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 2019 winter and spring event schedule 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  

  • Tuesday and Thursday Evenings
  • 6:00 PM
  • Community Building 110 North Mt. Olive Street
  • $2.00 Per Class


Kite Day

  • Saturday, April 6th
  • Noon – 2:00 PM 
  • Siloam Springs Municipal Airport – 20610 Smith Field Drive

The first 200 children will receive kite making supplies to build their own kite.  You may bring your own kite to fly.  Children will enjoy inflatables as an additional activity. Registration is not required for this free event.

Spring Adult Softball League

  • Co-ed 7&3  
  • League begins the week of April 9th
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex – 901 North Lincoln
  • Entry Fee:  $300.00 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due in full by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 29th 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.

Dogwood 5K Run 

  • Saturday, April 27th
  • 8:00 AM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
  • Registration begins April 1st
  • $25.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 April 19th)
  • $30.00 Day of race
  • $15.00 Student registration
  • FREE One-mile Fun Run

Parks and Recreation will host the Dogwood 5K Run and Fun Run on April 27th at 8:00 AM.  The Bob Henry large pavilion will be the beginning point for the race. 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 and the first-place finisher in each age division.  The first 100 pre-registered 5K participants will receive a t-shirt.  

Iddy Biddy Soccer 

  • Each Saturday from April 27th - May 18th
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex - 901 North Lincoln
  • Registration begins April 1st.
  • $35.00 Registration fee (Includes a t-shirt and basketball)
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM 

Our Iddy Biddy program introduces children ages 3 and 4 to the game, rules, and fundamental skills of soccer. Our program also concentrates on teaching sportsmanship and positive competition.   

Kite Day 2019 Flyer
2019 Spring Softball flyer