Event Requests
Park pavilions, ponds, activity areas, and playing fields including leagues, tournaments, and special events, may be reserved by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 501-321-6871 or filling out an event request form. Reservations need to be made and paid for two (2) weeks in advance. Our parks and pavilions are open to the public first come, first serve unless reserved. Paid in full reservations will be posted in Park kiosks each week on Monday. Browse park pavilions and amenities parks reservations center.

Payment Options
Mail to: Parks and Recreation, P.O. Box 700, Hot Springs, AR 71902 or drop off at 111 Opera Street or call 501-321-6871 to make a Credit Card payment (Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express)

Parks Responsibilities
The Parks Department is responsible for the care, maintenance, development, and promotion of:

  • Seventeen city parks totaling 160 acres
  • The downtown historic district
  • Thirty acres of landscaped parkway
  • Eight miles hiking and biking trails
  • The city's annual holiday lighting displays
Cooperative programs include coordination of volunteer activities and projects, participation / partnerships with other community service providers, and grant preparation / administration.