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Mountain Home, AR - In light of the current COVID-19 virus concerns, Mountain Home Parks and Recreation will cancel all scheduled and structured activities through APRIL 5th . This includes all practices, clinics, facility rentals and tournaments/events.

On Monday, March 30th, the Mountain Home Parks and Recreation department will reassess the COVID-19 situation and announce further plans.

We are hoping to get all of our programs in with regards to their game season and sessions despite delays. Below are the adjustments that will be made moving forward. We will continue to evaluate the situation moving forward. If there are any changes or adjustments to the plan, we will send out an email immediately. If you have not heard from us, there have been no changes made to the plans that are outlined below. Thank you for your understanding. Spring Sports mean a lot to our community and we plan to do what we can to make sure they go on, if it is safe.

Overall- (2) week delay of all group activities and keep monitoring the situation

Spring Youth Leagues (Softball, and Baseball)- We will be delaying the start of team practice from 3/30 to 4/05

Youth Sport activities will be suspended for (2) weeks and we will re-evaluate. We plan to continue these and make sure the kids get all of the scheduled activities in.

L.C. Sammons Youth Center- The Youth Center will be closed at this time until Monday March 30th. Please keep up with our social media for updates.

Facility Rentals- No indoor or outdoor field or court rentals through APRIL 5th .

Senior Exercise Classes- There will be no fitness classes for the next two weeks. They will resume as scheduled on unless APRIL 5th otherwise notified, Pickle Ball will also follow the above guidelines.

Thank you for your understanding of these adjustments designed to help keep our community safe.

Mountain Home Parks and Recreation

MHP&R Youth Baseball

  • Practice Starts: Monday, April 6th
  • Season Start Date: Monday, May 4th
  • Season Ends: Week of June 1st


MHP&R Youth Softball

  • Assessments: Sunday, April 5th
  • Practice Starts: Monday, April 13th
  • Season Start Date: Monday, May 18th
  • End of Season: Mid-End of June


Thank you again for your patience in dealing with MHP&R Youth Baseball and Softball during this unprecedented time.



Welcome to Mountain Home Parks & Recreation. The City of Mountain Home Parks & Recreation strives to provide a safe and friendly environment with park facilities that are welcoming for those who seek personal growth and enjoyment. The Mountain Home Parks & Recreation is committed to building strong community partnerships with area businesses and with park patrons.

Mountain Home Parks & Recreation is home to Cooper Park, Hickory Park, Clysta Willett Park, Dr. Ray Stahl Soccer Complex, and McCabe Park.

Director Billy D. Austin
Address: 1101 Spring Street, Mountain Home, AR 72653
Phone: 870-424-9311
Fax: 870-425-3339

If you are interested in becoming involved with Youth Softball or Youth Baseball  in any way, (Coach, Assistant Coach, Umpire, help with assessments, etc.) please contact Enoch Pepin or Jeff Hughes at the L.C. Sammons Youth Center at 870-424-7275.


Community Partnership

The Mountain Home Parks & Recreation is committed to building strong community partnerships with area businesses and with park patrons.

Park Facility Rental

Each park in our system has a variety of services and facilities that are available for rental to the community. Rentals include: pavilion usage, ball fields, birthday parties and much more! For more information, call 870-424-7275.

Wide view of downtown Mountain Home