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20th Annual Turkey Trot T-shirt Design Contest

For the 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run, we’re asking YOU to help us design the event shirt. Get creative and email your design to amcgrath@springfieldmo.gov by Friday, August 8. Qualifying designs will be displayed on the Park Board website and facebook page. The final design will be chosen by the Turkey Trot Committee and the winner will be recognized at the post-race award ceremony on Thanksgiving day.


Park Board implements new photo policy

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has implemented a new photography policy outlining how photographers and videographers may operate in public parks.


Four-week Aquathon begins Tuesday, Kid'Athlon returns August 2

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board hosts two triathlon-style events in the coming weeks.


Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 11

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board's annual Movies at Founders Park series begins Friday, July 11, bringing new release and classic movies to a family-friendly outdoor setting in downtown Springfield's Founders Park, 330 E. Water St. The series continues every Friday and Saturday night until August 30.


Outdoor Initiatives program schedule for June-August

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Outdoor Initiatives offers a variety of outdoor and nature-based programs throughout the summer for youth, families and adults, including:


Botanical Day Camp offered at Springfield Botanical Gardens

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with University of Missouri Greene County Extension and Friends of the Garden, offers Botanical Day Camp: five weeks of garden-themed youth day camps at the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene-Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield.


Discount theme park tickets and season passes available through Park Board

Discount tickets and season passes are now available for Missouri theme parks through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the Missouri Park and Recreation Association. Discount tickets and passes include:


Unlimited summer weekday golf for Junior golfers

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is offering unlimited weekday golf this summer to Junior golfers ages 17 and younger for $99.

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City of Springfield, Missouri website National Recreation and Park Association website