Pictured, left to right, are Frank Besse, City Parks Director Dan Stone, Jamestown Mayor Eddie Sundquist and John Sellstrom. The city’s disc golf course at Bergman Park has opened. Photos submitted

The city’s disc golf course at Bergman Park is officially open.

The course currently has 12 holes, with six more to make a full 18-hole course due to open next spring. The course uses many underused open areas of the park, as well as some of the wooded areas around Bergman Park.

Tournaments and leagues will be held regularly on the course, and playing on the course is free.

“We are very happy to provide more recreational opportunities for residents,” said Dan Stone, director of city parks. “Having a high quality disc golf course only enhances what we offer residents and will attract people from across the region to play.”

A map and the ability to track scores are available at udisc.com/courses/bergman-park-x3mX

“Adding more recreation options for our residents is a top priority for my administration,” said Mayor Eddie Sundquist. “Disc golf is affordable fun for the whole family, and we are delighted to be able to offer a course that will appeal to beginners and experienced disc golfers alike.”

Local disc golf ambassador Frank Besse helped make this course a reality.

“It’s been great working with the city to develop this fun and dynamic piece of equipment,” Besse said. “This course will be a focal point for our local disc golf community.”

The city also partnered with Twin Tiers Disc Golf to apply for funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to secure funding for portable discs and baskets for the summer playground recreation program.

“We are excited to bring disc golf to the entire region through strategic partnerships,” said Rich Longer, president of Twin Tiers Disc Golf.

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