Summer Junior Golf Pass
Junior Golf Pass holders enjoy unlimited golf every day all summer, noon to close, at Horton Smith, Bill & Payne Stewart and Rivercut. Available to ages 17 and under, with approval of a Park Board Golf Course Pro. Does not include range balls, carts or amenities. Details at ParkBoardGolf.org.
AGE17 yrs. and underDATEMay 1-Aug. 15TIMEDaily, Noon to closeLOCATIONBill & Payne Stewart, Horton Smith and Rivercut Golf CoursesFEE$149
Outdoor Pools open
Fassnight and McGee-McGregor outdoor pools open Memorial Day weekend, with additional locations planned to open in mid-June. Enjoy discount Splash & Sizzle admission daily after 5:30 p.m., and all day on holidays and special weekends (select locations.) . Check ParkBoard.org/Aquatics for schedule. Summer schedule also includes Chesterfield and Doling indoor aquatics admission for outdoor pool prices, Mon.-Fri. only.
AGEAll agesDATEOpen daily Sat., May 29- Sun., Aug. 15; (Fassnight reopens weekends only: Aug. 21-Sept. 6)TIME1-6:30 p.m. (McGee-McGregor Wading Pool hours 10 a.m.-Noon and 3-6 p.m.)LOCATIONFassnight and McGee-McGregor outdoor poolsFEE$3/ages 3-17 and seniors (60+), $4/adults. All ages are $1/person or free admission with canned food donation every day after 5:30 p.m., and during Splash & Sizzle events. (McGee-McGregor Wading Pool is free for kids 6 and under only, with adults.)
Movies at Founders Park
A contemporary version of the drive-in theater at Springfield’s founding site. Enjoy new release and classic movies in an outdoor setting. A mix of family favorites and action thrillers, rated G, PG, or PG-13. Concessions available, bring your own lawn chairs or blankets. No movies the weekend of July 2-3. Movie titles and details at ParkBoard.org/Movies
AGEAll agesDATEFri. and Sat., June 4-July 31TIMEMovies begin at duskLOCATIONFounders ParkFEEFree
Timmons Hall Brown Bag Lunch Series
The Brown Bag Lunch Series honors local, regional and national history makers through the topics of education, agency, entrepreneurship and reconciliation. Each series features a brief spotlight on a history maker, opening up a wider conversation. Registration required by two days before, and don’t forget to bring your lunch!
AGEAll agesDATEJune 19: Agency, Herman Doc Horn;
Aug. 21: Entrepreneurs, Mrs. Alberta Ellis;
Oct. 16: Reconciliation, Bryan StevensonTIME11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.LOCATIONTimmons HallFEE$5
National Night Out - Cancelled
This event has been cancelled due to Covid prevention.
An annual community-building campaign promoting police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, making our neighborhoods safer, better places to live. Visit with local police officers, firefighters and park rangers, and enjoy tennis and other games and special activities. A kick-off to individual Neighborhood Nights Out.AGEAll agesDATE Tues., Aug. 3TIME4-7 p.m.LOCATIONMeador ParkFEEFree
17th Annual Kid’Athlon
Kids swim, bike, and run their way to victory, taking home medals, t-shirts, goodies and the pride of finishing a triathlon! Event distances are customized per age group. Register by Wed., Aug. 4. Details at ParkBoard.org/KidathlonAGE5-12 yrs.DATESat., Aug. 7TIME8 a.m.-12 p.m.LOCATIONChesterfield Park and Family CenterFEE$35/child, $25/ addl. child same household