Posted on: April 19, 2016

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


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 »

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Sisters Cities announces construction of Peace Through People Pavilion


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


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 »

Posted on: March 4, 2016

Find a summer job with the Park Board


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


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 »

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Posted on: March 4, 2016

Summer seasonal employment available through Park Board


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


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 »

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Posted on: November 27, 2014

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


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: October 20, 2015

Halloween-Fest, Zombie Run highlight final weekend of Harvest Fest


Oct. 23-25 is the final weekend for Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, with two special events added to the fall-themed activities.

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Halloween-Fest takes place during Harvest Fest hours Saturday, Oct. 2...Read more »

Rock4Kids Zombie Run/Walk info
Posted on: September 28, 2015

Haunted Trail of Horrors, Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch opens Fri.-Sat. nights through Oct. 24


Brave the Haunted Trail of Horrors or tour the kids' Halloween Fun Field every Friday and Saturday night Oct. 2-3 through 23-24, 6-10 p.m., at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Rd. 146, Springfield.

The Haunted Trail of Horrors includes a hayride...Read more »

Click here for Corn Maze map and more!
Posted on: September 24, 2015

Hundreds of BMX racers compete at Park Board’s Spokes BMX Raceway


The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Spokes BMX Raceway hosts hundreds of BMX racers this weekend at the USA BMX Gold Cup Championship Central.

Nearly 800 BMX racers from 20 states, along with their families, will attend the event. Competitors in...Read more »

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Harvest Fest returns to Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park


Harvest Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park opens Sept. 19-20, kicking off six weekends of corn maze, pumpkin patch and all kinds of fall-themed family fun.

The annual Harvest Fest event spans Saturdays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 6 p.m., Sept....Read more »

Posted on: July 23, 2014

Park Board implements new photo policy



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.