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Recreation Programs & Special Events
Fayetteville Parks and Recreation! The Best in Arkansas!
Fayetteville Parks and Recreation has a wide variety of Recreation Programs we offer to the Citizens of Fayetteville. Our programs include youth and adult soccer, youth and adult softball, adult kickball, adult flag football, adult volleyball, youth summer camps, and swim lessons, along with all activities at the Yvonne Richardson Community Center. Volunteer organizations manage activities in our parks for youth baseball, sand volleyball, ultimate frisbee, disc golf, and rugby. Annual Parks events include the Gulley Park Summer Concert Series, Art in the Park, and the Dive-In Movies at Wilson Pool. In 2012, more than 69,000 people participated in our "Award Winning" recreational programs.
2003 Sports Illustrated - #1 Sports Town in the State of Arkansas
2005 ARPA Therapeutic Recreation Program of the Year and Presidential Citation - Champs League
2006 ARPA Recreation Program of the Year - Red White and Boom Fireworks Celebration
2007 Arkansas Parks and Tourism Program of the Year - Art in the Park
2008 ARPA Recreation Program of the Year - Outdoor Adventure Camp
2009 ARPA Recreation Program of the Year - Youth Soccer Kickoff Celebration
2010 ARPA Sports Management Program of the Year - Fayetteville Soccer Program