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  • Burns Park Update
    The North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department has worked diligently in Burns Park after the March 31 tornado. The roads have been repaired and were opened this past Friday, February 23, 2024. Newly accessible areas and facilities by motor vehicles in Burns Park: Visitors are asked to stay out of areas closed for their […]
  • Now Hiring Lifeguards
    Now HIRING LIFEGUARDS at North Heights and Sherman Park community center pools!
  • Celebrate Black History at Sherman Park
    North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Art and Culture Programs invites you to Celebrate, Educate, Elevate Black History at Sherman Park Community Center on February 22, 2024 at 5:30 pm. For more information, please contact Monica Kay at 501-791-8545
  • Public Notice 20240506
    February 6, 2024 – Public Notice of Intent to Apply for a 21st Century Community Learning Center application to the Arkansas Department of Education. The City of North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department is submitting a 21st Century Community Learning Center application to the Arkansas Department of Education. The proceeds of this grant will […]
  • 2023 Christmas Parade Awards
    Awards for the 2023 North Little Rock Christmas Parade were given out at the NLR City Council meeting on January 20, 2024. Congratulations to the award winners! Thank you to all the 91 entries that participated in the parade to make it a great event! Parade Photos: Award Photos:
  • Burns Park Baseball 2024 Season
    Baseball is right around the corner, and Burns Park Baseball* is excited about the upcoming 2024 Spring season.  For the love of baseball, be sure to register no later than February 14th -Valentine’s Day and take advantage of our early bird registration period that saves you over $50!  Registration for the Spring 2024 season is […]
  • Total Eclipse in the Park
    With central Arkansas in the zone of the total eclipse on April 8, 2024, North Little Rock Parks and Recreation is offering parking passes at the Burns Park Soccer Complex and NLR Riverfront Park (using the parking lot of the Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum). Both areas are along the Arkansas River offering a great southerly […]
  • State of the City 2024
    North Little Rock Mayor Terry C. Hartwick presented North Little Rock’s 2023 State of the City to the NLR City Council Monday night, January 22, 2024. View/Download the printed PDF version
  • Youth Basketball Schedule
    Youth Basketball Schedule for the Winter 2024 season.
  • NLR to Continue Warming Center
    The City of North Little Rock will continue the Warming Center through this weekend at the North Little Rock Community Center located at 2700 North Willow Street. At this time, the Warming Center will be open the following times: We encourage those visiting the Warming Center to bring their own food, drinks and entertainment (books, […]
  • Total Eclipse 2024
    North Little Rock is one of the locations in the narrow swath of totality during the Total Eclipse on April 8, 2024. With our central location in Arkansas, easy access from major U.S. highways and less than 20 minutes from Clinton National Airport in Little Rock, North Little Rock will be one of the most […]
  • New Plans for Burns Park Funland
    Burns Park Funland was one of the features of Burns Park severely damaged by the March 31, 2023 tornado. New plans for the park were approved at the December 27, 2023 NLR City Council meeting. Reports from local news agencies: Proposed Plans:
  • North Little Rock Fire Department Now Hiring
    Come and work with us. We’re the perfect size, just big enough to have all the things that are great about a big department but still small enough that you will know everyone on the job. We are building a strong training and fitness culture here that will get you on the path to being […]
  • 2024 Sanitation Schedule
    New Year’s Day Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday Presidents Day & Daisy Gaston Bates Day Memorial Day Juneteenth Independence Day Labor Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Christmas Work one day delayed schedule, Thursday – Saturday
  • ASPire Registration Now Open
    Afterschool program at North Heights, Rose City, Sherman Park, and Glenview community centers for K-5th grade is now accepting registrations. Cost is $60 per semester (January-May). For more information, program details, and volunteer opportunities contact the NLR Program Unit at 501-791-8545.