Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of programming for Sherwood residents of all ages that include sports leagues, physical fitness, aquatics classes, an after school care, and summer day camp. In addition to the active year-round schedule of programs offered by the department, The Parks Department maintains all of the City of Sherwoods parks and pools; and staff a Youth Center, Tennis Center, Library, public Golf Course and Recreation Center for use by the public. With 10 city parks, residents of Sherwood have a range of facilities for outdoor fun. Each of these facilities is maintained by the staff to ensure that they are attractive and safe for your family to use.

Recreation & Leisure


Sherwood, Arkansas is a great place to visit! There are several recreational opportunities year-round; from the spring and summer sports leagues for all ages, fishing and swimming, pancake breakfasts, fish fries, potluck luncheons, the Bill Harmon Recreation Center, Sherwood Fest, Halloween festival, Christmas Parade, Festival of Lights and Enchanted Forest Trail of Lights.
People Enjoying a Local Park
Sherwood is home to several regional and national baseball and softball league tournaments through the spring and summer each year. The Sports Complex is home to Sylvan Hills High School baseball games and soccer leagues for kids so there's always an opportunity for a family night out at the ballpark.

Parks & Facilities


Our 17 community parks and recreational facilities are a great resource for the citizens, offering our residents and visitors walking and running tracks, playgrounds, pools, tennis courts, and fishing. The Bill Harmon Recreation Center is available for members and guests. Featuring a gymnasium, walking track, Olympic-sized pool, and exercise equipment and fitness classes. It's a great place to join friends for a brisk workout.
Children Ready for an Easter Egg Hunt

Sherwood Forest


Sherwood Forest is home to many of the city's community-wide events such as our annual Fourth of July celebration with food and drinks and the best fireworks display in Central Arkansas; Easter Egg Hunt, Sherwood Fest and Halloween Carnival for the kids.

Don't miss out on the fun! Make your plans today to visit us soon.