De Queen's Hwy. 70 West Sportsplex received the Best Facility Award for 2002 from the Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association.
The sportsplex is located on Highway 70 West and Home Run Drive. It has two 200-foot youth fields, one 250-foot softball field, one 325-foot boys majors field, a full concession stand suitable for use year-round, and baseball and softball batting cages.
The sportsplex also has a quarter-mile paved and lighted walking trail Other facilities include playground equipment for seven-to-14-year olds and toddlers and two picnic pavilions.
The De Queen Sportsplex pavilion is a 30-foot by 70-foot shelter with 10 picnic tables. There are restroom facilities available and cabinet usage inside the pavilion. There is a $25 fee to reserve the pavilion for private parties; otherwise, it is open to the public.
Walking Trail at
Herman Dierks Park is a 45-acre park located at 613 East Hayes and Lakeside Drive. It consists of one 200-foot Little League baseball and softball field, one 30-foot by 70-foot shelter house pavilion for groups, picnic areas, outdoor basketball courts, playground equipment, a quarter-mile lighted walking trail with benches and two lighted tennis courts.
Herman Dierks Community Building is located in Herman Dierks Park. This 40-foot by 80-foot building has eight folding tables and 100 folding chairs. It is available to rent for private use. Rates are $200 for parties and $50 for a reunion or meeting. It must be rented and paid for in advance. To rent the community building, contact our Parks Office at 870-642-4140.
De Queen Parks and Recreation
Youth Sports Programs
January-February -- Mini-Hoops basketball
March-July -- Basketball, Dixie Boys Baseball, ASA Girls Softball, De Queen T-Ball.
May and June -- De Queen Dolphins Swim Team Registration
1st week of June -- City pool opens for summer
September and October -- Tackle Football
2nd Saturday in October -- Hoo-Rah Days Festival
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