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Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash

Back to School Bash

Jacksonville Community Center

5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville

Friday, August 26, 2011 – 8 – 11 p.m.

Kids ages 13 – 18, (ID required for 16-18) are invited to join Power 92’s Tre Day and dance the night away at the last bash before the new school year.  Admission is $2 at the door. Concession available. This annual event is sponsored by Jacksonville Parks and Recreation. 

Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Splash Zone & a Friday Nite Flick

Pleasure Park, 201 Martin St., Jacksonville

Friday, August 5, 2011 – Night Swim at SZ 6-830p, Movie @ Sundown

SZ admission $4 -slides $1, Movie is free

Grab your swim suits, & towels and head to Splash Zone for an extended evening swim. Then stay and dry off while watching a family-friendly movie in the park at sundown. Movie TBD. Concession available until 9pm.

14th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

14th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

14th Annual Youth Fishing Derby

Dupree Park Lake

#1 Dupree Park Rd., Jacksonville

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Registration – 7 a.m. – 8 a.m.

Derby – 8 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Lots of hungry fish will be biting at the annual youth fishing derby on Dupree Park Lake.  Fishing enthusiast, ages 15 and under, are invited to join in the morning of fun and fishing.  Prizes will be given.  For Derby regulations & more info, call 501-982-0818.

Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Friday Nite Flick at Splash Zone

Splash Zone & a Friday Nite Flick

Pleasure Park, 201 Martin St., Jacksonville

Friday, June 3, 2011 – Night Swim at SZ 6-830p, Movie @ Sundown

SZ admission $4-slides $1, Movie is free

Grab your swim suits, & towels and head to Splash Zone for an extended evening swim. Then stay and dry off while watching a family-friendly movie in the park at sundown: "Shrek Forever After."

Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back, but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey can't remember his best friend and Fiona is now a warrior princess. Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract. Concession available until 9 pm.

Splash Zone Water Park opening

Splash Zone Water Park opening

Splash Zone Water Park Opening

Pleasure Park

201 W. Martin Street, Jacksonville

Saturday, May 28, 2011 – 12p – 6p

Summer fun starts this weekend at Splash Zone. Jacksonville’s newest and wildest water adventure features a plunge pool with two water slides, a water tunnel, the umbrella-shaped Rain Drop and Dew Drop water showers and the kids-only Tea Cup. Concessions available. Handicap accessible. Hours are Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, Sunday and holidays Noon – 6 p.m.  Park admission is $4, $1 for slides.

Dive into Spring at underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Dive into Spring at underwater Easter Egg Hunt

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- Children age 5 to 12 are invited to the Community Center pool to take the plunge for a chance to win toys, Splash Zone passes and more. Admission to the fundraiser is $5. Please register by calling Beki at 501-982-4171, Monday through Thursday from noon – 6 p.m.

Boys & Girls Club Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

Jacksonville Community Center, 5 Municipal Drive

Monday, April 18, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Take your family on an Easter Egg Hunt

Take your family on an Easter Egg Hunt

JACKSONVILLE, Ark. -- Everyone is invited to Jacksonville’s largest Easter egg hunt at Excell Park Saturday, April 16!  Children of all ages can participate in this holiday tradition in a fun and safe environment. The Easter bunny will make a special appearance, too.

Participants must arrive at Excell Park fifteen (15) minutes prior to their scheduled egg hunt time. In case of rain, all ages will meet at the Jacksonville Community Center at 10 a.m.  Admission is free.

Walking to Age 3, 10:15 a.m, Field 2

Ages 4&5, 10:45 a.m., Field 2

Ages 6&7, 10:30 a.m., Field 3

Ages 8-10, 11 a.m., Field 3