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 2016 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 KAYAK PARK IS OPEN

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
  • Fully accessible paved trail
  • Climbing boulder
  • Picnic area
  • Changing area
  • Accessible riverbank
  • Port-o-lets
  • Paved parking lot

Lifejackets, 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 closed from one hour after sunset to one hour before sunrise. 

The Siloam Springs Kayak Park is a family-friendly, alcohol free park. 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

September

 

Chalk It Up



  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, September 17th
  • 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.

Lunch and Learn for Seniors

   

  • FREE EVENT
  • Monday, September 19th  
  • 9:30 – 11:30 AM
  • The Garden in Siloam Springs – 617 North Mt. Olive Street
  • Kick off session for Bridges to Wellness Cooking Matters series
Parks and Recreation in partnership with Bridges to Wellness and The Garden in Siloam Springs will be hosting a Lunch and Learn for Seniors. Door prizes will be awarded and lunch will be served.

For more information and to register for this free event, please call 479-549-3413 or email amartin@bridgestowellness.org.

October 


Mother/Son Dance  


  • Saturday, October 15th 
  •  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 19th through 5:00 PM October 14th.
  • 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 29th - November 19th 
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM
  • Southside Elementary School – 200 West Tulsa Street
  • Registration begins September 19th 
Parks and Recreation will be instructing children ages three and four in our Iddy Biddy Basketball program Saturdays beginning October 29th through November 19th.  The fee of $35.00 includes a basketball and t-shirt.  Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.

November  



Turkey Trot 5K Run  


  • Saturday, November 19th 
  • 8:00 AM
  • The corner of Washington and Main Streets  
  • Registration begins October 1st
  • $20.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 November 18th)
  • $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 19th 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 will begin October 1st.