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Russellville Recreation and Parks - FAQ
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The State Police administer the Driver's Test at the Hughes Center on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The written test is given at 8:00am and the driving portion of the test is given at 1:00pm. Please call 479-754-3096 if you have any questions.
Driver's manuals are available at the Hughes Center located at 1000 East Parkway and the Revenue Department located at 105 South Rochester. You may also view or download the manual from the Arkansas State Police's website. The manual is under public services - driver licensing and examination. Please contact the State Police at 479-754-3096 if you have any questions.
The driver's test is administered by the Arkansas State Police. The phone number is 479-754-3096.
The Arkansas Association of Retired Persons (AARP) are at the Hughes Center to assist people with filing their federal and state taxes beginning in February and ending the middle of April. Days of operation are Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays and the hours are from 9:00am to 4:00pm. The AARP is a volunteer group that assist many people each year with free e-filing. Please visit them at the Hughes Center if you have any question
The pool opens each year on Memorial Day.
The phone number is 968-6612.
You may purchase a season pass for $75.00 at the Hughes Community Center located at 1000 East Parkway during the office hours of 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.
The department begins reserving the pool for private parties on the first working day in May. Reservations may be made at the Hughes Center (1000 East Parkway) during business hours, (7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday). Since a rental fee is required to hold a date, no reservations can be made over the phone. For convenience, complete the reservation form and bring it to the Hughes Center. There are limited dates available for pool parties. The pool has an hourly rental fee of $50 per hour (two hour minimum). There will be a $12.50 charge per hour for lifeguards.
To reserve a pavilion you must stop by the Parks Department office located in the Hughes Community Center at 1000 East Parkway to complete a rental form and pay the rental fee. Fees are $35 for half days (8:00am-3:00pm OR 3:00pm-10:00pm) or $50 for all day (8:00am to 10:00pm). If not reserved, pavilions may be used free of charge on a first come first serve basis.
The city currently has eight (8) pavilions. They are located in the following parks:
Old Post Park is operated by the Corps of Engineers and the number to call to reserve a pavilion is 968-7962.
Reservations for practice fields at Shiloh Park and Pleasant View Park are taken at the Hughes Center during the office hours of 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. The department begins taking reservations each year as soon as the weather permits. The current fee is $15 for a 90 minute practice. Reservations are taken for the current week and for the following week. You may book only one practice per week.
The department usually registers summer softball teams in March, fall softball teams in July. Dates for registration are posted on the calendar section of this site.
You may request that your name and phone number be placed on a "orphans list". The list is posted in the Hughes Center office where coaches may look when they need a player.
You may call 890-PARK (7275), after 4:00 pm to find out about City League games.
To join the weight room you must complete a membership form and pay the monthly fee of $15. There are no signup fees or contracts. Application for membership must be done during the office hours of 7:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday at the Hughes Center. Age requirements are as follows:
Russellville Recreation and Parks - 1000 E. Parkway (Ph: 479-968-1272, Fax: 479-968-4103)