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.


Park restrooms and water fountains are winterized each fall to prevent damage from freezing and thawing pipes. Water Fountains will be shut-off during the week of October 23, 2017. Park restrooms will close on Monday, December 4, 2017.

Restrooms and fountains will be available again in early April 2018.

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


Daddy/Daughter Dance 

  • Friday, February 9th Ladies 4th Grade and Younger  
  • 6:30 - 8:30 PM  THIS DANCE IS SOLD OUT 
  • Saturday, February 10th Ladies 4th Grade and Younger  
  • 3:00 – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 10th Ladies 5th Grade and Older
  • 6:30 – 8:30 PM
  • Community Building – 110 North Mt. Olive 
  • $20.00 for one dad and up to two daughters; $5.00 each additional daughter.
  • Tickets are available for purchase at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street January 2nd through 5:00 PM February 9th.
  • There WILL NOT be ticket sales at the door, so please purchase your tickets in advance.
  • Registration forms can be accessed here and mailed in with your payment to P.O. Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR  72761.  Registration forms and payments can also be placed in our after hours drop box located at 401 West University Street.


Kite Day

  • Saturday, April 7th 
  • 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.

Iddy Biddy Soccer

  • $35.00 Registration fee
  • Each Saturday from April 28th  - May 19th
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex – 901 North Lincoln
  • Registration begins April 2nd

Parks and Recreation will be instructing children ages three and four in our Iddy Biddy Soccer program Saturdays beginning April 28th through May 19th.  The fee of $35.00 includes a soccer ball and t-shirt. 

Dogwood 5K Run


  • Saturday, April 28th
  • 8:00 AM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
  • Registration begins April 1st
  • $25.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 April 26th)
  • $30.00 Day of race
  • $15.00 Student registration
  • FREE One-mile Fun Run
  • Registration begins April 2nd

Parks and Recreation will host the Dogwood 5K Run and Fun Run on April 28th 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.

Metals 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