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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 26

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor pools open for the 2017 season Saturday, May 26. Fassnight, Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport pools will be open Saturday and Sunday, 1-6:30 p.m.

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2018 Summer Aquatics Guide Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

Free Wednesday Concerts at Noon May 9-June 27 at Founders Park

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Springfield, MO — Downtown Springfield’s Founders Park hosts the annual Wednesday Concerts at Noon series Wednesdays, May 9-June 27, 12:15-12:45 p.m., at 330 E. Water St.

Guests are invited to bring their lunch to enjoy this free concert outdoor concert se...

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Concert schedule Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Floating wetlands launched to reduce algae at Sequiota Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield's Department of Environmental Services, is participating in a pilot project designed to help reduce algae at Sequiota Park, 3500 S. Lone Pine...

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What is a floating wetland? (Illustration) Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Statement on the passing of parks benefactor Harry Cooper

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Springfield, MO —  The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of longtime Parks friend and benefactor, Harry Cooper.

Mr. Cooper was the primary donor and namesake of Cooper Park, including the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Bark in the Park moves to Phelps Grove Park

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Springfield, MO — Dogs and their owners are invited to the 29th Annual Bark in the Park dog festival Sat., April 28, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. This year’s event is at a new location, Phelps Grove Park, 950 E. Bennett St.

The free event includes:

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: March 13, 2018

Springfield Lasers draft 2018 team

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The Springfield Lasers are pleased to introduce their 2018 team, drafted today at the World TeamTennis (WTT) pro league draft in Indian Wells, Calif.

The Lasers have named Jack Sock as the team’s 2018 marquee player for the second season straight...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council removes alcohol restriction in parks from City Code

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The Springfield City Council has approved an amendment in City Code removing the restriction of alcohol in public parks, clearing the way for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to move forward with a proposal allowing limited alcohol sale and consum...

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Parks alcohol regulation 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...

Photo policy. Springfield-Greene County Park Board News