Parks and Recreation

Located in the center of Arkansas’ business and cultural center, North Little Rock offers the most diverse recreation and entertainment venues in the state. You can enjoy year-round outdoor activities at one of our 39 parks and 5 community centers.

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Total Eclipse in the Park

With central Arkansas in the zone of the total eclipse on April 8, 2024, North Little Rock Parks and…

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Burns Park Update

The North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department has worked diligently in Burns Park after the …

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Now Hiring Lifeguards

Now HIRING LIFEGUARDS at North Heights and Sherman Park community center pools!

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Due to the tornado of March 31, 2023, sections of Burns Park are closed.
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We are dedicated to inspire and enhance our public by providing affordable, safe, and diverse recreational opportunities. We are committed to build a strong healthy community by offering a variety of exceptional programs, parks and facilities. We strive to preserve our unique park legacy and environment for future generations. (March 2014)

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