Welcome to our Calendar of Events.

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Saline River Canoe Race

Lyle Park 2 Rivercrest Cir, Benton, AR

Benton Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the Saline River Canoe Race & Family Festival in partnership with Saline River Canoe. This event hasn’t been hosted since 2018 and we are making a comeback! Custom trophies, medals, and shirts for participants.

School of Whitewater Paddling

Turner Bend Campground 20034 AR-23, Ozark, AR

Planning for the 2023 ACC School of Whitewater Paddling event is well underway.  Registration opens March 1, 2023 here on our website.  Look for a link on our homepage.     When:  May 5- May 7, 2023 Where:  The Mulberry River, based at Turner Bend's Round the Bend campground Turner Bend is a private outfitter and store on the Mulberry River […]

School of River Paddling

Gypsy Camp & Canoe 20271 State Hwy 59, Siloam Springs, AR

Goals of the School of River Paddling The goals and objectives of the School are to provide participants an opportunity to: Feel safer and have more fun on moving water Recognize typical river hazards and options for dealing with them Improve fundamental paddling skills of: Balance Boat edging Basic body mechanics Paddling strokes for power […]