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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: 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: September 24, 2018

Registration now open for Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Walk/Run

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Early Bird Registration is now open for the 24th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk presented by Integrity Home Care & Hospice, held Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 8 a.m. in downtown Springfield.

Turkey Trot is Springfield’s largest timed 5...

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

Springfield Lasers win first WTT Championship Final in 23 years

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(Match photos and video highlights are available to local media. Please contact Jenny Fillmer Edwards for details.)

For the first time in the team’s 23-year history, the Springfield Lasers have won the World TeamTennis presented by GEICO (WTT) Ch...

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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: 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 Ave.

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What is a floating wetland? (Illustration) 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