Sparks Regional Medical Center
Sparks Regional Medical Center has been a trusted part of the Fort Smith community since becoming Arkansas’ first hospital in 1887. Sparks Health System skillfully combines advanced technology, expert care, clinical research and a commitment to patient safety to keep our patients in excellent health. As the first, best and largest hospital serving a population of more than 350,000 in the surrounding 11-county area, Sparks is committed to being a leader in healthcare for the well being of the surrounding community.
Marvin Altman Fitness Center
This modern well equipped fitness center is located adjacent to Sparks Regional Medical Center and offers a circuit training area, swimming/lap pool, sauna, hot tubs, aerobic classes, nutrition classes, child care, and indoor walking tracks. All residents receive a complimentary family membership with full use of the facility.
Area Health Education Library
The UAMS Library Resource Center is located in Sparks Regional Medical Center and serves as an excellent resource for research for the entire medical community. The library is linked to the UAMS library in Little Rock and to medical libraries nationwide for quick access to any medical materials needed. Computer links enable the resident or student to access abstracts from journals published worldwide. Also, each resident has access to UpToDate at Sparks hospital and in the Clinic. Two full-time librarians are on staff to assist with searches and retrieval of materials.