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.

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  

Classes will not be held on April 26, 2018



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

APRIL


Kite Day

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, April 14th
  • 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 Recreational Adult Softball League 


  • Men’s/Co-ed Competitive/Co-ed
  • League begins the week of April 16th
  • 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, Friday, April 6th at the Parks and Recreation office located at 401 West University Street.
  • Registration and information packets can be accessed here.   

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.  

Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office, or can be accessed here 
and mailed in with your payment to P.O. Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR  72761 or placed in our after hours drop box located at 401 West University Street.


Dogwood 5K Run

 

  • Saturday, April 28th 
  • 8:00 AM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
  • Registration begins April 2nd 
  • $25.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 April 20th)
  • $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 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.

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 t-shirt. 


Registration forms are available at the Parks and Recreation office, or can be accessed here and mailed in with your payment to P.O. Box 80, Siloam Springs, AR  72761 or placed in our after hours drop box located at 401 West University Street.  Course Map



MAY

2nd Saturday Music 

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, May 12th  
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park 

The Second Saturday Music concert series is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, May 12th at 7:30 PM.  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.

Family Aquatic Center

The Family Aquatic Center opens Saturday, May 26th at 1:00 PM for the 2018 season.

Seasonal memberships and swim lessons can be purchased at the Parks and Recreation office May 1st - May 18th and the Aquatic Center beginning May 21st.  

JUNE 



Kid's Fishing Derby


  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, June 2nd
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Along Sager Creek directly behind Fire Station II located at 100 South Mt. Olive Street.
The fishing derby is free and is limited to ages 3-12.  Prizes will be awarded in several categories. Bring your fishing pole and tackle and join in the fun.

Movies in the Park

  • FREE EVENT
  • Friday, June 8th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
Parks and Recreation will be presenting Black Panther in Bob Henry Park near the playground. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for Movies in the Park.  The movie will be shown when dark at approximately 9:00 PM.  

2nd Saturday Music 

  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, June 9th   
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park 

The Second Saturday Music concert series is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, June 9th at 7:30 PM.  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.