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  


CLASSES WILL NOT BE HELD ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 17TH.

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

June


 


Kid's Fishing Derby


  • FREE EVENT
  • Saturday, June 3rd
  • 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Along Sager Creek directly behind the Parks and Recreation office at 120 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 9th  
  • 9:00 PM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street
Parks and Recreation will be presenting Moana 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 10th  
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park
  • Music provided by "Eden Forman and Lukas Pool" of Mountain View, Arkansas.
  • 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.


Summer Basketball


  • League will play Monday nights beginning June 12th.
  • Games will be played at the Intermediate School in the new gym.
  • Entry Fee:  $200.00 per team.
  • Team rosters and entry fees are due by 5:00 PM, Monday, June 5th at the Parks and Recreation office.  

July


"Fire in the Sky  " Independence Day Celebration


Join us as we light up Siloam Springs with the 2017 Fire in the Sky celebration.   

  • FREE EVENT
  • Tuesday, July 4th  
  • Siloam Springs Municipal Airport - 4600 Smith Field Drive
  • Parking lot opens at 6:00 PM 
  • Inflatables for kids
  • Parachutists
  • Fireworks display will begin at 9:15
  • Rain date - Wednesday, July 5th 


Movies in the Park

  • FREE EVENT
  • Friday, July 7th 
  • 9:00 PM
  • Bob Henry Park – 500 West Benton Street

Parks and Recreation will be presenting Sing 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, July 8th 
  • 7:30 PM
  • Twin Springs Park
  • Music provided by "Shelby Eicher" of Tulsa, Oklahoma  

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.
 


Kids Triathlon   



  • Saturday, July 8th  
  • 8:00 AM
  • Family Aquatic Center – 1800 North Mt. Olive Street
  • $12.00 Per child
  • Registration forms and course maps will be available in June.

This event is for kids ages 12 and younger.  There will be four age groups with GREAT prizes awarded to winners in each group.  Each participant will run, swim and bike through their age group’s course.  Bicycle training wheels and swimming life jackets are permitted.  Registration forms and course maps are available at the Parks and Recreation office or may be accessed here.


August

 

Dive-In Movie at the Pool  

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

Parks and Recreation will be presenting Finding Dory at the Family Aquatic Center.  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



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

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.
 

September

 

Chalk It Up

 

  • FREE EVENT
  • 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.