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Posted on: November 19, 2019

25th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Nov. 28

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Springfield, MO — Discount Early Bird registration closes Friday at 5 p.m. for the 25th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run-Walk.

Springfield’s Thanksgiving tradition, now celebrating its silver anniversary, takes place ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Sensory Garden Fountain opened Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Friends of the Garden, hosted a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Sensory Garden Fountain Saturday, Oct. 26, 1:30 p.m. in the Springfield-Greene Cou...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Zagonyi Park play feature/historical marker dedication Friday, Oct. 25, 4 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the University Club of Springfield, Missouri, and the Westside Neighborhood Betterment Association, will dedicate a new play feature and re-dedicate an 88-year-old h...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Lafayette Park new playground now open

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Springfield, MO — Habitat for Humanity of Springfield, Missouri; Republic Services; the Woodland Heights Neighborhood Association and the Springfield-Greene County ParkBoard held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new playground equipment at Lafayette Park Wed...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Jordan Valley Ice Park East Rink reopens

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Springfield, MO — The East Rink of Jordan Valley Ice Park is now open following a temporary interruption in service. Ice programs and practices now resume at the facility on a modified schedule.

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Ice Park staff spe...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 4, 2019

Springfield Lasers win back-to-back World TeamTennis championships

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Springfield, MO — The King Trophy remains in Springfield another year as the Springfield Lasers celebrate their reign as back-to-back World TeamTennis champions.

The Lasers defeated the New York Empire, 20-19, in the 44th WTT championship Saturda...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 16, 2019

Lisa Bakerink named Executive Director of Springfield Sister Cities Association

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in cooperation with the Springfield Sister Cities Association, has named Lisa Bakerink as the nonprofit organization’s executive director.

Bakerink previously served ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Celebrate Lasers Championship, Cooper Tennis renovations, tonight 6 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — Celebrate the Springfield Lasers' back-to-back World TeamTennis Championship win and the recent renovation of Cooper Tennis Complex tonight, Thursday, Aug. 29, 6-8 p.m. 

The event begins with a brief program dedicating ...

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

Accessible bikes available for check-out at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is now home to three accessible tandem bicycles designed for individuals with disabilities. The bikes are available for free check-out at the Rutled...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Timmons Hall grand opening Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m.

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board and the Friends of Timmons Temple invite the community to the grand opening of Timmons Hall Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m., in Silver Springs Park, 1100 N. Hampton Ave., Springfield.

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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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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