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


Gardening 101 Workshop 

  • Saturday, March 11th
  • 9:00 AM – Noon
  • Community Building – 110 North Mt. Olive Street
Dawn Denton, owner of Gardens by You and Me, has arranged our spring workshop again this year.  Guest speakers will be covering several garden planning and maintenance topics.  

Door prizes will be awarded and refreshments will be served.  Registration is not required for this free event.  For more information, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 479-524-5779.


Kite Day

  • Saturday, April 8th
  • 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 17th
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex – 901 North Lincoln
  • Entry Fee:  $300.00 per team.
  • Men's league will play Monday evenings, Coed 5&5 Tuesday evenings, and Coed 7 & 3 Thursday evenings.   
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Friday, March 31st to the Parks and Recreation office located at 120 South Mt. Olive Street.
  • Registration and information packets are available at the Parks and Recreation office or can be accessed here.

Dogwood 5K Run


  • Saturday, April 29th
  • 8:00 AM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
  • Registration begins April 3rd
  • $20.00 Pre-registration (Before 5:00 April 28th)
  • $25.00 Day of race
  • $12.00 Student registration
  • FREE One-mile Fun Run

Parks and Recreation will host the Dogwood 5K Run and Fun Run on April 29th 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 nd 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 April 3rd.  

Iddy Biddy Soccer

  • $35.00 Registration fee
  • Each Saturday from April 29th - May 20th
  • Children age three at 9:00 AM
  • Children age four at 10:00 AM
  • La-Z-Boy Sports Complex – 901 North Lincoln
  • Registration begins mid-March

Parks and Recreation will be instructing children ages three and four in our Iddy Biddy Soccer program Saturdays beginning April 29th through May 20th.  The fee of $35.00 includes a soccer ball and t-shirt.  Registration forms will be available at the Parks and Recreation office beginning mid-March.


2nd Saturday Music

  • Saturday, May 13th  
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park
  • Music provided by "Betse and Clarke".  

The Second Saturday Music concert series is scheduled to kick off on Saturday, May 13th 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.