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.

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.

Registration Forms

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

Cardio Dance Class  

Classes will not be held October 18th through November 6th.   Classes will resume on Thursday, November 8th.

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




Fall Tree Giveaway - Walton Family Foundation Tree Grant

  • Saturday, October 13th beginning at 9:00 AM
  • Library Parking Lot
  • Siloam Springs residents are limited to two trees per household  
  • Please bring a utility bill as proof of residency 
This is the perfect time for residents to be planting trees.  Trees will be in 3 - 5 gallon pots.

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 (Includes a t-shirt and basketball)
  • 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.

Our Iddy Biddy program introduces children ages 3 and 4 to the game, rules, and fundamental skills of basketball. Our program also concentrates on teaching sportsmanship and positive competition. Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street or can be accessed here.  


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 9th)
  • $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 long sleeved t-shirt.   

Registration forms and course maps are available at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street or can be accessed here.

Flag Football Tournament

  • Saturday, November 17th 
  • Sager Creek Soccer Complex:  608 Sue Anglin Drive
  • Registration fee:  $175 Per team
  • Team rosters, fees and t-shirt sizes are due 5:00 PM Wednesday, October 31st at the Parks and Recreation office.

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street or can be accessed here