Summer Junior Golf Membership
Juniors golf members enjoy unlimited summer weekday golf, noon to close at Horton Smith, Bill & Payne Stewart and Rivercut. Does not include range balls, carts or amenities. Membership requires golf staff or instructor approval, letter from golf coach or an orientation clinic.
Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course 833-9962
Horton Smith Golf Course 891-1639
Rivercut Golf Course 891-1645
Age: All Ages Date: May 14-Aug. 14 Time: Mon-Fri., Noon to close Fee: $99
Outdoor Pools Open
Fassnight, Grant Beach, Silver Springs, Meador and Westport outdoor pools and McGee/McGregor Wading Pool all open Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy discount Splash & Sizzle admission daily after 5:30 p.m., and all day on holidays and special weekends (select locations.) Pool maintenance (closed) days are staggered throughout the week. Check parkboard.org/aquatics for schedule. Summer schedule also includes Chesterfield and Doling indoor aquatics admission for outdoor pool prices, Mon.-Thurs. only.
Aquatics Hotline 864-2099
Age: All Ages Date: Open daily Sat., May 26- Sun., Aug. 12
(Fassnight and Grant Beach reopen
weekends only through Sept. 3)
Time: 1-6:30 p.m. (McGee-McGregor Wading Pool hours 9 a.m.-Noon and 1-4 p.m.)
Fee: $2.50/ages 3-17 and seniors, $3/adults.
All ages are $1/per person or free admission with canned food donation
every day after 5:30 p.m., and during
Splash & Sizzle events.
(McGee-McGregor Wading Pool is free for kids 6 and under only, with adults.)
Run for Fun Club
Hop into summer with free kid-friendly creative exercise activities, promoting healthy lifestyles and getting kids running. The Run for Fun Club takes place every Saturday in June and July at Westport School-Park. Water and snacks provided. Register by June 1 at ParkBoard.org/RunForFun
Westport School-Park Track 864-1049
Age: All Ages Date: Saturdays June 2-July 28 Time: 10-10:45 a.m. Fee: Free
Movies at Founders Park
A contemporary version of the drive-in theater at Springfield’s founding site. Enjoy new release and classic movies in an outdoor setting. Fridays are Family Night; Saturdays are Date Night. All movies are G, PG, or PG-13. Concessions available, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. Movie titles and details at ParkBoard.org/Movies
Founders Park 866-7444
Age: All Ages Date: Fri. and Sat., June 8-July 28 Time: Movies begin at dusk Fee: Free
Music and Art Camp
Join Heart Academy of Music at Tom Watkins Park for Summer Music Camp in the mornings and Find Your Wings Neighborhood Art Camp in the afternoons. Register online at the Heart Academy of Music website for both programs. Tom Watkins Park
Age: All Ages Date: July 16-21 Time: Music Camp 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Art Camp 1 p.m.-3 p.m.
Springfield Lasers Pro Tennis Season
The Springfield Lasers professional tennis team brings rising international stars and familiar faces to Cooper Tennis Complex this summer for the 23rd season of World TeamTennis. Jack Sock returns to Springfield for a second season. Don’t miss your chance to see worldclass tennis in a family-friendly setting — right here in Springfield.
Cooper Tennis Complex 837-5800
Age: All Ages Date: Home season:
Wed., July 18, Thurs., July 19, Fri., July 20 with Jack Sock, Sun., July 22, Sat., July 28
Mon., July 30, Tues., July 31
Time: 7 p.m. except Sundays, Jully 22: 6 p.m. Fee: $10 grandstand, $20 box seats, except July 20. Season tickets and VIP packages available.
World Tiger Day
Educational animal presentations highlighting tigers. Wear your stripes for $2 off general admission. Dickerson Park Zoo 833-1570
Age: All Ages Date: Sun., July 29 Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Fee: $14/ Adults and teens, $11/Seniors 60+, $9/Children 3-12 yrs.
USA Softball Girl's 18U "B" Northern National Championship
This is not an open tournament. Teams must qualify through their state or metro USA Softball Organization and have signed official paperwork forwarded to the tournament director from your state/metro USA Softball. Killian Softball Complex
Age: Girl's 18 & Under Date: July 25-29 Fee: Entry Fee $450
15th Annual Kid'Athlon
A mini-triathlon for kids. Swim, bike, and run your way to victory in events designed for your age group, and take home a medal, t-shirt, giveaways and the pride that comes with finishing a triathlon. Registration required by Aug. 2. Discount early registration closes July 20. Visit ParkBoard.org/KidAthlon for more information.
Meador Park 891-1500
Age: 5-12 yrs. Date: Sat., Aug. 4 Time: 8 a.m.
Fee: By July 20: $25/child, $15/addl. child same household
July 21-Aug. 2: $35/child, $25/addl. child same household
National Night Out
An annual community-building campaign promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, making our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Visit with local police officers, firefighters and park rangers, and enjoy tennis and other games and special activities. A kick-off to individual Neighborhood Nights Out. Nichols Park 864-1049
Age: All Ages Date: Tues., Aug. 7 Time: 5-:30-8 p.m.
Concert at the Cave
A family-friendly afternoon in Doling Park, presented by the Doling Neighborhood Association and the Park Board. Live music includes Shaun Munday, 83 Skidoo, Kevin and Mike and more, performing just outside Doling Park’s Giboney Cave. Cave tours, kid’s interactive art, games and bounce house. Play It Forward collects musical instruments for students. Concessions available. Doling Park 864-1049
Age: All Ages Date: Sat., Aug. 18 Time: Noon-6 p.m.
True You Yoga Festival
Ravianayoga Teachers present a day of free yoga and other activities in the park. Bring your yoga mat and water bottle and find a teacher and style that’s right for you. Includes food, vendors and prizes.Phelps Grove Park 864-1049
Age: All Ages Date: Sat., Aug. 25 Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Fri Jul. 20Movies at Founders Park Fridays are Family Night; Saturdays are Date Night. All movies are G, PG, or PG-13. Concessions available, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.Read More
Fri Jul. 20Family Fridays in the Garden Bring the whole family for an evening to discover plants, animals and the history of the garden. Meet on the Rooftop Plaza.Read More
Sat Jul. 21Movies at Founders Park Fridays are Family Night; Saturdays are Date Night. All movies are G, PG, or PG-13. Concessions available, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets.Read More