Parks & Recreation

We strive to help visitors and residents of Siloam Springs enjoy their time with family, friends, and nature. We hope you enjoy our parks, walking trails, and recreational services.

Each year, we offer sporting activities for children and adults, as well as various special events throughout the year. Please check our website regularly for the most current schedules and registration information. 

You may view or print a copy of the 2018 event calendar for more information.

Registration Forms



To access REGISTRATION FORMS for events or sports, click HERE or scroll down to the event. 
 

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park 

 
  

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park is about four miles south of Siloam Springs on the Illinois River. From Highway 412 in Siloam Springs take Highway 59 (Lincoln Street) south 1.9 miles to Devor Road. Take a left on Devor Road and go .4 miles to Fisher Ford Road. Turn right on Fisher Ford Road and follow it all the way to the park. The physical address is 19253 Fisher Ford Road, Siloam Springs, AR.

 Park Amenities:

  • Two engineered rapids
  • Family swimming area with riverside seating
  • Climbing boulder
  • Picnic area
  • Changing area
  • Accessible riverbank
  • Port-o-potties
  • Paved parking lot

Life jackets, helmets and closed-toed shoes are strongly recommended to all users whether tubing, kayaking or canoeing. The rapids are class I to II. Swimming through the rapids is not recommended as currents are very strong. DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN UNATTENDED.

This park is FREE to the public and is open seven days a week. Park is open from 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park is a family-friendly park.  The consumption of alcohol and weapons on the property will not be tolerated. This area is patrolled by the Siloam Springs Police Department.

For more information about the Siloam Springs Kayak Park click here.

2018 Illinois River Clean up

Cardio Dance Class  

  • Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
  • 5:30 and 7:00 PM
  • Community Building 110 North Mt. Olive Street
  • $2.00 Per Class


AUGUST

Dive-In Movie

  • Friday, August 10th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Family Aquatic Center – 1800 North Mt. Olive Street

Parks and Recreation will be presenting Coco at the Family Aquatic Center.  The center will be open 8:00 – 11:00 PM.  There is no cost for the movie with paid admission or Aquatic Center membership.  The concession stand will be open for your convenience.  No outside food or drinks will be permitted.  

2nd Saturday Music

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, August 11th  
  • 7:30 PM
  • Community Building  - 110 North Mt. Olive Street
  • Music provided by Gary Hutchison of Ft. Smith, Arkansas


Youth Bike Safety Program

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, August 11th  
  • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Fire Station 1 - 1450 Cheri Whitlock Drive
  • This event is for kids ages 8-12  
  • Instructed by Siloam Springs Police and Fire Department staff
  • Lunch will be provided
Participants will learn about laws, regulations and rules of bike safety.  The program will include a bike ride that will begin at Fire Station 1 and end at Bob Henry Park located at 500 West Benton Street.   

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.


Flag Football Tournament

  

 

DUE TO WEATHER THE TOURNAMENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH.

  • Saturday, August 18th beginning at 8:00 AM
  • Games will be played at the Sager Creek Soccer Complex - 608 Sue Anglin Drive  
  • Entry Fee:  $175 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, August 13th at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street.
  • Registration and information packets are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.

Fall Coed Softball League

 

 


  • League will play Monday and Thursday evenings beginning August 30th 
  • Games will be played at the La-Z-Boy Sports Complex - 901 N. Lincoln 
  • Entry Fee:  $250 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, August 20th at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street.
  • Registration and information packets are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.

Chalk It Up

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, September 15TH
  • 10:00 AM – Noon
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street

Chalk it Up is an event for children of all ages who are interested in art.  Activities planned include sidewalk chalk, card making, model clay, face painting and making bead jewelry.  A Caricaturist will be at the event to draw your picture.


Fall Kickball League

 

 


  • League will play Tuesday evenings beginning September 11th  
  • Games will be played at the La-Z-Boy Sports Complex - 901 N. Lincoln 
  • Entry Fee:  $200 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Tuesday, September 4th at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street.
  • Registration and information packets are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.
 

OCTOBER

 

Mother/Son Dance 

  • Saturday, October 13th 
  • 6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • Community Building – 110 North Mt. Olive Street 
  • $20.00 for one mother and up to two sons; $5.00 each additional son.
  • Tickets will be available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street September 17th through 5:00 PM October 12th.
  • There WILL NOT be ticket sales at the door, so please purchase your tickets in advance. 

 Iddy Biddy Basketball

 

  • $35.00 Registration fee
  • Each Saturday from October 27th - November 17th 
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM
  • Southside Elementary School – 200 West Tulsa Street
  • Registration begins October 1st.

Parks and Recreation will be instructing children ages three and four in our Iddy Biddy Basketball program Saturdays beginning October 27th through November 17th.  The fee of $35.00 includes a basketball and t-shirt.  Registration will begin October 1st . 


NOVEMBER

Turkey Trot 5K Run 

 

  • Saturday, November 17th 
  • 8:00 AM
  • The corner of Washington and Main Streets 
  • Registration begins October 1st
  • $25.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 November 15th)
  • $30.00 Day of race
  • $15.00 Student registration
  • FREE One-mile Fun Run

Parks and Recreation will host the Turkey Trot 5K Run and Fun Run on November 17th at 8:00 AM.  Several age divisions are available for the 5K; ages 12 and under to 60 and over for both male and female.

Medals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd for overall male and female runners.  The first 100 pre-registered for the 5K will receive a t-shirt.  Registration will begin October 1st.