Do you want to learn how to fly fish this spring? Here's your chance! Learn to set up and fish streamers, nymphs and dry flies. You’ll be tying knots, understanding what fish feed on and keys to successful fly fishing with hands-on casting practice. Plan to bring your fly rod to the Saturday casting practice, which will be at Laurel Pond.
Ages: 16 years and older Day: Mondays & Wednesdays @ BCC Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Day: Saturday @ Laurel Pond (West Edge of Laurel) Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Session 1: April 20, 22, 27, 29 & Sat. May 2 Activity #: 8560-A Length: 2 weeks & one Saturday Location Billings Community Center (360 N. 23rd St.) Instructor: Brett Arnold Cost: $45.00 / Non-resident $55.00 Enrollment: Min. 5 / Max. 15 ... See MoreSee Less
This winter, the Parks crew has been working hard to prepare South Park and Pioneer Park to receive brand new playground equipment. The previous playground equipment at these parks were beginning to break and replacement parts are no longer being produced. After a recent safety audit, Parks and Recreation became aware of a number of safety hazards and the decision was made to remove the equipment to prevent any injuries. By having our Parks crew do the demolition and sight preparation, Billings Parks and Recreation saved an estimated $35,000 that can now be budgeted towards the purchasing and installation of new playground equipment. Installation of the new playgrounds is scheduled to begin this Spring 2015. Check BillingsParks.org for updates as these projects move forward. In the meantime, here's a little video of our crew hard at work removing the old playground equipment at Pioneer Park. ... See MoreSee Less