Posted on: June 23, 2017

Lasers Tickets now on sale; Online tickets available

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Springfield, Mo. — Tickets are now available for the Springfield Lasers 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis home season, July 16-Aug. 2 at Cooper Tennis Complex’s Mediacom Tennis Stadium, 2331 E. Pythian Ave., Springfield.

The season includes s...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Free Movies at Founders Park opens July 7-8, continues weekends through July and August

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s annual Movies at Founders Park series begins Friday, July 7, bringing recent blockbusters and classic movies to an outdoor setting in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park, 330 E. Water St., at...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Summer SnowFest Saturday, June 17, noon-4 p.m., at Jordan Valley Park

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The 16th Annual Summer SnowFest returns to downtown Springfield’s Jordan Valley Park, 635 E. Trafficway, Saturday, June 17, noon to 4 p.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to climb, slide and build snowmen in a mountain of snow made from ice shavings...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Capital improvement grants awarded to eight neighborhoods through Neighborhood Works Program

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Eight registered neighborhoods in Springfield will soon be seeing improvements to their parks thanks to a competitive grant made possible through the voter-approved 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Sales Tax.

In April 2016, Springfield voters overwhelmingly ap...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 27

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s six outdoor pools open for the 2017 season Saturday, May 27.

Fassnight, Grant Beach, Meador, Silver Springs and Westport pools will be open Saturday and Sunday, 1-6:30 p.m. McGee-McGregor Wading Pool is ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Rotary Club dedicates new shade structure in Jordan Valley Park Thursday, 12:15 p.m.

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Rotary Club of Springfield Southeast will dedicate the new shade sail structure and new picnic tables Thursday, May 25, 12:15 p.m. at Jordan Valley Park, 635 E. Trafficway, downtown Springfield. The dedication takes place during the club’s regul...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Japanese exchange students present free concert and Japan Culture Night

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Nearly 100 Japanese high school exchange students visit Springfield in late May, early June, highlighting the Springfield Sister Cities Association’s three-decade relationship with Isesaki, Gunman Prefecture, Japan.

The students are attending a M...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Shade structure construction causes partial closure at Cruse Dog Park May 15-19

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Upcoming construction at Cruse Dog Park will cause partial park closures the week of May 15-19, weather permitting.

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is installing two new 10’x10’ shade structures: one in the small dog side of th...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Wednesday Noon in Founders Park concert series returns May 10-June 28

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The annual Wednesday Noon in Founders Park concert series begins again this week, bringing local musicians and performers to the stage during the lunch hour at downtown Springfield’s Founders Park, 330 E. Water St., at the corner of Water and Je...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Buddies needed for largest Miracle League season yet, opening April 17

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A record 194 youth and adult players are signed up to play Miracle League ball this spring, up more than 30 from last year, prompting the addition of six new teams.

But 30-45 more volunteer buddies are still needed to make the spring season a success for p...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Park Board now hiring for 430 summer seasonal positions

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Looking for a summer job? The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is now hiring for nearly 40 different summer seasonal jobs — 430 positions in all.

To fill these positions, the Park Board is partnering with the Missouri Job Center on a Seasonal...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Springfield Lasers draft 2017 team

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield Lasers professional tennis team has drafted rising international stars and familiar faces to its roster for the 2017 Mylan World TeamTennis season. The WTT draft took place this morning in Indian Wells, Calif.,...

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Mylan WTT roster draft results
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Springfield Lasers pro tennis team drafts No. 1 American Jack Sock

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Springfield, Mo. — The Springfield Lasers pro tennis team has drafted top American male tennis player Jack Sock as its 2017 marquee player.

Sock was the first overall pick in today’s Mylan World Team Tennis draft and will make his WTT d...

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Mylan WTT marquee draft news release
Posted on: January 5, 2017

Springfield Botanical Gardens receive accreditation through ArbNet

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The Springfield Botanical Gardens has achieved accreditation through the ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program, recognizing the garden for achieving standards of professional practices for arboretums.

The Springfield Botanical Gardens, in Nathanael Greene...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Park Board receives full accreditation at National Recreation and Parks Association conference

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has received full accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) at the National Recreation and Park Association annual conference in St Louis. Accreditation was made of...

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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.