701

Telephone: 605-394-4175
Fax: 605-394-5307


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Important Phone Numbers:

Parks: 605-394-4175
Cemetery: 605-394-4189
Recreation: 605-394-4168
Aquatics: 605-394-5223
Roosevelt Ice Arena: 605-394-6161
Meadowbrook Golf Course: 605-394-4191
Executive Golf Course: 605-394-4124

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Rapid City Parks and Recreation Department is to make Rapid City a better place to live, work and play.

What We Do:

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  • Provide information and administrative support to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  • Provide administrative support for Parks and Recreation divisions
  • Provide design, construction and administration services for capital projects
  • Prepare Department Annual Budget and oversee budget expenditures throughout the year
  • Coordinate activities and projects between all divisions of Parks and Recreation Department

Parks Division

  • Maintains city park system throughout the community including irrigation systems
  • Manages Mountain View Cemetery including information and maintenance
  • Maintains city greenhouse which provides flora planted throughout the park system
  • Maintains fleet of department vehicles and equipment

Recreation Division

  • Provides Adult and Youth recreation programs and activities throughout the year
  • Provides management and oversight of Meadowbrook and Executive golf courses
  • Provides management and programming at Roosevelt Park Ice Arena
  • Maintains 4 outdoor pools and the Indoor Swim Center
  • Provides management and aquatic programming to citizens of all ages
  • Provides a variety of Red Cross classes including CPR, First Aid and Babysitting Classes

Refund Policy

Effective November 1, 2010, NO REFUNDS will be allowed for Parks and Recreation Department programs unless the class was canceled by the City. This REFUND POLICY was enacted by the City Council and is applicable to ALL City departments. If you have any questions on the refund policy, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 394-5225.

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