Bismarck Parks and Rec has filled the summer with free and inexpensive events to keep the whole family busy. 

Are you having a tough time staying busy this summer? If so, you need to check out these 10 free or inexpensive events going on in Bismarck.

  • 1

    Movies in the Park

    June 30th-September 15th

    You can watch movies under the stars with Movies in the Park. Check out the full list of dates and movies.

  • 2

    Free Indoor Ice Skating

    Multiple Dates from June-August

    Need a break from the heat? Head over to the VFW Sports Center Rink 2 on Free Indoor Skating Day.

    Skate for free from 12 to 1 p.m. on these dates.

  • 3

    Free Group Fitness Classes

    July 8-15

    Have trouble holding yourself accountable? This is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself. Check out these free group fitness classes.

  • 4

    Disc in the Dark

    Tuesday, July 11

    A twist on your favorite games. Bring a glow in the dark disc or add free LED lights while supplies last at General Sibley Park from 9:30 to 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 11th.

  • 5

    Community Pool Party

    Wednesday, July 12

    Families and friends are invited to the Elks Aquatic Center from 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 12th for music, prizes and treats. Regular admission rates apply.

  • 6

    Rock the Deck

    Thursday, July 20

    Another pool party, this time at Hillside Aquatic Complex on Thursday, July 20th from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Come win prizes, get a treat and listen to music from Cool 98.7. This event is for 6th, 7th and 8th graders only. Regular admission rates apply.

  • 7

    Free Tent Camping

    Saturday, July 22

    Camping, trails, playgrounds, picnic shelters, disc golf and river access for FREE. Call 701-222-1844 and use the code 'campfire fury' to reserve your free tent spot!

  • 8

    Free PiYo Fitness Class

    Sunday, July 23

    Head to Pioneer Park Overlook on Sunday, July 23rd from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. for a free PiYo Fitness class. PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of pilates with the strength and flexibility of flowing yoga movements. Don't forget your mat!

  • 9

    Free Fitness Facilities Admission

    Tuesday, July 25

    The BSC Aquatic and Wellness Center and the Capital Racquet & Fitness Center will be open to the public on Tuesday, July 25th.

  • 10

    Free Swimming Day

    Wednesday, July 26

    No admission fee on Wednesday, July 26th from noon to 8 p.m. at Hillside Aquatic Complex, Elks Aquatic Center and the Wachter Aquatic Complex.

    It is first come, first serve. Be sure to check out the time slots.