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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Now Hiring Lifeguards

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

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Community Health and Wellness Fair

A day of Fun and Adventure for the Whole Family! Get ready for a healthy day of fun, games, and exci…

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Studio Cortez Restores Features at Old Mill

Improvements were recently completed at The Old Mill by Studio Cortes. Concrete work inside the mill…

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Elite Cheer STARZ Clinics

Come and learn about cheer and the STARZ program for youth ages 6 – 16! Cheer Clinics and Pare…

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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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