The department has 22 full-time employees, including 8 administrative and 14 maintenance positions, and 30 part-time employees. These employees are responsible for maintaining the 23 city parks that total 792.17 acres. The contact number for the Hughes Community Center is 479-968-1272. Building and pavilion reservations may be made in the Parks Department office located in the building, the forms are also available online.
Mission Recreation and Park's mission is to enrich the quality of life through recreation programs, leisure activities, and park facilities for the citizens of Russellville.