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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Cooper Tennis Complex undergoes major interior renovation

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Springfield, Mo. — For the first time since it opened in 1994, Cooper Tennis Complex will undergo major interior renovations this June and July.

The building’s north wing, including Courts 1-6, will be closed approximately June 3 throug...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Groups of volunteer buddies needed for Miracle League

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Springfield, Mo. — With more than 200 players with disabilities signed up to play Miracle League ball this spring, dozens of groups of volunteer buddies are needed to make the season a success. The Miracle League is seeking help from sports team...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Springfield Lasers bring Miomir Kecmanovic, Abi Spears back to team

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The Springfield Lasers pro tennis team, along with the rest of the World TeamTennis (WTT) league, drafted its team roster Tuesday, March 12, at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif.

The Lasers, defending champions for the WTT’s King Trophy...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Springfield Lasers Pro Tennis 2019 home schedule set

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Springfield, Mo. — Defending World TeamTennis Champions the Springfield Lasers have released their 2019 season schedule, including seven home matches to be played at the Lasers’ home court at Cooper Tennis Complex.

The Lasers open the s...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Mediacom Ice Park is now Jordan Valley Ice Park

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Springfield, MO — Springfield’s first and only indoor ice sports facility is now called Jordan Valley Ice Park.

Formerly known as Mediacom Ice Park, the name change reflects the completion of a 10-year naming rights agreement between th...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 22, 2018

24th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 7,598

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Springfield, MO — The 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk drew 7,598 registered participants to downtown Springfield for the community's Thanksgiving tradition.

The annual event is Springfield’s largest timed 5K race an...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Friends of Abilities First donates tandem bikes for individuals with disabilities to Farm Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is now home to two accessible tandem bicycles designed for individuals with disabilities.

The bikes were donated to the Park Board by Friends of Abil...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Community Olympic Development Program changes name, retains mission

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Springfield, MO — The Greater Springfield Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) is changing its name, but retaining its mission of developing athletes and growing the sports of Archery, Ice Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball.

As of Nov. 2, the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 5, 2018

Springfield Lasers win 2018 WTT Championship

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For the first time in the team’s 23-year history, the Springfield Lasers have won the World TeamTennis presented by GEICO (WTT) Championship Final, beating the top-seeded Philadelphia Freedoms 19-18 and winning the King Trophy on Sunday, Aug. 5,...

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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 approved an amendment in City Code removing the restriction of alcohol in public parks Jan. 29, 2018, clearing the way for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to move forward with a proposal allowing limited alcohol sale ...

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Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy

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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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