Parks & Recreation
At West Memphis Parks and Recreation, we're dedicated to creating and maintaining vibrant spaces for relaxation, play, and community events. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for all residents through our diverse parks, recreational facilities, and engaging programs.
We proudly serve the West Memphis community, offering a variety of parks, playgrounds, sports facilities, and green spaces designed for families, fitness enthusiasts, nature lovers, and everyone in between.
Explore our scenic parks, each with its unique charm and amenities. Whether you're looking for a peaceful stroll, a family picnic spot, or a place to stay active, you'll find your perfect spot here in West Memphis.
If you are interested in holding a family or company picnic, Tilden Rodgers Sports Complex (located at 825 North Airport Road) offers many opportunities for your family or business. Learn more about using this facility for your next event.
All parks with the exception of Tenth Street Park have open areas for field games and activities. The sizes of these areas vary, and inquiries should be made before planning any events. For more information on any of the parks or recreation opportunities contact the West Memphis Parks and Recreation Department at 870.702.5178.
We love hearing from you! Share your park experiences, photos, and suggestions with us. Stay tuned for park updates, event announcements, and tips for enjoying the great outdoors in West Memphis.
For more information, facility bookings, or program inquiries, feel free to reach out to us.
In addition to the Parks Director, Russell Jones, our staff includes:
- 9 part-time concessionaires
- 8 full-time employees
- 4 part-time employees
- A full-time mechanic
- A head concessionaire
Information Phone Line
The Parks and Recreation information line number is 870-732-7611. Contact this number for all park information related to game rainouts, tournament dates and times, or park events.
The City of West Memphis does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the programs and activities which it operates pursuant to the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to and participation in programs, services, and activities of the City of West Memphis.