Community Storm Shelters 



**Van Buren Senior Activity Center now has a community storm shelter.  It is now open to the public in case of a tornado warning.

Van Buren currently has 7 storm shelters located at schools throughout the Van Buren School District and 1 storm shelter owned by the City of Van Buren located at the Van Buren Senior Activity Center.  The school district owned shelters are unlocked for public use by the Van Buren School District in the event of tornado warnings, and the Senior Center Shelter is opened by an on-duty officer.  The Van Buren School District owns and maintains each facility located on school premises, and all rules and regulations regarding public use of each facility is set forth by the school district.  Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the storm shelters, contact the Van Buren School Administration offices at (479) 474-7942.


The 8 current locations include:


Rena Elementary

720 Rena Road

Van Buren High School

2001 Pointer Trail



Parkview Elementary

605 Parkview Street


Butterfield Trail Middle School

310 North 11th Street


King Elementary

401 North 19th Street


Tate Elementary

406 Catcher Road



Coleman Freshman Academy

821 East Pointer Trail


Senior Activity Center

607 Knox Street

(corner of Knox and Lafayette)



Below is a map of locations.  


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