Posted on: August 17, 2017

22nd Annual Japanese Fall Festival Sept. 8-10

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The Springfield Sister Cities Association, with support from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, hosts the 22nd Annual Japanese Fall Festival Friday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 10, in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden at Nathanael Greene/Close...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 24, 2017

Pool season wraps up; Fassnight and Grant Beach pools open weekends through Labor Day

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With school starting this week, four of the Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s outdoor pools are now closed for the season.

Meador, Silver Springs, Westport and McGee-McGregor pools closed Sunday, the last scheduled day of the regular pool season.&...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 19, 2017

Free Movies at Founders Park opens July 7-8, continues weekends through July and August

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s annual Movies at Founders Park series begins Friday, July 7, bringing recent blockbusters and classic movies to an outdoor setting in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park, 330 E. Water St., at...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Capital improvement grants awarded to eight neighborhoods through Neighborhood Works Program

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Eight registered neighborhoods in Springfield will soon be seeing improvements to their parks thanks to a competitive grant made possible through the voter-approved 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

In April 2016, Springfield voters overwhelmingly ap...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Buddies needed for largest Miracle League season yet, opening April 17

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A record 194 youth and adult players are signed up to play Miracle League ball this spring, up more than 30 from last year, prompting the addition of six new teams.

But 30-45 more volunteer buddies are still needed to make the spring season a success for p...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Springfield Botanical Gardens receive accreditation through ArbNet

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The Springfield Botanical Gardens has achieved accreditation through the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program, recognizing the garden for achieving standards of professional practices for arboretums.

The Springfield Botanical Gardens, in Nathanael Greene...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 7, 2016

Park Board receives full accreditation at National Recreation and Parks Association conference

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has received full accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) at the National Recreation and Park Association annual conference in St Louis. Accreditation was made of...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

The new policy is designed to preserve public enjoyment of parks by ad...Read on...

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