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.

Cardio Dance Class 

 
 
Classes will not be held on Tuesday, August 14th.

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

 

JUNE 

Kid's Fishing Derby

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, June 2nd
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Along Sager Creek directly behind Fire Station II located at 100 South Mt. Olive Street.
The fishing derby is free and is limited to ages 3-12.  Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Bring your fishing pole and tackle and join in the fun.



Movies in the Park

  • FREE EVENT
  • Friday, June 8th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
Parks and Recreation will be presenting Black Panther in Bob Henry Park near the playground. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for Movies in the Park.  The movie will be shown when dark at approximately 9:00 PM.  



2nd Saturday Music 

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, June 9th   
  • Community Building  - 110 North Mt. Olive Street
  • 7:30 PM
  • Music provided by "Mighty Fine Times" of Northwest Arkansas


4 On 4 Coed Sand Volleyball

  •  League will play Thursday nights beginning June 21st.   
  • Games will be played at the Bob Henry Park Sand Volleyball Courts.
  • Entry Fee:  $150.00 per team.
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, June 8th 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.


JULY


Fire in the Sky

Join us as we light up Siloam Springs with the 2018 Fire in the Sky celebration.  

  • FREE EVENT
  • Wednesday, July 4th 
  • Siloam Springs Municipal Airport - 20610 Smith Field Drive
  • Parking lot opens at 6:00 PM
  • Inflatables for kids
  • DJ
  • Parachutists
  • Fireworks display will begin at 9:15
  • Rain date - Thursday, July 5th
Movies in the Park

  • FREE EVENT
  • Friday, July 6th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
    Parks and Recreation will be presenting Star Wars:  The Force Awakens in Bob Henry Park near the playground. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for Movies in the Park. The movie will be shown when dark at approximately 9:00 PM.  



    Kids Triathlon 

     

    • Saturday, July 7th

    • 8:00 AM

    • Family Aquatic Center – 1800 North Mt. Olive Street

    • $15.00 Per child

    • This event is for kids ages 12 and younger.  There will be four age groups with GREAT prizes awarded to winners in each group.  Each participant will run, swim and bike through their age group’s course.  Bicycle training wheels and swimming life jackets are permitted.

    • Registration forms and course maps are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be be accessed here.    Course Maps  


    Summer Basketball


    • League will play Tuesday nights beginning July 10th. 
    • Games will be played at the Intermediate School gym.
    • Entry Fee:  $250.00 per team.
    • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, June 25th 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.

    2nd
     Saturday Music 

    • FREE EVENT
    • Saturday, July 14th   
    • 7:30 PM
    • Community Building  - 110 North Mt. Olive Street
    • Music provided by Frank Lee and Allie Burbrink of Bryson City, North Carolina.

    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

    SEPTEMBER

    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.


    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.