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hankinson park board

board members

Sam Hernandez, President

Jill Post, Vice President

Jason Monilaws

Jason Semerad

​Tera Paulson

Kayla Vedder, Clerk 


The Hankinson Park Board manages both Hankinson City Parks, softball fields, and Lake Elsie Public Beach. 
​They sponsor a youth summer recreation program including softball, baseball, and swimming lessons.

2020 summer recreation program


2021 Summer Recreation Registration Form

2021 Program Information

Summer Recreation Registration Night

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Hankinson Community Center Main Hall

Interested in working for the Park Board this summer?  Apply using the links below.
Coaching Application
Other Summer Positions Application

For more information contact Zach Nelson, Summer Recreation Director, at mr.zacharybnelson@gmail.com or 701-799-7337.


The City of Hankinson boasts two city parks. For more information on park services contact Kayla Vedder at 701-866-3823.

Hankinson Main Park is located at 2nd Avenue and 7th Street SW.  The property is eight full city blocks and includes playground areas, ball fields, basketball and tennis courts, modern restrooms, a campground and plenty of green space. 

Hankinson North Park is located in Hankinson's New Prairie Pines addition at Prairie Drive and 6th Street NE.  The park is currently under development.  Playground equipment has been installed and many trees have been planted.  Future plans include additional playground equipment, basketball court, picnic shelter, and restrooms. 

Park Facilities:
Railroad museum
Two tennis courts
3 softball diamonds
Playground equipment for all ages
Basketball court
Horseshoe pits
Three picnic shelters (reserve for $20/day)
11 camper hook-ups (4 w/ elec) ($30/day - $180/wk)
Newly renovated rest room facilities
Picnic tables and benches
Fresh potable water

Seasonal skating rink


Picnic shelter
Picnic tables and benches
Restroom facilities
Sandy swimming beach
Boat dock
Boat trailer parking lot