Parks and Recreation

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Parks and Recreation

The Department of Parks & Recreation supervises and maintains the Sports Complex as well as eight multi-functional parks located around the city. Rental fees are charged for use of all picnic pavilions.
Phone: 870-633-3667
Email: Email Recreation

Larry S. Bryant Multi-Purpose & Wellness Center


Housed inside the Larry S. Bryant Multi-Purpose & Wellness Center you will find a locker room, showers, hot tub, basketball court, workout rooms, indoor walking track, game room, a concession stand, several rental rooms for group activities and a group of very friendly and helpful staff members. The Multi-Purpose Center public rooms can be rented for special occasions as well as meetings. A membership fee is charged for the use of the facilities of this building.

Sports Complex - 2510 South Washington


The Sports Complex offers many organized activities for all ages – including basketball, flag football, baseball, soccer and T-ball. Special activities for children are featured during the summer months. There is also a skate park nearby.

City Parks

  • South Side Park – 201 Eisenhower — Picnic Pavilion, Playground, Basketball Goals, Tennis Court, Swimming Pool, Ball Field

  • Forrest Hills Park – Sycamore Drive — Playground, Basketball Goal

  • Lincoln Park – Oak & Ashe Streets — Picnic Pavilion, Playground, Basketball Goal

  • Lake Street Park – Day Street — Playground, Picnic Pavilion

  • Beech Grove Park – Beech Grove Drive — Playground

  • Civic Center Park – 1335 North Washington — Tennis Courts

  • Stewart Springs Park – Arkansas Avenue — Picnic Pavilions, Basketball Goal, Tennis Court, Playgrounds