Posted on: May 25, 2016

Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 28

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(Media advisory: For safety and security, media are not allowed in the gate of any outdoor pool without prior clearance through Parks Administration. Please make arrangements before arriving.)

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor poo...Read more »

View the 2016 Summer Aquatics Guide
Posted on: May 24, 2016

Southwest Missouri Senior Games June 1-4

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board hosts the Southwest Missouri Senior Games June 1-4, with events at the Northview Center in Doling Park, 301 E Talmage, Springfield, and other venues.

The Southwest Missouri Senior Games promotes fun sports and r...Read more »

Registration form and schedule of events
Posted on: May 20, 2016

Discount theme park tickets available through the Park Board

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Discount tickets are now available for several Missouri theme parks through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the Missouri Park and Recreation Association.

These discount ticket prices include no additional fees or tax.
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Posted on: May 17, 2016

Free Kids Fishing Fun Day Sat., June 4, at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board and the Missouri Department of Conservation host the 35th Annual Kids Fishing Fun Day, Saturday, June 4, at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfield.

This free event is designed to teach kid...Read more »

Register here
Posted on: May 10, 2016

Ozark Greenways extends Bike to Work Week through May 27

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Ozark Greenways has extended its annual Bike to Work Week through May 27, citing rainy conditions during the original dates May 16-20.

Bike to Work Week challenges residents to leave their car behind at least one day that week to get to work or scho...Read more »

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Springfield Lasers announce 2016 season home schedule July 31-Aug. 13

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield Lasers Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League team has announced its 2016 season schedule.

The Lasers schedule includes six home matches at the Mediacom Tennis Stadium, in Springfield’s Cooper Tennis Complex, 2331 E ...Read more »

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Sisters Cities announces construction of Peace Through People Pavilion

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The Springfield Sister Cities Association announces the construction of the new Peace Through People Pavilion, an outdoor amphitheater designed for cultural performances and events at the Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Pa...Read more »

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Posted on: March 25, 2016

Springfield Lasers draft No. 1 American John Isner for second season

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Springfield, Mo. — The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League completed its 41st Season Roster Draft this morning during the Miami Open tennis tournament in Miami, Fla.

The Springfield Lasers, celebrating their 21st season in 2016, drafted John Isner...Read more »

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Find a summer job with the Park Board

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Thinking of a summer job? Apply today at the Park Board!

Seasonal openings include lifeguards at indoor and outdoor pools; cashiers, scorekeepers and umpires at sports complexes, concessions staff at pools, sports complexes and special events; front ...Read more »

Learn more about jobs available
Posted on: March 16, 2016

Interior renovations continue at Timmons Temple

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Interior renovations continue this week at historic Timmons Temple in Silver Springs Park.

The Plumbers and Pipefitters Local Union No. 178 apprenticeship program will rough in drains and vents in the 83-year-old building Thursday, March 17, 5-8:30 p.m...Read more »

Donate to Save Timmons Temple
Posted on: March 4, 2016

Summer seasonal employment available through Park Board

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Thinking of a summer job? The Park Board is now accepting applications for a variety of summer seasonal employment positions.

Seasonal openings include lifeguards at indoor and outdoor pools; cashiers, scorekeepers and umpires at sports complexes, conc...Read more »

Seasonal job descriptions
Posted on: March 1, 2016

Interior renovations begin at Timmons Temple

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Interior renovations have begun at historic Timmons Temple, ushering in the first major interior renovation work since the 83-year-old building was moved into Silver Springs Park.

The Union Carpenters Local 978 apprenticeship program began framing inte...Read more »

Donate to Save Timmons Temple
Posted on: November 27, 2014

21st Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws estimated 7,700

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An estimated 7,700 runners and walkers registered for this morning’s 21st Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk, exceeding last year’s registered participation by about 100.

The annual event is one of the largest timed 5K race in Springfield and the largest...Read more »

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...

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Photo policy.