Youth Center Memberships Staggered

No Cost for Those 80 and Older

Posted: February 23, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Jim Humphreys spends a lot of his time at the Springdale Youth Center walking around the track and working out.

At A Glance

Springdale Youth Center

Yearly membership fees:

-18 and younger: $12

-19 to 54: $24

-55 to 79: $20

-80 and older: free

-Family: $60

Source: City Of Springdale

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I have and idea how about Springdale build a center for adults. The YOUTH CENTER is for kids was built for kids. The adults take it over with basketball at noon for and hour and half no kids can get near a court. Springdale is big enough to build and adult wellness center for exercise.
Quit depending on the Jones center for that purpose. Springdale could build something like Rogers has. Come on leaders make it happen Springdale needs this much more than a bunch of trails that lead nowhere. We sure could have done some nice stuff with the money they spent on that high priced restroom downtown.
come on Mayor Sprouse and council are you listening.

Posted by: troutjig

February 23, 2013 at 9:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )


It is hard to call it a youth center when you charge 79 year old people to get in. You are right the adults have taken it over. the trail is sacred in this town just like that ballpark. You can give up on this mayor or the city council caring anything about what the people say or want. The mayor is hopeless and only caters to those who can do something for him, he is lost when it comes to real leadership.

Posted by: Hillary

February 23, 2013 at 11:55 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Don't cry, it could have been worse. You could have had Mayor Ray Dobson.

Posted by: JailBird

February 23, 2013 at 4:22 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

I don't think Ray Dotson could be any worse. At least Ray does what he believes and not what he is told like sprouse does. Sprouse can't think for himself he does what his little band of advisors tell him. These guys and ladies would sell him out in a minute if they thought someone else would do more for them. Some city departments are out of control and need a major house cleaning, but it is a " I scratch your back you scratch my back " system. You would have to look hard to find a mayor as bad as this one.

Posted by: Hillary

February 23, 2013 at 5:33 p.m. ( | suggest removal )