Thursday, March 5th, Closures, Cancellations and Rescheduled Classes due to the winter weather  
  • Closures:   
    • Dickerson Park Zoo - closed
  • Cancellations: 
    • Chesterfield Family Center - 5:00 p.m. Kick HIIT, 6:00 p.m. Group Cycling, 6:00 p.m. Cardio Max Step are canceled
    • Chesterfield Family Center Aquatics - Learn to Swim Program 5:00-6:30 p.m. and Stingrays Swim Team 6:00-7:00 p.m. are canceled.
    • Dan Kinney Family Center - all Silver Sneakers classes are canceled.
    • Dan Kinney Family Center Aquatics - Water Aerobics 5:30-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. are canceled
    • Doling Family Center - Pound is canceled...instructor stuck in Chicago.
  • Rescheduled: 
    • Doling Aquatics Center:
      • Learn to Swim make up for February 17th, will be Friday, March 6th, 5:45-6:30 p.m.
Note: Dan Kinney Family Center phones are experiencing technical difficulties. For GENERAL INFORMATION
call 891-1501 or 891-1502 then hit 0 or visit the Dan Kinney Center's web pages, and for EMERGENCIES call
417-353-2202 or email at

Latest News & Upcoming Events

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    Betty and Bobby Allison, Kim Reser honored by Missouri Park and Recreation Association

    Statewide awards highlight service to Springfield-area youth, sports and recreation
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    Friday night Springfield Express hockey game benefits Officer Aaron Pearson

    Tickets $10 at the door, all proceeds go to Pearson family
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    Park Board, CU and City Council agree to Chesterfield water tank and three park lease extensions

    City Council approves 50-year leases at Lake Springfield, Valley Water Mill and Dan Kinney parks
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    ZOOPER Bowl Week at Dickerson Park Zoo kicks off Jan. 24

    Before you settle in next weekend to watch the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX, shake off your cabin fever and support a good cause during Dickerson Park Zoo’s fourth annual ZOOPER Bowl ‘15 food drive.
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    Paralympian Silver-medalist Matt Stutzman visits Springfield today

    Media Availability at Archery Range at the Davis Property 4:45 p.m.
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    Daddy-Daughter Dance Friday, Feb. 20, at Northview Center

    Dance and dine at “Frozen in Time” event
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    Botanical Center hosts volunteer orientation on MLK Jr. Day of Service

    Turn a day of service into a lifetime of building a better community
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    ParkBench winter program guide now available

    The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has released the Winter 2015 edition of The ParkBench, a guide to Park Board recreational programs and activities for January through April, 2015.
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    20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 7,600

    Race results are posted at
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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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