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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Jordan Valley Ice Park reinstalling ice on East Rink

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Springfield, MO — Ice is now being rebuilt at Jordan Valley Ice Park, with reopening expected within a week, following a temporary closure forced by a pump failure.

The Ice Park has been closed since Aug. 29, following a pump failure within an ex...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

1860’s Lifestyle Exposition returns to Gray/Campbell Farmstead Sept. 21-22

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Springfield, Mo. — Experience Ozarks pioneer life at the 28th Annual 1860’s Lifestyle Exposition, Saturday, Sept. 21, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 22, 12-4:30 p.m., at the Gray/Campbell Farmstead in Nathanael Greene/Close Memori...

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

Jordan Valley Ice Park closed during ice plant repairs

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Springfield, MO —  The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Jordan Valley Ice Park is currently closed as the facility’s ice plant undergoes repairs and upgrades. Both the east and west rinks are closed, expected t...

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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: July 26, 2019

Renovations complete at Cooper Tennis Complex Courts 1-6

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Springfield, Mo. — With major renovations complete, Cooper Tennis Complex’s Courts 1-6 are now open.

The building’s north indoor Courts 1-6 were closed in June to undergo renovations, the first major upgrade since the facility opened in 1994. New improveme...

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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 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: 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...

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