September 29, 2009

News Release

For Immediate Release

Come Try the Family Centers for FREE!

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is offering seven free trials to either of its Chesterfield or Doling Family Centers through the month of October, as part of a Trial Membership Program promotion.

Any non-members in the community can sign-up for the promotion at either Chesterfield, 2511 W. Republic Road, or Doling, 301 E. Talmage, between now and Thursday, Oct. 15. The seven one-day pass promotion must be used by Saturday, Oct. 31, 2009.

Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers feature an indoor gym, indoor track, aerobic and cardio equipment, weightlifting, community rooms, lockers with showers, game rooms and complimentary child care for children eight years of age and younger. In addition, Chesterfield offers a zero-depth entry Aquatics Center with 100-foot water slide, resistance walk, and whirlpool. It also has a child’s play area and a 28-foot rock climbing wall.

Annual membership fees for both facilities range from $105 for youth 18 years of age and younger to a family membership for $450. Daily rates for non-members are $4 - $7. One-day family rates or a 15-visit value card are available.

Direct links to both Centers and their fees can be found at:

A promotional video link can be found at or on the Park Board’s homepage at Call (417) 891-1616 for more information on the trial program.

For more information, media contact: Kate Plank, Community Recreation Administrator, (417) 891-1616; or Bob Nelson, Public Information Administrator, (417) 874-2176.