Ben Geren is home to one of the finest soccer facilities in the Arkansas/Oklahoma area! With twelve soccer fields and more in the works, it offers area families excellent opportunities for athletic competition or just a fun day at the park learning the game. Under contract with River Valley Futbol Club, the Ben Geren Soccer complex hosts many regional and city tournaments annually. For more information on the Ben Geren Soccer Complex or for league/tournament signups, please contact River Valley Futbol Club at (479) 462-9041.
Our ten field softball complex is home to adult softball leagues, including co-ed, kid's leagues, and Tee-ball. Under contract to the Ben Geren Softball Association and Sebastian County Girls Softball League, the complex offers Sebastian County residents the fun of teaching and learning while also providing competitive leagues for more advanced players. Contact the Ben Geren Softball Association at (479) 646-9517 and the Sebastian County Girls Softball League (479) 782-2827.
Ben Geren is home to one of the finest athletic facilities of its kind with the Tennis Center. With six lighted courts, our instructors will take you from beginner to ATP Pro! (It could happen!) They start with USTA Quick Start Program and work with ages 5 to 95. They offer group and private lessons, adult and junior leagues, and summer tennis camps for juniors. All instructors have been certified in Junior Development by Professional Tennis Registry. Call (479) 783-9282 to schedule courts. To schedule Tennis lessons call (479) 414-7291 or visit the website Western Arkansas Tennis Association.
Mountain Biking & Cycling Trails
One of the finest bike trails in Arkansas has been constructed at Ben Geren Park. This paved trail is ADA-accessible through the first mile. There are over 7.4 miles of paved trails with ongoing expansions. Additionally, there are over 14.10 miles of rugged trails for mountain bikers and hikers. Our mountain bike trail system has been listed by the state as one of eleven premier systems in Arkansas.
Ben Geren maintains three sand volleyball courts. Court #1 is located behind Pavilion #1, Court #2 and #3 are located adjacent to Pavilion #2. Participants must provide their own volleyballs but we provide the sand!
Ben Geren Disc Golf
Ben Geren Disc Golf Course is the largest and nicest course in the region. With two 18 hole courses and a third in the works, this facility has a variety of challenges and conditions. Alternate pin placements changed periodically. Watch for water, tunnel shots, and buried and hanging targets! The local association has several events throughout the year.
Ben Geren Golf Course
Ben Geren Golf Course is known throughout Arkansas as one of the state's premier public golf courses maintained to USGA Green Section Standards. Ben Geren Golf Course offers 27 challenging holes that feature a pleasing mix of woods and water with exceptional Bermuda grass fairways and undulating bent grass greens.
Services Offered: Excellent practice facility, Full-service pro shop, Vending machines, Drinks, Snacks, and Golf cart rentals
A Family and Community Fishing Program lake located at Ben Geren Regional Park in Fort Smith. The lake receives regular stockings. A paved walking trail with two pedestrian bridges has been completed and extends a mile around the lake. Canoes and kayaks are welcome but they will have to be carried from the parking area.
Park Amenities & On-Site Entertainment
- Community Building
- Fitness Course
- Safety Shelter
- Gator Golf (mini golf)
- Parrot Island Waterpark
Free parking is available on site.