Parks and Recreation Commission

Welcome to Little Rock Parks & Recreation!

Turning Little Rock into a "City in a Park"

No matter where you live in Little Rock you're only minutes from the wide open spaces of a City Park – and some of the most fun things to do in Little Rock! Whether you live in downtown, midtown, north, south, east, west or southwest, you’re not far from the best free family fun in Little Rock. Our city is nestled among a profusion of green open spaces and natural areas set aside for recreational, educational, ecological and aesthetic benefits for the people who live here to enjoy at their leisure. Little Rock's parks system is not only a source of pride for the city, but it has received national recognition for excellence! Little Rock Parks & Recreation became the 30th agency in the United States to receive accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. Come find family fun in Little Rock at one of our many park

The Little Rock Parks and Recreation Commission meets the Second Wednesday of Each Month at 12:00 pm. Location TBA.

 

For More Information

Truman Tolefree, Director
Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department
500 West Markham Street, Room 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4770
ttolefree@littlerock.gov

AUTHORITY:
Ordinance No. 18,803 (January 7, 2003); Ordinance No. 19,211 (October 5, 2004)
 
TERM:
Three (3) Years
 
MEMBERS:
Eleven (11)
 
DUTIES:
To review, consult, and advise the City on matters concerning the operation and maintenance of the Parks and Recreation department and on matters pertaining to the implementation of the Master Parks Plan, and significant issues involving or affecting these matters shall be referred to and considered by the Commission prior to consideration by the Little Rock City Board of Directors.
 
SELECTION:
Members of this Commission are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors.
MEETINGS:
Second Wednesday of Each Month at 12:00 PM
Location TBA (different location each month)
 
CONTACT:
Truman Tolefree, Director
Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department
500 West Markham Street, Room 108
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4770
ttolefree@littlerock.gov

Current Members


Jodie T. Carter
5921 Timberview Road
Little Rock, AR 72204
(501) 240-4722
jodie.t.carter@comcast.net
Term Expires: 1-31-2018

Walden Cash
4707 North Lookout Road
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 940-6753
walden@cashlawfirm.net
Term Expires: 1-31-2018

Adam Childers
2808 North Grant Street
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 309-3605
adamc@pulaskipa.org
Term Expires: 1-31-2018

David Coleman
19 Pine Manor Drive
Little Rock, AR  72207
(479) 409-7938
dacoleman624@gmail.com
Term Expires:  1-31-2018

Jesse Gibson
5801 Edgewood Road
Little Rock, AR 72207
(501) 951-9051
JesseJGibson@me.com
Term Expires: 1-31-2020

Tim Heiple
3124 B Kavanaugh
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 707-0115
tim@hwarch.com
Term Expires: 1-31-2020

Mark Lienhart
6318 H Street
Little Rock, AR  72205
(501) 944-0599
markjoseph1754@gmail.com
Term Expires:  1-31-2018

Buckley O'Mell
604 North Oak Street
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 940-3043
bomell@flake-kelley.com
Term Expires: 1-31-2018

Ryan Soloman
6700 Waverly Place
Little Rock, AR  72207
(501) 920-1220
ryansol77@gmail.com
Term Expires:  1-31-2018

John Thomas
6816 Shamrock Drive
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501)590-5520
jomthomas12@gmail.com
Term Expires: 1-31-2020

Julie Vandiver
1607 Scott Street
Little Rock, AR  72206
(501) 410-3065
jpvandiver@icloud.com
Term Expires:  1-31-2019

City Director Capi Peck
(Board of Directors Liaison)
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2018

City Director Joan Adcock
(Board of Directors Liaison)
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR  72201
(501) 371-4510
board@littlerock.gov
Term Expires:  12-31-2018