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  1. Boating Day Celebration!

    EPRD hosted a Boating Day to celebrate and show appreciation for their talented and dedicated team of employees! The Lake House was the perfect setting to disconnect from work and have some fun on the water! Everyone had a blast competing... Read on...
  2. Parking Lot Closure at Marshdale Park

    EPRD is working closely with Marshdale Elementary School on their summer construction project, which will impact Marshdale Park periodically throughout the coming month. Read on...
  1. Evergreen Lake North Trail Improvement Project

    The Evergreen Lake North Trail Project was created in response to the Spring 2016 closure of the trail along State Highway 74 on the north side of Evergreen Lake between Upper Bear Creek Road and Evergreen Dam. Read on...
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    EPRD's Boating Day Celebration, 7/21!

    MOD Marissa Hayda competing in the water obstacle course at EPRD's recent Boating Day Celebration! Read on...
EPRD Spotlights on our Members, the Evergreen Community and our Rec Centers

Member Spotlight:

Weight Lifting Partners of 40 Years: Olivia & David Brandt!

Olivia and David Brandt

In 2019, Oliva and David Brandt moved to Evergreen to be closer to family and shortly became members at Buchanan Park Recreation Center.  David is a retired Air Force pilot, who ran a squadron of approximately 17 jets for distinguished guests (Presidents, Generals, etc). Olivia was a real estate agent, who spent many years giving back to the community and volunteering for organizations like the Red Cross. Olivia and David have been lifting partners for 40 years! They have lifted all over the country and find that the weight equipment and facilities at BPRC are some of the best around! The two feel that BPRC is easy to navigate, offers weight training and has the friendliest staff and customers

Check out Facility Pass opportunities and become a member today!

Community Spotlight:

Jamie Milligan brings home Bronze!


Our community has had the honor and privilege of watching Jamie Milligan’s journey to the 2022 Special Olympics in Orlando, Florida. From morning trail runs to swimming laps at Buchanan Park Recreation Center, Jamie has displayed the commitment it truly takes to prepare for the Special Olympics. Her commitment paid off, as Jamie earned a Silver Medal in the 1000 Meter Swim and a Bronze Medal in the Triathlon! However, Jamie actually finished the Triathlon first because she was accidentally turned around by a volunteer. Therefore, she did not technically complete the full course and the judging panel ultimately decided to award Jamie with Bronze. Jamie’s results may be bittersweet, however her journey was nothing short of legendary.

Learn more about the INSPIRE (Special Needs) Programming today!

Rec Center Spotlight:

Wulf Recreation Center has a new flower garden!

EPRD’s self motivated and talented employee, Bob Kellogg, took it upon himself to plant a wildflower garden on the pathway leading to Wulf Recreation Center’s Skate Park and Playground area. The color of the flowers are vibrant enough to see from the parking lot, so it’s safe to say that the beds are thriving. All the summer sunshine and rainfall has certainly helped them flourish! Bob’s efforts show how a small enhancement can make a huge impact at park and recreation centers!

If you want to work with people like Bob and make an impact in the District, then please visit EPRD's Job Board to learn more about Custodian positions available in the District today!