Latest News & Upcoming Events

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    20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 7,600

    Race results are posted at parkboard.org
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    20th Annual Turkey Trot online registration closes Friday, 5 p.m.

    Discount Early Bird registration — including walk-in, mail-in and online registration — closes in two days. Mail-in must be postmarked today.
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    Park Board approves relocation of Timmons Temple to Silver Springs Park

    Historic structure expected to move by the end of the year as fundraising continues.
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    Cooper Tennis Complex hosts US Slam Touchtennis tournament Saturday, Nov. 8

    Springfield has the only US tournament for sport popularized in UK
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    20th Annual Turkey Trot Early Bird registration deadline Friday, Nov. 21

    Discount Early Bird registration deadline just two weeks away. On-site registration opens Wednesday, Nov. 26, for the Thanksgiving Day race.
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    Fall youth sports tournaments bring thousands to Springfield

    State high school softball championships Oct. 24-25, National Christian Homeschool Tournament Oct. 30- Nov. 1
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    Halloween-Fest, Zombie Run/Walk highlight final weekend of Fall Fest

    Oct. 24-26 last chance for Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Trail
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    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. Read on...
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    Frisco Highline Trail Celebrates 20th Anniversary Saturday, Oct. 11

    Celebrate at Willard Trailhead 3:30-6:30 p.m. with live blues music, a cookout and Andy’s Frozen Custard
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    Haunted Trail now open, adding night activities to Fall Fest at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

    Frightening walk through the woods open Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 25, 6-10 p.m., for ages 8 and up.
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    20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Early Bird registration now open

    Training for the Trot begins Sept. 30 for first-time 5K runners
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    Summer pool attendance, food donations and World’s Largest Swimming Lesson numbers finalized

    152 Springfield swimmers helped break Guinness World Record for largest swim lesson June 20
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    ParkBench fall program guide now available

    The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has released the fall edition of The ParkBench, a guide to Park Board recreational programs and activities for September through December, 2014.
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    Park Board offers discount theme park tickets

    Discount tickets and season passes are now available for Missouri theme parks through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the Missouri Park and Recreation Association. Read on...
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2014 Turkey Trot
 
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