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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Stick & Skate free ice skating with COVID vaccine Wed., June 16, 12-3 p.m.

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Get a COVID-19 vaccine and skate for free! The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, Springfield Fire Department with IAFF Local 152 and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department?partner to host the Stic...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

June 19 Butterfly Festival marks 12 years of celebrating pollinators

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Friends of the Garden’s Butterfly Festival marks 12 years of celebrating pollinators Saturday, June 19, 2021, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S. Sce...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Grant Beach, Silver Springs pools open the week of June 14

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SPRINGFIELD, MO —  With the recent addition of 11 new lifeguard hires, and another 11 in the hiring process, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board opens Grant Beach and Silver Springs outdoor pools the week of June 14. Fassnight and McGee-McGr...

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Full pool shedule at ParkBoard.org/Aquatics Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Fassnight, McGee-McGregor pools open Saturday, May 29

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board opens Fassnight and McGee-McGregor outdoor pools for the summer season Saturday, May 29. Additional outdoor pool locations are expected to open in June.

Fassnight Pool, 1300 S. Campbell Ave., is op...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Free Kids Fishing Fun Day Sat., June 5, at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation, hosts the 40th Annual Kids Fishing Fun Day, Saturday, June 5, at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfie...

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Register here by June 3, 5 p.m. Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 20, 2021

World TeamTennis sets November dates for 2021 season

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INDIAN WELLS, Calif. – World TeamTennis will host its 2021 season at California’s Indian Wells Tennis Garden November 13-28. Five teams, including the Springfield Lasers, will participate in the league’s 46th season, contesti...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Springfield Botanical Gardens dedicates new Rose Garden

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Friends of the Garden, in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, dedicated the newly redeveloped Rose Garden Tuesday, May 18, at Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 2400 S....

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

SilverSneakers classes resume Monday, April 19

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is pleased to announce the return of the popular SilverSneakers program starting Monday, April 19, at Chesterfield, Dan Kinney and Doling family center locations.  

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Bass Pro Shops donates 40 new kayaks to Park Board

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board celebrated the opening of boat rental season at Lake Springfield Park Thurs., April 15, with announcement of a major donation from Bass Pro Shops. 

Longtime Parks partner Bass Pr...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Park Board now hiring for 400 summer seasonal jobs

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Looking for a summer job? The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is now hiring for 50 different temporary and seasonal jobs — about 400 positions in all. Apply at ParkBoard.org/Jobs.

Summer jobs range from e...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Park Board proposes doubling size of Sequiota Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is proposing to add nearly 16 acres to historic Sequiota Park in southeast Springfield. 

During Tuesday’s Springfield City Council lunch meeting, Parks Director Bob Bel...

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View Sequiota Park map and adjacent properties 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