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 2017 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  


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



Dive-In Movie at the Pool  

  • Friday, August 11th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Family Aquatic Center – 1800 North Mt. Olive Street  

Parks and Recreation will be partnering with the Siloam Springs Police Department’s “Night Out Against Crime” for this free event.  Finding Dory will be presented at the Family Aquatic Center at 9:00 PM.  The center will be open 8:00 - 11:00 PM.

The concession stand will be open for your convenience.  No outside food or drinks will be permitted. 

2nd Saturday Music

  • Saturday, August 12th 
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park
  • Music provided by "Ceol na Croi" of Dallas, Texas. 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us at Twin Springs Park in the historic downtown.  In the event of rain, this concert will be performed at the Community Building located at 110 North Mt. Olive Street.

Flag Football

  • League will play Monday evenings beginning August 21st.  
  • Glenn Black Stadium - 1500 West Jefferson 
  • Entry Fee:  $375.00 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, August 14th to the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University.

Fall Recreational Adult Coed Softball League

  • League begins the week of August 22nd.
  • Coed 5 & 5 teams will play Tuesday evenings
  • Coed 7 & 3 teams will play Thursday evenings
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex – 901 North Lincoln
  • Entry Fee:  $300.00 per team
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, August 14th to the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University.



Chalk It Up


  • Saturday, September 16th 
  • 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.



Mother/Son Dance 

  • Saturday, October 14th 
  • 6:30 - 8:30 PM
  • Community Building – 110 North Mt. Olive Street 
  • $15.00 for one mother and up to two sons; $5.00 each additional son.
  • Tickets are available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation office located at 120 South Mt. Olive Street September 18th through 5:00 PM October 13th.
  • 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 28th - November 18th 
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM
  • Southside Elementary School – 200 West Tulsa Street
  • Registration begins September  25th.

Parks and Recreation will be instructing children ages three and four in our Iddy Biddy Basketball program Saturdays beginning October 28th through November 18th.  The fee of $35.00 includes a basketball and t-shirt.  Registration will begin September 25th.


Turkey Trot 5K Run 

  • Saturday, November 18th 
  • 8:00 AM
  • The corner of Washington and Main Streets 
  • Registration begins October 1st
  • $20.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 November 17th)
  • $25.00 Day of race
  • $12.00 Student registration
  • FREE One-mile Fun Run

Parks and Recreation will host the Turkey Trot 5K Run and Fun Run on November 18th at 8:00 AM.  Several age divisions are available for the 5K; ages 12 and under to 65 and over for both male and female.

Metals will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places.  The first 100 registered for the 5K will receive a t-shirt.  Registration begins October 1st.