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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Family Centers expand hours, classes; Cooper Tennis classes resume

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Hours and services are expanding at the Park Board’s family centers, while classes resume at Cooper Tennis Complex, following facility closures this spring caused by COVID-19 prevention. 

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Park Board summer ball leagues resume June 15

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s summer ball leagues resume practice and play Monday, June 15, the first day the City of Springfield’s COVID-19 recovery order allows contact sports.

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

SPARC Day Camp opens Tuesday, May 26, with limited capacity

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s SPARC Day Camp opens Tuesday, May 26, in a single location with limited capacity. The camp is currently full, but parents may add children to a waiting list, which will be us...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center reopens Friday

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center reopens Friday, May 22, following several weeks of being closed due to COVID-19 prevention.

Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, along with all par...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Indoor pools open Saturday, following modified schedule

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board reopens indoor aquatics at Chesterfield and Doling Family Centers Saturday, May 23, following nine weeks of closure due to COVID-19 prevention.

Indoor pools will follow a modified schedul...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Playgrounds reopen, fitness classes resume Thursday, May 14

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Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board reopens all playgrounds Thursday, May 14, the same day some fitness classes resume at Family Centers.

Playgrounds, along with other parks facilities, were closed for several weeks to help...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Park Board announces plans to begin reopening facilities

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*Additional updates have been released since this news release. Please check https://www.parkboard.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1 for the latest information.

Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is making plans to begin reopenin...

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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: April 10, 2020

Park Board seasonal restroom reopening postponed

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*Additional updates have been released since this news release. Please check https://www.parkboard.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1 for the latest information.

Springfield, MO — The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is postponing the seasonal reopen...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Playgrounds closed, parks and trails remain open

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*Additional updates have been released since this news release. Please check https://www.parkboard.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?CID=1 for the latest information.

Springfield, MO — Starting Monday, March 23, all Springfield-Greene County Park Board playgr...

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

USA Olympic Softball tour stop canceled, ticket refunds underway

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Springfield, MO — The USA Women’s National Softball Team has announced cancellation of the 2020 Stand Beside Her Tour, presented by Major League Baseball, due to the Coronavirus emergency.  The cancellation includes the sold-o...

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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: February 17, 2020

World-champion Springfield Lasers 2020 tennis season opens July 12

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Springfield, MO — The two-time world-champion Springfield Lasers Pro Tennis Team has released its 2020 season schedule, which includes a busy first week at home.

The defending champions of the World TeamTennis league begin the season in Springfie...

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Springfield-Greene County Park Board News
Posted on: August 4, 2019

Springfield Lasers win back-to-back World TeamTennis championships

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Springfield, MO — The King Trophy remains in Springfield another year as the Springfield Lasers celebrate their reign as back-to-back World TeamTennis champions.

The Lasers defeated the New York Empire, 20-19, in the 44th WTT championship Saturda...

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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...

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