West Fargo Park District

Everything you need to know about us!


The West Fargo Park District’s Mission is to provide opportunities for its citizens to enjoy their leisure time in our public programs, facilities, and parks that:
• Contribute to the physical, mental, and social development of our citizens.
• Contribute to the quality of community life.
• Meet citizen’s needs and interests through quality services at a reasonable price.

Park Board

Park Board Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Rustad Recreation Center.

Todd Rheault – President

Jeff McCracken – Vice President

Chris Heise – Commissioner

Jake Lauritsen – Commissioner

Ken Zetocha – Commissioner


Barb Erbstoesser

Executive Director

Justin Germundson

Business Manager

Josh Mathern

Park Operations Manager

Micah Fraase

Park Foreman

Jamie Olson

Facility Manager

Lance Belisle

Recreation and Facility Manager

Katie Ettish

Events & Communications Specialist

Allison Hauschild

Recreation Specialist

Matthew Johnson

Recreation Specialist

Leah Kelm

Recreation Assistant

Isaac Schaller

Rustad Rental Coordinator

Diane Fritz

Customer Service Representative

Agenda Request Form


To place a proposed item on the West Fargo Park Board agenda and appear before the Board, the following form must be completed and submitted to the West Fargo Park District administrative office by Wednesday (10:00 a.m.) one week prior to the Park Board meeting. Download the Park Board Agenda Item Request Form.

Request Form

Park and Facility Master Plan


The West Fargo Park District is seeking a professional services team to provide the necessary planning services to create the District’s 2021-2031 Parks & Facilities Master Plan. This plan will provide guidance for both short and long range planning by integrating community input and recreation planning standards. The District anticipates the development of the final draft plan will take approximately 12 months from initiation.

Submissions must be turned in by March 2nd, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. CST. Late submissions will not be accepted.


Request Form

Snack Vending Contract


The West Fargo Park District is seeking proposals for snack vending services for all Park District facilities. Please submit proposals to the West Fargo Park District Administrative Offices or by email to garrett@wpfarks.org.

Submissions must be turned in by March 5th, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. CST. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Request Form

Agendas & Minutes

Park Board Meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 5:30 PM at the Rustad Recreation Center, 601 26th Avenue East, West Fargo, ND.

January 8, 2020
December 11
November 13
October 9
September 25
September 11
August 14
August 7
Special Meeting
July 10
June 26
Special Meeting
June 12
May 22
Special Meeting
May 8
April 10
March 25
Special Meeting
March 18
Special Meeting
March 13
February 13
January 9


January 10
February 14
March 14
March 26
Special Meeting
April 11
May 9
May 9
Special Meeting
May 23
Special Meeting
June 13
June 26
Re-organizational Meeting
July 11
August 8
September 12
October 10
October 31
Special Meeting
November 14
December 12


January 11
February 8
March 8
April 12
May 10
May 24
*Special Meeting*
June 14
July 12
August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13


January 20
February 10
March 9
April 16
May 18
June 8
July 13
August 10
September 16
October 12
November 9
December 14


January 14
February 11
March 11
April 15
May 13
June 10
June 24 Special
July 8
August 12
September 9
October 14
November 18
December 16


January 8
February 5
March 12
April 9
June 11
June 18
July 9
August 13
September 10
October 8
November 5
December 10

Previous Years

Please contact us if you would like to see Agendas/Minutes from previous years.





Any person who violates or fails to comply with any provisions of these ordinances shall be subject to a fine not to exceed $500.

Ordinance 1

Glass Containers – Prohibition – It is unlawful to bring or carry glass containers on to any park property.

Alcoholic Beverages – Prohibition – No person shall bring alcoholic beverages into or use alcoholic beverages on property of WFPD without a permit. Permits for alcoholic beverages may be obtained for a fee from the West Fargo Park District Office.

Special Event Liquor License – Any sale of alcohol within the City of West Fargo requires a Special Event Liquor License. Please contact City Hall at 701-433-5300 for additional information.

Call: 701.433.5300

Ordinance 366

Collection of Animal Solid Waste on Public Property  Every person having custody or control of a dog or cat shall be equipped to, and collect said animal’s solid waste when eliminated on property owned by the city of West Fargo, the Park District and the School District. Any person who wishes to make a complaint regarding violations of this section must appear before the Judge of the Municipal Court and sign a complaint.

Ordinance 609

Nuisances on Park Property – No owner, occupant, or user of property abutting Park District property of the West Fargo Park District shall cause or allow water from down spout, sump pump or similar device to be directly or indirectly deposited on Park District property. No person shall deposit snow, earth, construction material, or other substance on Park District property.

Get Involved

Volunteer Opportunities

We love our volunteers! See how you can help on our Employment and Volunteer Opportunities page.

Go To Volunteer Page


You can add to the quality of life of West Fargo residents and beyond by sponsoring our activities and events. Sponsorship levels include advertising in our Activities Guides that are mailed to all West Fargo residents bi-annually and sponsoring specific events.


Coaching Opportunities

Make a difference in the lives of several youngsters by volunteering to coach our Evening T-ball, Soccer, Flag Football and Youth Basketball Leagues!


Planting a Tree

If you are interested in planting a tree in memory or honor of someone special, contact the Park District at 701-433-5360.

Call: 701.433.5360