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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Park Board holiday activities begin this weekend with Golf Sale, Candy Cane Lane

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has lots of opportunities throughout December for kids and adults to get into the holiday spirit, including:

Fri., Nov. 30-Sat., Dec.1: PGA Golf Sale

Save up to 75 percent off new and used...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Half-price Wild Winter Fun at Dickerson Park Zoo

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Springfield, MO — Dickerson Park Zoo is offering half-price general admission Dec.1, 2018, through Jan. 31, 2019.

During the Wild Winter Fun days in December and January, zoo admission is $7 for ages 13 and older and $4.50 for children 3-12. The Wild Winte...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 22, 2018

24th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk draws 7,598

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Springfield, MO — The 24th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk drew 7,598 registered participants to downtown Springfield for the community's Thanksgiving tradition.

The annual event is Springfield’s largest timed 5K race an...

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

Friends of Abilities First donates tandem bikes for individuals with disabilities to Farm Park

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park is now home to two accessible tandem bicycles designed for individuals with disabilities.

The bikes were donated to the Park Board by Friends of Abil...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Community Olympic Development Program changes name, retains mission

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Springfield, MO — The Greater Springfield Community Olympic Development Program (CODP) is changing its name, but retaining its mission of developing athletes and growing the sports of Archery, Ice Hockey, Tennis and Volleyball.

As of Nov. 2, the ...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: January 29, 2018

City Council removes alcohol restriction in parks from City Code

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The Springfield City Council approved an amendment in City Code removing the restriction of alcohol in public parks Jan. 29, 2018, clearing the way for the Springfield-Greene County Park Board to move forward with a proposal allowing limited alcohol sale ...

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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 Ave.

Envir...

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What is a floating wetland? (Illustration) 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