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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Temperature checks required at all Park Board Family Centers

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Starting Tuesday, Sept. 8, all Park Board Family Centers will require temperature checks before individuals are allowed to use the facility, as part of an ongoing effort to prevent spread of COVID-19.

Chesterfield, Dan Kinney an...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

26th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk goes virtual

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – Nothing can stop Springfield’s Thanksgiving tradition, even if we can’t all be together this year. The 26th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk Presented by Brad Bradshaw, MD, JD, LC, takes place...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Dog Swim is Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Fassnight Pool

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SPRINGFIELD, MO – The canine aquatics event of the year returns Tuesday, Sept. 8 with the annual Dog Swim at Fassnight Pool.

To avoid crowding, this year’s event is held in two sessions: 4-5:15 and 5:45-7 p.m. Only dogs are allowed in t...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 23, 2020

Stolen butterfly fountain recovered at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

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SPRINGFIELD, MO. — A solar-powered fountain stolen from the Roston Native Butterfly House has been safely recovered, thanks to two parks visitors who spotted it in a wooded area of Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Parks tree inventory counts nearly 11,000 maintained trees

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has completed a tree inventory at nearly all 104 developed parks sites, providing tools for documenting tree health, maintenance and economic benefits.

A total of 10,976 trees have been i...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Final phase of Timmons Hall restoration underway

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Timmons Hall is nearing the final phase element of restoration to the building: restoration of the original heartleaf pine floor.

Historic Timmons Hall, formerly known as Timm...

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

Accessible bikes available for check-out at Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is now home to three accessible tandem bicycles designed for individuals with disabilities. The bikes are available for free check-out at the Rutled...

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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