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Posted on: November 24, 2022

28th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 4,437

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The 28th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk included 4,437 registered participants who walked or ran in Springfield’s Thanksgiving tradition. 

The first in-person Turkey Trot in two years took pla...

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View race results here Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Roseann Bentley Musical Playground campaign launched

Illustration of colorful perscussion instruments installed in the middle of a playground

CPO contact: Justin Lockhart 417-888-2020 or 417-770-0878

Park Board contact: Jenny Fillmer Edwards 417-224-5510

SPRINGFIELD, MO — Community Partnership of the Ozarks (CPO), in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Park ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Gardens Aglow light festival returns select dates, Nov. 25-Dec. 31

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Friends of the Garden, in partnership with the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, presents the 4th Annual Gardens Aglow, a botanical-themed light festival in the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, located at Springfield Botani...

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Gardens Aglow tickets and details Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

Park Board kicks off $25 million in Cooper Park Sports Complex improvements

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with Lake Country Soccer, kicked off $25 million in sports facility renovations at Cooper Park, including artificial turf upgrades on 19 sports fields, Thursday, Nov. 3,...

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Cooper Park Sports Complex Improvements fact sheet Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Statement on the passing of parks benefactor Bobby Allison

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of longtime Parks friend and benefactor, Bobby Allison.

Allison was the primary donor for numerous Parks projects benefitting youth sports an...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Park Board rededicates Azumaya, relocated to Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield and the Springfield Sister Cities Association, rededicates the 27-year-old Azumaya structure Friday, Sept. 9, 2 p.m., at Mizumoto Japanese St...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements photo policy

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has implemented a photography and videography policy outlining how photographers and videographers may operate in public parks. 

The policy is designed to preserve public enjoyme...

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Photo policy Springfield-Greene County Park Board News