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Posted on: July 14, 2018

Springfield Lasers home season opens Wednesday, July 18, 7 p.m. at Cooper Tennis Complex

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield Lasers 2018 World TeamTennis presented by GEICO (WTT) home season begins Wednesday, July 18, 7 p.m. The three-week WTT season brings world-class tennis players to Springfield for seven home matches, including J...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Heat Advisory prompts pool schedule changes

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To help residents keep cool and stay safe during National Weather Service-issued Heat Advisories, the Springfield-Greene County Park Board adjusts schedules at outdoor pools and the Springfield Skate Park, and offers cooling center options. Previously sch...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Springfield Botanical Gardens north road closed for two weeks

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board begins reconstruction of the north road at Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park Wednesday, July 11, limiting vehicle access to the north and east side of...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Tom Watkins Park improvements dedication Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield, celebrates new improvements to Tom Watkins Park with a progressive ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m. The celebration immediately fo...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: June 1, 2018

Wilson’s Creek Greenway named National Recreation Trail

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Springfield, MO — Ozark Greenways has added another national recognition to its trail system.

The US Department of the Interior has named the Wilson’s Creek Greenway as a National Recreation Trail. The greenway is one of 19 trails recei...

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US Dept. of the Interior news release Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 23, 2018

Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 26

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor pools open for the 2017 season Saturday, May 26. Fassnight, Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport pools will be open Saturday and Sunday, 1-6:30 p.m.

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2018 Summer Aquatics Guide Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 30, 2018

Floating wetlands launched to reduce algae at Sequiota Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the City of Springfield's Department of Environmental Services, is participating in a pilot project designed to help reduce algae at Sequiota Park, 3500 S. Lone Pine...

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What is a floating wetland? (Illustration) Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Statement on the passing of parks benefactor Harry Cooper

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Springfield, MO —  The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is deeply saddened by the news of the passing of longtime Parks friend and benefactor, Harry Cooper.

Mr. Cooper was the primary donor and namesake of Cooper Park, including the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Bark in the Park moves to Phelps Grove Park

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Springfield, MO — Dogs and their owners are invited to the 29th Annual Bark in the Park dog festival Sat., April 28, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. This year’s event is at a new location, Phelps Grove Park, 950 E. Bennett St.

The free event includes:

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
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...Read on...

Photo policy. Springfield-Greene County Park Board News