Events



  1. Summer Junior Golf Pass


    Junior Golf Pass holders enjoy unlimited golf every day all summer, noon to close, at Horton Smith, Bill & Payne Stewart and Rivercut. Available to ages 17 and under, with approval of a Park Board Golf Course Pro. Does not include range balls, carts or amenities. Details at ParkBoardGolf.org.

    AGE
    17 yrs. and under
    DATE
    May 1-Aug. 15
    TIME
    Daily, Noon to close
    LOCATION
    Bill & Payne Stewart, Horton Smith and Rivercut Golf Courses
    FEE
    $149

     


  2. Outdoor Pools open


    Fassnight and McGee-McGregor outdoor pools open Memorial Day weekend, with additional locations planned to open in mid-June. Enjoy discount Splash & Sizzle admission daily after 5:30 p.m., and all day on holidays and special weekends (select locations.) . Check ParkBoard.org/Aquatics for schedule. Summer schedule also includes Chesterfield and Doling indoor aquatics admission for outdoor pool prices, Mon.-Fri. only.

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Open daily Sat., May 29- Sun., Aug. 15; (Fassnight reopens weekends only: Aug. 21-Sept. 6)
    TIME
    1-6:30 p.m. (McGee-McGregor Wading Pool hours 10 a.m.-Noon and 3-6 p.m.)
    LOCATION
    Fassnight and McGee-McGregor outdoor pools
    FEE
    $3/ages 3-17 and seniors (60+), $4/adults. All ages are $1/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.)

     


  3. 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. A mix of family favorites and action thrillers, rated G, PG, or PG-13. Concessions available, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. No movies the weekend of July 2-3. Movie titles and details at ParkBoard.org/Movies

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    Fri. and Sat., June 4-July 31
    TIME
    Movies begin at dusk
    LOCATION
    Founders Park
    FEE
    Free

     


  4. Timmons Hall Brown Bag Lunch Series


    The Brown Bag Lunch Series honors local, regional and national history makers through the topics of education, agency, entrepreneurship and reconciliation. Each series features a brief spotlight on a history maker, opening up a wider conversation. Registration required by two days before, and don’t forget to bring your lunch!

    AGE
    All ages
    DATE
    June 19: Agency, Herman Doc Horn;
    Aug. 21: Entrepreneurs, Mrs. Alberta Ellis;
    Oct. 16: Reconciliation, Bryan Stevenson
    TIME
    11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Timmons Hall
    FEE
    $5

     


  5. National Night Out - Cancelled


    This event has been cancelled due to Covid prevention. 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.

    AGE
    All ages 
    DATE
    Tues., Aug. 3
    TIME
    4-7 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Meador Park
    FEE
    Free 

     


  6. 17th Annual Kid’Athlon


    Kids swim, bike, and run their way to victory, taking home medals, t-shirts, goodies and the pride of finishing a triathlon! Event distances are customized per age group. Register by Wed., Aug. 4. Details at ParkBoard.org/Kidathlon

    AGE
    5-12 yrs. 
    DATE
    Sat., Aug. 7
    TIME
    8 a.m.-12 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Chesterfield Park and Family Center
    FEE
    $35/child, $25/ addl. child same household