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The Jamestown Parks and Recreation Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) foundation, founded in 2006, to enhance recreational opportunities in the Jamestown area.


Mission statement: To raise money to enhance the facilities and programming of recreational opportunities for the Citizens and Visitors to the City of Jamestown.  Including those offered by the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Department.

Tribute (Memorial) Program

The purpose of these guidelines is to establish standards, procedures and criteria for the installation and care of donated features in Jamestown Parks and Recreation District owned properties. The District desires to encourage donations while at the same time manage aesthetic impacts and mitigate on-going maintenance costs. Donors may choose to participate in the tribute program for a variety of reasons.  Examples are; in honor of, in appreciation of, in thanks to, in memorium, or in appreciation oTrif. The Tribute Program is designed to enable individuals to support JPRD through a tax-deductible contribution. Contributions will be acknowledged as described below. The acknowledgement is symbolic of the donation and does not entitle the donor to ownership of the particular donated feature. Donated features may include a tree, bench, paver and other features as approved by the JPRD Executive Director or designee.

Park Benches

Contour bench with maintenance-free planks on a concrete pad. An engraved plate designating the memorial is included.  Donors may request the desired location for the bench to be placed, however, Jamestown Parks and Recreation may not be able to accommodate all requests and location is subject to change. Donations for memorial benches will be accepted throughout the year however installation will occur annually in September.

Legacy Tree Program


All trees will be native species and selected by the City of Jamestown Forester in consultation with the donor. Trees will be ap­­­proximately 8’ tall.  Donors may request the desired location for the tree to be placed, however, Jamestown Parks and Recreation may not be able to accommodate all requests. Donors may choose to recognize their gift as part of the online Legacy Tree Gallery by providing text and images to the JPRD staff. No type of plaque or signage will be installed on the tree. Donations for trees will be accepted throughout the year however planting will occur at the time period advised by forestry staff.

Rainbow Bridge at Pepper’s Dog Park


More information coming soon!

This program is intended to encourage partnerships between the Foundation and organizations throughout the community by providing

means to sponsor projects with the Jamestown Parks and Recreation District. The purpose of the program is to advance recreational opportunities in the City of Jamestown.

Learn about the Al Boelke field renovations and how you can help make the vision a reality.

Discover who serves on the Board for the JPRD Foundation.

Learn more about the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Foundation by reading our brochure.

Gifts made to the Two Rivers Activity Center endowment fund are eligible for the 40% tax credit.


For more information or to make a donation: contact the Jamestown Parks and Recreation, 1002 2nd Ave. SE, 701- 252-3982.