Larkyn Memorial Arena

Larkyn Memorial Arena


Are there any plans for Friday night lights like Larkyn did last fall?
Is larkyn open again? I stopped by a couple weeks ago and it was closed for firefighter staging. Is this still going on?
Thank you everyone that came out for the donkey training class today. Thank You Ed for allowing us to use the arena. We had a great time!
SUPER Special Offer to First-time Competitors
21 % ($ 11.00 cash-instant rebate)
for first time Wild Rose Horse Obstacle Contests (WRHOC) adult competitors

Wild Rose Horse Obstacle Contests has provided three weekends with six events since we started in January 2018. Our first event had over thirty riders and each weekend’s participation is growing. If you are missing out, we are giving you a reason to try our events before we relax after our big Memorial Weekend event at Little Thumb Bed & Breakfast, Paulden, AZ.

This rebate applies to your choice of one day of the following weekend only:

April 21 and 22 - Patterson Ranch, Payson/Star Valley, AZ - 2 days of 6 mile trail challenges

Special Discount for first time competitors who have not experienced our safe, fun and relaxing events with 6 trail obstacles scattered along the 6 mile trail - with super a judging team and a fantastic place to ride.

Sign up for your first WRHOC competition on Bethany’s Gait website and receive @ 21% cash discount ($11.00) on an adult competitor fee at the registration table the day of the event. This rebate does not apply to student or companion riders. This offer is void for events after April 30, 2018.

Check Bethany’s Gait Ranch for Heroes website for more details and registration for the event. Also check us out on Facebook at AZ-Wild Rose Horse Obstacle Contests.
We have changed the times for the Saturday, January 20 Dale Creek Equestrian Village event to make it easier for our participants.
Saturday, January 20
9:00 a.m. Judge’s Meeting
10:00 a.m. Rider’s Meeting
11:30 a.m. Competition begins
2:30 p.m. Awards
3:00 p.m. Open Obstacle Practice – to those competing Saturday or Sunday
4:00 p.m. FREE pizza party

Sign up closes tomorrow Tuesday, January 16. SIGN UP NOW – go to “Bethany’s Gait for Heroes” website, select the Wild Rose Contests tab, then click on the Dale Creek Equestrian Village event and sign up. It is that easy!!!! Don’t miss out on the fun!!! Tell your friends!!!
Also, like us on Facebook at AZ – Wild Rose Horse Obstacle Contests and be in the know about what we are doing in 2018.
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Date change for our Welcome Home Ranch event: The date is now Sunday, May 6. Mark your calendars!!!
Join us on January 20 and 21 for an obstacle trail event at Dale Creek Equestrian Village in Litchfield Park, AZ.
Fall is here and it is time to ride! Join us at our new venue at Boyd Ranch in beautiful Wickenburg, AZ on October 27-29, 2017. Three days of fun!!! Don't miss out!!1
Just wondering if the arena is open today???
Is the arena open today?

Larkyn Memorial Arena is an equestrian facility offering 2 arenas for riders in the community Arena & events calendar can be found at

Larkyn Memorial Arena is an equestrian facility offering 2 arenas to the community as part of the Kiwanis Park in New River.

Operating as usual


🌼 New River Kiwanis Park Clean Up 🌼

When: Saturday April 22nd 7AM-12PM

Where: 48606 N 17th Ave New River, AZ 85087

In honor of Earth Day we’ll be having a community park clean up! Family friendly so everyone is welcome to join!! Come for an hour or the whole day 💛
We’ll be working on w**d control, trash pick up and general park maintenance. Our community is so lucky to have an amazing space like the New River Kiwanis Park & Larkyn Arena so we’d love to see all your faces out there to help make it better!

If anyone can bring extra tools such as w**d eaters, brush hogs or anything else you think would be helpful we’d greatly appreciated it!

Photos from Larkyn Memorial Arena's post 04/12/2023

Thank you everyone who showed up for our road clean up over the weekend!! We were able to clean up almost 30 bags of trash, multiple tires and mattresses. Also a huge shout out to Cyndi Tendick for making some amazing breakfast snacks 💛


Tomorrow morning y’all 🤩 See you there!

Photos from Dale-Wendy Schaefer's post 01/16/2023

Sorry the weather shorten your event but looks like it was a success! Thanks for supporting The Park.


This Saturday!

Bring the family out for some:
🛍 Holiday shopping.
🧸 Toy Drive ~ we will be collecting new unwrapped toys.
🎅 Santa will there!!
🐴Carriage rides
🎨 Kids arts
🥙 Food Trucks
🍨 Dessert Trucks
🎵 Live Music

If you would like to be a vendor please check our Brunch and Browse Vendor page.

We are still looking for kid workshops.


Made a donation to Youth for Troops from money raised at Lobsterfest! We’re extremely thankful for all the community support of these events and to Youth For Troops for volunteering their time at our park!! We couldn’t do it without you.


Arenas are open


Arena closed



Come set up a trunk or just bring the family to enjoy the fun!!

🧛🏻‍♂️ DJ & LIVE BAND


Don't Miss This one


Get ready for lots of candy and family fun! This is a completely FREE event thanks to all our awesome business sponsors! The only thing that will cost money is the food and vendor shopping.

Thanks again for all the community support we’ve gotten the past three years for this event! We couldn’t do it without you 👻

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Arenas open


Poker Rides for this weekend CANCELED


Congratulations Scottsdale saddle club another great Gymkhana


Windows going in the Skybox. Imagine what we could do with a little more help. Join the team call or text 602-739-1235


Arenas are open


Scouts Blue and Gold obstacles


Arenas closed due to rain.


Line sorting this Saturday night


Gymkhana starting 9 am


Cowboy mounted shooting all weekend. Come out and have some fun. Spectators free


Arenas are open


Arenas closed

Cross of Glory | Love God. Love People. 12/25/2021

Cross of Glory | Love God. Love People.

Come by and hang out. God Bless us all

Cross of Glory | Love God. Love People. Growing in Faith. Living in Grace. Sharing His Glory. One Church | Two Locations Watch Us Sundays @ 2:00 PMWorship With UsGlorifying God in public worship means focusing on the great things he has done for us in Christ. Come see what Christ-centered worship is all about at one of our two locations!....


Flag pole dedication today. New flag pole next to the new flag retirement box at the arena. Thank you Scouts.


Another busy day at The Park. BLM stewardship and Scottsdale saddle club enjoying another beautiful day


Lumber here for the Skybox. Any framers in the crowd?


NEED LOANER. Looks worse than it is . Gloria needs some down time but we need a tractor and drag for a few.

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner 09/16/2021

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner

IT IS HERE!! Lobster Fest tickets are available. Use the link below to make your reservations for the EVENT of The YEAR!!! Don't wait they will go fast. Forward this link to your friends and relatives.

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner Surf and Turf Dinner with a lobster tail and steak, served with cole slaw, dinner roll, and vegetable. Shipping is not available. You must be in person to receive your meal. Hamburgers meals for kids will be available for an additional $5. Drinks, raffles, and auctions are not included.

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner 09/13/2021

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner

Lobster Fest Tickets on Sale NOW! If you want lobster you must buy tickets in advance. We will have steak for late comers but we have to order the lobster tails in advance from Maine.

Lobster Tail and Steak Dinner Surf and Turf Dinner with a lobster tail and steak, served with cole slaw, dinner roll, and vegetable. Shipping is not available. You must be in person to receive your meal. Hamburgers meals for kids will be available for an additional $5. Drinks, raffles, and auctions are not included.


Arenas are open!


Watch "The Chosen" with us at the Clubhouse at 6:30 tonight (9/2). Season 2. Cross of Glory Cowboy Church on Sunday 9:30 - Come as you are.


Arenas closed today because of rain last night. No events this weekend.


🐴🌵Congrats to Tiffany Conner on winning this weeks Three Bars Feed & Tack gift card. Join K Rockin' Dollar Cattle Co every Saturday at Larkyn Memorial Arena for beginner cattle sorting and your chance at a gift card.


Heavy rain last night arenas still closed.


Arenas are closed. It rained hallelujah!


Saturday night LINE Sorting. sign up 6:30 pm. Have some fun on a warm summer night under the lights. What else ya gonna do?


What Ya Doin? Saturday night LINE Sorting. Beginners welcome, have some fun under the lights.

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Have you heard about The Chosen? Come and see, Thursday, June 17th, 6:30, at the Clubhouse.

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48606 N 17th Avenue
New River, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 5am - 6pm
Tuesday 5am - 6pm
Wednesday 5am - 10pm
Thursday 5am - 10pm
Friday 6am - 10pm
Saturday 5am - 10pm
Sunday 5am - 10pm

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