Maumelle Splash Pad Grand Opening

  Planning for Maumelle Splash Pad has been in the works for more than three years. The fundraising effort was driven by a group of community volunteers and thanks to generous support from the City of Maumelle, along with donations from local foundations, businesses and individuals, Maumelle Splash Pad is finally a reality. “We are […]

Arkansas Office of Outdoor Recreation

  Last week, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the creation of a new Arkansas Office of Outdoor Recreation, which will exist under the leadership of Secretary Stacy Hurst in the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism (ADPHT). “The Office of Outdoor Recreation provides critically needed support as we look to expand our recreational opportunities in […]

Blue and You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas: Regular Grants

The Blue & You Foundation is now accepting grants ranging from $5,000 to $150,000. The deadline for submission is July 15, 2021 at midnight. Eligible applicants in Arkansas include: 501(c)(3) public charities Public schools Government agencies Nonprofit hospitals Churches   If you are interested in submitting an application for the Blue and You for a […]

Safely Using Trails and Outdoor Spaces During COVID-19 Event

As we seek to enjoy our beautiful state and get some physical activity, please visit the below links on safety tips during this time. Also a link at the bottom for the closures of Arkansas State Parks. https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/articles/safely-using-trails-and-outdoor-spaces-during-covid-19-event Information from the Arkansas State Park Website: Arkansas State Parks remain open at this time to provide […]

Youth Leaders Participate in Community Ambassador Training

Community Ambassador Training

The Arkansas Department of Health, and Healthy Active Arkansas (HAA) partner, hosted a community ambassador training on Saturday, April 22. Attendees were community youth leaders and pageant contestants who learned how to incorporate HAA into their civic and community platforms. HAA is the 10-year initiative that the Governor endorsed to increase the percentage of Arkansans […]