Downtown activity center
Inclement Weather Policy
215 SW "A" Street
Open Monday - Thursday: 6:00AM - 8:00PMFriday: 6:00AM - 4:30PMSaturday: 8:00AM - Noon
Closed on Sunday
This 8,378 square foot facility officially opened Thursday August 25, 2011
and is home to the Bentonville Parks & Recreation Administrative Staff.
This center houses 2 activity rooms where scheduled classes will be held and
offered to citizens each month. Multiple fitness activities are available
for various times throughout each weekday and Saturdays. Please see "Schedule of
Wellness Classes" for class details.
Drop inn's are welcome, however, it is recommended that you
first call to confirm the class is currently active. Classes are formed
based on participation. Unfortunately there are times where there is not
enough participation to form a class and therefore must be cancelled. Each participant is required to complete
and sign a registration form
& waiver. Please bring this form with you when you come to register
for, or drop in, any class.
This 676 square foot sound proof studio, with a floating wood floor will host classes
such as Yoga, Zumba, Martial Arts, Tai Chi, Lunch Express, etc.
|This 649 square foot sound proof studio, with a Mondo (rubber
mat) floor will host classes such as Spinning and Strong Women &
Due to limited class space, it is necessary to enroll at the center. Online and/or mail in registration is not being offered
at this time. Participants must be at least 16 years of age or older unless class description specifies otherwise.
|The restroom facilities in the building, complete with showers & lockers, makes it convenient for class participants
to freshen up after a workout. Locks for lockers are available for check out, at a cost of just $1, for a maximum of 24 hours.
||The large multi-purpose lobby, with two 55” flat screen TV’s, a board game table with chairs, and Kodak moment photos
displayed throughout, makes for a comfortable, entertaining waiting area. The spacious lobby can also be used to host short
term large group activities upon management approval. (See Rental
Program information below for details)
The center also offers a 414 square foot meeting room with a large TV monitor, audio equipment, large conference room table
with 10 chairs, and a 12' counter with a standard size sink. Maximum table use capacity is 12; however additional seating
can be provided and set up on the outer perimeter of the conference table, upon request or as needed, with a maximum room
capacity of approximately 20. Reservations are available pending management approval.
(See Rental Program information below for details)
Another attractive addition to the facility is the wall size trail map that provides easy to see details of Bentonville’s
entire trail system. Please be sure to check it out when you visit.
Facility Rental Program - The Downtown Activity Center's meeting room,
lobby and activity rooms are available for rental reservation for an hourly fee.
It is not the intent of this facility to provide permanent or continuous meeting
space. This facility is not available for commercial purposes or political
fund raising events. Commercial use includes, but is not limited to,
bazaars, special benefit sales, and programs designed to advertise or promote
the purchase of products or services.
Available dates and times are limited and a small cleaning fee will apply.
Any organization or group wishing to use the Downtown Activity Center must print and read the Downtown Activity Center
Meeting Room Policy, and complete the room rental form.
For rental rates and to learn more on this program, Download/Print the Downtown
Activity Center Rental Policy & Form. Form may be submitted via
fax (479-271-5970) or email to
||Bicycle Program - Residents (adults & children) may rent a
mountain or road bike. Rental costs are $5 for four hours, $10 for
a day, and $20 for a weekend, (weekend = Saturday & Sunday, bike to be
returned Monday morning).
Rental Information Flyer
The following delays/closures may be possible in the event of inclement weather:
- When Bentonville Public Schools cancel school for the day, classes and programs held at the Downtown
Activity Center will also be canceled for that day.
- The Downtown Activity Center follows the same inclement weather
schedule as all of the City of Bentonville administrative offices. Therefore anytime City of Bentonville delays the start of business or
closes for the day, due to inclement weather, the Activity
Center's schedule will follow suite.
How to find out if the Downtown Activity Center is closed or has a delayed
start of business: